Counseling Department

  • Middle School Counselors provide a multimodal program in order to enhance the student learning process and promote academic, career, and social/emotional development.

  • With the structure and guidance of a comprehensive school counseling program, School Counselors provide direct and indirect services, including group instruction, appraisal, advisement, counseling, collaboration, consultation and referral services.

  • School Counselors aim to improve academic, attendance, and discipline outcomes for all students.
Middle School Counseling Department
Grades 6 - 8

Michelle Kannus
Middle School Counselor
Grade 8
Grade 7 Last Names A-K
Extension 4228
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Jessica Reynolds
Middle School Counselor
Grade 6
Grade 7 Last Names L-Z
Extension 4242
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Ellen Stelick 
School Social Worker 
Extension 4204
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Nina Panzer
School Social Worker
Extension 4295
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Lydia Mychack 
School Psychologist 
Grades 6-12 
Extension 4311
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