Guidance Staff




Mrs. Bonnie Miller
Guidance Director
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Freshman last names: F - McGough
Sophmores: H - O
Juniors: K - 0
Seniors: G- L, P

                  Mrs. DiFazio
              Guidance Secretary
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Mrs. Lauren La Cara
Email: Mrs. La Cara

Freshman last names: A - E
Sophomores: A - E
Juniors: A - F
Seniors: A - C; M - O

Mrs. Marianne Hogan
Email: Mrs. Hogan

Freshmen last names: Me - R
Sophomores: F, G; P - R
Juniors: G - J; P - R
Seniors: D - F; Q - Solari

Mr. Hamilton
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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Freshmen last names: S - Z
Sophomores: s - Z
Juniors: S - Z
Seniors: Sapno - Z

Special Events - TBA

2013 Guidance Guidelines Newsletters for SENIORS

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Scholarship Scoop for SENIORS  
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Cardinal Spellman Guidance department is committed to promote each student's self-understanding and self-acceptance, and to facilitate personal decision making.

Services Provided:

  • Personal counseling
  • Academic counseling
  • College and career counseling
  • Group guidance counseling
  • Course selection and scheduling
  • Consultation with teachers
  • Consultation with parents
  • Introduction and implementation of Naviance college and career planning program

Guidance Overview:

Grade 9

   EXPLORE Testing Results (Click to view)

  • Orientation to Guidance Counselors and procedures
  • Individual appointment(s) for each student in early Fall
  • Group guidance workshop in preparation for EXPLORE standardized test
  • Freshman Breakfast Club
  • Follow up session with EXPLORE results
  • Group guidance workshop for mid-year exam preparation
  • Course selection assistance for sophomore year

Grade 10

    PSAT Results (Click to view)

  • Individual appointment(s) for each student
  • Implementation of educational SOS Program (Signs of Suicide)
  • Group guidance workshop presentation for PSAT preparation
  • Follow up presentation of PSAT results
  • Exploration for careers, colleges, values, interests, strengths
  • Course selection assistance for junior year
  • Early College Planning Workshop for sophomore parents
  • Introduction/account registration for Naviance (college/career website)

Grade 11

    PSAT Results (Click to view)

  • Individual appointment(s) for each student
  • Group guidance workshop/presentation for PSAT preparation
  • Group guidance workshop/presentation for PSAT results  
  • Assistance with Naviance college & career searches, preparation for college visits
  • Making Your College Search Count Program
  • College Information Night - Part One
  • Course selection assistance for senior year
  • College Planning Book

Grade 12

  • Individual appointments in early Fall and ongoing
  • College Planning Night - Part Two
  • Assistance with college application process 
  • Financial Aid Night @ Stonehill College & FAFSA Workshop @ Spellman 
  • Coordination of college information sessions
  • Mailing of complete application packets to colleges