Guidance Staff

Mrs. Bonnie Miller
Guidance Director
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 

Freshman last names: G - J
Sophmores: D - K
Juniors: F - McG
Seniors: H - O


Ms Karen Larson

Administrative Assistant

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Mrs. Lauren La Cara
Email: Mrs. La Cara

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


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

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. Ryan Cadres
Freshman Advisor
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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