Guidance Department



Welcome to the Guidance Office!

Ms. Giulia LoPiccolo-Stewart
Mr. Nathan Fehnel
Guidance Counselors

Programs at Whiton Elementary School


School-Wide and Classroom Programs:

  • Orientation
  • Character Counts! Red Ribbon Week, School Violence Awareness Week 
  • Developmental programs on bullying, friendship, careers, differences, study skills

  • As needed in response to specific needs that arise during the year

Small Group Programs:

  • Lunch bunches - informal socialization

  • Newcomers - students new to the district

  • Changing Family - groups formed concerning death, moving, separation, divorce

  • Peer groups - focus on social and academic issues

  • Character Counts Club- supports school spirit and the character education program

Individual Student Counseling:

  • A student, parent, or teacher may request a conference anytime with Mrs. Ryan

  • Issues dealt with may include: academics, behavior, social skills, adjustment to school, grief, family situations, teasing/bullying, friendship, crisis


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