Wellness Programs

List of 4 items.

  • Academic Programs

    • Study Skills & Learning (grades 7-12) – Providing different strategies for academic success
    • Gateway (grade 9) – Program designed to give freshmen the tools to develop the foundations for success through first semester classroom guidance sessions
    • Individual Support (grades 7-12) – Personalized academic planning
    • Tutoring and Counseling Referrals
    • Peer Tutoring (grades 7-12) – One-on-one tutoring support
  • Leadership Programs

    • Habitudes (grades 7-12) – Using images to teach leadership skills
    • C2AC (grades 9 &11) – Mentoring program through which juniors help with the freshmen’s transition to high school
    • Enhancement Programs (grades 7-12) – Internship and summer program experiences
    • Grade Level Assessments (grades 9, 10, 11) – Learning Style, Career Inventory, Strength Finder
    • Self Assessments (grades 7-12) – A student-led conference focusing on academic performance and progress toward meeting the Gilmour Academy outcomes — see Resources below left for details
    • Advisory (grades 7-12) – A group of 8-10 students and a faculty member who meet weekly for discussions and school updates. The advisor also helps with goal-setting, self-assessments, scheduling and areas of academic concern.
  • Social Emotional Programs

    • Individual Counseling (grades 7-12) – Guiding students toward possible solutions
    • Relationships (grades 7-12) – Creating, building and fostering healthy relationships
    • Adolescent Growth & Development (grades 7-12) – Navigating developmental milestones
    • Parent Programming (grades 7-12) – A series of engaging programs, workshops and guest speakers to educate parents on current topics relating to adolescent development
    • Alcohol & Drug Education (grades 7-12) – Educating adolescents to make healthy choices through various programs
    • Let's Do Lunch (grade 9) – Transitioning to high school is as challenging, if not more so, for parents of teenagers as it is for the students themselves. In this program freshman parents can join counselors for lunch and dialogue about the challenges and celebrations of living with a high school student. Prior to each lunch, parents will be provided access to an article on our website designed as a springboard for discussion.
  • Career Programs

    • Assessments (grades 9, 10, 11) – Learning Style Inventory, Personality/Career Inventory, Strength Finder
    • Classroom Guidance (grades 7-12) – Opportunity to interact with grade-level students on relevant topics
    • Alumni Career Day (grade 10) – Alumni come to campus to share information about their respective careers.

Internships & Summer Programs

MS/US School Counselors

List of 4 members.

  • Ms. Meagan (Urban) Fowler '06 

    Director, Student Support Services
    (440) 473-8000 x5002
  • Ms. Samantha Johnson '09 

    Director of Upper School Counseling; Assistant Coach-Varsity Girls Lacrosse
    (440) 473-8000 x3008
  • Ms. Rebecca Reidy 

    Associate Director of College and Residence Life Counseling
    (440) 473-8000 x3004
  • Mr. Dan DeCrane 

    Assistant Director of College Counseling; Head Coach-Varsity Boys Basketball
    (440) 473-8000 x3006

List of 3 members.

  • Ms. Michele Kay 

    Learning Enhancement Coordinator; School Counselor
    (440) 473-8000 x3009
  • Mr. James Kazel Jr.  

    School Counselor, US; Head Coach, JV Boys and Varsity-B Girls Tennis; Assistant Coach-Varsity-A Boys
    (440) 473-8000 x3007
  • Mrs. Kathleen Lynch 

    Administrative Assistant to the Director of Upper School; College Counseling and Student Development
    (440) 473-8000 x3001

Mailing Address

34001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040
phone: (440) 473-8000

Campus Addresses
An independent, Catholic, coed, day and boarding school in the Holy Cross tradition. Toddler-grade 12.