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Guidance & Counseling

The Guidance & Counseling Office at Discovery helps students make good choices             (academically, personally, and socially) as they learn and grow.


To contact Discovery’s Counseling Office, please call the main line at (574) 674-6010 and ask to be transferred to the Counseling Office.


Autumn Stout, Counselor for 7th grade                     Sarah Horn, Counselor for 6th grade 



Abigail Harder-Lopez, Counselor for 8th grade        Jamie Relias, Guidance Secretary


Jill Gude, Youth Services Bureau Specialist        Kevin Runyan, School Psychologist             





To request an appointment with your counselor, please click here:

School Counselor Appointment Request Form


Possible New Students:

Contact the guidance office secretary (Leanne Kemmerling) if you have any questions about student enrollment.  Her contact information is listed above.

Enrollment paperwork is also available on the PHM home page at  Hover over the Parents tab and scroll down to Enrollment Info under the General Info heading to find registration information.


Teens and Stress

Here is a good article from the Screenagers company.  If you’d like more articles about technology and how it affects our teens, please sign up for their Tech Talk Tuesdays available on this link.

How Parent Can Help Youths With Stress



Students are encouraged to check SKYWARD weekly to keep progress of their grades.  If you did not get your log in from PHM, please email for your log in and password.  


21st Century Scholars Program

Indiana middle school students can have  up to four years of their undergraduate tuition paid at any participating public college or university in Indiana if they enroll and meet income eligibility requirements.   Please only complete if you meet the income eligibility guidelines.

Please click here for more information on the 21st Century Scholarship website.


New to Canvas?  

This video will help you log in to your canvas page and will also explain how to navigate in canvas. 


Be Safe and Smart with Technology

The following websites are great supports for knowing how to help your child's online activity to be safe.  

It also has worthwhile information for students at


Take a College Tour Now?

This website has great virtual tours of many colleges and universities.  It’s never too early to start looking at different campuses and keeping the goal of college in front of you.  Check out


Parent Tips about Facebook

Please read this informative article from author Naomi Drew who writes the online newsletter "Peaceful Parents."


College Costs

There is a new website that is a great resource for parents and students to look over information on the cost of college.  Please check it out at  Another great website is for information on planning and paying for college.


Bullying Prevention Resource

Here is a neat website for both students and parents to check out.


LearnMore Indiana

LearnMore Indiana, Indiana's Pre-K College connection, supports and encourages lifelong learning for all Indiana citizens. Up-to-date materials, helpful checklists and other valuable resources and tools provide parents, students, school counselors and others with information about every aspect of education from early learning, to K-12, to college and careers.  Check out this great website!


Homework Helps

Tips on helping your child with homework


Study Tips

Please check out this website for some great study methods and tips:


Great Homework Help at Night

Students - if you need help with Math or Science homework, please try the "Homework Hotline" at 1-877-ASK-ROSE.  It's a free service from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.  Our students in the past have found it very helpful, or try their website at  They are open 7 PM - 10 PM, Sunday through Thursday evenings.


Be Safe!

Students are encouraged to talk to a trusted adult if they know someone who is having suicidal thoughts.  Below are resources students can use to talk/text with a trained professional.

[Suicide Prevention Lifeline]

Crisis Text Line:  text “GO” to 741741 to text to a trained professional about your thoughts and feelings.



last updated:  08/10/2021