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Student Support

A teacher working with a student on their laptops.

Holton honors the individual strengths and needs of each student.

The Student Support Team–comprised of a range of administrators, including counselors, the school nurse, and learning specialists–believes in a collaborative approach to supporting students. Members of a student’s team offer individual attention as she moves through the stages of academic, physical, and social-emotional growth.

Homeroom settings and small Advisory groups provide safe spaces for students to interact with a caring adult on a regular basis.

Communication between school and home is vital to the success of our students. The Student Support Team works closely with families to ensure an organized flow of information pertinent to the students and their needs.

Overall, the goals of the Student Support Team are to promote dialogue about learning and well-being and to nurture our students in their growth and development as healthy, effective, and confident learners.

Our Health and Guidance curriculum is incorporated throughout grade-level Seminar classes.

The Student Support Plan provides assistance and guidance to all students. Students may experience challenges that are academic, emotional, social, behavioral and/or health-related in nature. When a “Student of Concern” is identified, a Support Team will coordinate and implement a student-centered individual support plan.

Student Support Team

Kristen Edma

Titles: Middle School Counselor

Jessica Grow

Titles: Student Support Chair, Upper School Learning Specialist

Kate Harris

Titles: Lower School Learning Specialist

Rachel Helming

Titles: Lower School Counselor

Holly Hinderlie

Titles: School Psychologist & Upper School Counselor

Melissa Robertson

Titles: Grade 7 to Grade 9 Learning Specialist