School Counselors

Last Updated: 9/27/2022 12:58 PM

GMS Counseling Department



The goal of the Garfield Middle School counseling department is to promote academic success by working cooperatively with students, parents, teachers, staff, and the community. 

Students can complete this Counselor Request form to request meeting with their counselor with academic, personal/social, or future planning concerns. Parents and guardians are always welcome to contact us over the phone, email, or by completing the Counselor Request form.

Counselors (2021-2022)

Laura Hord

8th Grade Counselor


Christina Riddle

7th Grade Counselor


The counselors also work closely with:

  • Katie Hanson Griesser ( - Success Program Liaison


Community School Liaisons work directly with parents and guardians of school-age children to help them access needed resources. Click here to learn more about the Butler County ESC Success Program.


  • Cheryl Moeller ( - School Psychologist



Resources for Students and Families:



District Forms and Links - info for parents and students (Enrollment, Final Forms, Medication form, Free/Reduced Lunch application, Home School info, Student Handbook, Code of Conduct, Work Permit info, etc.)