LMSD Middle School Counseling Newsletter

Welcome Students & Families!

This newsletter was created to provide you with community resources, as well as worksheets and activities for your middle school student's social and emotional well-being. Please use the tabs at the top of the page to navigate through the different sections.

We are here to support you and your family. Please don't hesitate to reach out to your school counselor if you have any questions or concerns. Their contact information is listed below, by school and grade level.

Have a great school year!


Please check out the Lower Merion's very own Speaker Series!

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Topics include warning signs of depression & suicide, importance of healthy sleep, supporting adolescent mental health, substance abuse, etc.

Welsh Valley Middle School Counselors

Ms. Lauren Ruth

Welsh Valley's 5th/6th Grade School Counselor


Mrs. Beth Cooke

Welsh Valley's 5th/7th Grade School Counselor


Mr. Josh Gansky

Welsh Valley's 5th/8th Grade School Counselor


Bala Cynwyd Middle School Counselors

Mrs. Annie McNally

Bala Cynwyd's 5th/6th Grade School Counselor


Mrs. Stephanie Brett

Bala Cynwyd's 5th/7th Grade School Counselor


Mrs. Diana Zuroski

Bala Cynwyd's 5th/8th Grade School Counselor


Black Rock Middle School Counselors

Mr. Michael Chiacchiere

Black Rock's 5th Grade School Counselor


Mrs. Lauren Meekins

Black Rock's 6th Grade School Counselor


Mrs. Mandy Weatherill

Black Rock's 7th Grade School Counselor


Mr. Boris Oden

Black Rock's 8th Grade School Counselor