Guidance Contact Information

Mr. Dave Owens
Director of Guidance
School Counselor
Students P – Z
(317) 838-3670

Mr. Adam Fritz
School Counselor
ILPs, 504s, ENL
(317) 837-7242

Mr. John Newbold
School Counselor
Students A - Ge
(317) 837-7241

John Newbold has been a member of the PHS family for eleven years as a school counselor. He has also served as the AP Coordinator, sophomore class sponsor, and the Doctor Who Club sponsor.John previously interned at Ben Davis High School before arriving at Plainfield in 2006.

John received a B.S.W. from Ball State University in 2002, with a double major in social work and criminal justice, and also worked with youth outreach ministry in Muncie through Young Life during  that time. He earned an M.S. in school counseling from IUPUI in 2006.

Mr. Newbold grew up in South Bend and went to high school at St. Joseph’s, right across the street from Notre Dame. He enjoys biking, the Indianapolis Colts, and playing with his dog in his free time. John also enjoys working with all students and helping them to achieve their best, both at Plainfield High School and beyond!

Mrs. Jaleen Royer
School Counselor
Students Gi - O
(317) 837-7249

Mrs. Christa Detzel
Student Assistance Counselorcdetzel@plainfield.k12.in.us
(317) 837-7243
Mr. Travis Reber
College & Career Advisor

(317) 754-2210
Mrs. Teri Groeschen
Guidance Secretary & Registrar
(317) 838-3622