Student Services

The Student Services Department at Plaza Middle School utilizes a collaborative approach to provide services and support to students, while empowering their families for the greatest level of student academic, social and emotional success.

Plaza Middle School has two full-time School Counselors and one full-time Social Worker.  The three of us work as a team to serve all students at Plaza!  


Mallory Malone, 816-359-6539

Mallory Malone came to the Park Hill School District in 2019 after teaching and counseling for 12 years within the Kansas City metro area. She earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Missouri Western University, Masters of Science in Family Therapy from Friends University, and Ed. Specialist in Human Services and Professional Counseling from University of Central Missouri. Mallory also completed the play therapy program through KC Play (Now Heartland Play Therapy Institute).

Outside of school Mallory enjoys spending time with her family by creating new traditions and exploring new things together. 

Mrs. Malone's virtual office (link)

Mr. Calvin

Matt Calvin, 816-359-6068

Matt came to the Park Hill School District in 2007 after teaching and counseling for 8 years in Chicago. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Concordia University and a Master’s Degree in School Counseling from Northern Illinois University.  Matt spent his first three years as a school counselor at Park Hill High School and moved to his current counseling position at Plaza Middle School in 2010.

Mr. Calvin's virtual office (link)


Ashley Shroyer, 816-359-5880
Social Worker

Ashley came to the Park Hill School District in 2018 after 9 years working for non-profit organizations within the Kansas City Metro area. She has experience working in the foster care system, residential facilities, and community mental health. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology/Anthropology from Truman State University, and a Masters in Social Work from The University of Missouri-Kansas City. Ashley has been a Licensed Master Social Worker since 2009, and recently obtained her Clinical Social Work License in 2017. Ashley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Kansas and Missouri.

Mrs. Shroyer's Virtual Office (link)
Plaza Middle School Confidential Resource Checklist (PDF)
Free and Reduced Meals Information
List of resources on Mental Health and Healthy Living webpage 
Confidential request for resource assistance (link)