Counseling NewsFlash

Announcements 09.26.22


Would you like to speak with a counselor or social worker? Virtual and in-person appointments are available. You can make an appointment by stopping by the office or by emailing Mrs. Allison.


SENIORS!! Senior meetings are happening NOW!! Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with your counselor to find out about your graduation progress and ask all of your questions about what to do after high school. Meetings have been scheduled during your FLEX time. Check HERE for your counselors schedule.


LHS Student Brag Sheet

Student Sessions 2022-2023

How to Request a Transcript


4 Year College Checklist

2 Year College Checklist

ACT Testing Dates

FAFSA Information

Scholarship Guide


Military Checklist

ASVAB Information


Workforce Checklist

SOS - Signs of Suicide

As in years past, LHS Counselors and Social Workers will use the SOS Signs of Suicide Program to teach students about mental health and how to seek help if they are worried about themselves or a friend. On Thursday, October 6, 2022, LHS will be showing an eight minute age appropriate video clip followed by a review of the warning signs and symptoms of depression and suicide and what to do if they are concerned about themselves or a friend. Following the presentation students will be asked to complete a brief google survey which will ask whether they would like to talk to an adult about any concerns. The results of this survey will go directly to our counseling and social work department to follow up with any students requesting assistance. After reaching out to these students, parents/guardians will be contacted. If you wish to have your student OPT OUT of this activity please call the guidance office at 816-736-7046 or email your student's guidance counselor.


SENIORS-Your initial transcripts have been uploaded to Naviance. If you are applying through common app you must use this link, if you are sending your transcripts directly to the institution please follow the directions on the site.

Youth Kindness Opportunities: Button Art Competition

High school students (9th-12th) in the Kansas City metro area are eligible to participate. Each artist must turn in original artwork for each of the eight buttons. One button for each of the themed days and one button for our "general" SevenDays button. (Love, Discover, Others, Connect, You, Go Onward, SevenDays). $500 will be awarded to each of the eight winners. Application and details can be found on!

Local Scholarships Available

Throughout the year we receive Scholarship Information from donors around the KC area and beyond. When we receive a scholarship, we post it in Naviance! Scholarships will continue to come in throughout the year, so get in the habit of checking the Scholarship list.


Visit with your teacher for their specific Tutoring availability. Typically before and after school during their contracted time.

Academic Labs during FLEX Time

Sign up in your FLEX Manager for an Academic Lab!

Connect 30
Every Wednesday tutoring is available from 1:45-2:15pm. Check FLEX Manager to sign up in your needed content area.

A+ Tutor
Reach out to Jane Wolfley or Dave McDorman, A+ Coordinators.

Outside Tutoring
HERE is a list of tutors outside of our school. Please note these individuals charge a tutoring fee.

UMKC Saturday Academy

Current 9th,10th and 11th grade students interested in healthcare are encouraged to apply for the Saturday Academy sponsored by the UMKC School of Medicine.The deadline to apply is October 3, 2022, at 11:59pm CST. Go HERE for more information.

Maple Woods Open House!

Are you planning to attend Maple Woods next year? Go HERE to register for their October 11 Open House from 4PM to 7PM.

College Open Labs

CALLING ALL SENIORS!! Questions about college apps, scholarships, or FAFSA?! We can help! Come to room 301 during your FLEX any Tuesday in October. Counselors are available and ready to answer all of your questions. See you there!

2021-2022 Academic Letters are Ready!

If you qualified for the 2021-2022 Academic Letter, please stop by the Counseling Office to verify your name to be printed on the certificate by Wednesday for pick-up on Friday during your Flex. Pick-ups will occur weekly on Fridays only and you must verify your name in order to receive a certificate. Letters are $8, pins are $1, and you must have exact cash or written check.

HBCU College Fair and Showcase

The Park Hill School District will be hosting an HBCU College Fair and Showcase on Thursday, November 10, 2022! This College Fair and Showcase will be held at Park Hill High School located at 7701 NW Barry Road, KCMO 64153 from 6-8 PM. Please see the linked website for more information about this exciting event! If you plan on attending, please fill out the form found on the link provided under “Student/Family Registration” tab at the top of the website.

Screenagers - The Next Chapter

Tuesday, Sept 27, LPS will be hosting it's first film in our series of films focusing on anxiety, depression, and external influences on our teens.

KCAI Portfolio Day

Kansas City National Portfolio Day hosted by Kansas City Art Institute on Saturday, October 1, 2022. This is a great opportunity for students to meet with representatives from 27 colleges offering programs in art and design for individual portfolio reviews. Go HERE to register!

College Visits & Events

Be sure to check out our College Visits & Events web page for all the latest event announcements. Including K-States Engineering programs! Check out the session on Opportunities at Liberal Arts Colleges sponsored by Six Colleges, a consortium of six selective colleges. Also, check out the virtual meeting on September 28 to find out about Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California-Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University!

Sign Up in the Counseling Office for Upcoming Visits!

Kansas State University

Tuesday, Sep. 27th, 10am

Counseling Office

Metropolitan Community College

Tuesday, Sep. 27th, 10:30am

Counseling Office

University of Nebraska

Thursday, Sep. 29th, 8:30am

Counseling Office

Pittsburg State University

Thursday, Sep. 29th, 10am

Counseling Office

Columbia University in the City of New York

Friday, Sep. 30th, 8:30am

Counseling Office

Grand Canyon University

Friday, Sep. 30th, 9:30am

Counseling Office