Lakeland Counseling News

Week of October 5-9

We would like to thank those of you who attended college night and open house a week and a half ago. Each of these events were a huge success! We hope your questions regarding your child's academics and future education plans were answered during these events. This biweekly counseling newsletter contains valuable information regarding your child's academics. If you still have questions please do not hesitate to reach out to your child's counselor. You can find our contact information at the link on the bottom of this newsletter.


All Juniors will be taking the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) on October 14th. Freshman and Sophomores will take the PSAT this spring, Juniors will be taking the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) in the spring as well. There are no registration fees. We encourage students to utilize Khan Academy and take the PSAT practice test to prepare. Learn more about the PSAT/SAT at Lakeland here.

Math Center

The Math Center is now open for students needing extra math support. It will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays after school in B112 and B114 with help provided by two of our math teachers, Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Gilmore. Students are free to drop in with their math questions, no need to sign up!

Writing Center

The Writing Center is available during all lunches on Mondays and Thursdays in the Media Center Conference Room. Students are required to visit the Writing Center to make an appointment to utilize this great resource!

College Visits

College visits are available to all students at Lakeland. This is a great opportunity for them to learn more about the various colleges and universities in Michigan. If your student would like to sign up for any of the following college visits please have him/her see Mrs. Roberto in the Counseling Office. Students attending these visits will need permission from their teacher and have to makeup any missed work.

10/5 University of Detroit-Mercy * 5th Hr * LGI

10/5 Western Michigan University * 6th Hr * LGI

10/8 Lawrence Technological University * 5th Hr * LGI

10/9 Kettering University *3rd Hr * LGI

10/12 U of M – Flint * 2nd Hr * LGI

10/15 Ball State University * 2nd Hr * Career Center

10/15 Oakland University * 5th Hr * LGI

10/19 Alma College * 3rd Hr * LGI

10/20 Baker College * 3rd Hr * LGI

10/21 Albion College * Seminar * LGI

10/22 Grand Valley State University * 5th Hr * LGI

10/22 Adrian College * 6th Hr * LGI

10/27 Spring Arbor University * 2nd Hr * LGI

10/27 Kalamazoo College * 3rd Hr * LGI

11/2 Eastern Michigan University * 2nd Hr * LGI

Important Dates

October 15: Parent-Teacher Conferences (3:00-6:30)

October 21: Parent-Teacher Conferences (3:00-6:30)

November 3: No School for Students

Community Events

Walk to Fight Suicide

Out of the Darkness Community Walks

October 11, 2015

Registration: 11:00am-1:00pm

Walk Time: 1:00pm- 2:30pm

Scholarship of the Week

National YOUNGARTS Foundation

Are you an artist between the ages of 15 and 18 or grades 10-12? Let YOUNGARTS change your life. YOUNGARTS has recognized more than 20,000 young artists like you and facilitated more than $60 million in scholarships in the past two years.

Applications accepted in: Cinematic Arts, Dance, Design Arts, Jazz, Music, Photography, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice, Writing, and Spoken Word.

APPLY by October 16, 2015