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Guidance Office News & Updates

LPHS Counseling Calendar
(Updated 10/26/2016)

LPHS Graduation Pathway
(Updated 1/1/2016)

In December of 2017, the Indiana State Board of Education approved new graduation requirements for the class of 2023 and beyond.

Summer School 2019
(Updated 5/1/2019)

LPHS Summer School 2019

June 6-June 27, 2019




Physical Education (PE 1 credit only) -$10

VLA courses-$25 per course (max 2)

Remedial Algebra- No fee

Economics-traditional classroom- No fee

Government-traditional classroom-No fee

Agriculture Capstone-No fee, See Mrs. Furness for class authorization

College Prep Workshop- June 11- (9-12 in morning) S25


How to sign up:  Starting May 7

Pick up application (available in Counseling Office)-  fill out contact information.
Have school counselor authorize course selection
If needed, pay for course by seeing Mrs. Vaughn



2019 Summer School Offerings

2019-2020 Course Request Viewing
(Updated 3/18/2019)

Your student’s course requests for the 2019-2020 school year are now available to view on Skyward. Instructions on how to view their requests can be found by following the link below.

If the student would like to make a change, this request must be made to the student's counselor via the “2019-2020 Course Change Request” (listed in their cohort SRT Canvas Page) by March 28. After this date, the high school will be generating the master schedule for next year and changing courses will only be made if there has been an error in computer entry.

Questions? Please call the LPHS Counseling Department at 219-362-4503 to speak to your student's counselor (listed below)

Viewing Next Year's Course Requests in Skyward

2019-2020 Scheduling Information
(Updated 2/5/2019)

Information & resources in regards to scheduling for the 2019-2020 school year may be found by following the link below.

Scheduling materials will be distributed and completed through SRT. The scheduling dates for each cohort are as follows:

Class of 2020 (current 11th grade students) January 22, 23, & February 4.

Class of 2021 (current  10th grade students) February 5-7

Class of 2022 (current 9th grade students) February 25-27

Class of 2023 (current 8th grade students) TBD due to weather school cancellations

  • The 8th grade parent night that was previously going to be held on January 30, 2019 has been moved to February 6, 2019 from 6p-7p in the PAC.

2019-2020 Scheduling Folder

Class of 2023 Course Selection Presentation
(Updated 2/4/2019)

Class of 2023 Course Selection Presentation

2019-2020 School Counselors by Cohort
(Updated 1/30/2019)

2019-2020 School Counselors by Cohort

2019-2020 School Counselors by cohort

(Updated 9/12/2018)



INvestEd is a free resource for Hoosier students and parents looking for help with college planning and financial aid. At INvestEd, we help families understand how to fund college wisely to help minimize potential education debt.


Clubs and Activities 2018-2019
(Updated 9/4/2018)

Clubs and Activities

2018-19 Counselor Structure
(Updated 8/31/2017)

Please find the attached division of counselors for students. 

LPHS Counselors

2018-2019 Junior Checklist
(Updated 8/30/2017)

2018-2019 Junior Checklist

2018-2019 Senior Checklist
(Updated 8/30/2017)

Senior Checklist

2018-2019 Dual Credit & AP Offerings at LPHS
(Updated 8/30/2017)

2018-2019 Dual Credit & AP Courses

Skyward Login & Instructions
(Updated 8/29/2017)

Please click on the link below to login to Skyward. If you are unsure how to login, please follow the instructions listed in the attached word document. 

Skyward Link

Skyward Login Instructions

Slicer Support Services
(Updated 9/7/2016)

Slicer Support Services

NCAA Eligibility Center
(Updated 7/16/2015)

Students interested in playing sports in college should visit the NCAA Eligibility Center at  http://eligibilitycenter.org. For information on eligibility rules, also see attachment. 

Eligibility Rules

(Updated 5/17/2007)

Have you ever thought about how to help your son or daughter in planning for their post-high school life? Do you wonder what you could be doing to assist your child as he/she makes decisions regarding college? If so, help isn't too far away.

Parents and students can now access a very helpful site that provides a step by step guide through the college planning process AT EVERY AGE.

For more information and for interacting with the web site, Trip To College, visit http://www.triptocollege.org

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(Updated 9/7/2017)

Wells Scholar Information
(Updated 9/7/2017)

Seniors interested in applying to be a Wells Scholar at IU Bloomington for the 18-19 school year need to pick up information in the Counseling Office by next Thursday, September the 14th.
Interested students should have
  • Shown exceptional qualities of character and leadership
  • Been significantly involved in extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrated a concern for their community
  • Excelled in terms of class rank, grade point average, and performance on standardized tests

In the past, successful Wells nominees have typically:

  • Ranked in the top 5 percent of their class
  • Compiled a GPA of 3.9 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Scored 1400 or higher on the combined SAT Critical Reading and Mathematics tests, or 32 (composite) or higher on the ACT
  • Shown a pattern of serious commitment to one or more activities outside of class

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