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SC Independent Colleges and Universities
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Three tips on getting most out of financial aid!

Great article about what should happen AFTER you file the FAFSA. Click HERE to learn more.
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Up Next will send you texts helping you navigate college and financial information.
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Do you need a tutor?  Click HERE for our roster.

Are  you wanting to apply to a Service Academy?  If so, please click HERE to review the strict deadlines for applying.

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All class change requests were due by July 1.
If you feel that you need to request a class change at least one of the following criteria below must be met. Please complete the form below and submit it to the counseling office for the committee to consider your request.
● credit was earned/recovered during the summer 
● post-secondary requirements are needed 
● you are placed into a special program that requires unique scheduling 
● scheduling error by LHS Staff 
● extenuating circumstance (will be approved by the principal) 

If you meet any of the above criteria please click HERE for the change form and return to the Counseling Office as soon as possible.  

Don't forget to look at the summer reading requirements HERE
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Crisis Hotlines For Help
Additional Resources posted on Lexington 1 District Page

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
Whether you are personally in crisis or you are concerned about someone who is, you can ALWAYS call 1-800-273-TALK and get a listening ear, resources, and support 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This hotline does not close on the weekend, holidays, or during bad weather.

Veterans, please press 1.
En español oprima el 2. 
Prestamos servicios en español (1-888-628-9454).
For hearing & speech impaired with TTY equipment : 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

The Trevor Project
1-866-4-U-TREVOR
This is also a free, confidential 24-hour hotline. It focuses on crises and suicide prevention among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth.

Trans Lifeline
877-565-8860
Crisis Hotline by and for the transgender community.

Crisis Text Line
741-741
Text START to 741-741 to talk to a trained counselor. It's free, confidential, and available 24/7.


Here are some apps to download for additional resources
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https://sites.google.com/site/lexcounseling/Home/suicidelifeguardapp.JPG






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EVENTS

Back to School Registration
August 9
8:00 am-1:00 pm AND 3:00-6:00 pm

Make up Registration:  August 13
8:30 am-4:00 pm

Wildcat Welcome
Rising 9th Graders and New Students to LHS
August 16
10:00 am OR 6:00 pm (please come to one)
LOPAC

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Counselor Caseloads Change 2018-2019
In an effort to provide better advisement and assistance to all students we have divided our alphabetical range differently and added another counselor!  

Benie Bruson:  A-Cart
Sara Beckett: Carv-Fou
Kat Robinson:  Fow-I
Karen Urquhart:  J-Ke and Mas-Par
Anna Duvall:  Ki-Mar
Greg Russell:  Pat-Sm
Holly Roberson:  Sn-Z