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:          
Sara Beckett:          
Kat Robinson:        
Karen Urquhart:      
J-Ke and Mas-Par
Anna Duvall:            
Greg Russell:          
Holly Roberson:      

Do you need a tutor?  Click HERE for a list of qualified teachers and their contact information.

Every Monday through Thursday in the Counseling Office there will be after school math 
tutoring  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Events & Happenings

Please be sure to look at our scholarship page for 
important information.  This page is found under the 
College Information tab and is continuously updated!

2019/2020 Family Course Catalog & LHS Course Listing
Below are the resources you will use to help you in the selection of your classes for the next calendar year.  
For the catalog, please click HERE
For the listing, please click HERE

Engineer's Week - USC Open House
Mark your calendars for E-Week Open House.  It's set to kick off February 16-22, 2019.  Engineers & computer
scientists innovate, create and solve problems.  This is a FREE open house geared toward kindergarten 
through 12th grade students.

The open house is held at the Swearingen Engineering Center at 315 Main Street, Columbia, SC from 
10:00am - 1:00pm.  Additional exhibits will be displayed in the 300 Main Street building as well.  Please 
allow at least 2 hours to see all the exhibits.  

For more information, please click HERE.

SLP Day at Columbia College
Columbia College invites you to learn about a career in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP).  Discover 
whether a career as a SLP is right for you.  

February 28, 2019
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Columbia College
Breed Leadership Center (Admissions Office)
1301 Columbia College Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited.  Lunch provided.  Click HERE to register.  

For more information click HERE.

Palmetto Boys and Girls State
The Palmetto Boys and Girls State is here.  The deadline to submit the electronic self-nomination 
form is Friday, March 1, 2019.  If you do not submit by this deadline you will not be considered for 
the Palmetto Boys or Girls State.

To apply, follow the links below:

Palmetto Boys State Application, Click HERE
Palmetto Girls State Application, Click HERE

For more information, please look for the email sent on February 20, 2019.

The Courage Center
Panel Discussion for Parents/Concerned Family Members
Navigating the System - Special Challenges for Older Teenagers
An opportunity to hear from agencies on matters regarding "Youths in Transition." Q&A" to follow. 
Monday, March 11, 2019
Mount Horeb Methodist Church - Student Room
1205 Old Cherokee Rd, Lexington, SC
6:30 pm - 8:000 pm

For more information, please click HERE.

Upstate National College Fair
The University of South Carolina will be among more than 90 institutions represented at the National 
Association for College Admissions Counseling's Upstate South Carolina College Fair March 16, 2019.  
The fair will be held from 1:00 - 4:00 PM at the Timmons Arena at Furman University, 3300 Poinsett 
Highway, Greenville, SC.  For more information or to register for the event please click HERE.

Mini Camp College
Mini Camp College is a college readiness workshop hosted throught eh Southern Association for 
College Admissions Counseling (SACAC).  This free event is designed to teach students how to 
select and apply to a college, make college more affordable to navigating the scholarshiop and 
financial adi process, and more.  this year's event is being held on Saturday, March 16, from 9:00 AM 
to 12:00 OM at Furman University.  Middle and high school students are encouraged to attend.  Please 
click HERE for more information.  

Midlands Technical College Upward Bound Spring 2019 School Visit Dates
Midland Technical College Upward Bound program provides support services to high school students 
(grades 9-12) to prepare them to graduate from high school and enroll in and graduate from college.  
Upward Bound is funded by the US Department of Education and serves students in designated high 
schools in Lexington and Fairfield counties.

The Academic Counselor with Upward Bound will be visiting once again during the second semester.  
The dates are as follows:


For more information, contact the Upward Bound office at 803-922-3384 or

Teen Talk
Do you have something on your mind that you'd like to 
share?  Wish there was somewhere you could go?  There is!  
Teen Talk.  Ms. Preston will be here every Thursday during Middle
& 3rd block starting the first week of October 2018.  FREE PIZZA 
IS PROVIDED!  If you have not signed up, please come to the 
Counseling Department to get a brochure to bring home.  Must
 have a parent signature to register.

SAT Prep Courses
Learn the skills and techniques needed to elevate your SAT score.  
Discover the value of courses that are offered multiple times each year 
in the classroom at USC Columbia or through our live online classroom.

All 3rd year students can take at LHS
March 27

Southeastern Region of the American Music Therapy Association (SER-AMTA)
SER-AMTA is extending an invitation to all high school students to attend a free career event that will 
be offered on April 6, 2019 at 11:15 am.  Please try and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.

Embassy Suites Columbia Greystone
200 Stoneridge Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
RSVP by March 28, 2019 to:

For more information, click below!