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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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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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EVENTS

Senior Family Meeting
September 19 & 20, 2018 
7:00 PM
LHS Cafeteria
Followed by the 
College Funding Meeting 
Both Nights

Time Management Group
Learn more efficient & effective ways to manage day to day activities.
Meets 6 times throughout the semester
Click HERE for the Permission Form 
or get a copy in the Counseling Dept.
Permission Forms are due Friday September 21, 2018
Late Submissions WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

ACT Workshop
Tuesday September 25, 2018
8:20 AM - 3:25 PM
$30.00 Check payable to LHS
Workshop is open to any student 
and absence from class will be excused. 
Location TBD
Come by the Counseling Dept. to register

Pre-ACT
All 2nd year students will take at LHS--Free!
September 18

PSAT
Open to 10th and 11th graders
Registration deadline in the main office with $16 fee: September 7
Test Date:  October 10

SAT
All 3rd year students can take at LHS
March 27

Midlands Technical College 
Upward Bound Fall Visit Dates
September 26th
October 24th
November 14th
December 12th
Times to be Announced

FAFSA Night
LHS Learning Commons
October 16, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

NACAC
Charlotte Performing & Visual Arts College Fair
The Park Expo & Conference Center
800 Briar Creek Road
Charlotte,NC 28205
October 30, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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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