Stay informed about opportunities and deadlines in counseling, college process, testing, service, social/emotional and more. Every month, information from Student Services will appear in the column to the left.
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This calendar is updated and maintained by the counseling department and any updates or questions can be directed to Jim Thiel, Director Student Services (email@example.com) or Stephanie Ashmore, Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org).
* Mark your Calendars for Parent Meetings in February!
Updates/Announcements for February 2013
Detailed information about the following topics can be found
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Class of 2017
Lake Forest High School Library
5:00-6:30 PM - Core Course Level Change Request Consultations/AdjustmentsClasses 2014
, 15, 16
Current students will meet with their counselors in February, 2013 to register for next year's classes. Students do not need to make an appointment they will meet during their English period. Juniors (Class of 2014
) - February 11-20 Sophomores (Class of 2015)
- February 22-27 Freshman (Class of 2016)
- March 1-6
The process should be completed by March 8 with a confirmation of the registration mailed home in mid-March.
Pass/Fail Option deadline is
____________________________________________________________ AP Registration is now in Progress! On-line Registration (Now Open!) See all Information!
AP Exam testing dates at Lake Forest High School are: May 6-10 and May 13-17, 2013.
* The cost of each exam is $89.00.
* Online Registration closes
Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 3:30PM.
Call Melanie Walsh with any questions at (847) 582-7761.
* Juniors - Illinois State Scholars
Students interested in being designated as an Illinois State Scholar must take the ACT test on one of the remaining dates: February 9, April 13,
or the Prairie State Achievement Exam which will be administered to all juniors on April 23-24, 2013
here at Lake Forest High School. The PSAE incorporates an ACT assessment (April 23). The Illinois State Scholar Program gives statewide recognition to those students who have attained outstanding scholastic achievement as determined by their academic record, ACT assessment scores and high school certification. April 24 is PSAE Day 2: Work Keys.
* Act Online Prep FREE!
-The Illinois State Board of Education is providing ACT Online Prep (Free) to all school districts through May 31, 2013.
*2012-2013 Testing Calendar for ACT/SAT
can be found
Students wishing to pursue scholarship opportunities can view a list of all current scholarship offerings on Naviance, which contains the most current list, or in Scholarship Scoop which is updated frequently. This information along with some scholarship applications is available in the College and Career Resource Center. Check out UPDATED scholarships!
_____________________________________________________________ PSAE Testing
Juniors & Seniors
The Prairie State Achievement Examination will be administered here at Lake Forest High School on:
April 23-24, 2013______________________________________________________________ Open Doors Career Exploration Program
Save the Date - April 23-24, 2013
The 8th annual Open Doors Career Exploration Program will be held on April 23-24, 2013. The purpose of this job shadowing program is to provide students with first-hand, on-the-job experience with professionals in the community and with local volunteer agencies during the two days when freshmen, sophomores and seniors have off from school while juniors will be taking the Prairie State Exams. Please note, juniors will be able to participate on the afternoon of April 24 after their testing is completed.
Past job shadowing opportunities have included: Architecture, Education, Fashion, Finance, Graphic Arts, Healthcare, Hospitality, Interior Design, Journalism, Law, Sports/Fitness, Veterinary Services. Learn More about new improved registration process!