picture of Mrs. Leake
Lisa Leake, Guidance Counselor

Contact Mrs. Leake if you want to access
her Google Classroom.
Counseling Center Announcements 
  • Think First Program (Sophomores) - February 4, 2020
  • Missouri Decision Day will be April 24, 2020. Missouri Safe & Sober Assembly will coincide on the same day.
  • The Department of Elementary & Secondary Education school counseling staff has compiled and placed information related to labor shortages & job attainment on their website. Click here to access this information.


Congratulations to the following Class of 2020 students 
who have received college acceptance letters!
Austin Atteberry - John Wood Community College

Hanna Blackmore - Truman State University

Olivia Blackmore - University of Missouri

Damien Burse - Missouri University of Science & Technology, Northwest Missouri State University, University of Missouri

De'Mechia Campbell - Culver-Stockton College, Missouri Western State University

Ke'La Campbell - Moberly Area Community College

Gretchen Capps - University of Missouri

Kellen Dewey - United States Merchant Marine Academy, 
University of Missouri

Brandy FarmerCentral Methodist University, Culver-Stockton College,
Lindenwood University, 
University of Missouri-St.Louis,
Washington University, William Woods University

Cody Love - St. Charles Community College

Haylee Miller - 
William Woods University

Stephanie Mills - Culver-Stockton College, Northwest Missouri State University,
St. Charles Community College, Westminster College

Titania Niedner - ​Central Methodist University, St. Charles Community College,
University of Missouri

Tyler Pedersen -
John Wood Community College, Moberly Area Community College

Blake Powell - St. Charles Community College

Morgan Street - Moberly Area Community College, Missouri Western State University,
State Fair Community College

Kacie Strickfaden - 
​Missouri Western State University, Moberly Area Community College


2019–2020 ACT Test Dates and Registration
ACT Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 Sept 21 - Oct 4, 2019
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 9-22, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 February 29-March 3, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 9-22, 2020
July 18, 2020* June 19, 2020 June 20-26, 2020

Louisiana High School Code: 262-025

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Helpful Links

3 Ways to Build Mental Math Skills Before Taking the ACT
Above the Influence
This youth-centered website is intended to help young people learn more about the negative pressures that influence them and prepare them to respond. This site provides factual information about drugs and expert input on drug abuse, addiction, treatment, and other related topics.
Accredited Online Schools
ACT Parent Resources

TIPS FOR PARENTS -Understanding Electronic Aggression brief_for_ parents.pdf
Aggression_Tip_ Sheet.pdf

Both publications include a review of most current research; examples to help parents and educators identify electronic aggression; prevention tips for parents and caregivers; prevention strategies for educators and educational policy  makers; and prevention tactics for school districts, policy makers, and parents.
Most colleges and universities are incorporating online degree programs as that is the growing trend that seems to cater best to today’s “modern day” student. As such educators, students and their families will have more to evaluate as they explore all the available options. This page discusses online colleges and programs and the truth behind the often touted selling point of “affordability”.
Do your FAFSA on-line. You will need a PIN for yourself & your parents. After January 1, it may take several weeks to receive your PIN, so log on soon! 
Scholarship & college info., etc. 
Guide to financial aid.
The GoodCall Scholarship Search Engine is now recommended by over 1,000 major U.S. colleges and universities. School counselors send their students to GoodCall because we’re 100% free and don’t require students to divulge their personal information to view all of our scholarship listings. Each scholarship on our website is ranked on competition level and the difficulty to apply, a favorite feature for students who want to spend their scholarship application time wisely.
US Army sponsored site with tons of study helps including full length practice ACT tests and much more. This site will help you improve test scores.
Flashcards, tests, & study games to help you improve your test scores.
Interest inventory/college planning guide
This 152-page book lists scholarships, grants and loans for which students may qualify. Also contains extensive information on scholarships for veteran's 
Free official ACT & SAT practice tests

College loan information
A RESOURCE FROM THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA). SAMHSA's Family Guide Web site dedicates an entire section to"Back to School" resources. Everything from helping with homework or issues making friends, to dealing with the back-to-school blues is covered.

Student Savings: The Ultimate Scholarship Resource Guide
St. Charles Community College scholarships link

Top 50 Strategies for ACT Test Day
Apply for US Bank scholarship 

10 Ways to Prepare Your Teen for College or Work
A Guide for Families