Counselor

picture of Mrs. Leake
Lisa Leake, Guidance Counselor
leakel@louisiana.k12.mo.us

Contact Mrs. Leake if you want to access
her Google Classroom.
Counseling Center Announcements  

  • Sophomores: if you plan to take Dual Credit classes next school year you will need to take an ACT test by late spring. If you have questions please come see me. Tomorrow is the final deadline to register for the December 12 ACT test. If you plan to test you will need to register now. If you have questions let me know. Below is the testing schedule for ACT
    Test Date                       Registration Deadline
    December 12                 November 20, 2020
    February 6, 2021           January 8, 2021
    April 17, 2021                March 12, 2021
    June 12, 2021               May 7 
  • Congratulations to the following students who will be receiving the Edwin S. Ludwig Dual Credit Scholarship: Sidney Goldsberry, Delaney Poyser, Athenea Medina, & Josie Oblinger.

  • Students have the opportunity to participate in a weekly webinar series produced by St. Louis University & Parks College of Engineering. If you are interested in the field of engineering or aviation as part of your post secondary plan, you may want to consider attending one of these 30-minute webinars. Please see the attached list of webinar topics (click here). If you see one that is of interest, please see me to register/set up your webinar.

  • Feeling anxious about the COVID-19 pandemic? Click here for "How to Take Care of Yourself During Social Distancing."
 
 

acceptance

Congratulations to the following Class of 2021 students 
who have received college acceptance letters!
  

Ryleigh Austin - Maryville University

Rachel Beard - Columbia University; Georgetown University; Harvard College;
Princeton University; Rice University; The University of Chicago;
Truman State University; Washington and Lee University;
Washington University

Madelyn Bolton - St. Charles Community College

Madison Bradley - University of Central Missouri

Matthew Capstick - Ranken Technical College

Caitlyn Gloe - John Wood Community College; Western Illinois University

Sidney Goldsberry - Maryville University

Jacob Gray - Eureka College; Missouri Valley College;
Missouri Western State University; Westminster

Cecelia Hathaway - St. Charles Community College

Hunter Hobbs - Missouri S&T

Shayla Hopkins - St. Louis Community College

Emilee Hoskins - Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City;
Moberly Area Community College; Pike-Lincoln Technical Center;
St. Charles Community College 

Emily Hughes - Missouri State University; Missouri Western State University;
Northwestern Missouri State University

Evan Jones - Missouri S&T

Jordan Luck - St. Charles Community College; 
Northwest Missouri State University

Cole Martin - Ranken Technical College

Hailey Merida - St. Charles Community College

Jerry Perez - Missouri S&T

Riley Perrine
- State Technical College of Missouri

Lane Presson - American Welding Academy

Bryan Renner - Truman State University

William Rousan - Commercial Diving Technologies

Annine Sanders - University of Missouri

Jamie Sencenbaugh - Missouri State University;
St. Charles Community College; Truman State University

Aubrey Wendel - Culver-Stockton College; Missouri Western State University;
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; University of Missouri-Kansas City

Jaidyn Wommack - Moberly Area Community College; 
St. Charles Community College

 


 
act
 
2020–2021 ACT Test Dates and Registration
ACT Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline

September 12, 2020

August 31, 2020

None

September 13, 2020

August 31, 2020

None

September 19, 2020

August 31, 2020

None

October 10, 2020

September 17, 2020

September 18-25, 2020

October 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

September 18-25, 2020

October 24, 2020

September 17, 2020

September 18-25, 2020

October 25, 2020

September 17, 2020

September 18-25, 2020

December 12, 2020

 November 6, 2020

November 7-20, 2020

February 6, 2021 January 8, 2021
January 9-15, 2021

April 17, 2021

March 12, 2021

March 13-26, 2021
 
June 12, 2021

May 7, 2021

May 8-21, 2021


July 17, 2021

June 18, 2021

June 19-25, 2021


Louisiana High School Code: 262-025

Register Online at:
 act.org/bts

 


Helpful Links
 

3 Ways to Build Mental Math Skills Before Taking the ACT

https://abovetheinfluence.com/
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.

www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org
Accredited Online Schools

www.act.org/content/act/en/students-and-parents.html
ACT Student & Parent Resources

TIPS FOR PARENTS -Understanding Electronic Aggression
www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/YVP/electronic_agression_ brief_for_ parents.pdf
www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/Electronic_
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.

www.edudemic.com/online-colleges-in-missouri/
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”.

www.fafsa.ed.gov
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!

www.fastweb.com 
Scholarship & college info., etc.

www.finaid.org 
Guide to financial aid.

https://dealaid.org/do-good/lowincome-students-finguide/
Financial Relief & Discount Guide For Low Income Students is a guide & lists the latest government, non-profit and private resources that offer financial assistance to students from low income families who are currently in college or high school. It covers loans, scholarships, grants, COVID-19, health care and other available financial relief programs for students from low income families.

www.goodcall.com/scholarships
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.

 

www.march2success.com
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.

Quizlet.com
Flashcards, tests, & study games to help you improve your test scores.

MyMajors.com
Interest inventory/college planning guide

www.needalift.org
This 152-page book lists scholarships, grants and loans for which students may qualify. Also contains extensive information on scholarships for veteran's 
dependents.

PowerScore.com
Free official ACT & SAT practice tests

www.salliemae.com

College loan information

www.samhsa.gov
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.
  

www.shopsleuth.com/resources/scholarship-guide

Student Savings: The Ultimate Scholarship Resource Guide

www.stchas.edu/foundation
St. Charles Community College scholarships link

Top 50 Strategies for ACT Test Day

usbank.com/studentbanking
Apply for US Bank scholarship 

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