Lexington High School 
Counseling

As a part of our Comprehensive School Counseling Curriculum, every 9th, 10th and 11th grader will again have the opportunity to meet with his/her school counselor for a 10-15 minute Academic Advising appointment.

The Goals of Academic Advising:
•    Review graduation requirements
•    Discuss student's courses recommendations/requests
•    Consider course recommendations/requests and there connection to future planning
•    Reflect on the student's academic placements in relation to balance and wellness.

Academic Advising runs March 13th to March 31st
Week 1 - March 13th-17th: Juniors
Counselors will make individual appointments with their juniors, when possible, during free blocks.  Note: Counselors will also be teaching Sophomore Seminar this week.
    
Week 2: March 20th-March 24th: Sophomores and Freshmen.  
Counselors will continue the advising process using sophomore seminars and will meet with freshmen during English/History blocks.

Week 3: March 27th -March 31st: Sophomores, Freshmen and Clean-up.
Counselors will make individual appointments with sophomores this week and continue academic advising with freshman in English/History classes.

I-Block: Counselors will be using I-Block during Academic Advising for missed appointments, absences, and follow-up appointments.

Thank you for your continued support of this student-centered, whole-school initiative!



 

Counseling Program Information

Counseling Program
The counseling and guidance services at Lexington High School are provided by a nineteen-member department, including eleven school counselors, three Social Workers, and the LHS/K-12 Asst. Director, Manjula Karamcheti.  The staff is assisted by Administrative Assistant, TBD and  Joanne Tringale, and Secretary, Deborah Mola.  In addition, we have a Registrar,  Karen Hurley and Asst. Registrar, Jane Aronson.
 
Lexington High Counseling Department Mission Statement
The mission of the Counseling Department is to promote social/emotional, academic, and career development for all students. We help students to form healthy choices, to acquire a sense of civic responsibility, and to develop the skills necessary to realize their individual goals. Together, we support access and equity for all learners, embrace diversity, and encourage collaboration in our school and community.

Adopted January 7, 2008
Revised January 10, 2008

Confidentiality
A counseling relationship requires an atmosphere of trust and confidence which must not be compromised by the counselor except where there is a clear and present danger to the counselee or to other persons. The school counselor may share information gained in the counseling process for essential consultation with other appropriate persons specifically concerned with the student.
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