Counselor Anncmnts

LRHS Counselors’ Announcements
LRHS Counselors
Emily Nagle (A – G)
Amy Wood (H – N)
Gail Meinert (O – Z)
417-753-4808 Direct Line
417-753-1964 Fax
This is a reminder for all males: You are required by law to register for the
Selective Service within 30 days of your 18th birthday. To register log on to the selective
service website at If you need additional information see the counselor's
office or the posters that are posted around the school.
Get information about college admissions, reminders about ACT registration,
parent meetings, FAFSA information, links to our scholarship list, college and career
information and other helpful sites from the LR Counseling Department.
Attention seniors:
Don’t forget to bring your college or military acceptance
letters to the counselors’ office for a paw print on our
senior recognition board!
Once you have applied to college
remember to stop by the counseling department
to send out your transcript!
ACT Information
ACT Dates
September 13
*October 25
*December 13
*February 7
April 18
June 13
Late Fee Required
August 8
August 9-22
September 19 Sept. 20 – Oct. 3
November 7
November 8 – 21
January 9
January 10 – 16
March 13
March 14 – 27
May 8
May 9 - 22
Photo Deadline (by noon central)
September 5
October 17
December 5
January 30
April 10
June 5
*LRHS will be the testing site for these dates.
February is the last ACT score that will be accepted for Senior Honors.
New 2012-2013: Some colleges and universities are now requiring that ACT scores for prospective
students come directly from the ACT.
ACT Test Fees
ACT no writing: $36.50
ACT plus writing: $52.50
Late Fee: $22.00
 Students on free or reduced lunch can pick up a waiver form in the counselors’ office
(Maximum 2 ACT tests).
 You can take the ACT test a maximum of 12 times!
Register at
When you register
You are now required to submit a photo of yourself for identification purposes. The photo will be printed on
your ticket and on the score report ACT sends to your high school. Your photo will be valid for two years from
the date it is added to your ACT record.
You can upload a photo from computer, mobile device, or submit a paper photo.
Beginning this year, all grade 11 students in Missouri public schools are
required to take the ACT on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. This required exam will
be free (ACT Testing fee is $38.00).
LRHS will continue to be a testing center for the Saturday ACT exams in
October, December, and February. We also offer an ACT Prep Workshop
through an outside vendor (ZAPS) before the October and April testes.
Mark your calendars!
February 2015:
25th Sophomore/Junior/Parent meeting 6:00pm LRHS library
Be on the lookout for next year’s scheduling packets!
April 2015:
28th All juniors take ACT at LRHS
Are you a Junior or Senior and want to go to prom?
DATE: February 7, 2015
Evolution Arts and Athletics
Corner of Mill Street and Center Street, Rogersville
TIME: 11:00 – 2:00
GIRLS: Look at and pick out a prom dress
Sign up for hair up-do, make up and nails
(Provided by The Academy of Hair Design)
BOYS: Get measured for a tuxedo
Sign up for hair cuts
(Provided by the Academy of Hair Design)
Logan-Rogersville prom is scheduled for Saturday, April 18th
College Visits and Information
College Visit Forms
Reminder: You must turn in the top portion of the visit form to the main office at
least two days prior to your visit. The bottom portion must be signed by the college
admissions office and returned to the high school attendance secretary in order to be
excused for the day(s) absent. If the forms are not completed and returned as
require, the student’s absence(s) will not be excused as a College Visit Day(s).
LR seniors are allowed 2 excused college visits per semester. LR juniors are
allowed 1 excused college visit per semester.
*Forms are available in the counselors’ office.
HOBY-Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
HOBY’s flagship program, the State Leadership Seminar (LS) is designed to help high school sophomores to
recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school,
workplace and community.
Selected students attend our three- or four-day seminars and participate in hands-on leadership activities, meet
leaders in their state, and explore their own personal leadership skills while learning how to lead others and
make a positive impact in their community.
The seminar curriculum is based on the Social Change Model of Leadership and develops leadership from three
perspectives: Personal Leadership, Group Leadership, and Leadership for Society.
For more information or to register visit: or call 818-851-3980
Mercy Healthcare Career Day
Attention Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Prepare for your future! Friday, March 27
Catherine McAuley Conference Center | Mercy Hospital Springfield
Explore and understand the many disciplines within the Health Care Industry. Students will have an opportunity
to speak with health care professionals in a hospital setting to see how different careers work with one
 What the career is all about
 The demands of the career
 What classes to take while still in high school
 Where you can get training or education
Attend the interactive booths/displays from a variety of departments to experience a comprehensive overview of
healthcare possibilities. It will take approximately 2 hours to tour and visit the department displays.
Missouri Cadet Patrol Academy
Sponsored by The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc. in cooperation with the Missouri State
Highway Patrol
Deadline: February 15, 2015
 Must be 16-18 years of age
 No condition of race, creed, color or sex is a prerequisite for selection. Former Cadet Patrol graduates
are NOT eligible.
 Must have a © average or higher (2.0+GPA)
 Must furnish own transportation to and from the Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement
 Must be of good moral character and come well recommended
 Applicants must be in excellent physical condition and able to participate in a rigorous physical
 Copy of Valid Missouri driver’s license must be attached to application
 Application must be endorsed by an American Legion Post in your area to be considered
Central Methodist University
2014 Event Dates
Wednesday, November 12 – Fine Arts Recruiting Day
Thursday, November 13 – Spirit Squad Recruiting Day
Monday, November 17 – Color Guard Recruiting Day
Tuesday, November 18 – United Methodist Recruiting Day
Thursday, November 20 – Eagle Select Scholarship competition
Saturday, November 22 – Volleyball Recruiting Day
Tuesday, December 2 – Theatre Audition Workshop
Friday, December 5 – Men’s Soccer Recruiting Day
Saturday, December 6 – Women’s Soccer Recruiting Day
*For more details or to register to attend: (877) 268-1854
Columbia College
Scholarship Days- Compete for full tuition scholarships and endowed funds, meet faculty and current students.
Day 1-November 1, 2014
Day 2-December 6, 2014
Day 3-January 31, 2015
Preview Day-An opportunity to meet faculty and learn about programs of interest to you, tour campus, learn
about financial aid and campus activities.
March 7, 3015
Departmental Showcase-Participate in class with current students, tour campus and attend a Q&A session with
April 17, 2015
Missouri S & T
Miner Days
Friday, September 26
Friday, October 10
Monday, October 13
Thursday, October 16
Friday, October 24
Friday, November 7
Monday, November 10
Miner Days
Friday, February 6
Monday, March 9
Monday, March 16
Thursday, March 19
Friday, March 20
Monday, April 13
Friday, April 24
Open House
Saturday, October 4
Saturday, November 1
Open House
Monday, February 16
Friday, April 3
Transfer Days
Friday, October 10
Transfer Days
Tuesday, March 10
Missouri Southern Discovery Day
Honors – October 17th
Teacher Education – October 24th
Health Professions – November 7th
Future Lions – November 21st
Fine Arts – January 30th
Business – February 20th
For more information:
[email protected]
University of Missouri (Mizzou)
University of Missouri (Mizzou) Chemistry Immersion Program
The Chemistry Immersion Program (CHIP) for students is a low-cost, room and board included, one-week
experience for rising seniors in high school and incoming college freshmen. The goal of the program is to
refresh and enhance students’ knowledge of chemistry and biochemistry, as well as increase the students’
comfort level in the collegiate chemistry and biochemistry laboratory. The registration fee for a CHIP student is
Students will review core concepts in general chemistry and biochemistry, such as stoichiometry,
thermochemistry, dilutions, and PCR
Complete four two-hour chemistry labs and four two-hour biochemistry labs
Gain valuable experience with laboratory technology and improve lab skills
Be prepared for collegiate chemistry and/or biochemistry course content and technology
Experience life on a college campus
Meet with undergraduate researchers to discuss undergraduate research opportunities at MU
Attend evening seminars and hear from professionals in careers related to science, technology,
engineering, and mathematics
This year’s program for students will be held July 19th – 24th. If you are interested in registering for CHIP
2015 visit
Students who graduate Spring 2015
or Students who will be high school seniors in Fall 2015
High school Chemistry grade: B or better
GPA: 3.0+
Travel and registration costs going to be an issue? No worries! Apply for our scholarship! Limited need based
travel scholarships are available.
CHIP is funded through grants from the National Science Foundation.
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Engineering High School Outreach
High School Weekend- April 18, 2015
Hosted by the Mizzou Engineering Student Council, High School Weekend gives high school sophomores,
juniors and seniors a taste of various engineering disciplines and a flavor of campus life. Groups will meet with
faculty and current engineering students, work in groups on design challenges and dine in the MU residence and
dining halls.
Mother & Daughter Engineering Day-May 2, 2015
Mother & Daughter Engineering Day demonstrates the fun and excitement of engineering and computer
technology to middle school-age young women and their mothers through hands-on activities. Led by the
college’s student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers and women faculty members, participants will
share lunch with current female students, hear special alumni speakers and guests, and finish the day with
activities at the Mizzou Rec Center and a field trip to the campus bookstore. Lunch is provided.
LEGO Camp Weekends
(2nd-9th grades)
LEGO Robotics Camps are designed to foster an understanding of the engineering design process through
individual and small team challenges to build and program robots using LEGOs and LEGO NTX software.
Activities are both educational and fun, and camps feature a low staff to camper ratio ensuring individualized
Engineering Summer Camp-July 12-17, 2015 & July 19-24, 2015
Mizzou Engineering’s Summer Camps demonstrate the variety of things that engineers do and the tools of their
trades to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Mornings are dedicated to learning about MU’s
engineering disciplines from leaders in their fields. Afternoons offer practical experience in labs and through
industry visits, and evenings are spent testing student skills in friendly competitions. Besides trying their hands
at solving engineering challenges, campers will experience life as college students and will have the opportunity
to make new friends and have fun along the way.
Diversity scholarships are available for Summer Camps.
For more information or registration on upcoming events visit:
or contact Darius Whitaker, Recruitment and Diversity Coordinator at (573) 884-3403,
[email protected]
MU School Of Music
Mizzou Music Days
Friday, December 5, 2014
Monday, February 16, 2015
Saturday, March 7, 2015
For more information visit
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Mizzou School of Medicine - Mini Med
The University of Missouri - School of Medicine offers an exciting and informative summer experience for high
school students interested in a career in medicine. MU’s High School Mini Medical School is a one-week
program that gives students a preview of life as an MU medical student.
The program includes:
Hands-on experience in anatomy, microbiology, and clinical skills
Introduction to MU’s innovative patient-based learning (PBL) curriculum
Seminars on college and medical school entrance and medical school life
In addition, students will attend special sessions with clinical and research specialists and have meaningful
interactions with current medical students, faculty and staff of the School of Medicine.
Mini Med School is intended for students who will begin their senior year in the fall of 2015. Selection criteria
have been modified, and while ACT scores and GPAs are considered, the selection committee is very interested
in the following:
Student response to essay question
Academic effort and success
Involvement in extracurricular activities (school and community)
High school science teacher recommendation
Interested high school juniors can find more application information at Applications will be available after the first of the year
on that website and should be submitted electronically.
The application deadline is March 1, 2015.
National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF)-Medicine
Have the choice of attending one of 10 locations across the country, where you will have the opportunity to:
 Explore professions in the expanding field of health care.
 Visit a medical school to hear from current students and faculty about their experience.
Gain firsthand insight into medicine through participating in a triage simulation.
For more information please see your counselor.
Ozark Honors Music Festival
Southwest Baptist University will be hosting an Honor String Orchestra, Honor Band and Honor Choir musical
experience February 13th & 14th. Open to students grades 9 thru 12. Cost is $50 and includes meals, lodging,
registration fee and t-shirt.
For more information visit
Truman State University
Showcase Events
September 27, 2014
November 8, 2014
January 24, 2015
March 21, 2015
April 25, 2015
To schedule a visit:
Phone: 660-785-4135 or 1-800-892-7792
Email: [email protected]
Washington University in St. Louis
Summer Experiences
Noncredit high school institutes provide students with an avenue to explore a specialized interest during the
summer. Institutes combine traditional class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures and
hands-on activities in order for students to gain valuable academic and career experience. Residential only.
High School Summer InstitutesPre-Medical
Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Ancient Discovery
(Research or Clinical)
June 28-July 10, 2015
June 29-July 10, 2015
June 7-26, 2015
July 12-31, 2015
June 7-26, 2015
Global Leaders
June 28-July 10, 2015
Young Leaders
August 2-8, 2015
(Creative, Academic or Communications)
June 29-July 10, 2015
Space is limited, so consider applying early! Visit for more information.
Partial scholarship assistance is available to students who demonstrate financial need.
Are you interested in a career as a firefighter?
Ozarks Technical Community College High School Program for seniors 17 years of age or older.
Fire Science Technology at OTC is designed for the student who would like to prepare for a career in
firefighting and provides them with knowledge and basic skills in firefighting and following proper procedures
and safety procedures. Students successfully completing the program will be eligible to take the Firefighter I
and II State Certification Exams.
For more information, please see your counselor or call the OTC high school main office at 417-447-6997.
Integrity Hospice and Palliative Care – Teen Volunteer Programs
 Community Service Hours
 Volunteering can be a springboard to a career in healthcare and serving others
 Must be a full time student
 Be at least 16 years of age with a driver’s license
For more information contact Deann Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator at 417-889-9773
College Representatives to Visit LRHS
The following are the dates scheduled for college representatives to meet with prospective students.
All meetings are scheduled during advisory time (11:00 – 11:25am)
If you are interested in attending a meeting please sign up in the counselors’ office
at least one day before meeting.
Truman State
April 2nd