Counseling: 12th Grade Information


Mandatory Senior Meeting is Thursday April 28th, 2016 @ 10:50am - HIgh School Auditorium

College Decision Day is Thursday April 28th, 2016 from 7:30 to 10:15 am

Senior Awards Ceremony is Wednesday May 25th, 2016 @ 8:30am - 11:30am - High School Auditorium   (Accomplishment Cards are due Friday, May 20th).

Last Day of School is Friday May 27th, 2016

Graduation Ceremony is Friday June 3rd, 2016 @ 7:00pm - ALL GRADUATES MUST BE AT THE BRESLIN TUNNEL AREA BY 6:15 pm IN THEIR CAPS AND GOWNS READY TO LINE UP!

Click here for directions to the Breslin Center

Click here to review the letter Senior Parent Letter



General Information

  1. Read the daily announcements – available on the district website and posted on the bulletin board outside the counseling office

  2. Attend all senior meetings

  3. Stay focused on academics – ALL YEAR

  4. Request a copy of your transcript to every trimester to review

  5. Make sure you are meeting the requirements of the MI Merit Curriculum (MMC) – refer to the “Graduation” category for details

  6. Complete the “Senior Information Form” for Ms. Woodworth – blank forms are available in the counseling office.  The information is used for college admissions and scholarship applications.

Career Planning

  1. Update your Educational Development Plan (EDP) on Career Cruising – your username and password are available in the counseling office

  2. Discuss options of job shadowing, work experience, co-op

College Planning

  1. Attend college night events – “College Night West” at LCC, October – specific dates are available at

  2. Plan to talk with college admissions representatives during lunches

  3. Visit college websites

  4. Visit college campuses

  5. Complete college applications – before October 15 – refer to the “College Planning” category for the process

  6. IF you plan to participate in sports in college, register with the National Collegiate Athletic Association –

Scholarship Information

  1. Read the daily announcements

  2. Inquire at outside sources – employers, clubs, organizations

  3. Do an internet search – such as through: or

  4. Discuss options with the financial aid office of the college you plan to attend

  5. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – go to: for details.  Attend “College Goal Sunday” at LCC West in February – a free workshop to answer questions about the FAFSA and financial aid, in general.