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Lincoln High School - Guidance

Welcome to the Gahanna Lincoln HS Guidance home page. We have included resources on various topics to assist parents and students with academic, college, career and personal/social topics. Click on the topic below that interests you the most in order to be re-directed to the correct area of the website.

  1. Parent's Corner
  2. Course Scheduling Information
  3. Student Resources, Testing and College Resources

Office Contact Information

Secretary: Amy Pedrotty
Phone: (614) 478-5508
Fax: (614) 416-6488
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Facebook: GLHS Guidance
Twitter: @GLHSCounselor

(If you have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding the Guidance web pages, please contact LHS School Counselor Chris Stiel.)

For the 2016-17 school year, five of the six school counselors are located in the Guidance Department in Hamilton Hall of Gahanna Lincoln High School. The freshmen school counselor is located in Jefferson Hall. Students may sign up to see their counselor before or after school, or during their lunch periods.

Your counselor is: If your last name begins with:
Mrs. Kalena Falk All Freshmen A - Z
Mr. Chris Stiel
A - Co and JUNIORS @Career Centers
Ms. Kristen Dickerson
Cp - Hi and SENIORS @Career Centers
Mrs. Melissa Monnig Hj - Mi
Ms. Jenny Savakinas
Mj - Sc
Ms. Lauren (Sommers) Himmel
Department Facilitator
Sd - Z

Parent's Corner - Guidance News

Study Skills Tips for Parents (PDF)

Parent Meetings
College Information Night for Seniors
August 22, 2016 at 6:15 p.m.
LHS Auditorium
College Financial Aid Meeting
September 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
LHS Cafeteria
8th Grade Scheduling Night for Parents
 February 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
LHS Auditorium & Cafeteria
College Credit Plus (formerly "PSEO") Information Meeting
February 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Middle School West Auditorium
for Freshmen
March 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
LHS Auditorium
for Juniors & Sophomores

March 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
LHS Auditorium
Important Dates
Progress Reports Report Cards Parent/Teacher Conferences
October 20, 2016 August 22, 2016 (Open House 7:00-9:00 p.m.)
January 6, 2017 September 21, 2016 (3:30-7:00 p.m.)
March 16, 2017
September 28, 2016 (3:30-7:00 p.m.)
June 1, 2017 February 13, 2017 (3:30-7:00 p.m.)
February 16, 2017 (3:30-7:00 p.m.)

Career Planning

Career planning services with the Guidance Office will be done through the use of students Naviance Family Connection account. Students have access to Career Interest testing, as well as career and college information. Students can login to their Naviance account at

College Credit Plus (formerly "PSEO")

College Credit Plus (CCP) is an educational option for high school students who qualify to take courses through colleges and universities. For more information about this opportunity, please plan to attend the informational meeting February 13, 2017 at 7:00 in the Middle School West Auditorium.

Helpful parenting web sites
Al-Anon and Alateen
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
National Institute of Mental Health
Parenting Teens
Safe & Drug-Free School Consortium
Stress Management

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Course scheduling information for 2017-2018 academic year

For information on the classes offered at Lincoln High School for the 2017-2018 school year, please click the respective link:

Class Registration Timeline for the 2017-2018 academic year for 8th-grade student
January 24, 25, 26, 27, 2017
High school counselors will meet with 8th-grade students to discuss the scheduling process.
East - 24th
West - 25th
South - 26th and 27th
February 6, 2017
8th Grade Parent HS Information Night at 7:00 p.m.
LHS Auditorium & Cafeteria
Feb 8th-10th
Freshman counselor will be at the middle schools to offer Help Sessions on registering online
February 14, 2017
Deadline to submit course selections online
March 3, 2017
Last day for students to submit any course changes for the 2017-2018 school year to the Guidance Department.
class registration time line for the 2017-2018 academic year
for students in grades 9-11
January 30th, 2017
Information and instructions for completing the course selection process for grades 9 - 11 can be found at this link.
​February 6th-10th, 2017- High School Registration information Week
​All teachers explain to students in their classes during the day their departmental course offerings, sequencing of courses,
and course requirements. 
February 7, 8, 9, 2017
Scheduling Help Sessions in Guidance during all lunch periods.
February 24, 2017
Last day for students to submit selective course applications to the Guidance Department.
February 14, 2017
Deadline to submit course selections online
March 3, 2017
Last day for students to submit any course changes to the Guidance Department.

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what else would you like to know?
Student Resources Testing Information College Resources
Graduation Requirements ACT Test Dates Web Resources for College, Career & Scholarships
Frequently Asked Questions SAT Test Dates The College Admission Process for Seniors--Simplified
Class Drop/Add Deadlines PSAT
Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) Dates
College Fairs
Study Skills
Academic Help

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