The Lee County High School Counseling and Guidance Department offers a group of services designed to assist students to develop their talents and capabilities and to benefit from the school's educational program.
Counselors assist students in planning for both the present and the future and help students become self-directing and responsible school citizens. We encourage parents to be active in the student's planning process. The responsibility to make decisions ultimately belongs to the parents and students. Counselors are available for consultation regarding:
- Appropriate Course Selection
- Post High School Planning
- Personal and School Problems
- College and Job Recommendations
- Testing Information and Interpretation
The major function of the school counselor is to help all students with growth in self- understanding, developing interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills and occupational awareness. This is accomplished through classroom guidance, large and small group sessions, and individual counseling. The program is designed to be sequential and preventive in nature. It provides assistance and support to students in developing and implementing competencies for academic and career success. The program also provides mechanisms for assisting individuals with resolution of problems which inhibit healthy development and academic achievement. The guidance program is responsible for assisting students in developing and maintaining the skills needed to: