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LAPORTE HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS 
 
Lead Counselor/504 Coordinator
Jasmine Hypolite 
 
Felicia Becnel
 Alpha A-E Counselor
 
La Greta  Arrington  
Alpha F-La Counselor
 
Brenda Sadler
 Alpha Le-Re Counselor
 
 April Hawthorne
 Alpha Rh-Z Counselor
 
Counseling Department FYI's...
 
 
 

College Information:

  • Stephen F. Austin State University Showcase Saturday, November 11, 2017
  • Sam Houston State University's Saturday at Sam, Saturday, November 11, 201
  • La Porte High School’s Shared College Fair, in partnership with Deer Park ISD, Pasadena ISD, and First Baptist Christian Academy, will take place Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Deer Park High School’s South Campus, 710 West San Augustine, Deer Park, TX 77536
 

 Schedule Changes:

 

Schedule changes for the 2017-18 school year have been completed.  If there are concerns with a teacher and/or particular class, parents must follow the protocol listed below:
 
  • Contact the teacher to discuss the issue.
  • Setup a parent/teacher conference regarding concerns.
  • If concerns have not been resolved, contact the student's administrator (assistant principal).
  • The school administrator may request an additional meeting with parent and teacher.
  • The school administrator will determine if further action is required and notify the appropriate counselor.
 
 
After School Credit Recovery
 
After school credit recovery will begin the week of September 25th.  Student's are eligible for the after school credit recovery program to make up missing credits from core classes that were previously failed. Please see your counselor for registration information. 
 
Senior Conferences:
 
Counselors will begin meeting individually with seniors for senior conference meetings.  During senior meetings, counselors will discuss post-secondary plans with students, and also discuss credit information and the student's STAAR testing status.  After meeting with students, counselor's will mail this information home to parents.  Please see the Home Access Form located at the bottom of this page.
 
Home Access Center:
 
It is recommended that all parents obtain login information for the Home Access Center (Parent Portal).  Home Access will allow parents to view grades and attendance in real time for their students. Login information can be requested by contacting the main office, or the secretary for your child's assistant principal.
 

PAP/AP Requirements:

Students enrolled in Pre AP/AP courses must have a grade of 75 or above in their current class to continue with Pre-AP/AP classes for the following school year.

  • Students enrolled in regular, academic level courses must have a grade of 85 or above in their current class before enrolling in Pre-AP/AP classes for the following school year.
  • If a student requests a Pre-AP/AP course, dropping the course will not be considered until the 12 week period.  It is advised the tutorials be consistently attended in order for approval to be considered.  Students must obtain a Pre-AP/AP Schedule Change Request Form, there must be a parent/teacher conference, and signatures must be obtained from both parents and teachers. The student's administrator will make the final decision.  Please contact your student's counselor for more information.
  • Change of course level request forms can now be obtained from counselors, Monday, October 23rd through Friday, October 27th.  All forms must be submitted to the counselor by Monday, October 30th with parent, student, and teacher signatures.  Please be advised that before submitting a change of course level request form, a parent/teacher conference must be held, and it is advised that tutorials have been regularly attend.  All final decisions will be made by the student's assistant principal.

     

College Visits Days:
 
All 11th and 12th grade students are eligible to receive two college visit days, per year (junior and senior year only).  Students must schedule their visit with the college in advance, and must obtain a college visit form from their counselor.  The form must be returned to the attendance office, with the signature of the college representative and their contact information, upon return to campus.
 
NCAA:     
 
Student athletes who are planning to participate in sports during college, must register with NCAA. It is recommended that students complete registration during their sophomore year.  For more information, please visit www.eligibilitycenter.org.  Please keep in mind that credit recovery programs are not recommended for student athletes participating in NCAA.
 
SAT/ACT Testing:
 
 
Sylvan Learning of Baytown offers free practice test reviews to all high school students.  Contact Sylvan of Baytown at 281-421-4169 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
 
The registration deadline for the November 4th SAT is Thursday, October 5, 2017
The registration deadline for the December 9th ACT is Friday, November 3, 2017
  
General Scholarship and College Planning Websites:
 
 
STAAR/EOC Testing Requirements:
 
STAAR/End of Course testing is required for graduation.  Testing occurs during the spring semester of each school year.  Retesting opportunities are available during the summer, and in December.  Students must pass the following exams:
 
  • English 1
  • Biology
  • Algebra I
  • English II
  • U.S. History
For more information, please contact the LPHS Testing Coordinator, JuleeAnna Lee, at 281-604-7508.
 
Attachments:
 
Listed below are the following attachments:
  • LPHS ACE Program Power Point
  • Financial Aid
  • New Graduation Plan Requirements
  • Home Access Center Form
  • LPHS Dual Credit Power Point