The 2013-2014 High School Curriculum Guide is available to download as the High School Counseling Center seeks to commence the course selection process in early March. Please click on the title of this article to access the guide and review course choices for next year.
College On Track is a new program that is being implemented with all current 9th and 10th graders. A letter is being mailed home the week of December 17th to parents of 9th and 10th graders to learn how parents can set up their accounts. This program implements a team approach to digital learning through lesson plans, flipped classrooms, digital portfolios, and more. Click on the title to access the website to setup account
All Juniors are invited to take the PSAT exam on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Students need to register for this exam in the Main Office by Friday, October 5th at 2:00 P.M. Please no checks. The cost to take the exam is $14.00. Click on this article title to contact Ms. Boncore about this program.
Congressman Brian Higgins announces Academy Night on Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. at Cheektowaga Central High School at 3600 Union Road,Cheektowaga, New York. This night will provide parents and students with the opportunity to learn more about the admissions process and day-to-day life at the academies. There will be representatives from each academy (West Point, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy) in attendance as well as a representative from an ROTC program. Click on the title for the attached flier.
Visiting colleges is valuable in the process of learning about academic programs as well as you and your child will get a sense of what the college is all about. It is important you review the dates for the Western New York Open Houses. Please make sure you call ahead to register for the event.
College representatives will be visiting the Lake Shore Counseling Center over the next month and half. Seniors are encouraged to speak to Mr. Tomasik to get a pass to have a sit down discussion with the representatives. Click on the title to view the listing and dates of college visits.
School Counselor, Heather Boncore has organized anti-bullying activities at Lake Shore High School. She has collaborated with teachers and administrators to produce a program that tackles the issue of bullying. On Wednesday, October 10th is the National Day of "United Against Bullying." Students and all faculty are encouraged to wear Orange on this day in support of Ant-Bullying. Click on the title to review the calendar of events for the month of October
School Counselor, Mr. Kelley has organized a field trip for approximately 25 students to attend the Construction Career Day in Western New York on Thursday, October 4th. This event will take place at the Operating Engineers Training Facility. Students will participate in hands- on activities like bricklaying, welding, painting carpentry, operation of a backhoe,and operation of mini-excavators and skid steers. Exhibitors will display the newest technologically advanced equipment that is utilized in constructing highways and buildings. Colleges and employers will make themselves available to discuss the process of career and educational advancement. Click the title above to contact Mr. Kelley about this program.
Mrs. Manney, School Counselor is working with Prevention Focus to run the Teen Girl's Supper Club at the High School starting on October 2nd. The program will run from 2:45 P.M.- 5:30 P.M. Click on the title of this article to contact Mrs. Manney about this program.
The Western New York College Consortium will visit Lake Shore High School on Thursday, September 27th. Seniors and Juniors will be invited to attend this program to gather information from colleges.