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Halls High School Counseling Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lauderdale County Comprehensive School Counseling Program is to advocate for all students by providing necessary skills and support to achieve academic, emotional, social, and career success. The school counseling program works as an essential instructional component by collaborating with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community resources through purposeful activities that follow students pre-K through 12th grade.

The Role of the School Counselor

School Guidance Curriculum
Academic skills support
Organizational, study and test-taking skills
Education in understanding self and others
Coping strategies
Peer relationships and effective social skills
Communication, problem-solving, decision-making and conflict resolution
Career awareness, exploration and planning
Substance abuse education
Multicultural/diversity awareness

Individual Student Planning
Goal-setting/decision- making
Academic planning
Career planning
Education in understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
Transition planning

Responsive Services
Individual and small group counseling
Individual/family/school crisis intervention
Peer facilitation
Consultation/collaboration
Referrals

System Support
Professional development
Consultation, collaboration and teaming
Program management and operation

Retaking the ACT??

Go to www.actstudent.org to register and upload your photo. Be aware that the email address you use will be the one ACT uses for all correspondence. You must be able to check the email often in order to stay up to date.

Also, there are a few apps available from ACT to download.

ACT Student - helps you practice for the ACT. Has question of the day and other resources.

College Search - helps you narrow down your college choices based on a variety of search items (majors, average ACT score, size, etc.)

ACT Photo - helps you upload your photo to register for an ACT test.

The best part of these are that they are FREE!! Download them directly from your cell phone or tablet. You can learn more about them at http://www.act.org/mobileapps.

Need a copy of your transcript??

Transcripts will be prepared on a first come, first serve basis. We will need a request at least 24 hours in advance of the date it is needed. We cannot guarantee requests can be completed on site at the time of the request.