Friday, April 24, 2015

College Signing Day--May 1st

Reach Higher: College Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate the post-secondary plans of HS seniors.  

The Reach Higher initiative is the First Lady's effort to inspire every student in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college or university. 

We invite all seniors to stop by the 4 corners on Friday, May 1st before school to sign their respective poster of their post-secondary plans. Also, feel free to wear a t-shirt representing your choice!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

FREE PSAT/NMSQT and SAT Practice Test

Kaplan University is offering a free PSAT/NMSQT and SAT practice test on Saturday, May 9th. THE PSAT/NMSQT and SAT are being redesigned over the next year. This is a great opportunity for freshman and sophomore students to get a feel for the redesigned test.

For more information and to sign up visit

Current College Student Panel Coming to LMHS

Seniors: Do you know what to do if you have issues with a roommate next year at college? What about if you have trouble in a class? Do you have general questions about what college is like and how to get involved?

Come hear from a panel of current college students and a housing representative at a local college on Tuesday, April 28th at 8 a.m. in the College/Career Center to get your questions answered.

Sign up in the 11/12 office.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

College and Career Planning Presentation at ICAN in Hiawatha this Thursday!

ICAN will be hosting a College and Career Planning Presentation Thurs. April 9 at 6:00 p.m.- this event is open to all students and families and is FREE. ICAN is located in the Linn County Regional Kirkwood Center on Boyson Rd in Hiawatha.

This presentation is a great opportunity for students and parents who maybe were unable to attend Linn-Mar's  presentation but are still interested in hearing the information. The presentation is free and will cover the following topics:

  • Career Exploration and Assessment
  • Academic Preparation and Requirements
  • Admission Process and Requirements
  • College Selection & Campus Visits
  • Application Process
  • Understanding Costs – Cost of Attendance
  • Scholarships
  • Successful Transitions

Friday, March 27, 2015

Mini Medical School program at University of Iowa

Students interested in science and medicine and their parents are invited to a Mini Medical School series at the University of Iowa called Breakthroughs in Medicine at Iowa: Cardiovascular Health. The program will take place on Tuesday evenings March 31, April 7, and April 14, 2015 at the Medical Education and Research Facility on the UI campus.

This opportunity is open for any students ages 15 and older. There is a $20 tuition fee for the three week series which covers course materials, parking and refreshments. For more information or to register for Mini Medical School, please visit or call 1-877-MED-IOWA

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

ITAG Young Scholar’s Conference University of Iowa April 29

TAG Juniors
Here’s a conference for you!  Come experience a day of career exploration, information gathering about college, and interactions with college faculty and professional staff at the University of Iowa.  Even if you don’t think the University of Iowa is your college choice, this is a great way to learn about the admission process, majors and minors, campus life and start defining what you want to find in a college or university. If you would like to go:
1.    Register for sessions and pay at
2.    Bring your receipt to Mrs. Connerly in the TAG office by Friday, April 17.
3.    Registration is limited, so do not delay!
     Mrs. Connerly will be driving a group of students, so let her know if you need a ride

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Want to visit the University of Iowa?

Sophomores and Juniors- interested in visiting Iowa's campus? Counselors will be taking a bus of students to visit and tour the Univ. of Iowa on April 21st. Sign up today! First come, first served!