Guidance Center



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Guidance Office

Welcome to the Gahanna Lincoln HS Guidance home page. We have included resources on various topics to assist parents and students with academic, college, career and personal/social topics. Click on the topic below that interests you the most in order to be re-directed to the correct area of the website.

Contact Information


Secretary: Amy Pedrotty

 Phone: (614) 478-5508

Registrar: Kristine Cartwright

Phone: (614) 479-1633

Guidance Office Fax: (614) 416-6488


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Important Dates and Meetings

Parent Meetings

College Information Night for Seniors
August 22, 2018 at 5:15 p.m.
LHS Auditorium
College Financial Aid Meeting
September 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
GLHS Auditorium
8th Grade Scheduling Night for Parents
 February 4, 2019 at 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
LHS Auditorium & Cafeteria

College Credit Plus (formerly "PSEO") Information Meeting
February 5, 2019 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Ohio Dominican University
1216 Sunbury Rd, Columbus, OH 43219
Matesich Theatre on the 2nd floor of Erskine Hall.

for Freshmen
March 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
LHS Auditorium
for Juniors & Sophomores

March 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
LHS Auditorium

Report Cards

October 19, 2018
January 11, 2019
March 21, 2019
June 5, 2019

Parent/Teacher Conferences

August 22, 2018 (Open House 6- 8 pm)
September 20, 2018 (3:30 - 7 pm)
September 26, 2018 (3:30 - 7 pm)
February 6, 2019 (3:30 - 7 pm)
February 13, 2019 (3:30 - 7 pm)

Course Scheduling Information for 2019-2020 Academic Year

For information on the classes offered at Lincoln High School for the 2019-2020 school year, please click the respective link:

Download the Program of Studies: 2019-2020 (PDF)

Class Registration Time Line

2019-2020 Academic Year for Students in grades 9-11

January 2019
Information and instructions for completing the course selection process for grades 9 - 11.  Please watch the video on How To Register.

Feb 4-8, 2019 is H.S Registration Information Week- Teachers will explain to students in their classes their departmental course offerings, sequencing of courses, and course requirements. 

 February 14, 2019
All Course Selections due in the Infinite Campus Portal.
March 1, 2019
LAST DAY to submit selective course applications to the Guidance Department.

2019-2020 Course Offerings (PDF)

Class Registration Timeline for the 2019-2020 academic year for 8th-grade student
January 28, 29, 30,  & February 1 2019
High school counselors will meet with 8th-grade students to discuss the scheduling process.
South - Jan 28
East - Jan 29
West - Jan 30 & Feb 1
February 4, 2019
8th Grade Parent HS Information Night at 6:30pm
LHS Auditorium & Cafeteria
February 14, 2019
Deadline to submit course selections online

Who is Your Student's Guidance Counselor?

For the 2018-19 school year, five of the six school counselors are located in the Guidance Department in Hamilton Hall of Gahanna Lincoln High School. The freshmen school counselor is located in Jefferson Hall. Students may sign up to see their counselor before or after school, or during their lunch periods.

Your counselor is: If your last name begins with:
Mr. Duane Miller All Freshmen A - Z
Mr. Anthony Rivello
A - Co and JUNIORS @Career Centers
 Dr. Julie Nelson Slagle
Cp - Hi and SENIORS @Career Centers
Mrs. Melissa Monnig Hj - Mi
Mrs. Kalena Falk
Mj - Sc
Mrs. Lauren Himmel
Department Facilitator
Sd - Z

Career Planning

Are you looking for a way to motivate and excite your student about future career opportunities?

If you said "YES," then you need to enroll them in the Exploring Program. This is an after-school career education program (practically free) designed for high school students ages 14-20. Students can participate in programs in the engineering, architecture, veterinary medicine, broadcasting, art, law, fire/emergency services, law enforcement, aviation, culinary, sports marketing and medical fields.

Students will gain practical knowledge in a career, enhance their leadership skills, build relationships with working professionals, and have the chance to meet students from a variety of high schools in the area. For more information, please visit the Exploring Program Web site at

Sign-up and Open Houses for the various programs will begin in August and September. Contact school counselor Kalena Falk for more information.

College Credit Plus (formerly "PSEO")

College Credit Plus LogoCollege Credit Plus (CCP) is an educational option for high school students who qualify to take courses through colleges and universities. There was an informational meeting on February 8, 2018 at 6:15 at Ohio Domincan University. If you did not attend the meeting, please see this video for details about the program: CCP video 2018-19

Parent's Corner - Guidance News

Study Skills Tips for Parents (PDF)

Work Permit Steps and information is below. Here is a link to an application for a work permit

1.  Parent/Guardian must sign under STUDENT/APPLICANT INFORMATION.
2.  Employer must fill out and sign, specifying hours and duties.
3.  Employer must list Tax ID Number (9 digits).
4.  Physical Examination form must be signed or a current physical (less than 1 year) on file with the Athletic Office.

All parts of the form must be completed prior to submitting to the Guidance Office Secretary!


Submit for to Guidance Office to process - May require up to 24 hours.
Return to the Guidance Office to sign Work Permit.
Take Completed Work Permit to your employer.


Helpful Parenting Web Sites

Al-Anon and Alateen
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
National Institute of Mental Health
Parenting Teens
Safe & Drug-Free School Consortium
Stress Management


What Else Would You Like to Know?

Student Resources Testing Information College Resources
Graduation Requirements ACT Test Dates Web Resources for College, Career & Scholarships
Frequently Asked Questions SAT Test Dates The College Admission Process for Seniors--Simplified
Class Drop/Add Deadlines PSAT
College Fairs
Study Skills
Academic Help

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