Guidance Center




Twitter: @GLHSCounselor

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School Counseling Office

Welcome to the Gahanna Lincoln High School School Counseling Office. 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: Brooke Brofford

 Phone: (614) 478-5508

Registrar: Kristine Cartwright

Phone: (614) 479-1633

Guidance Office Fax: (614) 416-6488


Side Menu

Important Dates and Meetings

Parent Meetings

College Information Night for Seniors
August 21, 2019 at 5:15PM
LHS Auditorium
College Financial Aid Meeting
September 12, 2019 at 7:00PM
GLHS Auditorium
8th Grade Scheduling Night for Parents
February 5, 2020 at 6:30PM
LHS Auditorium & Cafeteria

College Credit Plus (formerly "PSEO") Information Meeting
January 30, 2020 at 6:30PM
Ohio Dominican University
1216 Sunbury Rd, Columbus, OH 43219
Matesich Theatre on the 2nd floor of Erskine Hall.

for Juniors & Sophomores

March 11, 2020 at 6:30PM
LHS Auditorium

Report Cards

October 2019
January 2020
March 2020
June 2020

Parent/Teacher Conferences

August 21, 2019 (Open House 6:00 - 8:00PM)
September 19, 2019 (3:30 - 7:00PM)
September 25, 2019 (3:30 - 7:00PM)
February 6, 2020 (3:30 - 7:00PM)
February 11, 2020 (3:30 - 7:00PM)

Course Scheduling Information for 2020-2021 Academic Year

For information on the classes offered at Lincoln High School for the 2020-2021 school year, please click the respective link:

Download the Program of Studies:  2020-2021 

Class Registration Time Line

2020-2021 Academic Year for Students in grades 9-11

January 31, 2020
Information and instructions for completing the course selection process for grades 9 - 11 will be dispersed via online presentations. 

Feb 3-7, 2020 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, 2020
All Course Selections due in the Infinite Campus Portal.
February 28, 2020
LAST DAY to submit selective course applications to the Counseling Office or teacher directly.

2019-2020 Course Offerings (PDF)

Class Registration Timeline for the 2020-2021 academic year for 8th-grade student
February 3 & 4, 2020
High school counselors will meet with 8th-grade students to discuss the scheduling process.
South - February 4, 2020 from 8:45am-10:15am
East - February 4, 2020 from 10:15am-11:15am
West - February 3 & 4, 2020 from 8:51am-9:33am
February 5, 2020
8th Grade Parent HS Information Night at 6:30pm
LHS Auditorium & Cafeteria
February 14, 2020
Deadline to submit course selections online

Who is Your Student's School Counselor?

For the 2019-20 school year, all six school counselors are located in the Guidance Department in Hamilton Hall of Gahanna Lincoln High School. 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:
Mrs. Kalena Falk A - Car and Career Center Seniors
Dr. Julie Nelson Slagle Cas - Fo and Career Center Juniors
Mrs. Melissa Monnig
Fp - Ke
Mr. Duane Miller Kf - Or
Mrs. Annie Prenoveau Os - Sn
Mrs. Lauren Himmel
Department Facilitator
So - 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 January 30, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Ohio Dominican University. 

**For any student wishing to take a Columbus State Community College (CSCC) CCP class during the summer or fall term of 2020, or an embedded CSCC at GLHS during a fall term of 2020, there is currently no English (ACCUPLACER) placement testing available.  In lieu of any English placement testing, students must have a cumulative 3.0 high school GPA or have already taken the ACT/SAT with qualifying scores to apply to CSCC and be eligible to take CCP courses.  Math placement testing (ALEKS) is still available through CougarWeb.  Please contact Jason Bates ( if you wish to take a course that requires a math placement test score.

Students taking an embedded CCP class at GLHS (with a GLHS teacher) who have applied to CSCC and have a Cougar ID, have cumulative 3.0 GPA, and indicated the course request on his/her schedule will automatically be enrolled**

Please note that CCP Intent to Participate forms are still due April 1st! Please email this completed form to Jason Bates (

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 completed application to the Counseling Office. Allow 24 hours for processing.
Return to the Counseling Office to pick up and sign your issued 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


College Fairs
Study Skills  Academic Help  AP Frequently Asked Questions


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