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Counseling Department

We strive to provide comprehensive school counseling services to all Lake Middle High School students and their families. Feel free to contact your counselor with any questions or concerns about (but not limited to) the following:

Course Selection/Scheduling
College Planning/ACT/SAT testing
Career Planning/Career Tech options
Social/Emotional concerns

Students:  Request to see your school counselor by email.

Parents: If you need to make an appointment to see a counselor, please contact the counseling office at 330-877-4285 (grades 10, 11, 12) or 330-877-4299 (grades 7, 8, 9).

Click here for important dates for the 2022-2023 school year.  

FAFSA Line by Line Training:

FAFSA is now open to fill out - this will let you know if you are eligible for government grants and/or loans. The FAFSA website direct link can be found HERE 

Go HERE for resources regarding the FAFSA


Juniors interested in taking the PSAT / NMSQT, in order to prepare for the SAT, or to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship Competition will need to sign up on The test will be given Tuesday October 25th, during the school day. For more information or questions, please contact Ms. Stuffel.


Make the ACT part of your college journey today! 

The ACT can help you stand out on applications and qualify for scholarships and specific majors.  Take advantage of testing now and cross a big "to-do" item off your list.  You can find this information under "Testing" as well.  


Paying for College (formerly our Financial Aid Night) is going to be offered several times via ZoomClick here and use the QR Code. 

University of Findlay's College of Pharmacy is hosting V.I.P. 2 (Very Important Potential Pharmacist)  on October 14, 2022 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on their campus.  Click here for informational flyer. 

The University of Akron is excited to be part of the series, "The College Tour".  The episode is available on a variety of platforms including prime video, apple tv, etc.  You can also watch the episode or student stories through this link - The College Tour: The University of Akron, OH (uakron.ed)

One of our graduates, Owen Pinion, is highlighted in the episode.  

The Canton Student Loan Foundation provides low interest student loans to Stark County graduates who have and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA and who are pursuing post high school education or training on a full-time basis. Qualified applicants can borrow each academic year up to a total maximum loan of $16,000. Typically, students start borrowing at $4,000 per year but can get more if they are a college sophomore, junior or senior when you start borrowing. 

They want to be available to the students, when needed, so they are leaving their application portal open through the year.  There is no deadline to apply.  Their website is ( or their office (330.493.0020). 

OPPORTUNITY FAIR   at Hoover High School - Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and meet representatives from local employers, training facilities, colleges and universities, and the military.  Pre-registration is required. Community members and adults are welcome to attend beginning at 2:45 pm.