SLHS Counseling Calendar

Friday, December 9, 2016

TRIO services and resources now available to SLHS!

Iowa Lakes Community College TRIO Talent Search Program has been established for quite some time in area schools, such as: Algona, Bishop Garrigan, Emmetsburg Catholic, Emmetsburg Public, Estherville Lincoln Central, North Union, Graettinger Terril, Ruthven Ayrshire, Okoboji, Sacred Heart, Spencer and West Bend-Mallard and is NOW serving Spirit Lake!!!

TRIO is for students in grades 6-12 who 1) neither parent has graduated from a 4-year college OR 2) meets very liberal TAXABLE income guidelines OR 3) Both!

TRIO allows for new friendships to be formed, great experiences to be had and a chance to grow both academically and personally. Some FREE activities offered include:
  • In-school advising sessions: great information and tips on test taking, note taking, self-esteem, scholarship opportunities, ACT prep, financial aid, colleges, careers and more!
  • Campus visits to great colleges and universities
  • Fun educational trips
  • Help with homework
  • Summer bus trips: 8th-11th grade students visit college and university campuses in new places

If you believe you and/or your child is eligible for TRIO programming, please either fill out the application attached or you will find paper applications available outside of my office. 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Faust Institute of Cosmetology Career Event

Interested in cosmetology? 
Faust Institute of Cosmetology invites you to attend their Career Event on Wednesday, December 14th from 1-3pm. 
  • ​Meet talented staff
  • Tour the school
  • Overview of admission and financial aid
  • Observe students in action
  • Try your hand at several techniques
  • Q & A session with instructors and students
  • Register for door prize give away 
Demonstrations: Manicure, curling with irons, perm wrap, hair cut, make up, pedicure, braid, highlight, wax, facial

ENROLL/APPLY to attend at Faust Institute while you're at the Career Event and be entered to win a $2,000 scholarship!

Please RSVP by December 9th.
1543 18th Street
(712) 336-0512
Bring your parents or bring a friend!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Parental Awareness Seminar!

Parents, please consider attending this Sunday's (11/20) Parental Awareness Seminar at 7pm in the SAMI Center!

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Film Challenge!

​Prairie Grass Film Competition, January 12-14th, 2017
5-8 minute film in 48 hours

Write. Shoot. Edit. Submit - You have 48 hours to conceive an idea, create your shots, cut the film and collapse!
  • ​See your name in lights
  • Win Best of Show
  • Receive Peoples' Choice
  • Win cash prizes

Open to: High school and older with no experience necessary
Friday, February 17th will be the Film Screening and Awards Ceremony on Dordt College's campus. All you need to know can be found at

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

'Surviving the Holidays' Special GriefShare Session

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences, the loss of a loved one. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. 

A special session, focusing on 'Surviving the Holidays' will be offered on November 14th, from 6-8pm at the Okoboji Bible Conference. This adult session is available for ages 10 and beyond. A second offering, 'Surviving the Holidays 4 Kids' will also be offered that evening, available for ages 5-12. 

Please contact Jo Winkowitsch (712-330-7091) for more information.

Mom and Daughter Seminar to be Offered!