Skip To Main Content

School Counseling

Guidance Department

Welcome! It’s the mission of the LN School Counseling Department to help ALL students find success in high school and to prepare ALL students for success in the future. We hope these resources will help achieve those goals.  

Summer and Special Programming
Summer programs are a way to experience life on a college campus, make friendships with students from other places, and explore possible college majors.  Most summer programs have a cost; however many of them offer financial assistance or scholarships. 

Parent Information

“How to” Guide for College Applications Class of 2022

INvestEd--Free resource for Hoosier students and parents looking for help with college planning and financial aid

College Board PSAT - Understanding Scores

2022-2023 Scheduling Site

2022-2023 Curriculum Guide

2022-2023 MCIT Curriculum Guide

NLPS Catalog

Shadow Request Form

Transcript Requests

Official transcripts are mailed from LNHS to colleges, universities, scholarship committees, employers, etc. Student must complete a Transcript Request Form and positive identification must be presented at the time of the request. Requests will be processed as soon as possible, normally within 24-72 hours. Print off the form, fill it out, make a copy of your ID and mail them along with the $1 fee to Lawrence North high School, 7802 Hague Road, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Forms are also available in the front office, during regular school hours.

Graduates beginning with the class of 2004 are strongly encouraged to order the transcript online at WWW.PARCHMENT.COM which enables colleges to receive the transcript electronically and quicker.

Guidance Staff

Ms. Shelia Patterson Allen - Counselor, Grade 9
(Contact Shelia Patterson Allen)

Ms. Tuesday Anderson - Counselor, Grade 9
(Contact Tuesday Anderson)

Ms. Kari Bordner - Counselor, Grades 10-12
(Contact Kari Bordner)

Ms. Amanda Buck - Counselor, Grades 10-12
(Contact Amanda Buck)

Ms. Liliana Nunez - Administrative Assistant for the Guidance Counselors
(Contact Liliana Nunez)

Ms. Jill Foley - Counselor, Grades 10-12
(Contact Jill Foley)

Mr. Dorian Jenkins - Counselor, Grades 10-12
(Contact Dorian Jenkins)

Ms. Pamela Nixon - Counselor, Grades 10-12
(Contact Pamela Dixon)

Ms. Mary Beth Rago - Administrative Assistant
(Contact Mary Beth Rago) 

Ms. Connie Sivertson - Department Chair & IB Counselor
(Contact Connie Sivertson)

College and Career Planning

College Information


SAT, ACT, AP Testing and ACP, IB Information


Educational Options Besides College


Financial Aid and Scholarships


Counseling Services

The Guidance Department is here to provide academic guidance and counseling, career guidance and counseling, and brief personal/social counseling to help students through difficult emotional times or concerns. For ongoing mental health concerns, parents and students are encouraged to contact their pediatrician, family physician, and/or health insurance provider. When emergency situations arise outside of school hours, the resources below may be beneficial. If you have questions, please feel free to contact your child’s school counselor.

Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
CPS (Child Protective Services: 1-800-800-5556 / 1-877-433-0138
Community North Stress Center: 1-800-662-3445
St. Vincent's Stress Center: 1-800-872-2210 / 317-338-4800