Counseling Department

Welcome to Lone Peak's Counseling Center

Lone Peak's counseling program  follows the Utah Model of Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance. We assist students in the following areas:

ONLINE REGISTRATION for 2016 is now closed. To access the waiting list for specific classes, click on the button. You will receive an email when there is an opening. Please answer the email and we will help you get your requested class. Be patient! It may take until school begins before there are openings.  WAITING LIST   
News & Events
  • CCR Sophomores 2015


    SOPHOMORE CCR’s — MARCH 4 to MARCH 19 CCR SCHEDULE ***PLAN TO BE COLLEGE & CAREER READY*** It is time for Sophomore CCR (College & …

  • College And Career Plan1


    Junior CCR meetings will begin on January 27th and continue until February 20th. Counselors will be meeting with juniors and …

  • Broken Heart


    A “Grief and Loss Group” will begin on December 4 to help students work through the grieving process. Call the …

Contact Us

The Lone Peak High Counseling Center is open on all regular school days from 7:15 A.M.-2:45 P.M.  Students and parents may contact an individual counselor via telephone, e-mail, or by visiting the counseling office. Parents are encouraged to call ahead for appointments.
Contact Info
10189 North 4800 West
Highland, Utah  84003
(801) 717-4569
Quick Links

Wayne Sears

Students with last names from A - Ch
801-717-4569 ext. 773

Susan Hoyt

Students with last names Ci - G
801-717-4569 ext. 772

Braden Walker

Students with last names from H - K

Lori Nemelka

Students with last names from L - O
801-717-4569 ext. 770

Valerie Ross

Students with last names from P - So
801-717-4569 ext. 771

Rod Campbell

Students with last names Sp - Z
801-717-4569 ext. 774

Cathryn Tucker

Scholarship/Career Counselor
801-717-4569 ext. 775

Gail Tilley

801-717-4569 ext. 776

Ronda Varney

Counseling Office Receptionist

Registering for 2015-2016

SKYWARD Arena Scheduling will be available 24 hours a day during the following dates. To prepare, students and parents should attend their CCR/SEOP appointments with their counselor.
  • SENIORS will register from 2 p.m. on Monday, April 13, until midnight on May 10.
  • JUNIORS will register from 2 p.m. on Monday, April 20, until midnight on May 10.
  • SOPHOMORES will register from 2:30 p.m. on Monday,  April 27, until midnight on May 10.
    • PRE-REGISTRATION MEETINGS for incoming sophomores and parents will be held at TMS on April 16 and at MRJH on April 15 at 9:40 a.m. in the auditorium. If you cannot attend during the day, evening pre-registration meetings will be held at Lone Peak on Wednesday, April 22 with a session at 4:30 and another at 6:00 pm.

The following TABS contain information that will help you prepare to register.
Registration Procedures
Course Descriptions
Master Schedule
Registration Worksheet
Sophomore Class Choices
Course Quick List
Graduation Requirement Chart
New Student Registration
Class Changes

Lone Peak High Counselors help prepare students to be ready for College & Careers.

During CCR Planning Meetings with parents and students, we discuss high school courses, off-campus opportunities, college credit options, college entrance requirements, scholarships, career exploration and training, and other needs.
  • SENIORS - September & October Senior Survey
  • JUNIORS - January & February
  • SOPHOMORES - March

Use the tabs below for resources and information. Ask your counselor if you have questions.

Utah Colleges/Universities
Concurrent Enrollment
Distance Education/Live Interactive Courses
Career Pathways
Advanced Placement Information

Scholarship Information

Scholar Box icon

CLICK on the SCHOLAR BOX symbol to see available scholarships. To tailor your scholarship search, go to "Filter these scholarships" at the bottom of the page.

  • links to scholarship websites
  • amounts of scholarships
  • requirements and qualifications
  • application deadlines
Scholarships by Deadline    


Financial Aid, either in the form of Grants or Loans, is available for many students. Visit the websites below for more information.

Free App for Federal Student Aid    

Options for Earning Outside Credit

**Talk to your counselor before registering for any of these courses.

 Alpine School District Extended Year (Summer School)

  • Two three-week sessions in June and July
  • Take classes at Lehi High or Mountain View High
  • $ 25.00 fee for each .25 credit class
  • See your counselor to get enrolled

BYU Independent Study (High School Students)

  • Lessons through the mail or on-line
  • Fee: $ 138.00 per .50 credit for most courses plus books if needed

Electronic High School (Utah Internet Classes)

  • Free to Utah students

East Shore High School Online

  • 1/8 credit units are completed online for most courses -
  • Testing available at Lone Peak in Room 137 (Mrs. Seagull)
  • Initial Fee: $110.00 = $50 Annual Registration Fee + $35 Instructional Materials+ $15 Textbook Deposit + $10 online curriculum unit (1/8th credit)
  • FREE curriculum unit given if passed within 30 days

Prevention / Mental Health Resources

Bullying and Suicide Prevention

  •  CARE Team - The Lone Peak CARE Team is a Peer Support team whose goals are to provide service and support to students and the community, to prevent youth suicide and suicidal behaviors, and to improve access and availability of appropriate prevention services.
  • "BE THE CHANGE" - Lone Peak High sponsors two powerful and transformational days each semester that can change the way people view each other forever. It is a day of fun, friendship and new possibilities.  The program is facilitated by Lone Peak High teachers, counselors and parent volunteers. The students engage in team building and leadership activities, games, short lectures and sharing activities. The goal is to build community and help students discover their common concerns, issues, frustrations, and celebrations.
  •  HOPE4Utah  Suicide Prevention / Resource Website
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
  • Youth Suicide Prevention Program (YSPP)
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (POWERPOINT)
  • Download (PDF, 363KB)

Mental Health Resources

College Entrance Exams

ACT and AP Prep Resources

  • SHMOOP / Free ACT prep to all Utah students. The Magic Word is ARCHES
  • Lone Peak ACT Prep Courses
(taught in the Little Theater from 2:30 to 4:00 pm)
$15 each course - Register and Pay in the Finance Office

SCIENCE - February 18 - 20, 2015

ENGLISH/READING - February 10 - 13, 2015

MATH - February 24 - 27, 2015

Military Career Options

The branches of the US Military offer excellent training, education, and college financing options. Find out more on Today's Military site. 

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NCAA Eligibility

Learn all about NCAA guidelines for potential college athletes by visiting the official NCAA site.
NCAA Quick Reference Guide

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