From the High School Counselor’s Desk: Feb 2018

“FREE” ACT Prep Days at West Lyon

March 23 & 29 & April 9 - West Lyon will be offering free ACT Preparation Days for our juniors who will be taking the ACT test in the next few months. The preparation times will be built into the school day on these dates. Students will who sign up for the prep will be expected to attend all 3 sessions. Students who are planning on taking the ACT in April or June are encouraged to go through the prep sessions. Sessions will be conducted by subject level teachers in each of the testing areas: English, Reading, Math & Science as well as general test taking tips. Practice tests will be given and reviewed. Students who plan to take the April 14 ACT test need to register by Friday, March 9. The registration materials take about 45 minutes to fill out. You can register on-line at



Junior High Community Service Days

West Lyon Junior High School students will again have Community Service Days at the end of this school year. We would love for any adults and community members to get on board with us in this effort. We will need adult and/or parent supervision. If you are willing and able to give ½ day, a day or 2 days to volunteer in this endeavor, please join us. Give Kim Mulder a call at the junior high (753-4917).

Lyon Rural Washington DC Trip Opportunity

Lyon Rural Electric Washington, D.C. Youth Trip - Lyon Rural Electric Cooperative provides an all expense paid trip to Washington DC for two high school juniors in Lyon REC’s service area. Parents do not need to be members of Lyon REC, just reside in the service area. The Youth Tour will be June 8-14. The contest consists of a written test based on information about the local REC and the history of Rural Electrics and other criteria. The test consists of approximately 45 questions. See Miss Mulder if you are interested in taking the test. Tests must be taken by March 12.