LCHS Counseling Office

Xello formly Career Cruising- web based Career Planning Program Based on academic and user research, Xello’s award-winning program puts the student at the center of their planning experience. They build personalized plans for the future, and the skills and knowledge to persist.

 Xello log in and Parent brochure /downloads/lchs_counseling/xello_for_parents.pdf

Scholarships and Financial Aid Students are assigned to a counselor according to their last name. You may contact any of the counselors by telephone at 586-783-6400, then enter the appropriate ext. number or by email.

Student Resources Document


Transcript Request

Education/Graduation verification, Records and/or transcript requests can be submitted to  or faxed to (586) 783-6408 or brought in to the Counseling Office.  Any questions regarding your request should be directed to our Records Department at (586) 783-6400 ext 1216

L'anse Creuse High School has partnered with Parchment to order and send your transcript and other credentials securely.

Parchment Help/FAQ


ASSE International Student Exchange Program -  information on the foreign exchange program


Honor Cord Colors

3.3 and above:

  • Band - Dark Green
  • Business - Black 
  • Choir - Pink
  • English - White
  • Mathematics - Lavender
  • Science - Burgundy
  • Social Studies - Purple
  • World Language - Red

Additional Honors:

  • DECA Club - Blue and White with Charm
  • National Art Honor Society Membership - Multi-colored 
  • National Honor Society Outstanding Service & Leadership - Royal Blue
  • Science Olympiad - Light Green
  • Senior Honors Project - Light Blue
  • Student Council - Whisper Grey
  • 80 or more hours of Community Service - Teal
  • L'Anse Creuse High School Tenured Teachers - Blue and White
  • Outstanding CTE, PA and MST Student - Maroon and Silver
  • Mu Alpha Theta - Lilac and Gold
  • Thespian - Gold and White

National Honor Society Members:

  • White Insignia Stole

Music Honor Society Members:

  • Tri-M Medallion

Community Service Learning:

  • President's Student Service Certificate - in addition to  a Honor Cord, graduates are awarded this certificate for having served 100 or more hours of Community Service

Graduation Honors

  • Cum Laude: Gold Honor Cord - graduates achieved a GPA of 3.0-3.499
  • Magna Cum Laude: Honor Medallion - graduates achieved a GPA of 3.5-3.99
  • Summa Cum Laude: graduates have achieved a GPA 4.0 and above



  • Police / Fire: 911

Mental Health Resources-Mental Health Resources


Community Information / Referral

  • United Way of Southwestern Michigan: 211
  • 24 Hour Crisis Prevention
  • Macomb County Crisis Center: 586-307-9100

Sexual Assault

  • Sexual Abuse Hotline: 800-656-4673
  • Turning Point: 586-463-6990

Abuse / Family Violence

  • Children's Protective Services: 855-444-3911
  • National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453
  • Turning Point - Domestic Violence: 586-463-6990

Substance Abuse

  • Alateen / Alanon Family Groups: 313-242-0300
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 877-337-0611
  • Narcotics Anonymouse: 877-338-1188
  • CARE: 586-541-2273
  • CARE - Macomb Crisis: 586-307-9100

Runaway / Homeless Shelters

  • Shelter - Family Youth Interventions: 586-465-1212
  • Refuge Outreach: 586-463-7338
  • Transitional Living Program: 586-463-7070
  • National Runway Hotline: 800-780-2929


  • Macomb County Health Department - Sexually Transmitted Diesease Clinic: 586-465-9217
  • Family Planning: 586-468-5491
  • MyCare Health Care - Mt Clemens: 586-783-2222
    Clinton Twp.: 586-493-0961
  • National STD and AIDS Hotline: 800-232-4636
  • Poison Control Center: 800-222-1222

Pregnancy Issues

  • Safe Babies Delivery Hotline: 866-733-7733
  • Planned Parenthood: 586-558-0101


  • Trevor Project: 866-488-7386
  • Ruth Ellis Center: 313-252-1950
  • Affirmations: 248-398-7105


  • Community Mental Health - Access Center: 586-948-0222
  • Macomb Family Service: 586-226-3440

Mental Health

  • Havenwyck Hospital: 800-401-2727
  • Harbor Oaks Hospital: 866-258-3079
  • Covid Support Services

The Refuge - Family Youth Interventions - A place for teens Tuesday and Thursday 4 - 9pm

Macomb County Community Mental Health

The Student Connection

If your student is not achieving the academic success you know he or she can reach, you have not found that one "missing piece".

At the Student Connection, they work to understand how each learner is unique, what best motivates him or her and what each student needs to reach new levels of achievement.

Michigan-based with strong ties to the community, they are deeply committed to the success of every one of their students.

They offer a full range of educational and diagnostic programs and services.  These include:

  • Academic Tutoring

  • Skills Development

  • Preparation for Standardized Exams

  • On-Site Academic Programs

  • College Counseling

  • Neuropsychological Evaluations

  • Educational Evaluations

  • Advocacy for Students and Parents

  • Psychological Services

Designed around the needs of the student, their programs and services are comprehensive, flexible and effective.

42627 Garfield, Suite #211
Clinton Township, MI  48038
(586) 741-8706

770 Forest Avenue
Birmingham, MI  48009
(248) 594-3410

CARE of Southeastern Michigan

CARE of Southeastern Michigan’s mission is to educate, link and support individuals, families, businesses and communities affected by family concerns, workplace challenges, mental health conditions and the misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.


  • Students who have a 3.0 overall GPA for 4 years in high school may choose to spend the last 2 weeks of school in a work environment to learn more about a particular field.
  • There are several mandatory meetings prior to leaving for the Senior  Honors Project. Students must meet GPA requirements.
  • First meeting will be held in December.
  • Contact Mrs. Keener  or students can stop in to Room 108 for more information.

Attention students/minors seeking employment during the school year or over the summer:

A work permit must be completed prior to employment:

  1. Student/minor completes section one
  2. Employer completes section two 
  3. LCHS completes section three

See the counseling office clerk for instructions and how to obtain your permit. 

State Law Guidelines

NHS sponsors Homework Help on Tuesdays in the Media Center from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Check-in by 2:45 PM in the Media Center.

  • Meet at the tables
  • All subjects - all classes with tutors available
  • No need to sign up in advance

If you are  interested in a private tutor for your student, Tutor List 2021-2022

Counseling Office Staff

Carrie Mitchell   
Social Worker
Ext. 1205

Kari Ann Yu  
Social Worker
Ext. 1209

Dawn Stroud 

Danielle MacLeod  
Students A-F
Ext. 1217

Jay Blazius
Students  G-L 
Ext. 1206

Sue Judd 
Students  M-R
Ext. 1208

Ruby Griggs 
Students S-Z
Ext. 1207

Kris DuChene
Counseling Office Secretary

Cheryl Redinger  Records/Transcripts
Student Records, Transcripts, Immunizations, Graduation Verification, Education Verification 
Ext. 1216

Phyllis Perkins , Medical Aide  Ext.2181