Welcome to the Pequot Lakes High School Counseling Department! Counselors are available by appointment, email, and voicemail. They offer support in academic planning, college and career readiness, along with personal and social growth. For more information on the role of the school counselor, please visit the Minnesota School Counselors Association or the American School Counselor Association.
Check out our College Rep Calendarhere! This shows the dates that college reps from various schools will be in person at the high school (in the commons) for your convenience.
Need a letter of recommendation? Fill out this request form.
Don't forget to check our Scholarshiplink on the main High School page regularly. It is a valuable resource that provides access to local and national scholarships as well as general information and tips.
PLHS Credit Requirements for Graduation
Students must earn a minimum of 26 credits, that include credits in the required subject areas.
Community Service Volunteer Hours: 20 or Day of Caring
Student participation in the graduation ceremony is a privilege, not a right.
Students who have completed the requirements for graduation by the last day of school will be allowed to participate in graduating exercises.
Participation may be denied for appropriate reasons, which may include discipline.
Graduation exercises are under the control and direction of building administration.
Students will not be allowed to participate in graduation ceremonies if they quit attending any scheduled courses or will not have completed the required credits to graduate by the last day of school.
Minnesota Graduation Rule Information
The Minnesota Graduation Rule requires credits, courses, and participation in state approved assessments. The credit and course requirements are included in the 26 credits required to graduate from PLHS.
High School Registration
Students need to review their coices carefully as the completed registration form is a "contract." The registration choices will be used to plan the master schedule and staffing for the upcoming year.
Electives: Choose elective courses with care. Please list them in the order of preference. if your first choice courses are not available, you will be scheduled with a course from your alternate list.
Students should review the PLHS Course Registration Guide with parents/guardians to discuss courses and selections.
Students should not sign up for a course with the intent of trying it out and dropping it if it is not what they like.
Make sure you meet the prerequisites for the courses which you are requesting.
Transcripts are legal documents that record student grades and credits earned. Transcripts received from an accredited program will be accepted and data recorded onto the student's ISD 186 transcript.
Pequot Lakes High School Transcripts
If you need to request your Pequot Lakes High School transcript to be sent to a college, scholarship, yourself, etc, click the link below. For your first request you will need to set up an account before you can login.
<a target="_blank" href="https://www.parchment.com/u/registration/15020/account"><img src="https://exchange.parchment.com/images/ordertranscript.png" alt="Order Credentials from Parchment" border="0"></a>
**There is no charge per transcript for current students. Email confirmation will be sent when the transcript has been sent. It is advised that you set up your Parchment account with your personal email address so that you can access your account after graduation.