In your junior year of high school, you will have the opportunity to engage in new experiences that you haven't been able to up to this point in your high school career. These may include:

    • Attending College and Career Fairs
    • Job Shadowing/Career Forums/Internship opportunities
    • Multiple hands-on preparation opportunities for the ACT test
    • Scholarships and College discussions
    • College visits
    • Junior Prom


    Govenor's Schools

    We are now accepting applications for the 2019 North Dakota Governor’s Schools! Current sophomores or juniors who would benefit from a 6 week scholastically motivated summer residential program are encouraged to apply. 

    Applications are due by January 15th, 2019. If any students, parents, faculty, or staff have questions about the Governor’s Schools, please have them contact me either via email (ryan.niemann@ndsu.edu) or by phone (701-231-6727). Thank you for your help and for your support!



    Juniors have the largest amount of Standardized Testing in comparison to freshmen, sophomores, or seniors: 


    • Optional test for juniors who wish to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship program. Administered in the fall.


    • Optional college entrance exam test


    • Optional test for juniors interested in a career in the military. Administered in the fall and/or spring.

    North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA) 

    • Science testing taken in the fall

    ACT with Writing

    • Preferred college entrance exam for the Midwest United States
    • Taken at LHS in the spring at no cost to student 

    Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC)  

    • Math, Reading, and Language Usage testing in the spring