Counseling Center

Welcome to the J. W. Sexton High School Counseling Center!

Attention Sexton Students:

Are you a current 10th or 11th grader who has a STRONG interest in becoming a physician? The MSU HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOLAR INSTITUTE may be a great opportunity for you. It's a VIRTUAL SUMMER PROGRAM  through Michigan State University. The program runs from July 6th-July 31st. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The DEADLINE to apply is June 22nd. Click the link below for more information and the application.

If you will be an 11th or 12th grader next year, the Career and Technical Education courses are an option for you. These are available through the Wilson Talent Center and the ERESA. Along with those, there's an opportunity to be a part of the inaugural group of students in the Lansing School District to participate in the NEW FIRE SCIENCE ACADEMY. Please email your counselor for more information regarding this program if you're interested. 

See more information about the Wilson Talent Center and the ERESA programs below. If you're interested, follow the link to apply. 

WTC DEADLINE: June 1st till the end of the business day



ERESA DEADLINE: Through the 1st Friday of the first day school



EDP Announcement 4/14/20

For students who have not already completed their Educational Development Plan (EDP), Sexton's Counseling Department would like to provide an instructional worksheet to download. With this form and access to Xello (online), students can complete their EDPs. If you don't have access to a printer, you can simply write your responses down on a lined sheet of paper.  The worksheets do not have to be turned in.

Word Document7th Grade EDP Completion Sheet

Word Document8th Grade EDP Completion Sheet

Word Document9th Grade EDP Completion Sheet

Word Document10th Grade EDP Completion Sheet

Word Document11th Grade EDP Completion Sheet

Word Document12th Grade EDP Completion Sheet

Please keep in mind, this is for all student to try to complete before the end of the school year.  

Any questions or concerns, please email your counselor!  

The following activities should be completed in Xello:

  • Matchmaker
  • Personality Style
  • Mission Complete
  • Learning Style
  • All lessons for your grade level

If you have problems with login or password email your counselor.

Xello Login

Counselors 2019-2020


Ms. Beauchamp

Ms. Sherrod

Ms. Johnson

Questions regarding college applications and FAFSA? 

Please contact our college advisor, Victoria Thach  at