Meet the School Counselor
 Stephanie Turban

Hello! I am Stephanie Turban, the School Counselor at L-BF. I am available to discuss career interest, graduation requirements, and college preparedness topics as well as troubleshoot any personal or academic concerns that are impacting your student’s success in the classroom. If you or your student have any questions, please reach out! My phone extension is 219 and my email address is I am looking forward to working with the students at L-BF to reach their full potential!

Planning for College

It is never too early to start preparing your student for college!  In early childhood, this looks like fostering enjoyment in reading and considering opening a college savings  account (529 Plan).  For more information on helping your student prepare for college from elementary school through 12th grade, visit:

Seniors and Families: October is known as “College Knowledge Month” in Minnesota!  This event gives extra focus on planning for your future and applying to colleges this fall.  A number of MN colleges do not charge an application fee at any time, but during College Knowledge Month other schools waive the application fee for the whole month of October, some for just the last week of October, and some do not offer free but always offer a fee waiver if eligible.  For a list of participating schools and fee information, go to

For more information about applying to colleges and other resources, visit the Office of Higher Education website at

Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid: FAFSA for students planning to attend college during the 2024-2025 Academic Year will open in December 2023.  The 2024-2025 FAFSA application is based on the student and family 2022 tax information.

***New This Year****The FAFSA has undergone major changes to simplify the application. Changes have also been made that may affect aid amounts. You can find more information here:

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