The LHS counseling team serves a student population of about 1500. Students are assigned to counselors alphabetically by last name for continuity over the years and to best serve families. School counselors help with academics, social and emotional needs, personal issues, and planning for the future.
The Counseling Office has an open-door policy for all of our students during the school year.
If a parent would like to meet with a counselor an appointment needs to be scheduled. Due to the many changing events that happen during the day counselors are often unable to take parent walk-ins. To set up an appointment, please email your student's counselor directly.
Alex Park - A-Cr & N-Ph
I was born and raised in SW Portland, and graduated from what is now Ida B. Wells High School. After high school I headed to the midwest, and earned a BA in History and Secondary Education from North Park University in Chicago. I served as an Americorps volunteer at Woodlawn Elementary in NE Portland after college, then headed back to Chicago for a couple of years and began my career as a middle school teacher. The mountains and forests of Oregon eventually drew me back for good, and I spent 12 years teaching at a middle school in NE Portland before eventually heading to Lewis and Clark College for my Masters in School Counseling. Most recently, I was working as a counselor at Scappoose High School. I’m really excited to join the Lincoln community and to be working in PPS, the district where my journey in education began. I love working with students in a collaborative way, helping them navigate high school and put together a plan for their future.
Outside of work, I love riding my bike on gravel roads, camping, fishing, listening to music, watching Blazer games, and most importantly, spending time outside with my wife and two daughters.
Danielle Holloway - Hi - M
I was born in Portland and raised on a carnival. My family owned a traveling carnival so my first jobs were twirling cotton candy and making corn dogs, managing the ski ball game and selling novelties during parades. During college I was a pizza delivery driver and a high school tennis coach.
I completed high school in Vancouver, Washington at Prairie High School. I earned my undergraduate degree at Washington State University (Go Cougs!) and my Master’s degree at Lewis and Clark College. I have been a counselor for 19 years and I have worked at all levels, preK – 12. I spent my first year as a counselor in Aberdeen, Washington split between two very different elementary schools. After a year in Aberdeen, I was offered a job in Hawaii! I moved to Hawaii two weeks after that and began working as a middle school counselor on the island of Oahu. I lived and worked in Hawaii for four years and then I decided to move home. Living on an island was great, but nothing beats the Pacific Northwest! When I moved home, I found a job at Franklin High School. This began my career in Portland Public Schools. After two years at Franklin, my position was cut and I was placed at two different schools; Creative Science School and Pioneer. Being half-time at two schools is very hard so after a year of that, I was very happy to be offered a job at Lincoln High School. I have been at Lincoln since August of 2010 and have loved every minute of it.
During my free time, I love going to Portland Thorns and Timbers soccer matches. My favorite Thorns player is Becky Sauerbrunn my favorite Timbers player is Diego Chara. People that I work with call me the “loud and funny” one. I think that comes from being raised on a carnival. I also like going to concerts and watching Broadway plays. My favorite play of all time is “Mama Mia.” Overall, I’m just a fun counselor who likes to advocate for every student on my caseload so that they have all the opportunities to become their best selves. Her favorite dessert is Maple Doughnuts from Kyra's Bake Shop!
Sada Dewey - Rh - Z