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Guidance
Guidance Department, 440-779-3517

The Guidance Department is divided by grade level  FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR
 
 
 
Ms. Kristy LaBella - Grade 11
 
Mrs. Tricia Calloway - Grade 12
 
 
 
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ACT SAT Prep website - https://www.prepfactory.com/
 
THIS IS A MUST READ ARTICLE FOR EVERYONE!!!!!  /4 Biggest Mistakes on Applying to Colleges.pdf
 
NAVIANCE
The North Olmsted High School Counseling Office has selected Naviance Family Connection to assist us and our students in managing the college and career planning process.  FAMILY CONNECTION is a comprehensive website that students can use as a tool in planning for their future.  We encourage students and their parents to utilize this website throughout their high school years.  The students all have accounts.  Please follow the attached instructions to utilize this outstanding program.  http://Naviance instructions.docx
 
COLLEGE FAIR FOR STUDENTS W/ LEARNING DIFFERENCES ON OCTOBER 4, 2017 FROM 6:30-8:30PM.  Click here for more information /college fair for students with disabilities.pdf


 
Seniors' Specials
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Please check out the ACT website for test dates and locations for the 2017-2018 school year. Register online at http://www.actstudent.org/start
 
Please check out the SAT website for test dates and locations for the 2017-2018 school year.  Register online at http://sat.org/register.
 
COLLEGE NOW GREATER CLEVELAND Resource Center is a free service located at 200 Public Square - Ground Floor.  They specialize in scholarships searching, the FAFSA, and overall college search.  Please check out their website for their available hours and ALL they offer.  http://www.collegenowgc.org
 
MYTHS ABOUT FINANCIAL AID - Please read the following handout about Financial Aid.  Financial Aid Myths.pdf
 
FREE ACT PREP called PrepFactory.  Check out the attachment and then check it outline.  /ACT PREP.pdf
 
GREAT INFORMATION FROM COLLEGE BOARD - DOWNLOAD AND READ IT! 
 
2017 Cleveland Performing Visual Arts College Fair
Don't miss this great event.  It is on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Huntington Convocation Center.
 
STEM SHOWCASE AT LCCC - Discover your SuperHero
In celebration of Manufacturing month, Society of Women Engineers, at Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH is planning to host event “STEM Showcase” on October 10, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at CC Mall. The interactive event will highlight Careers in STEM and provide hands on experience. Female Engineering students, Engineers from Industry will share their experience. Also, there will be officers from the U.S. Army to speak to the students. Attendees will have the opportunity of getting Hands on experience including STEM truck, national asset, the welding simulator etc. This is an interactive event to give an exposure to career pathways to students. Jessica Rannow, SWE President FY 17 will give lightning talk on STEM Inspiration. Live broadcast of the event is also available.  Check out LCCC's website for more information  www.lorainccc.edu/swe
 
 
 

Scholarship Information
* IF YOU DO NOT SEE A SCHOLARSHIP(S) LISTED BELOW THAT YOU BELIEVE IS AVAILABLE, PLEASE CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE OF THE COLLEGE YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AND/OR THE ORGANIZATION THAT YOU BELIEVE OFFERS THE SCHOLARSHIP(S).  
 
*  For more information on Ohio Private Colleges and Scholarships they offer, please visit the following website for detailed information http://www.ohioprivatecolleges.org 
 
*  The StudentScholarships.org has a list of scholarships that students from Ohio school districts are eligible for.  Please download their newsletter for the list of scholarships, http://www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php

*  The SigEp Building Balanced Man Scholarship is for Balanced Men with a 3.0+ GPA and a leader in and out of the classroom.  Application deadling is August 15, 2017.  For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.csuohio.edu/SigEp
 
*  Are you working at Chick-fil-A?  If not, maybe you should apply to work there.  Why?  Check out this website on scholarship opportunities for Chick-fil-A members, http://inside.chick-fil-a.com/chick-fil-a-doubles-investment-in-team-member-scholarships/
 
*  The JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE ASSOCIATION OF CLEVELAND offers THE JACK W. AND SHIRLEY J. BERGER SCHOLARS FUND.   The application and additional details are attached /2017Berger-Scholars-Application.pdf
 
 
 
 
College Rep. Visits
The following colleges will have representatives at NOHS on the following dates and times:  (Please remember to come to guidance to sign up and get a pink pass from one of the secretaries at least one day in advance): 
 
Top Schools will be in the area on September 10 - Cornell, Brown, Rice, Columbia, Chicago!  Please see the attachment on where they will be and to register.  /Top Schools september 10.pdf
 

 
Get Involved and Plan for the Future
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: 
 
Check out all the clubs and activities we offer at NOHS and get involved.  Be a part of Eagle Pride!  It's fun and helps you for your future!!! /Student Clubs.docx
 
The Ohio Means Jobs is a useful and free website to help you figure out what career/job you may want to explore in your future.  For more information, please check out the website http://www.ohiomeansjobs.com.
 
 
Class of 2018, 2019, 2020, and beyond Graduation Requirements
Please read the graduation requirements for the classes of 2018, 2019, and beyond. http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Ohio-Graduation-Requirements/Graduation-Requirements-2018-and-Beyond
 
Or download the following attachment:  /ODE Handout on Requirements to Earn a HS Diploma.pdf
 
 
 
Polaris Career Center Information
ARE YOU AWARE OF THE POLARIS SATELLITE PROGRAMS?  If not, please take the time to find out.  They have great programs!!!   For more information on their programs, please check out their website, http://www.polaris.edu and click on Grades 7-12, High School and Middle School Satellite.
 
ATTENTION CLASS OF 2019:  Did you apply to a Polaris Program for your junior and senior year?  No worries if you didn't, you CAN STILL APPLY.  Just visit http://www.polaris.edu/register.  If you have any questions, please see or e-mail Ms. LaBella, Class of 2019 counselor.
 
SUMMER PROGRAMS
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