Guidance
Guidance Department, 440-779-3517

The Guidance Department is divided by grade level  FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR
 
Mrs. Wendy Kormos - Grade 9
 
Ms. Kristy LaBella - Grade 10
 
Mrs. Tricia Calloway - Grade 11
 
Mrs. Margie McMullen, Department Chair - Grade 12
 
 
 
COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS
Please read the attachments, and as always, contact your son or daughter's counselor if you have questions.
 
 

 
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FREE PRACTICE TESTS FOR THE ACT AND SAT - Please read the attached handout for more information  /Free Practice Tests.pdf
 

 
Seniors' Specials
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Please check out the ACT website for test dates and locations for the 2016-2017 school year. Register online at http://www.actstudent.org/start
 
Please check out the SAT website for test dates and locations for the 2016-2017 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
 
GREATER CLEVELAND WEST SUBURBAN COLLEGE FAIR MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016, 6:30-8:00PM AT BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY, LOU HIGGINS RECREATION CENTER (ON THE CORNER OF BAGLEY ROAD AND BEECH STREET IN BEREA)
 
The University of Akron is hosting FAFSA Filing Sunday on OCTOBER 23, 2016, at 1:00pm in Simmons Hall.  Please register at finaid@uakron.edu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
 
Seniors, if you are not sure what to do on October 19, 2016, here is an idea:  Tri-C is hosting a Medical Careers Information Day on Wednesday, October 19, 2016,· 9 a.m.-12 p.m. AM session OR 1 p.m.-4 p.m. PM session*  Please visit their website for more information, www.tri-c.edu
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
 
*  Are you a high school senior looking to one day work in education or some profession in professional sports?  If you are, and have a cumulative 2.5 GPA, a minimum score of an 18 on the ACT or an 860 on the math and verbal portions of the SAT, will graduate at the end of the 2017 school year, and attend college as a full-time student in 2017-2018, check out this scholarship.  This is a need based scholarship, so to check more details out about that and to apply.  The application deadline is October 1, 2016.  Please visit the following website http://collegenowgc.org/find-scholarships/. 
 
*  The Wendy's Heisman Scholarship is for high school senior scholar-athletes graduating in May-June 2017.  The deadline is October 3, 2016.  Apply at http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com
 
*  The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program at the University of Texas at Dallas is one of the most generous and selective merit awards.  The deadline is October 25, 2016 for early, and January 4, 2017, for regular.  Please visit their website, http://www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott for more information or contact them at mcdermott@utdallas.edu.
 
* The VFW is offering the Voice of Democracy "My Responsibility to America" Essay Competition for students in Grades 9-12. Application deadline is November 1, 2016. Please come get an application from the Scholarship Binder in the Guidance Office. 
 
*  Westminster College is offering Merit Awards.  A student must apply to the Early Action Admissions Program by November 15, 2016, in order to be eligible.  Visit their website to apply http://www.westminster.edu/apply
 
*  The Ohio University Cutler Scholars Program is a premier scholarship program offered to students from 6 area high schools, North Olmsted being one of them.  To be eligible for this student, a student must have examples and demonstrate intellectual curiosity, leadership, service, and character.  The application deadline is December 1, 2016.  For more information and to apply, please visit this website, http://cutlerscholars.org/become-a-cutler-scholar
 
*  The Maltz Museum is offering $100,000 in scholarships, awards, and anti-bias grants to NE Ohio 6-12th graders.  The Youth Speak Out Stop the Hate essay competition requires students to complete a 500 word essay and complete their entries by January 6, 2017, ( grades 6-10) and by January 20, 2017, (grades 11-12).   For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.maltzmuseum.org/stop-the-hate/contest/
 
*  The VFW is offering the Creative Patriotic Arts Award for students in Grades 9-12.  Application deadline is March 31, 2017.  Please come and get an application from the Scholarship Binder in the Guidance Office.
 
 
 

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): 
 
September 30:   1:30pm      Ohio Wesleyan
 
October 3:         9:50am      Muskingum
                        11:00am      Bluffton
                        12:30pm      Bowling Green                         
                        1:30pm        Ohio U
 
October 4:         9:20am      Vanderbilt
                        10:45am      Ashland
                        11:30am      Allegheny
 
October 5:        8:00am        Alfred
                        10:45am      Akron
                         2:25pm       Ursuline
 
October 6:         1:30pm       Marietta
 
October 10:        11:40am     Kent State
 
October 12:         11:30am    Walsh
                           1:30pm     Mount Union
 
October 13:         1:30pm      Kenyon
 
October 17:         10:45am      Youngstown
 
October 20:         9:50am         Ohio Dominican
 
October 25:         11:00am     Ohio State 
 
October 26:         1:30pm      Tri-C
 
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
 
 
 
Polaris Career Center Information
/Polaris-School-Calendar-2016-2017.pdf
 
 
 
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