Guidance Department, 440-779-3517

The Guidance Department is divided by grade level

Tricia Calloway - Grade 9
Margie McMullen, Department Chair - Grade 10
Wendy Kormos - Grade 11

Kristy LaBella - Grade 12
Please refer to the following attachments for more information PSAT General Information.pdf and PSAT Parent Information.pdf
Seniors:  Please remember to do a planned absence for your college visit on October 15, 2014.  If you would rather take the ASVAB test, please come into guidance and sign up.  The ASVAB test will be at 8:00am in room 162.
Seniors' Specials
Have you scheduled your Senior Interview with Ms. LaBella?  If you haven't, please come to guidance and schedule it soon!!!
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Late Registration deadline for the October 25, 2014, ACT is on October 3, 2014.  Don't miss the deadline.  Register online at
Late Registration deadline for the October 11, 2014, SAT is on September 26, 2014.   The next SAT after that is on November 8, 2014, and the registration deadline for that SAT is October 9, 2014.  Register online at
Scholarship Information
*  Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship Award recognizes outstanding student-athletes in the Class of 2015 - apply by October 3, 2014.  To apply and for more information, go to the website
*  Distinguished Young Women Organization offers scholarships to the brightest and most talented Ohio's high school seniors - apply by October 3, 2014.  To apply and for more information, go to the website
*  Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship Program Class of 2015 - apply by October 15, 2014.  If you have a 2.5, 18 ACT or 860 on the math and verbal portions of the SAT, are in financial need as evidenced on your 2013 tax forms, and plan to major in education or in an area that may lead to a career working in a professional sports organization, check out the website and application
*  The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation offers Young Entrepreneur Awards/Scholarships to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative.  Apply between October 1, 2014 thru December 18, 2014 at  
*  The Voice of Democracy Program Essay Competition is open to 9-12th graders.  Applications are due by November 1, 2014, and are on the website
*  Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out sponsored by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage sponsors a scholarship for students to write an essay about how they experienced an act of intolerance or hatred and how they responded to it.  Essays for 6-10th graders are due by January 29, 2015.  Essays for 11-12th graders are due by February 26, 2015.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website
* The Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards are open to 9-12th graders. Applications are to be dropped off at the VFW Post 7647 by March 31, 2015.  Creative Patriotic Art Awards.pdf
*  Are you applying to Johnson and Wales University?  If you are, you may be eligible for a scholarship.  For more information, go to
*  Boston University - Earn a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to BU.  Apply by December 1, 2014, at
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):
Monday, September 22, 8:00am - Tiffin
                                          10:45am - Westminster
                                          1:30pm - Heidelberg
                                          Marines - all lunch periods in the cafeteria 
Tuesday, September 23, 10:40am - Johnson and Wales
Wednesday, September 24, 9:45am - Cleveland State
Tuesday, September 30, 1:30pm - Akron
Thursday, October 2, 8:50am - St. Bonaventure
                                    1:30pm - Youngstown State
Friday, October 3, 9:15am - Walsh
                                 11:45am - Allegheny
Monday, October 6, 10:45am - Western Michigan
                                    12:35pm - West Virginia State
Tuesday, October 7, 8:00am - DePauw 
                                    9:00am - Thiel 
Wednesday, October 8, 8:00am - Ohio Wesleyan
Friday, October 10, 9:00am - Lorain Community College
Monday, October, 13, 10:40am - Ohio Northern
                                       1:30pm - Miami University
Thursday, October 16, 10:00am - Ohio University
Monday, October 20, 1:30pm - Toledo
Wednesday, October 22, 1:00pm - Mount Union
Thursday, October 23, 9:45am - Findlay
Friday, October 24, 12:35pm - Ohio State 
Get Involved and Plan for the Future
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!!!  Clubs and Activities 2014-2015.pdf
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
Polaris for the 2015-2016 school year
Are you 10th graders interested in going to Polaris as a junior?  If you are, they will be here soon to tell you what Polaris has to offer and the programs available to you.  Please see the attached sheets for the November Visit Day Polaris Visitation Dates.pdf and for the timeline of events this school year Polaris Application Process for 2014-2015.pdf
Class of 2018 Graduation Requirements
There are new Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2018.  Please read the attachment for details. Graduation Requirements for Class of 2018.pdf
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