Guidance
Guidance Department, 440-779-3517

The Guidance Department is divided by grade level  FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR
 
Ms. Kristy LaBella - Grade 9
 
Mrs. Tricia Calloway - Grade 10
 
Mrs. Margie McMullen, Department Chair - Grade 11
 
Mrs. Wendy Kormos - Grade 12
 
 
COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS
Please read the attachments, and as always, contact your son or daughter's counselor if you have questions.
 
 
POLARIS 9TH GRADE ADVANTAGE NIGHT - APRIL 28, 2016 FROM 6-7:30PM
 Any current freshman interested in going to Polaris your 11th and 12th grade years, please attend this event.  Great information will be given, bonus points towards your application enrollment for your 2017-208 application will be given to you, and there will be prizes.  For more information, call Polaris at 440-891-7732 or visit www.polaris.edu.
 
 
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT AT NOHS -No worries if you missed the presentation in October 2015.  We have the handout attached, Financial Aid Night handouts.pdf
 
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT ON 1-7-16 AT NOHS
Please read the attached power point/handout for what was discussed, FAFSA presentation 1-16.pptx
 
FALL NEWSLETTERS
 
WINTER NEWSLETTERS
 
SPRING NEWSLETTERS
 
 
JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY 11TH GRADE OPEN HOUSE
John Carroll University if hosting an Open House for juniors on 4-24-16.  Please see the attached handout for more information /JCU-JuniorOpenHouse2016.pdf
 
FREE PRACTICE TESTS FOR THE ACT AND SAT - Please read the attached handout for more information  /Free Practice Tests.pdf
 
INTERESTED IN A MAJOR/CAREER IN PSYCHOLOGY:
 
 
 
 
Seniors' Specials
Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates from Guidance - NOHSGuidance. 
 
Please check out the ACT website for test dates and locations for the 2015-2016 school year. Register online at http://www.actstudent.org/start
 
Please check out the SAT website for test dates and locations for the 2015-2016 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
 

 
 
 
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
 
*  Please take a look at the scholarships that Westminster Colleges offers in this attachment Westminster College scholarships.pdf
 
*  The Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools OhioLEADS!  offers scholaraships for Ohio graduating seniors.  Application deadline is April 9, 2016.  Please visit their website for more information and to apply http://www.ohiocareercolleges.org
 
*  Student Insights is again having a scholarship contest for high school seniors.  The scholarships deadline is April 22, 2016.  For more information and to apply, please visit their website, http://www.student-view.com
 
*  The Americans of Italian Heritage is again offering scholarships to high school seniors with at least one parent of Italian descent.  Applications are available in the Guidance Binder or online at http://www.aihclub.com, and the deadline is May 16, 2016.  
 
*  Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship is for high school JUNIOR student-athletes.  Applications are due by May 31, 2016.  For more information and to apply online, please visit their website, http://www.positivecoach.org/scholarships
 
*  The Cleveland State University chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering one-time scholarships to incoming freshman for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Applications are due by August 15, 2016, online at http://www.csuohio.edu/SigEP
 
*  Bowling Green State University is in their 3rd year of the Data Science program, and they offer scholarships for freshman entering into that major.  Please check our their website for more information, http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/mathematics-and-statistics.html
 
*  The AMDA has announced their 2016 National Audition Tour for admissions and scholarships.  They The AMDA has locations in New York City and Los Angeles, and they offer millions of dollars in scholarships.  For more information, please contact them at 1-800-367-7908 or visit their website, http://www.amda.edu
 
 
 
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): 
 

 
 
 
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!!! 2015-2016 Activity List.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 http://www.ohiomeansjobs.com.
 
 
Class of 2018, 2019, 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 SCHEDULE FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR
Are you going to Polaris for the 2015-2016 school year? If you are, please review the attached calendar. Their schedule is different than our North Olmsted calendar, therefore please review and compare. http://Polaris 2015-2016 calendar.pdf
 
POLARIS 9TH GRADE ADVANTAGE NIGHT - APRIL 28, 2016 FROM 6-7:30PM
Any current freshman interested in going to Polaris your 11th and 12th grade years, please attend this event. Great information will be given, bonus points towards your application enrollment for your 2017-208 application will be given to you, and there will be prizes. For more information, call Polaris at 440-891-7732 or visit www.polaris.edu.
 
 
 
 
 
SUMMER PROGRAMS
Duke University offers great summer programs.  Applications become available December 1, 2015.  Please check out their website for more information http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/duke-summer-academy
 
The Accounting Careers Awareness Program of Ohio offers a week-long summer program for minority high school students June 12-17, 2016, on the main campus of The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business in Columbus.  Applications are due by April 29, 2016, and are available online at http://www.ohiocpa.com/acap
 
Ohio Business Week is a week-long residential business camp for current high school students.  The week is June 19-25, 2016, at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus.  Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2016, and are available in guidance.  For more information, please check out their website, http://www.ohiobusinessweek.org
 
Wright State University Pre-College Programs are again having Residential Camps and Institutes for the Summer of 2016 for students going into 6th through 12th grade.  Please visit their website for camp dates, application, and more information, http://www.wright.edu/precollege
 
Hiram College is offering Summer Academies during this summer (2016) for high school students.  Please visit their website for programs details and dates, http://www.hiram.edu/summerathiram
 
Barnard College in New York City is offering summer programs for current 10th and 11th graders.  For information on the Summer 2016 program, dates, and details, please visit their website, http://www.barnard.edu/summer
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