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FHS Counseling

News & Notes for 2016-2017

Powerpoint presentations from Mrs. Polter's PTC Mini Sessions

Understanding Graduation Testing Requirements  files/Staff/LoriPolter/grad_points.pptx.pptx

What Parents Need to Know about the ACT       files/Staff/LoriPolter/ACT.pptx.pptx

College Bound Senior "To Do" List  files/Staff/LoriPolter/college_bound_senior_handout_2016.doc

 

SCHEDULING FOR 2017-2018

 

Frequently Used Forms

College Visitation Absence Form

Anonymous Student Referral

 

ACT/SAT FREE Preparation sites

www.actstudent.org/qotd - A question of the day posted by ACT

www.infohio.org (Resources for 9-12, Learning Express Library)

https://www.number2.com

www.act.org/mobileapps - Upload your photo, search for colleges, practice for the ACT

ACT/SAT Registration

To find if a college requires the ACT writing test: www.act.org/aap/writingpref

Online Registration:

www.actstudent.org (ACT)   

www.collegeboard.com (SAT)

 

Career Searching

Ohio Means Jobs

 

College Credit Transfer

https://transfercredit.ohio.gov/ap/1?4973344056297College Searching to see if your college credit or AP test score will transfer within Ohio's public university system

https://www.transfer.org/uselect/login.htm to see if your college credit will transfer

www.whatwilltheylearn.com

www.collegesofdistinction.com/index.php

 

College Visits

You may attend 3 per year with an excused absence IF the correct paperwork is completed and you have not exceeded your 6 absences per semester limit. To download the college visitation absence form, click here.

Questions to ask on a Campus Visit

 

District Testing

State Testing Information - click here

 

Essay Writing

www.fastweb.com/fastweb/resources/articles/index/102002

www.paperrater.com

 

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

www.fafsa.ed.gov - Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

 

Graduation Requirements

Class of 2016 and 2017

Class of 2018 and beyond

 

Interview Preparation

www.fastweb.com/fastweb/resources/articles/index/100105

www.scholarshiphelp.org

 

NCAA Athletic Eligibility

For eligibility requirements for NCAA Division I and II athletics go to www.eligibilitycenter.org

Students must register with the Eligibility Center (fee required) and must complete the academic requirements to be eligible

 

Scholarship Searches & Sites

Local Scholarships - FHS students are strongly encouraged to regularly check their email for updated scholarship information.

Scholarships Page

www.fastweb.com

www.meritaid.com

www.nextstepu.com

www.scholarshiphelp.org

www.scholarships.com

www.scholarships.org

www.schoolsoup.com

www.studentscholarships.org

 

Contact Us

Superintendent: (419) 658-2808
High School: (419) 658-2378
Middle School: (419) 658-2331
Elementary School: (419) 658-2511