Welcome to the OFHS Guidance Dept. Info Page!
Mrs. Aimee Caldrone
College and Career Counseling
Mrs. Maridi Gurtsak
9th Grade and 12th Grade (Last Names A-F)
Mrs. Lisa Palmison
10th Grade and 12th Grade (Last Names G-M)
Mrs. Lauren Peterson
11th Grade and 12th Grade (Last Names N-Z)
Ms. Tommye Laut
CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY INSTANT DECISION DAY
Seniors interested in applying to Cleveland State University will have the opportunity to apply and receive a conditional on the spot admission decision on Friday, January 23rd. A representative from Cleveland State University will be available to meet with students at OFHS during lunch periods. Students who participate in the event will have the $30 application fee waived. Eligible students should have a minimum 2.3 GPA and a 16 ACT composite score or 770 combined SAT score. Interested students should sign up for an appointment with Mrs. Laut in the guidance office.
PSAT RESULT INFORMATION SESSIONS
Two information sessions are available for students to attend on Wednesday, January 21st at 7:05 AM and 2:20 PM in the library. Students should plan to attend ONE of these sessions to receive scores and find out how to improve scores for the SAT. If you are unable to attend either session, please see Mrs. Caldrone.
ACT Preparation Course at Polaris Career Center
This course is designed to help students develop the skills to improve their ACT scores and reach their testing potential. English, math, reading, writing and science skills are reviewed and test-taking techniques are emphasized. For more information or to register contact Laura Icardi at 330-722-7235 or go to www.ActTestPrep.info
Polaris Career Center: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
January 7, 14, 21, 28, and February 4, 2015
April 15, 22, 29 and May 6,13, 2015
Online ACT Course: 6:00 p.m - 8:00 pm
February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 11, 2015
Jan. 13 Financial Aid Night, 7 p.m., Aud.
Jan. 22 PSO Information Night, 6:30 p.m., Aud.
Junior College Information Night, 7 p.m., Aud.
Feb. 19 9th Grade Parent Orientation, 7 p.m., Aud.
March 12 Honor Banquet, 6 p.m., BW Colony Room
March 16-20 OGT Test Week
March 20 ASVAB
March 23-27 OGT Make-up
May 4-15 AP Testing
May 26 Blue & Gold Assembly
Senior Honor Day practice, noon
Senior Cookout, 1:15-3 p.m.
May 27 Senior Breakfast, 7-8 a.m.
Senior Honor Day, 8:30 a.m.
Baccalaureate, 7:30 p.m.
May 28 Commencemepnt practice, 8 a.m.
Commencement, 8 p.m. CSU Wolstein Center
We have created instructional videos on the college application process including how to ask for a teacher recommendation, how to access financial and scholarship information as well as testing and college exploration topics.
If you would like to view these videos, please click on the link below:
How-To Apply to College
How-To on Teacher Recommendations
Testing and College Exploration
Financial Aid and Scholarships
How to Read a High School Transcript