Welcome to the OFHS Guidance Dept. Info Page!
Mrs. Aimee Caldrone
College and Career Counseling
Mrs. Maridi Gurtsak
CLASS 2018 and CLASS 2016 (Last Names A-J)
Mrs. Lisa Palmison
CLASS 2017 and CLASS 2016 (Last Names K-R)
Mrs. Lauren Peterson
CLASS 2019 and CLASS 2016 (Last Names S-Z)
Ms. Tommye Laut
The Lorain County Community College rep will be here in the media center
at 2:20 p.m. on April 9, 2015. Please sign up in the guidance office if you are interested in meeting with college rep.
CLASS OF 2019 ORIENTATION PRESENTATION
POWERSCHOOL SCHEDULING VIDEO
Please watch the video below for instructions on how to register for classes for the 2015-2016 school year.
The PowerSchool Window will be open for students:
March 4th- March 11th
Counselors will be available on June 9th from 12pm to 7pm for any course adjustments.
ALL COURSE ADJUSTMENTS MUST BE MADE BY JUNE 10TH, 2015.
SPRING BREAK AT CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY
CSU will be hosting a series of events that feature different academic programs. Students will hear a presentation and have an "academic experience" to experience what it is like to be a CSU student. Presentations run from Monday March 30th through Friday April 10th. To access the schedule of events and to register, please visit CSU's website.
COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS GROUP SCHEDULING MEETINGS
New CCP students who have meet the college benchmark scores required to participate in CCP either through COMPASS, ACT or SAT must attend ONE group scheduling meeting. A parent/guardian should attend the meeting with the student. Please select one session from the dates below. Meetings will be held in the high school library No appointment is necessary. At this meeting we will discuss CCP and scheduling in greater detail. Current PSO students DO NOT need to attend this meeting.
Monday, February 23, 2015 at 2:20 PM
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 2:20 PM
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 2:20 PM
Monday, March 16, 2015 at 2:20 PM
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 6:00 PM
UNITED STATES SERVICE ACADEMY SEMINARS
Sponsored by US Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman
Interested in learning more about hte application process for the Air Force, Military, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies? Join us at one of our informational sessions! Please RSVP if you plan to attend by calling an Academy Coordinator at 1-800-205-6446 or 1-888-896-6446 then press 1.
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Horizon Science Academy
6000 South Marginal Road
Cleveland, OH 44103
ASVAB TESTING AT OFHS
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be given on Friday, March 20, 2015 at OFHS during OGT week. Students interested in post high school enlistment into a branch of the United States Armed Forces should take this assessment. Students can sign-up in the high school guidance office. For more information, please see the official ASVAB website http://www.asvabprogram.com/
COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS COURSES OFFERED AT OFHS
The following courses will be offered at OFHS through the College Credit Plus Program. College Credit Plus in an opportunity for student to earn both College and High School credit at the same time. Students who participate in the program can also take other college courses at a participating college campus. College Credit Plus information, registration information and forms are listed on the high school counselor's corner website. Deadline for applications and pre-admission testing is April 13, 2015. For more information contact Aimee Caldrone, College and Career Counselor at 440-427-6152 or firstname.lastname@example.org
* Principles of Biology I & II
* College Composition I & II (Langauge Arts)
* US History I & II (Social Studies)
* College Algebra/Trigonometry (Math)
Fundamentals of Sports Management (Health and Physical Education)
* Indicates a weighted grade will be given
College Credit Plus Information Sessions will be availble at Tri-C for students and parents interested in learning more about the CCP program.
Wednesday, March 18th, 6 - 7:30 PM: Westshore Campus WHCS 112
Wednesday, March 11th, 6 - 7:30 PM, Western Campus Theatre
Thursday, March 19th, 6-7:30 PM, Western Campus Theatre
FINANCIAL AID SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR JR AND SR STUDENTS
College Now is availabe to assist students and parents with financial aid and scholarship planning. Day, evening and weekend appointments are available at OFHS. Contact the Guidance Department at 440-427-6116 to schedule your h)
SPRING COLLEGE FAIRS
CLEVELAND NORTHEAST SUBURBAN COLLEGE FAIR
Thursday, March 19, 2015: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Clevleand Heights High School
NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR
Sunday, April 12, 2015: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Clevleand Convention Center, Hall C
300 West Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
For more information call 703-299-6851
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
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