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Dawn Nesselroad email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. phone: 740-962-2944 Ext. 3105

Paula Finley email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. phone: 740-962-2944 Ext. 3102

Robin Hardesty email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. phone:  740-962-2944 Ext. 3107

 

 

 ACT TESTING DATES:

 

To register for the ACT www.actstudent.org You will need to make up a username and password (please be sure to write this down and keep where you can get to it later).  Fill out the questionnaire.  Please be sure to put the school code and location. Also when it asks for the college you want the information sent to please be sure to list the ones that may be of interest but not determined.  If you do not, they will charge you to go back in and submit that school.  It is around $12-$15 to add a school.  If you feel you qualify for a waiver, please see Mrs. Nesselroad or Robin in guidance.  We can help you upload a picture also.  Any questions please do not hesitate to email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 740-962-2944

 Please note:  There is an app that you can put on your phone called ACT UP.  This app is free.  This app will give you some practice questions and then evaluate how you did.  Another tool to use before taking the actual test. There is also a booklet located on the counter in guidance that will help you. Please feel free to stop by and pick one up.  ACTstudent.org is also another good resource.

 LOCKERS -  TO ALL STUDENTS - ALL  LOCKS ARE NEW THIS YEAR.  PLEASE DO YOUR BEST TO TAKE CARE OF THESE LOCKS.  IF YOU ARE HAVING TROUBLES OF ANY KIND, PLEASE LET ROBIN KNOW.  ALSO, IF YOU HAVE BROUGHT IN YOUR OWN LOCK, YOU NEED TO BRING IN THE COMBINATION LOCK (THE NEW ONE) AND GIVE TO ROBIN AND EITHER GIVE THE LOCK COMBO OR A SECOND KEY TO HER.  BE SURE TO KEEP YOUR LOCKER LOCKED AT ALL TIMES .  WE WILL GO AROUND AND LOCK ANY LOCKERS THAT ARE UNLOCKED.  PLEASE HELP US OUT TO KEEP YOU AND YOUR BELONGINGS SAFE.

 UPCOMING EVENTS- 

 

OCTOBER 29 - ALL STUDENTS - Retakes will be taken on October 29, 2021. This will be for ALL underclassmen and seniors who didn't get their picture taken or would like a different one.  Seniors will need to get both the class picture and tux and drape shots.

 

 

 PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES -  NOVEMBER 4TH  3:00 PM TO 6:00 PM AND NOVEMBER 9TH 3:00 TO 6:30 PM.  PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE TO SCHEDULE YOUR STUDENT CONFERENCES.

 

 

COLLEGE/RECRUITERS VISITS:

SENIORS AND GRADUATING JUNIORS PLEASE NOTE:  Going to these college recruiter visits will enlighten you on many college questions... they will help with the college enrollment process, filling out forms, etc.  Please go to these and ask questions.  It doesn't matter if you are not planning to attend that college, they will still instruct you on the process and help with any questions.

10/19 - Jostens returning for orders for Graduation and class rings in the Auditorium at 10:00 am if you have your order complete.  If not, you may go online or turn into Teresa Brannon. Please keep in mind that the price will go up if you wait and order after December 31st.  So please order as soon as you can.  Any Questions, call Teresa or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note:  Many local scholarships will ask for the EFC# once you complete the FAFSA process.  Please be sure to print this page when you are completed.

 

10/26 - Shawnee State University Recruiter 10:00 in the Library (rescheduled to 11-2-21

10/29 - School Picture retakes

            Halloween Dress Up Day. STudent Council will have a contest for the following categories:  Best Teacher, Best couple, Scariest, Funniest, 

             Most Original.  Pay $1.00 to be judges--that morning.

11/1 - Ohio University Zanesville Recruiter 10:00 Library

1/1 thru 11/6 - Hearing and Vision screening be sure to wear glasses if you are suppose to.

11/2 - Shawnee State University Recruiter 10:00 in the Library

11/4 - Ohio University Athens campus ZOOM recruitment 10:00 Library 

11/4 - WSCC Fall showcase 5PM to 7PM register at wscc.edu/visitday or call 740-568-1900

          You can: Investigate opportunities available at WSCC in 40 different academic program

                         Explore the college's beautiful campus, modern facilities and state-of-art labs during tour.

                         Discover the financial advantages of starting your education at WSCC and Meet staff and faculty.

 

Educational Talent Search

10:00 in the LibraryTalent Search visits with Carrie Ramage during 7th Inning and Lunch in the Library:

November 18th

December 9th 

 

Upward Bound Visits with Cassie Fluharty during 7th Inning and Lunch in Room:

October 29th

November 10th

December 3rd

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION - nationwide need-based merit scholarship.  Recipients must have financial need and must graduate from high school listed on the HSF website.  Deadline for scholarship is December 1, 2021.  Requirements: must be a citiizen of US, must attend an eligible high school, must have a 3.75 Cum GPA,  Enroll at an eligible four-year college or university first year following graduation, must work 240 hours during the 12 months prior to fall semester enrollment, provide FAFSA showing the EFC, must be Pell Grant eligible,  must apply for Federal and State grants, if eligible and not have been convicted of a felony.  If you are interested, please see the information section on the table in front of the guidance department.

 

ALL STUDENTS AND PARENTS - IF YOU KNOW THAT YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT OR WILL BE SIGNING OUT THROUGHOUT THE DAY, YOU CAN BRING IN THE NOTE INtTO THE OFFICE FIRST THING IN THE MORNING.  WE WILL BE HAPPY TO WRITE YOUR EARLY DISMISSAL AND GIVE IT TO YOU AT THAT TIME.  PLEASE BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE DATE AND TIME ALONG WITH THE PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE.  Thank you. 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

LOOKING AHEAD FOR THE 22-23 SCHOOL YEAR FOR THIS YEAR'S JUNIORS. PLEASE HELP US OUT.  GOING INTO YOUR SENIOR YEAR ALL SENIORS NEED TO GET THEIR SECOND DOSE OF THE MCV4 SHOT (MENACTRA OR MENINGITIS).  STARTING NOW YOU ARE ABLE TO GET THIS SHOT  UP UNTIL YOU START SCHOOL NEXT YEAR.  YOU WILL  NOT BE ABLE TO START SCHOOL UNLESS WE HAVE PROOF YOU HAVE THIS VACCINE.  IF PARENTS FEEL THEY DO NOT WANT THIS SHOT, WE HAVE A DEFERRMENT PAPER THAT CAN BE SIGNED.  ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT ROBIN OR RHONDA AT 740-962-2944. PLEASE BE SURE TO TELL WHOMEVER GIVES YOU THE SHOT YOU NEED THE PAPERWORK TO TURN INTO THE SCHOOL (ROBIN).

 

**Counselors do not maintain 24/7 access to their emails. Your safety and well-being are important to us. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency outside of school hours, please call 911 or the crisis hotline at 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8355). You can also text your zip code to 898211 to get connected to a crisis intervention specialist. Other helpful resources include: 

 

- Crisis Text Line: text "HOME" TO 741741

- Nationwide Children's Youth Hotline: 1-614-722-1800

- Teen Hotline: 1-614-294-3300

- Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673

- Safe Schools Tip Line: Call or text 1-844-723-3764

- Allwell Behavioral Health:1-740-962-5204

- Morgan County Sheriff Department: 1-740-962-3333