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Counseling Information

Important Dates

January 9 - CCP Counseling Session                       10:32 AM - BHS Gymnasium

January 10 - CCP Counseling Session                       6:30 PM - BHS Gymnasium

January 28 - Incoming Freshmen Parent Meeting      7:00 PM - BHS Cafeteria

 

College Resources


Important Senior Information - Click here for info on the College Application Process and Scholarships

 

Military Service Academy Nomination Process - If you are interested in attending a military service academy, contact suzanne_cox@portman.senate.gov or sue_klein@brown.senate.gov  for information on the nomination process.  Click here for a list of Academy Seminars, information sessions regarding the application process.

 

Online Nursing Program Guide
OnlineRNtoBSN.com's sole purpose is to inform you on all you need to know about Online RN to BSN programs. With hundreds of RN-BSN programs in our database from hundreds of schools, colleges, and universities in the United States, you are sure to be able to find the best program for you.

 

Employment/Training Opportunities     

 
Are You Struggling to Help Your Student with Math Homework? BGSU is offering a tutoring service, Math Hub, to any middle school or high school student in need of assistance.   
 
Century Die Mold Maker Professional for a Day allows students in grades 7-12 to visit Century Die in Fremont OH for a day to see what skilled trades looks like in a modern manufacturing facility.  If you are interested in this job shadowing opportunity, please stop by the guidance office to speak with your school counselor. 
 
Norwalk United Fund Prom Dress Project 2018 Girls in need of assistance with obtaining a dress and accessories for Homecoming or Prom should contact  419-668-0269 to set up an appointment.  The student will also need to see her school counselor for a verfication form prior to the appointment.  Check out the brochure!
 
Time Staffing is looking for summer help and offering a $500 scholarship to one lucky recipient who plans to attend college fulltime in the fall.  For details, contact Time Staffing at 419-355-1409 or email at www.timestaffinginc.com
 
Whirlpool is Hiring!  Click here for details.
 

The Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee are accepting applications for their apprenticeship every first and third " working" Wednesday of the month from 2-4 PM at the IBEW Hall located at 6100 S. Broadway Suite 201, Lorain OH 44053.  Applications must be completed at the Hall in person.  Click here for more information.  Brochure Part I and Part II.

 
OHSAA Training to Become Licensed Football or Basketball Official - Click here for details about the program and here for the volunteer application.
 
Heavy Equipment Technician Internship Program
Ohio Caterpillar would like to announce a series of annual Open Houses coming up for their Heavy Equipment Technician Internship Program, titled “Think BIG”. These internships are a wonderful opportunity for students who are interested in pursuing further education towards a career in Heavy Equipment / Diesel Technology, with up to 100% tuition reimbursement possible for the Associate’s Degree Program. 
 Click here to download a program flier with more details about the Think BIG program.
 
Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship and Training Program - Click here for more details
 
Job Training Available through FirstEnergy

FirstEnergy Offers Utility Training at Community Colleges FirstEnergy Corp. announced recently that its subsidiaries, Ohio Edison and Toledo Edison, will be partnering with Owens Community College to reinstate its utility line and substation worker training program. Owens Community College will  be providing technical coursework for the two-year Power Systems Institute (PSI), while hands-on utility skills will be provided at Edison training facilities. Graduates from the program will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree with a focus on electric power utility technology.  For more information visit www.firstenergycorp.com/psi 

The Ohio Career Exploration Internship Program is designed to help Ohio high school students explore potential careers.  Through an internship, students have the opportunity to explore all aspects of a profession and gain better understanding of the training needed to enter a career field. This is a partnership-driven program between a business and a student.  Working together, the student and business identify the goals of the internship and complete an online application.  Once the application is approved by the Ohio Development Services Agency, the internship can begin.  Upon completion of the internship, the business and student complete a final report outlining the achievements of the internship.  For more information about the program, click on this link:  http://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_oceip.htm.

 

Extracurricular Opportunities
 

North Central Electric Cooperative Youth Tour 2019 is an internship program open to high school sophomores and juniors who are children or legal wards of a residential member of North Central Electric Cooperative. Please click here for more details.  Application deadline:  4 PM in the NCE office on 2/22/19

 

Cinderella's Closet offers assistance with selection of Homecoming/Prom dresses to young ladies who are facing financial challenges.  For a referral to Cinderella's Closet, please stop by the guidance office to see your school counselor.

The Sandusky Sailing Club offers a Junior Sail Camp program which is an ideal opportunity for students to have a unique and exciting summer camp experience.  For more information go to www.sanduskysailingclub.com

 "Connections" Parent Support Group is a safe place for parents to share their grief and find the tools to live with their unimaginable loss.  The sessions are free and open to the public and are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 PM at the Eliza Ramsay Home at 430 S. Main Street in Clyde.  To register, please contact Melody Fryling at 419-547-6419 or via email at Melody.Fryling@promedica.org

Be a Bellevue Hospital VolunTeen The Bellevue Hospital (TBH) is looking for teenagers interested in becoming VolunTeens at the local facility. The program is for students 14-18 years old.  Those interested need to pick up, complete, and return an application. Applications are available by calling Volunteer Coordinator June Washburn at 419.483.4040, Ext. 4408

Firelands Regional Medical Grandparent Classes - Click here for details.

Adopt a Grandparent at The Willows - Great Volunteer Opportunity!  Click here for more information.

Reach Our Youth (ROY) is a big brother/big sister type program in Huron County.  ROY is in need of teen volunteers ages 16 and older to work with young boys and girls (ages 6-12) in need of a mentor.  Applicants must make a 6-month commitment to visit a child 3-4 times per month.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  If you have additional questions, contact Sarah Simmons at 419-663-2525 ext. 238.

Scholarships

Current Scholarships

Resources

Local Area Resource Guide

National LGBTQ Organizations and Resources

Online Math Homework Help - Math in ACTION Tutoring Hub

Online Reputation Management Guide

Selective Service Registration

Counselors' Corner Newsletters

 

Links

Career Search Tools

MyMajors

OhioMeansJobs

 

College Athletics

NCAA Eligibility Center

NAIA

 

College & Scholarship Resources

Affordable Colleges Online

American Educational Guidance Center

Best Value Schools

Career Guide for Students with Disabilities

College Affordability Guide for Ohio

CollegeCovered.com

CollegeNet

College Guide for Hispanic Students

College Scholarship Guide

College-Scholarships.com

FastWeb

Money Geek Financial Aid Resources

Guaranteed Scholarships

Guide to Online Colleges

LGBQT-Friendly Colleges and Student Resources

MyMajors

NWEA College Explorer Tool

RN to BSN Programs

Raise.me - allows students to earn grant aid for college while still in high school for over 180 colleges, easy comparison between colleges 

Transferology - allows student to see if a college credit will transfer from one post-secondary institution to another

Transfer Credit allows student to see if college credit/AP will transfer from one post-secondary institution to another ( https://transfercredit.ohio.gov/ap/1 

Tuition Tracker - allows student to find a college that is a good fit

Universities.com

US Service Academy Information (Nomination Process, Seminar Flyer, Newsletter)

WeirdScholarships.net

 

 

Swamped with college entrance questions? Maybe these modules can help.  Go to https://techprepnwo.org/video-resources/

Module 1: Campus Life

Module 2: Academic Understanding

Module 3: Adjusting to a New Environment

Module 4: Self Awareness

Module 5: College Study Skill

Module 6: Notes to Parents

Module 7: Financial Management

 

Financial Aid Resources

BestSchools

Federal Aid First

FAFSA

 

Testing

2018-2019 High School Testing Dates

ACT Registration

SAT Registration

ACT or SAT?

ACT vs. SAT

Free ACT Prep

ODE Link for ACT and SAT Prep

Prepare for PSAT

www.prepfactory.com/ - Test prep for ACT and SAT

Varsity Learning Tools ACT Prep

Varsity Learning Tools SAT Prep

 

 

 

Forms

College Comparison Chart

Program of Studies 2016-17