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Guidance Dept. & Forms

UPCOMING EVENTS

2017

Monday, September 25 - Miami University Representative 9:00am

Friday, September 29 - Juniors visit SSCC

Tuesday, October 10 - Wilmington College Representative 10:45am

Wednesday, October 11 - Ohio University Chillicothe College Fair from 9:30am - 11am.

Wednesday, October 11 - Juniors take PSAT

Monday, October 30 - Wright State Representative 10:45am.

Wednesday, November 15 - Laurel Oaks Sophomore Presentations

Friday, November 17 - Juniors take ASVAB

Friday, January 19 - Sophomores visit Laurel Oaks

Thursday, February 1 - Laurel Oaks Open House

Sunday, May 27 - Graduation 2:00pm


Graduation requirements change with the class of 2018 More Info...


COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Soles for Students - This is a LOCAL charity designed to enable
students from our school to receive vouchers from area shoe stores.
Please click on the link for the form, complete, and return to Mrs.
Mangus. Applications are also available in the guidance office.

Stephen Barcus Memorial Shoe Scholarship  - Need help paying
for specialty shoes for sports? Click on the link to complete an
application for a $100 voucher to purchase shoes for sports.
Return completed application to Ms. Vilvens. Applications are also
available outside the AD's office.


Check this area often for updated scholarship opportunities.

Scholarships opportunities can be found at student employers, parent
and grandparent employers, clubs or organizations parents and
grandparents belong to, banks, credit unions, church, even at doctor
offices you frequent.  

SCHOLARSHIP LISTS AND OPPORTUNITIES EMAILED

AES Engineering Scholarships - deadline October 6th, 2017. More information at http://aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

/userfiles/52/my files/scholarships 2018 1.docx?id=5883 

/userfiles/52/my files/scholarships 2018 2.docx?id=5884

/userfiles/52/my files/scholarships 2018 3.docx?id=5885

FAIRFIELD LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Mia Otey Memorial Scholarship
David A. Watts Scholarship
Fairfield Community Scholarship

The Cassner Scholarship is one of the largest local scholarships
available to our students. It is a renewable $3,500 scholarship.



Need help with your FAFSA?
Visit FAFSA Help OH


Ohio Means Jobs is a one stop website for scholarship search, college search, job search, free ACT prep, free PSAT prep, free SAT prep and many industry credential assessment practice tests at:  https://jobseeker.k-12.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/seeker.aspx


FEE WAIVERS

Mrs. Mangus has fee waivers for ACT, NAIA, NCAA, and college application fees.
Students who receive free or reduced lunches are eligible for the waivers. If there are extenuating circumstances and paying fees is a hardship, students may be eligible.  See Mrs. Mangus for details.

Test Date
Regular Deadline
SEPT. 9, 2017 AUG. 4, 2017
OCT. 28, 2017

SEPT. 22, 2017

DEC. 9, 2017 NOV. 3, 2017
FEB.10, 2018 JA. 12, 2017
MARCH - TBD N/A - STATE ADMIN.
APRIL 14, 2018 MARCH 9, 2018
JUNE 9, 2018 MAY 4, 2018
  
Register for the ACT at www.actstudent.org   Fairfield’s school code is 362915.
Students can choose to take the ACT at any location. 
 
ACT PREP
Free online test prep at Khan Academy
Free practices tests on Ohio Means Jobs 
Free test prep and  practices tests sponsored by the U.S. Army. March 2 Success is free and has 7 timed ACT tests. Anyone may enroll by clicking on the registration button. Students will need to answer a few questions to complete the registration. Registration is valid for 45 days and can be extended. March2Success
 

Add'l Info


Mrs. Mangus
Guidance Counselor
deborah.mangus@fairfield.k12.oh.us

Click the links below to follow the
Guidance Office on Facebook and Twitter!

        


2017-18 Course Catalog
2017-18 Student Handbook
Credit Flexibility
Community Service Documentation Form

Transcript Request Form



CCP - Southern State Community College
CCP - Pathways - Chatfield College
CCP - University of Toledo 
CCP Intent Form


COLLEGE VISITS
Students may miss up to four days of school during their high school career
for college visits. These days are excused if the following procedure is met.
1. Bring a note from home to Mrs. Jones stating the date of the visit.
 
2. Ask the college representative for confirmation of attendance.
3. Upon returning to school the confirmation must be given to Mrs. Jones
for the visit to be an excused absence.
Ohio Private College Visit Days - Follow the link to register. Students who visit 2 or more participating campuses during Ohio Independent College
Visit Days will have the opportunity to be entered into a drawing for one of five $1,000 book scholarships. Winners must enroll at participating campus in order to receive the award.


COLLEGE SEARCH
Ohio Public University Search - A "snapshot" of each of Ohio's 14 Public Universities which includes deadlines, core requirements, size, cost, and contact information.
Ohio Private College Search - A user-friendly website for information on Ohio's 51 Private Colleges. Search by campus size, specialty schools, majors offered, location and sports programs.
Ohio 2 year college search -Here you can quickly compare Ohio's 23 two-year colleges in Ohio. Also find degrees offered at each, tuition costs, requirements and contact information
Ohio Public 4 and 2 year Interactive College Map

 


STUDENT ATHLETES

 NCAA - To be eligible to participate in NCAA athletics at a Division I or II college, students must pass a required amount NCAA certified classes and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.30 and register
with the NCAA Eligibility Center. NCAA DIII student athletes do not register with the eligibility center.
Go to this link to learn more about the requirements of being a NCAA DI or DII student athlete..
 http://www.ncaapublications.com/productdownloads/CBSA17.pdf
Register on the NCAA Eligibility Center during the junior year of high school at ncaa eligibility Center http://web3.ncaa.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA.jsp

List of courses the NCAA has certified are listed in the table below.
Student athletes with a disability may not have to take all these and should see Mrs. Mangus if interested in NCAA DI/DII.

CP ENGLISH I CP ENGLISH II CP ENGLISH III CP ENGLISH IV
CP ALG I CP GEOMETRY CP ALG II PRECALCULUS
CALCULUS CP PHYS SCI CP BIOLOGY ENVIRO SCI
CHEMISTRY ZOOLOGY ANATOMY PHYSICS
MARINE BIO WORLD ST AM STUDIES PSYCHOLOGY
WRLD GEOG SPANISH I SPANISH II SPANISH III
SPANISH IV      

   NAIA - In order to participate in college sports at an NAIA
school student athletes must meet two of three criteria:

1. Minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA
2. Rank in the top 50% of graduating class
3. Earn a composite score of 18 or higher on the ACT
Register on the NAIA Clearinghouse online during the junior year of high school at http://www.playnaia.com/psaRegister.php
Read more about NAIA college athletics at http://www.playnaia.org/d/NAIA_GuidefortheCollegeBoundStudent.pdf