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Learning About Business - Deadline has been extended
The deadline to submit LAB (Learning About Business) applications has been extended to 3/22. Applications can be found in the Guidance Office, room A114.

New Scholarships 3/14/18
Seniors: There are 2 new scholarships this week. The American Assoc. of Drilling Engineers. Students majoring in engineering are eligible. Also, the Cardinal Parents' Club Scholarship. Participation on an athletic team (player, trainer, etc) is reqd.

Senior Project Forms

Armed Services Vocational Ability Battery Test (ASVAB)
The ASVAB test will be given to interested 10th, 11th or 12th graders on Friday, March 23, in the Fine Arts Center lobby. Results can help you with career and educational decisions (vocational,college, military). Sign up in Guidance Office, room A114

Teen Volunteer Fair
Are you interested in volunteering this summer but don't know where? Go to the Teen Volunteer Fair, April 9 from 3-6PM at the Willowick Library. Many organizations will be on hand to showcase their volunteer opportunities for teens. Info in Guid,A114

LEAF Advisor
Seniors with questions about how to cover the gap in financial aid should attend the LEAF Loan Session Thursday March 22nd at 6:30pm. The session will be held at Lakeland Community College in Rm A-2101. Reserve leaf-ohio.org/leaf-resource-center


Guidance Resources

Scheduling 2018-2019

  • Program of Studies 2018-2019
  • Video Tutorial for online student scheduling  
  • Course Lists (click on grade level):
  • Grade 9 , Class of 2022
  • Grade 10 , Class of 2021
  • Grade 11 , Class of 2020
  • Grade 12  , Class of 2019
  • Eighth to Ninth Grade Transition Presentation (powerpoint)
  • Grade 8 into 9 evening presentation  (video) 
  • Online Pearson offerings, grades 10-12  

    Upcoming Events

    College Visit Calendars




    Practice Tests 

     AP/ACT/SAT Practice Tests 

     ASVAB-October 11, 2017 and March 23, 2018. See your counselor or Mrs. Pizzuti in A114 for more information.


     ACT/SAT testing at MHS-2017-2018 testing dates are available in "resources" section on guidance homepage.


     Free practice ACT/SAT-PrincetonReview.com/PracticeTest


    Academic Supports

    Math Lab-Room C207, Everyday before and after school, as well as Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during school day. 


    English/Science/Social Studies/Spanish-Academic help available in C207 during school, see your teacher or counselor for more information.



    Naviance Login 


    Naviance is a program that helps students and families connect what students do in the classroom to their life goals. Naviance provides user-friendly tools to help students find colleges and careers based on their personal skills and areas of interest. 

    Download a presentation from Meet the Teacheer night on Naviance here.



     College Application Process Using Naviance (handout)


    -CSS Profile -an additional financial aid form required by some institutions, please click here for a list of participating schools and be mindful of deadlines (only needs completed once).


    -Students will complete and submit their college applications online, directly through the college/university's website.


    -Once students have submitted their application, transcripts are requested from your counselor through Naviance.  


    -If you need a letter of recommendation, please make your initial request in person then add it in Naviance. You will need to complete the "senior brag sheet" for your class in Naviance prior to asking for a letter.  Counselor recommendations will be sent separately and cannot be requested directly through Naviance.



    Click for our list of scholarships.


    Scholarship information/applications can also be found on Naviance, under the "College" tab.


    Hard copies of these applications are located in A114 with Mrs. Pizzuti. Feel free to see Mrs. Pizzuti or your counselor with any questions.


    Mrs. Csaszar from LEAF (Lake/Geauga Educational Assistance Foundation) is also available for questions regarding financial aid for college. Her office is located in the Main Office and is available on Tues/Wed/Thurs from 8:00-2:30. She can also be reached by email at csaszar@mentorschools.org or phone at 440.255.2947.


    Mentor High's School code is 363375.


    NCAA Information

  • NCAA Eligibility Website  
  • NCAA Division I Fact Sheet
  • NCAA Division II Fact Sheet 
  • NCAA Process-Flowchart 
  • Division 1 and 2 worksheets for students  
  • FAQ Division I Academic Requirements 
  • College Credit Plus (CCP)

    How will your credit transfer?


    2018 CCP Presentation  (Lakeland specific)

    CCP Presentation video  (YouTube Link)


    Unit 9





    Each May we will hold an Underclassmen Awards Ceremony to recognize outstanding academic achievement based on a student's first three (3) grading periods GPA.  Academic Letter criteria are as follows:





    3.5 or Higher

    Class Numerals and Certificate


    3.5 or Higher

    Academic Letter and Certificate


    3.5 or Higher

    Lamp of Knowledge Pin and Certificate


    3.5 or Higher

    Lamp of Knowledge Pin and Certificate


    Unit 10


     Class of 2020 Mid-Year Update -see your counselor with any questions 


    Unit 11

    Unit 12