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New Scholarships 2/24/17
The new scholarships are: ABB Engineering, Inc. Scholarship, the Lake County Right to Life Essay Contest and the Orchard Hollow Elementary School PTA Scholarship. Applications are available in the Guidance Office, room A114.

New Music Scholarships Available
Seniors: if you plan to major in music education or music performance, you are eligible to apply for the Hieronymus Music Scholarship. In addition, there is a special scholarship for music majors planning to attend Heidelberg College. Info in A114.

LEAF Advisor
LOAN Session for Seniors that will need loans to help pay for college will be held 3/15 and again on 3/22 at 6:30pm at 8221 Auburn Rd. LEAF will host these meetings. Register at www.leaf-ohio.org or 440-358-8045


Case Western Reserve University in cooperation with the City of Mentor will conduct reading skills & speed reading classes this summer for students in grades K-12 and adults. Goals are to improve phonics, fluency, comprehension. Call 1-800-978-9596.

LAB



The Junior Women's Club of Mentor is looking for volunteers for this summer's Safety Town. If interested, stop by the Guidance Office, room A114, for more information. Or go to: www.mentorjuniorwomen.org

University Hospitals Summer Volunteer Program
University Hospitals has announced their Summer Youth Volunteer Program. They are looking to place student volunteers in a variety of positions that will last 8 weeks. Stop by the Guidance Office, room A114, for more information.


Sophomores and Juniors: Be one of 60 students chosen to participate in "LAB". Learning about Business, is a week-long program held in June at Lake Erie College. Lab participants form teams and run a simulated business. More info in Guidance A114.

Guidance Resources

Scheduling 2017-2018

  • Program of Studies

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  • Course Lists:
  • Grade 9, Class of 2021
  • Grade 10, Class of 2020
  • Grade 11, Class of 2019
  • Grade 12, Class of 2018
  • Eighth to Ninth Grade Transition Presentation
  • Online Pearson offerings, grades 10-12 
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    Upcoming Events

    College Visit Calendars

    -October

    -November

    Practice Tests 

     AP/ACT/SAT Practice Tests 

     ASVAB-October 17, 2016 and April 7, 2017. See your counselor or Mrs. Pizzuti in A114 for more information.

     

     ACT/SAT testing at MHS-2016-2017 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

     

    Reading/Writing Lab-Room A101, After school starting at 2:26

    Naviance

     

    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. 

    COLLEGE

    Applications

     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.

     

    Scholarships

    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  
  • Quick Reference
  • NCAA information
  • NCAA parent video on eligibility requirements
  • Division 1 and 2 worksheets for students  
  • College Credit Plus (CCP)

    How will your credit transfer?

    Lakeland (specific) CCP Presentation 2017 

    CCP Presentation video (YouTube Link)

    UNIT INFORMATION

    Unit 9

     

     

     

    ACADEMIC LETTER PROGRAM

    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:

    Year

    GPA

    Award

    1st

    3.5 or Higher

    Class Numerals and Certificate

    2nd

    3.5 or Higher

    Academic Letter and Certificate

    3rd

    3.5 or Higher

    Lamp of Knowledge Pin and Certificate

    4th

    3.5 or Higher

    Lamp of Knowledge Pin and Certificate

     

    Unit 10

     

     

     

     

    Unit 11

     

    Unit 12