Guidance

Orrville High School Guidance Department

Laurier Likens, 9th, 10th & 11th Counselor     Email: orvl_likens@tccsa.net 

Buffe Hamsher, Senior Counselor     Email:  orvl_hamsher@tccsa.net

Linda Smucker, Guidance Secretary    Email:  orvl_smucker@tccsa.net 

Guidance Office: 330.682.4448       Guidance Fax Number: 330.683.0547

(SEE SUMMER EMPLOYMENT AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS NEWSLETTER)

 

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO COLLEGE FAIR - OACAC COLLEGE FAIR:  This event will be held on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at North Central State College, Mansfield, OH in their Rec Center from 6:30 - 8:00 PM.  This is completely free to attend.  A financial aid presentation will be held from 6:00 - 6:30 PM if interested.  More information will be posted in August. 

GPA CONVERSION INFORMATION:  Many colleges ask for or may want you to report your GPA on a 4.0 Scale.  Attached are links to help you with this process.  Go to: http://www.collegeboard.com/html/academicTracker-howtoconvert.html  or  www.gpacalculator.net  (This helps convert your GPA from a 5.00 to a 4.00 scale). 

NCAA CLEARINGHOUSE REMINDER!  Seniors planning on playing college sports need to check out the following requirements at the NCAA Clearinghouse Website.  Make sure you have the required Core Courses in high school to be qualified.  Talk with your coach, athletic director and counselor if you have further questions!

SCHEDULING for 2018-19

Course Description Book is here

College Academy brochure is here

College Credit Plus page by the Ohio Department of Higher Education is here

NCAA

NCAA CLEARINGHOUSE WEBSITE - GO TO: www.eligibilitycenter.org

NCAA DIVISION I ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS FOR 2016 & BEYOND - GO TO: www.2point3.org

 

TESTING

 
ACT 2018/19 Test Date for All Juniors:  will be listed in the fall
For other ACT testing registration - Go to: WWW.actstudent.org  OHS CODE:  363-950  Test Dates will be listed in August

SAT Test Dates:  

 

UPWARD BOUND:  Thinking about college?  Don't know how to get there? Upward Bound is a program which helps eligible students prepare for and then succeed in college.  Who is eligible?  Students who want to continue their education beyond high school and who have financial needs and/or are living with parents who do not have a bachelor's degree.  Ohio State ATI Upward Bound serves students at 4 high schools in the area.  More information at Open House/Orientation. 

Military Reps Visiting O.H.S. – Lunch time set-ups:  They call and come in periodically - please listen to announcements for details!

 

Colleges/Universities/Scholarships:   Also - See Job Opportunities below

* Several Scholarships are listed  at:  www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php   Go to this website for details and deadlines!

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE LISTED IN THE FALL

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES/SUMMER EMPLOYMENT:

Staffing Partners: ArtiFlex is hiring Press Operators for 2nd & 3rd shifts.  You can apply today at GoStaffingPartners.com or apply in person at: 2873 Cleveland Rd, Wooster, OH  44691, 330.262.2662.  Staffing Partners charges ZERO fees for background checks, drugtesting and assessments.

FIVE GUYS - Wooster - apply at: careers.fiveguys.com

GoStaffingPartners.com - just in time for the Holidays!  They have over 50 immediate openings!  Clerical, Light Industrial, Seasonal and Short Term employment! 

Runion's "Furniture Annex" - Warehouse help needed!  After school and weekends!  Prepping furniture, delivery, etc... Must be 18 years or older!  Call Mr. Runion @ 330.465.5396

SHEARER'S FOODS, Brewster, OH:  Students who are interested in earning $11.70 per hour, and working monday through friday or part-time, 3 days a week can apply online at: www.shearerers.com/careers, click on Current Job Openings, region/Ohio, select Manufacturing and Click on Brewster Seasonal Production Associate, or contact Cynthia Herman at: 330.767.7125.  EEO/Drug free employer.    

SMITH FOODS / Orrville:   Looking for Flex Production employees for Summer Employment!  Must be 18 years old and available to work any shift.  It involves heavy lifting up to 50 lbs and work in a cold environment.  Applications can be completed at 1381 Dairy Lane, Orrville between 8 and 4 PM or at:  www.smithfoods.com.  This could be an on-going opportunity for work during your holiday and future summer breaks!  

J.M. SMUCKER COMPANY:  Local graduating college bound seniors may apply for seasonal work at the J.M. Smucker Company by logging on to their website at: www.smuckercareers.com, upload their resume, and answer the questionnaire.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email: Jessie.brentar@jmsmucker.com.

WOOSTER BRUSH, Wooster:  Summer Employment will be hiring 10-15 new seasonal employees.  You must be 18 or older and going to college and have a letter of acceptance.  Commitment if 8 weeks with no vacation.  Three shifts available: 7-3:30; 3:30 - 12:00; 10:30-7:00.  Apply in person at:  The Wooster Brush Co, 604 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH  44691.