Guidance Dept. & Forms

Counselor Word ArtUPCOMING EVENTS

2019 - 2020

Tues. Sept. 24 - Wright State University 1:00

Wed. Sept. 25 - Senior Class Mtg 7:30 am - cap/gown & announcement order forms distributed

Mon. Sept. 30 - OSU 10:30am

Thurs. Oct. 3 - Kent State University 12:30

                          Parent/Teacher Conferences

Thurs. Oct. 10 - FAFSA workshop with Wright State reps 5:00 pm

                          Parent/Teacher Conferences

Fri. Oct. 11 - Connect to College at SSCC, Seniors sign up in Guidance Office

Wed. Oct. 16 - PSAT for registered juniors 7:45am - 11:00am

Tues. Oct. 22 - Picture Retakes 7:30 am

                        Shawnee State University 9:30 am

Fri., May 22 - Graduation 6:00 pm

 

                IMPORTANT 2020 GRADUATION INFO.
Graduation requirements change with the class of 2020. More Information here.

Class of 2021 and 2022 Graduation Requirements

Class of 2023 and Beyond Graduation Requirements

 

Industry-Recognized Credentials and WorkKeys information for graduation.

College & Career Readiness Testing information for graduation.

2019-2020 Course Catalog

 


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 Mrs. Mootz. Applications are also
available outside Mr. Teeter'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 PREVIOUSLY EMAILED

Eastern Kentucky University - All Ohio Seniors will receive $8,000 off the annual out-of-state tuition cost. Students with a 2.5 or higher will receive a reduced tuition rate of $10,300 per year.

Miami University's Bridges Program - This was detailed in an earlier email. The deadline of September 27 is approaching.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for students who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after September 1, 2018 and complete an application and submit it by November 5. 2019. This is an award,  and a scholarships for the top nominees in the state and U.S. Deadline is November 5, 2019. For more details and to apply, go to www.spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit 

Elks Scholarships   These scholarships are open to any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen. The Elks National Foundations awards 500 scholarships. The amounts range from $4,000 to $50,000. The application is online at www.enf.elks.org/mvs. Application deadline is November 5, 2019

Reminder to male students: You must register with the selective service when you turn 18. If you are taking a CCP course here or at SSCC or Chatfield, you must register within 30 days of your 18th birthday or you will have to pay for the course and books. Yikes! It is an online registration process - very easy - go to https://www.sss.gov/Registration/Register-Now/Registration-Form Make a note of your number in case you need it later.

Miami University Bridges Program This is an overnight experience for high-achieving HS seniors from historically underrepresented population or who are committed to promoting a deeper understanding of and appreciation for diversity. Participants will be immersed in campus life. Students who complete the Bridges Program and enroll on the Oxford campus for Fall 2020 will be eligible to receive the Bridges Program scholarship. This is a renewable scholarship and is stackable with other scholarship for which a student may be eligible. If you are interested, please go to MiamiOH.edu/Bridges and complete an application.The application deadline is September 27th.

National co-op Scholarship Program sponsored by WACE. In order to receive this scholarship, you must attend one of the following schools and plan to participate in a co-op: University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, Wentworth Institute of Technology, State University of NY Oswego, Rochester Institute of Technology, Merrimack College, Johnson & Wales University, Drexel University, or Clarkson University. Each of these schools are giving out 15 - 30 $6,000 scholarships. In order to apply, students must have a minimum 3.5 gpa and have applied to one of the participating schools. For complete instructions and to apply, please visit WACEINC.org  Early applications are highly encouraged. Deadline: February 15, 2020

FAIRFIELD LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Lynnette Kiesling 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.
 


FAFSA

https://fafsa.ed.gov
For help completing the 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
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020
MARCH 10, 2020 STATE DATE FOR ALL JUNIORS
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020
  
Register for the ACT at www.actstudent.org   Fairfield’s school code is 362915.
 
 
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@fairfieldlocal.org 

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2018-19 Student Handbook
Credit Flexibility
Community Service Documentation Form

Transcript Request Form


ONLINE MEETING-WATCH AND RETURN INTENT FORM BY APRIL 1, 2019

INTENT FORM Deadline has passed for 2019-2020

SSCC CCP APPLICATION

LINK TO CHATFIELD COLLEGE ONLINE CCP APPLICATION
CCP - Southern State Community College
CCP - Pathways - Chatfield College
CCP - University of Toledo 


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.
 


COLLEGE SEARCH
Ohio Public University Search - Information of each of Ohio's 14 Public Universities.
Ohio Private College Search - Information on Ohio's 51 Private Colleges. 
Ohio 2 year college search -Information on Ohio's 23 two-year colleges.
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.
Learn more at 
 http://www.ncaapublications.com/productdownloads/CBSA17.pdf
Register on the NCAA Eligibility Center during the junior year of high school at ncaa eligibility Center at https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/

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 GEOGRAPHY SPANISH I SPANISH II SPANISH III
SPANISH IV

EUROPEAN HISTORY

   

   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 at http://www.playnaia.com/psaRegister.php
Read more about NAIA college athletics at http://www.playnaia.org/d/NAIA_GuidefortheCollegeBoundStudent.pdf