Guidance Newsletter - September 2022
THIS IS WHERE IT STARTS!
Program to help students, families, teachers, counselors prepare for post-high school
Class of 2023 and Beyond Graduation Requirements
Industry-Recognized Credentials and WorkKeys information for graduation.
College & Career Readiness Testing information for graduation.
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 HS Office. 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. Applications are available in Guidance Office.
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.
FAIRFIELD LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS
For help completing the FAFSA, Visit FAFSA Help OH
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The Guidance Office 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.
Register for the ACT at www.actstudent.org
Fairfield’s school code is 362915.
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
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 the Guidance Counselor if interested in NCAA DI/DII.
|CP ENGLISH I
||CP ENGLISH II
||CP ENGLISH III
||CP ENGLISH IV
|CP ALG I
||CP ALG II
||CP PHYS SCI
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