High School Guidance Office
Attention Seniors: If you are interested in being nominated by Congressman Bob Latta to one of our nations U.S. Military Service Academies, please see Mrs. Maluchnik for information. There will be an Academy information night on Monday, March 17 at Perrysburg High School at 7pm. Interested students and parents should attend. There will be an overview of the nomination process and there will also be representatives from the US Military Academy at West Point, US Naval Academy at Annapolis, US Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, the US Coast Guard Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy to talk with students about the outstanding opportunities available.
BGSU has extended the Freshman Automatic Scholarship deadline for Fall 2014. Students who are interested in being considered for a freshman award, should submit their application for admission online at www.bgsu.edu as soon as possible. (Please note: this only applies to the automatic scholarships). If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions toll free at 1-866-246-6732.
Attention Seniors planning to attend Owens in the fall: Owens has sent over a scholarship opportunity for any student who is attending their school full time in the fall. To qualify, you must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. If you believe you qualify for this scholarship and you plan to attend Owens in the fall, please see Mrs. Maluchnik.
The Genoa Area Local Scholarship Foundation Scholarship application is NOW AVAILABLE on the Genoa Schools website. This single application will allow you to apply for over 50 local scholarships on one single application. To apply go to www.genoaschools.com and click on "2014 Scholarship Application." You will fill out the online form and print the document and then place a check (X) by those scholarships that you feel you are eligible for after reviewing the scholarship requirements. You are also required to complete a one page essay which will be attached to the application after printing. Applications are due to Mrs. Nelson by Friday, March 14th.
ATTENTION STUDENTS OF HISPANIC/LATINO HERITAGE:
The University of Toledo is hosting the 2014 Latino Youth Summit. The Summit seeks to arm youth and families with college planning and career path information and information about various occupational fields. The Summit also serves to instill feelings of pride in the students' heritage, along with the inspiration to strive for fulfillment of each student's potential towards creating a more promising future. Additionally, Seniors who attend the Summit are eligible to apply for The President’s Summit Award, which provides $2,000 annually to be used toward institutional charges and one year (two consecutive semesters) of on-campus housing, beginning Fall Semester 2014. The award is competitive and has limited funding. The projected value of this award is $14,000. See Mrs. Maluchnik for more information on the Summit and scholarship!
Welcome to the High School Guidance Office!
Here you will find useful links and information regarding important dates, course selections, career planning and college preparation. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of this page to get all of the important information we have to share with you! If you have any questions, please call us at 419-855-7741.
Maria Maluchnik L.P.S.C. | Counselor | Extension 21102
Joan Nelson | Guidance and Records Secretary | Extension 21103
See the items below for important information and forms for enrolling a student.
Important Dates for the 2013-14 School Year
September 21: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
October 16: PSAT for Registered Juniors
October 23: Penta Representatives present to Sophomores and Freshman
October 26: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
October 28 – November 1: Ohio Graduation Tests for Upperclassmen
November 7: "Explore Penta Day" field trip for all Sophomores
December 4: Financial Aid Meeting – 7:00 p.m. in HS Cafeteria
December 14: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
January TBD: Meeting for Parents of Eighth Graders – 7:00 p.m. in HS Auditorium
February TBD: Post Secondary Options Meeting (For eligible students only) - 7:00 p.m. HS Auditorium
February 8: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
February 9: “College Goal Sunday” … for more info., go to www.ohiocollegegoalsunday.org
March 10 - 14: Ohio Graduation Tests for ALL Sophomores
March 12: “College Preview Night” for Juniors – 6:30 p.m. at Owens Community College
March 14: Deadline to register for AP Testing - Download and print registration form: AP TEST REG FORM
April 12: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
May TBD: Honor’s Banquet (For eligible students) – 6:30 p.m. HS
May 25: Graduation Ceremony -Class of 2014 – 2:00 p.m. HS Gymnasium
June 14: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
The Guidance Counselor also send a newsletter to all families to remind them of standardized testing options, ways to get involved in the high school, and opportunities beyond the school day.
Junior and Senior Years and the Postsecondary Planning
What is the ACT?
A standardized exam that measures your knowledge and skills in English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. It also measures your educational development (abilities) and identifies academic strengths and weaknesses. ALL COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE TAKEN THE ACT AT LEAST ONCE BY THE FALL OF THEIR SENIOR YEAR. For specific information on the ACT, including testing dates, registration, and practice testing, visit www.actstudent.org. To register you will need GHS Code: 362285
GENOA HIGH SCHOOL COURSES AND SCHEDULING
COURSE REGISTRATION & CURRICULUM GUIDE - Lists classes offered at GHS, graduation requirements, honor's diploma requirements, and much more. Click here to read the 2012-2013 Curriculum Guide.
Scheduling Forms and Info:
Click here to view and print the Financial Aid Power Point Presentation Document that was presented by Betsy Johnson, Director of Financial Aid at Owens Community College, on December 7th, 2012.