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New Scholarships
Seniors, here's a list of the new scholarships: College Board Opportunity, Junior Women's Club, Ron Stapleton Memorial, Hopkins Elementary PTA, Cleveland Hockey Booster Club & Sterling Morton PTA. Applications can be found in Guidance A114.

Study Halls

LEAF Advisor
LEAF is holding a Planning a Campus Visit session for Juniors and parents. Session will be held Thursday 1/24 at 6:30 pm in room A-2101 at Lakeland CC. Register at 440-525-7095

Explore Kent Chemistry Day - Feb. 9
Kent State is hosting an Explore Chemistry Day from 10-2 on Feb. 9. Students will be introduced to life as chemistry and biochemistry students at KSU. If you're interested in attending, register at: www.kent.edu/chemistry/explore-kent-chemistry-day

CSU Engineer for a Day Job Shadowing Program
Cleveland State University has announced their "Engineer for a Day" Job Shadowing program to be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Stop by the Guidance Office, room A114, for more information.

Guidance Resources

Scheduling 2019-2020

  • Program of Studies 2019-2020
  • Video Tutorial for online student scheduling
  • Course Lists (click on grade level):
  • Grade 9 , Class of 2023
  • Grade 10 , Class of 2022
  • Grade 11 , Class of 2021
  • Grade 12 , Class of 2020
  • Eighth to Ninth Grade Transition Presentation (powerpoint)
  • Grade 8 into 9 evening presentation  (video) 
  • Online Pearson offerings, grades 10-12 
  • Scheduling Presentation for Class of 2020

    Upcoming Events

    College Visits: Register to attend rep visits using Naviance  under "What's New".

    - September 

    - October

    - November

    Practice Tests 

     AP/ACT/SAT Practice Tests 

     ASVAB: October 10, 2018 and March 22, 2019. See your counselor or Mrs. Pizzuti in A114 for more information.


     ACT/SAT testing at MHS: 2017-2018 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. 


    English/Science/Social Studies/Spanish: Academic help available in C207 during school, see your teacher or counselor for more information.



    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. 

    Download a presentation from Meet the Teacher night on Naviance here.



     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.



    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

  • -How to register and create a NCAA account 
  • -NCAA Eligibility Website  
  • -NCAA Division I Fact Sheet
  • -NCAA Division II Fact Sheet 
  • -NCAA Process-Flowchart 
  • -Division 1 and 2 worksheets for students  
  • -FAQ Division I Academic Requirements 
  • College Credit Plus (CCP)

    How will your credit transfer?


    2019 CCP Presentation  (Lakeland specific)

    CCP Presentation video  (YouTube Link)

    CCP Dismissal and Probation Policy 


    Unit 9





    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:





    3.5 or Higher

    Class Numerals and Certificate


    3.5 or Higher

    Academic Letter and Certificate


    3.5 or Higher

    Lamp of Knowledge Pin and Certificate


    3.5 or Higher

    Lamp of Knowledge Pin and Certificate


    Unit 10


     Class of 2020 Mid-Year Update: See your counselor with any questions 


    Unit 11

    Scheduling Presentation for 2019-20

    Unit 12