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FBI Agents in Training Summer Academy
The Cleveland FBI Field Office is hosting the Future Agents in Training Academy this summer. Participants learn from special agents and intelligence analysts including gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses. Info in Guidance A114.

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Scholarships


U.S. Army-Hall of Fame Award for Excellence
The Army and Football Hall of Fame will award one student in the U.S. $2,500 based on athletics, academics and community service. 10th,11th,12th students on an athletic team with a 3.5 gpa and community service are eligible. Info in Guidance A114.

Interns Wanted for a Political Campaign
Students interested in working on a political campaign: Betsy Rader, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives is looking for politically minded future leaders to intern on her campaign during the spring of 2018. Info in Guidance in A114.

CSU: Engineer for a Day


Guidance Resources

Scheduling 2017-2018

  • Program of Studies

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  • Course Lists:
  • Grade 9, Class of 2021
  • Grade 10, Class of 2020
  • Grade 11, Class of 2019
  • Grade 12, Class of 2018
  • Eighth to Ninth Grade Transition Presentation
  • Online Pearson offerings, grades 10-12 
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    Upcoming Events

    College Visit Calendars

    -September 

    -October

    -November

    Practice Tests 

     AP/ACT/SAT Practice Tests 

     ASVAB-October 11, 2017 and March 23, 2018. 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-Academic help available in C207 during school, see your teacher or counselor for more information.

    Naviance

     

    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 Teacheer night on Naviance here.

    COLLEGE

    Applications

     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.

     

    Scholarships

    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

  • 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?

    Lakeland (specific) CCP Presentation 2017 

    CCP Presentation video (YouTube Link)

    UNIT INFORMATION

    Unit 9

     

     

     

    ACADEMIC LETTER PROGRAM

    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:

    Year

    GPA

    Award

    1st

    3.5 or Higher

    Class Numerals and Certificate

    2nd

    3.5 or Higher

    Academic Letter and Certificate

    3rd

    3.5 or Higher

    Lamp of Knowledge Pin and Certificate

    4th

    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

    Unit 12