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CCP Intent to Participate
Reminder for students intending to participate in CCP next year: The Intent to Participate form is due March 31. This form is required by the State of Ohio. Forms can be given to Mrs. Pizzuti in room A114.

School Counselor
The deadline to submit your Letter of Intent to Participate in the College Credit Plus program is March 31, 2017. This document is a required by the state of Ohio for participation in the program. Letters are to be turned in to Mrs. Pizzuti in A-114.

School Counselor
Leadership Lake County Junior Leadership Program is a year long program that engages individuals to serve their community as leaders. Applications are available to current 9th and 10th grade students in A114. Applications are due April 10, 2017.

The Junior Women's Club of Mentor is looking for volunteers for this summer's Safety Town. If interested, stop by the Guidance Office, room A114, for more information. Or go to: www.mentorjuniorwomen.org

University Hospitals Summer Volunteer Program
University Hospitals has announced their Summer Youth Volunteer Program. They are looking to place student volunteers in a variety of positions that will last 8 weeks. Stop by the Guidance Office, room A114, for more information.

Guidance Resources

Scheduling 2017-2018

  • Program of Studies

  • 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 

    Upcoming Events

    College Visit Calendars



    Practice Tests 

     AP/ACT/SAT Practice Tests 

     ASVAB-October 17, 2016 and April 7, 2017. See your counselor or Mrs. Pizzuti in A114 for more information.


     ACT/SAT testing at MHS-2016-2017 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


    Reading/Writing Lab-Room A101, After school starting at 2:26



    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. 



     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

  • NCAA Eligibility Website  
  • Quick Reference
  • NCAA information
  • NCAA parent video on eligibility requirements
  • Division 1 and 2 worksheets for students  
  • College Credit Plus (CCP)

    How will your credit transfer?

    Lakeland (specific) CCP Presentation 2017 

    CCP Presentation video (YouTube Link)


    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





    Unit 11


    Unit 12