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FAFSA ASSIST NIGHT- get help with your FAFSA!

Sandy Valley will be hosting a FAFSA Fill In Night on Wednesday, October 26th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the library computer labs to assist families with filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA opened on October 1, 2016 and uses tax information from 2015. Please bring your 2015 tax information, social security numbers for parents and students, bank statements, and FSA ID if you have already created it. Please RSVP here.



Thursday, November 3, 2016 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm

330 University Dr NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663  *  Founders Hall Cyber Café

**Registration is required**

To register, please call Jason Maurer at 330-339-3391 or email jmaure13@kent.edu


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Be sure to check out the new OhioMeansJobs Career-Planning and Career Guide page, a resource for career exploration, college searches, scholarship opportunities, and more!




The Stark County Crisis Center has created a new text support line!  Crisis Center:  Crisis Text Line has been serving young people in any type of crisis, providing them access to free, 24/7, emotional support and information they need via the medium they already use and trust Help Line 330-452-6000     Text Line text 4hope  to  741-741

Please check the Scholarship Page regularly or stop by the Guidance Office to review available scholarship information.


New Graduation Requirements are available on the Ohio Department of Education website, including information on new state assessments and pathways to graduation.

A) End-Of-Course Exams (earn a combined score of 18–each test is worth 5 points)

Must earn at least 4 points from the following
* English 9
* English 10
Must earn at least 4 points from the following
* Algebra I (or Integrated Math I)
* Geometry (or Integrated Math II)
Must earn at least 6 points from the following
* Physical Science or Biology
* American History
* American Government
Advanced Level = 5 points
Accelerated Level = 4 points
Proficient Level = 3 points
Basic Level = 2 points
Limited Level = 1 point
Students who have earned high school credit in one of the tested subjects prior to July 2014 (in Middle School) will automatically be awarded 3 points in that area. Students would be allowed to take that subject’s test to improve their score, if they so choose.

B) College Admission Exam (earn a remediation-free score on a test such as ACT or SAT)

C) Job skills assessment (ACT WorkKeys) AND earn a State Board of Education-approved career/industry credential or license


Stay Connected:

  • Visit this page frequently for updated information
  • Watch SVTV and pay attention for Guidance news
  • Sign up for text message notifications to get reminders about scholarships, deadlines, testing or other important Guidance news:
      • Text the relevant code to: 702-728-3063

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        • Seniors (general)                                 @acecb             
        • Juniors (general)                                  @svjuniors        
        • Sophomores (general)                          @svsoph 
        • CTE/Vocational (South/Drage/Perry)     @ctecards  
        • Post-Secondary Students                       @psecards


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https://i0.wp.com/img.gawkerassets.com/img/17hscl9kqyqmpjpg/k-bigpic.jpg    Do college admissions representatives and potential employers look at your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social profiles? More and more, the answer to that is, “yes!” It is important to make sure your digital footprint is going to work for you and not against you. Check out these sites to get some tips on cleaning up your social media sites:

Online Reputation Management

Tips for Cleaning Up Your Social Profiles

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