Welcome to the online home of Sandy Valley High School / Middle School Guidance. Use the top menu to navigate. Stay tuned to SVTV announcements for important Counseling news.
CLICK HERE FOR AN APPOINTMENT WITH A COUNSELOR- Mrs. McCoy, Mr. White, or Miss Veigel will call you down as soon as possible.
Register here for a FREE ACT Prep workshop hosted at Sandy Valley on December 1, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This workshop is open to all grade levels. Come boost your test taking skills before the December 8th ACT administration! Deadline to register for the prep session is Wednesday, November 28. Deadline to register for the ACT is November 2, 2018.
Attention, Seniors! Make sure to check out out “Senior Stuff” information sheet! We will be covering this in class meetings as well!
Be sure to check out information about our new Horticulture Program and FFA Chapter!!
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Domestic Violence help line 330-453-SAFE (7233)
Children’s Protective Services – Stark County 330-455-5437; Tusc County 330-339-7791; Carroll County 330-627-2571
Camp Kesem: A no-cost camp for children affected by a parent’s cancer. campkesem.org
There are new Honors Diploma options, for students who are interested! Go to the Ohio Department of Education website for more details.
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!
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