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!


We will be having a FAFSA/College Application Workshop at Sandy Valley on January 8th, from 1 – 3:30. This “open lab” is for students and parents/guardians to get any assistance they need in the college app or FAFSA process. Register here: Registration for FAFSA/College Application Workshop We will also be taking registrations in the Guidance Office with Mrs. Knott.

ATTENTION SOPHOMORES!! Here is the career-tech/vocational presentation for South, Perry, Drage, etc.

Applications are now available for 2018/2019 South Stark Career Academy (Canton South and Perry) Career-Tech/Vocational Programs!! You can apply at tinyurl.com/sscasv   Applications are due by December 20!!

The American Legion is taking registrations for Buckeye Boys State! This leadership training opportunity looks great on college applications, ties students in with their local community through the local Legion Post, and has scholarship and networking opportunities. Register at www.ohiolegion.com/programs/buckeyes-boys-state

Attention, Seniors! Be sure to read our famous “Senior Stuff” for an overview of key Senior year items!!

Class Meeting Presentation: Covers important information related to our services, graduation, college/career, etc.

There are new Honors Diploma options, for students who are interested! Go to the Ohio Department of Education website for more details.

Are you a Senior who is going to college? It’s time to apply for financial aid!! Be sure to stop by our Financial Aid page to get more information on the FAFSA.

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

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Online Reputation Management

Tips for Cleaning Up Your Social Profiles