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Guidance

Guidance

Guidance Counselors for 2021-2022
 
Grade 8: 
Jamie Clark

Grade 9:
Brianna Ball
[email protected]


Grades 8-9 Secretaries: 

Christina Pugh

(440) 352-3341, x1902
[email protected]

Kelley Hixson

(440) 352-3341, x4319
[email protected]


JRW Fax # (Grades 8-9) (440) 352-1278 

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Grade 10: 
Karin Pennock
[email protected] 

Grade 11: 
Alyssa Winer
[email protected]

Grades 12: 
Scott Bailis (Director of Guidance)
Scott[email protected]
 

Grades 10-12 Guidance Secretary

Mrs. Jill Maczuzak
(440) 352-3341, x4320
[email protected] 

RHS Fax # (Grades 10-12) (440) 352-1257

COLLEGE VISITS: 
 
Please click on the following link to view the College Visit list for this fall: COLLEGE VISITS 21-22.  If you are interested in attending a visit(s), please stop down to the guidance office to sign up.
 
2021 Seniors: 
Your final transcript will be sent through Naviance by your counselor.  Please complete the Senior Exit Survey - 2021 in Google.  Check your school email for additional information.
 
FORMER STUDENTS, DO YOU NEED A TRANSCRIPT? Or need to verify graduation?
 
Email your request to: [email protected]  Please include:
1. first name/last name (name graduated under)
2. married name (if applicable)
3. date of graduation or withdrawal
4. address to which the transcript will be sent (only unofficial transcripts will be sent to home address)
  
GUIDANCE NEWS
 
 
ACT vs. SAT:  ACTvs.SAT.pdf

 

Ohio colleges that accept the Common App:  CommonApplication_Ohio.pdf 

 
LEAF INFORMATION:


LEAF will hold a VIRTUAL session, Let the College Research Begin on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.  High School Juniors and their parents will learn how to investigate colleges using internet tools. Discover online sites to assist in the college search process based on location, size, major, and more. 

 Space is limited for this free session. Register online at https://leaf-ohio.org/resource-center-sessions/ or call LEAF at 440.525.7095 to reserve a seat.


Please view the following links for information: 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

 
To find national scholarships, college and career information, please check the following National Scholarship databases: tuitionfundingsources.com and fastweb.com.

Also, for ways to increase your chances of obtaining scholarships, click on the following link: 7 C's of Winning Scholarships.


 
SCHOLARSHIPS Click "Scholarships" for this year's local scholarship information for RHS Seniors.
 
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 GRADE CALCULATOR - Use this link to enter your term and exam grades to determine your semester grade.
 
JOB, SUMMER, AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

This information can be found on the Google Classroom: Job, Summer, and Volunteer Opportunities.  The class code to join is:  pkdmtfz.
 


 FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
 
Grants Guide for High School Students
 
More Information on Financial Aid


FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION 
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Lake/Geauga Educational Assistance Foundation (LEAF)

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT PRESENTATION
 If you missed LEAF's Financial Aid Night or need a refresher, the presentation is recorded in 4 part on their Youtube page. Please view it at http://www.youtube.com/user/LEAFOHIO or type it in your web browser if needed.


 LEAF RESOURCE CENTER SCHEDULE
 Click on the link to review the LEAF Resource Schedule: http://www.LEAF-ohio.org
 

  RHS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

HONORS DIPLOMA CRITERIA
 

COURSE CATALOG / SCHOOL PROFILE
 
 
 
CREDIT FLEXIBILITY 
 
 

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS INFORMATION

 
 
 
Timeline and Minimum Course Requirement


WORK PERMIT


Form 2 of 2

Form 1 of 2

Parent or Guardian Consent Form

COLLEGE PLANNING


Planning 101 (Defines GPA, class rank, transcripts, standardized tests like ACT and SAT and college admissions expectations)

Planned Absence Form 

Student Activity Form
 

The College Payoff (The data from a new study shows clearly that  a college degree is critical to economic opportunity.)

TEST INFORMATION
 


 
 
 

SAT Test Dates
 

GUIDANCE LINKS
 

EducationPlanner.com

Selective Service's On-Line Registration Form


NCAA Initial Eligibility - Clearinghouse


ScholarshipHunter

NextStudent
 

FastWeb.com.


College Basics 
(Contrasts online and traditional colleges and the SAT and ACT; offers suggestions about the college application process and college visits, along with other links)

PrepHQ 
(college planning process illustrated)
 

Auburn Career Center

STUDENT HEALTH AND WELLNESS