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School Counselor Information

#HELP HOTLINE

If you are in an emergency situation and you are in need of crisis intervention,

contact the Help Hotline Crisis Center. 

The Help Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. 

The number is 330-424-7767 or 1-800-427-3606.

Another website that offers help is:      

https://saferschools.ohio.gov/content/newsletter_winter_2016#ohio-suicide-prevention

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REMIND MESSAGES

Mr. Agnew has a 'remind' set up for each grade for important information.  Each student has been given the remind code at the beginning of their freshmen year.  Here are the 'remind' codes for each class.  All students are encouraged to join their 'remind' group.  Parents are also able to join.  

 

Class of 2019:   Text to the number 81010, text the message:  @afgb6

Class of 2020:  Text to the number 81010, text the message:  @beavers202

Class of 2021:   Text to the number 81010, text the message:  @cka4dh

Class of 2022:  Text to the number 81010, text the message:  @b8bb4h4

 

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ACT 

Registration deadline is January 11, 2019 for the February 9, 2019 test. 

 

The following are registration deadlines and test dates for 2018-2019 school year.

 

Registration deadline is January 11, 2019 for the February 9, 2019 test.

Registration deadline is March 8 for the April 13, 2019 test.

Registration deadline is May 3, 2019 for the June 8, 2019 test.

Registration deadline is June 14, 2019 for the July 13, 2019 test.

 

Check with the guidance office for more information and a practice test.

Also on the right of this page is a link to ACT or 

go to www.actstudent.org to register.

 

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CAREER & COLLEGE FAIR

 

East Liverpool High School is sponsoring a Career & College Fair on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 3:00 - 7:00 PM in the high school cafeteria.  Many colleges and career tech schools will be in attendance, such as Kent, Cleveland State, Ohio University, PTI, Ohio State, Westminster and many more.  There will also be onsite FAFSA help.

 

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SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES

 

If you are looking for scholarships, check out our Scholarship Spreadsheet and Scholarship Search links which are located on this page on the right hand side. 

 

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FINANCIAL AID 101

Kent State University East Liverpool Campus is sponsoring free financial aid workshops to help parents and students.  Their financial aid specialist will be there to help you file your FAFSA for the 2019-2020 school year.  The dates of the workshops are:

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 5:30 - 7PM at Purinton Hall, Room 318

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 5:30 - 7PM at Purinton Hall, Room 318

Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 5:30 - 7PM at Purinton Hall, Room 318

January 9, 2018 at 5:30 - 7PM at Purinton Hall, Room 318

Call today to reserve your spot  - 330-385-3805

 

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FAFSA priority deadline

 

NOTE:   FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) The Priority Processing Deadline is December 1, 2018.


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Deadlines have never been so important!

Apply for college admission for the next school year at some universities by November 1:  For instance, to maximize all that Ohio State has to offer, including consideration for most merit scholarships, completed applications must be submitted by November 1.

File the FAFSA by February 1: All applicants must file the FAFSA.

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UPCOMING COLLEGE VISITS

Various colleges and universities will be visiting Beaver Local during 'C' lunch.  This gives students an opportunity to visit with representatives from colleges/universities they might be interested in attending upon graduation.  The following are visits that have been set up so far:

 

November 13th   - Ashland University

November 1st     - Thiel College

November 13th  - Ashland University

November 20th  - Bella Capelli Academy

 

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COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS (CCP)

 

A CCP MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2018 - 6 PM - KENT STATE/EAST LIVERPOOL CAMPUS.

 

The following is information you will need when CCP for 2019-2020 starts.

Students planning on taking college classes while in high school must attend an informational meeting each year.  If you plan on taking any college credit classes during 2019-2020 or during summer of 2019, you must turn in the 'Intent-to-Participate' form by April 1, 2019:

 

Intent Form

 

After you turn in the 'intent' form, you must also apply to either Kent State or YSU depending on classes selected:  

Kent CCP Application 

or

YSU CCP Application

 

Even if the student has already attended a CCP meeting in the past, the student and the parent must attend the informational meeting for the upcoming school year. 

Informational Video

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NEW GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

For graduating classes of 2018 and beyond, students will have new graduation options! Visit the Ohio Department of Education Graduation Requirements link to the on the right side of this page or use this link to help understand the new graduation requirements at Beaver Local: Graduation Requirement Slide Show

Please use this BLHS FOUR YEAR PLAN to track your progress!

Four Year Plan 

 

Feel free to contact the guidance office with any questions or concerns.

Parent Information Night April 2018

 

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Mr. Agnew

School Counselor

Michael.Agnew@BeaverLocal.org

Mrs. Barrett

Secretary

Sharon.Barrett@BeaverLocal.org

Mrs. Rettos

School Counselor

BethAnne.Rettos@beaverlocal.org

PHONE: 330-386-8700

FAX: 330-386-8720

Welcome to the Beaver Local High School Counselor page!  We are the counselors for all students in grades 9-12, and Mrs. Barrett is the secretary for guidance.  The purpose of this page is to provide students with personal/social, academic, and career assistance. We have an open door policy.  However, when we are not in the building, please explore the links provided on the right.  Be sure to keep track of the scholarship spreadsheet, as scholarships are added and updated frequently.  Also, check the calendar of events on the bulletin board next to the guidance office so that you will know when college and military visits are scheduled.  

    

 

 

 

 

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