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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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ACT 

Registration deadline is January 12, 2018 for the February 10, 2018 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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COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS (CCP)

Students planning on taking college classes while in high school must attend an informational meeting each year.  Even if the student has already attended a CCP meeting in the past, the student and the parent must attend a MANDATORY informational meeting for the upcoming school year. This year's meeting is scheduled for WednesdayNovember 29, 2017 at Kent State East Liverpool Campus at 6:00 PM.  The meeting will be held at Purinton Hall.   If you plan on taking any college credit classes during 2018-2019 or during summer of 2018, you must turn in the 'Intent-to-Participate' form by April 1, 2018.

 https://www.ohiohighered.org/sites/ohiohighered.org/files/uploads/CCP/CCP_Intent-to-Participate-Form_Public.pdf

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

http://www.kent.edu/ccp/ccp-application or

http://cms.ysu.edu/administrative-offices/metro-credit/ccp-2017-18-new-and-continuing-student-application 

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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!  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mZvDY9N2CKZdox50Rn5twjqck_tYIz_1f4FpYPUq7nA/edit?usp=sharing

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

 

The Class of 2018 has an approved option explained in this link:  https://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Ohio-Graduation-Requirements/Graduation-Requirements/GradReq2018.pdf

 

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

Are you looking for community service hours?  Well, the American Legion could use your help!  Every 3rd Saturday from 5-7 PM they hold a Steak Fry and you can help out and get service hours!  Also, every Sunday from 9 AM - 12 PM there is a breakfast!  Any questions, call the American Legion or stop in to the Guidance Office!  Also, click on the link to the right for BL Community Service information and forms!

 

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Mr. Agnew

School Counselor

Michael.Agnew@BeaverLocal.org

PHONE: 330-386-8700

 

Mrs. Barrett

Secretary

Sharon.Barrett@BeaverLocal.org

FAX: 330-386-8720

Mrs. Rettos

School Counselor

BethAnne.Rettos@beaverlocal.org

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.  

    

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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