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District Office:  3367 County Road 550, Frankfort, OH 45628
Phone: 740.998.4633  |  Fax: 740.998.4632
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FAFSA INFORMATION
 
***NEW THIS YEAR***  
The FAFSA can now be completed as early as October 1st.  Because this opening date has been moved ahead many colleges have also moved their priority enrollment deadline up.  Please make sure you are aware of any enrollment or scholarship deadlines your colleges of interest may have.   
 
FSA ID-  Both students and parents need to obtain an FSA ID before completing the FAFSA. Parents and students may not use the same email address.  To create your FSA ID visit https://fsaid.ed.gov  
 
 
 
Financial Aid Night- 2018-2019 FAFSA Senior Class Parent Meeting 
                                       Date and Time To Be Announced!
A representative from OUC's financial aid office will be going over basic FAFSA
information, as well as answering any questions you may have, regardless of where
your student is attending school. 
 
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Students planning on attending college must fill out the FAFSA.
Please check with your college or university for deadline information.
You may choose any of these three methods to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):
  • Log on to www.fafsa.gov to apply.
  • Complete a PDF FAFSA (Note: PDF FAFSAs must be mailed for processing).
  • Request a paper FAFSA by calling 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243).

Career Exploration Resources

This website was designed to help both current and prospective nurses further their nursing education by creating and sharing career and education guides.
 
 
 
OhioMeansJobs K-12 
A new, no-cost, online career planning tool that helps students discover career interests, explore future job options, build a future budget, create a resume and more.   
 
-Tips on filling out the FAFSA.
-Videos, quizzes, articles and many more tools to help through each step of  the college application process.
-Enter for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship. 

Area College/Career Events

 
2018-2019 COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS MANDATORY MEETING
DATE AND TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED! 
 
If your student is interested in participating in the College Credit Plus Program for the 2019-2020 school year, you must attend a mandatory informationl meeting.  OUC may be offering an additional meeting to be announced at a later date.  Representatives from OUC, Southern State University, and Ohio Christian University will be on hand to give information specific to their institutions.  Your student will not be permitted to participate in this program if you do not attend an informational meeting, sign a letter of intent to participate before April 1st, 2019, as well as meet all other deadlines established by the university they choose to attend.  
 
***The College Credit Plus program is continuously changing, so this informational meeting is required even if your student has previously participated in College Credit Plus.   
 
College Representative Visits- 2018-2019 School Year
The following college representatives are scheduled to speak to all seniors duing their lunch study hall period:

Wednesday, September 12th – Southern State Community College

Thursday, September 27th – Ashland University

Monday, October 8th – OUC

Tuesday, October 9th – Ohio State University

Friday, October 12th – Hocking College

Tuesday, October 16th – Shawnee State University

Wednesday, October 17th – Muskingum University

Tuesday, October 23rd – Mt. Union University

Friday, November 9th – Rio Grande University

Wednesday, November 14th - SCAD will be speaking in all afternoon art classes.  

 
Pickaway Ross Career and Technology Center (PRCTC) 
Schedule of events:
Sophomore Presentations at Adena:  Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Sophomore Tour of PRCTC:  Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
PRCTC Open House:  Thursday, November 15th, 2018  5pm - 7pm
 
2018-2019 College Credit Plus Meeting 
To Be Announced 
Adena School Auditeria
Parents must attend this meeting, as well as have a signed
letter of intent to participate on file with the school counseling office by April 1st,
in order for a student to participate in CC+ at any time during the 2019-2020 school 
year.   
 
County Wide Financial Aid Nights
 
Attend a free Financial Aid Night to learn about scholarships, grants, loans, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  Three nights to choose from!
 
2018-2019 Dates and Times To Be Announced  
 
University of Dayton Open House
Sunday, September 30th and 
Sunday, November 11th. 
RSVP at ADMISSIONS.UDAYTON.EDU/OPENHOUSE 
 
Morehead State University Open House
Saturday, November 3rd
1pm - 4pm
For more information:  www.moreheadstate.edu/openhouse
 
Morehead State University Nursing Day
Friday, November 16th
9am - 12pm
For more information:  www.moreheadstate.edu/visit
 
University of Rio Grande College Fair
Thursday, October 11th
9:30am - 11am
Directions and campus map can be found at
http://www.rio.edu/about/Directions.cfm 
 
OUC College Fair
Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 
OUC Shoemaker Gym
The OUC College Fair will bring together representatives from area colleges.  If your student is interested in persuing college after high school graduation, this is a great way to explore some options available to them.  
 
OUC Majors Fair
Thursday, October 18th, 2018
12-3pm in the Shoemaker Gym 
The OUC Majors Fair will bring together representatives from programs at the Chillicothe Campus and Main Campus in Athens.  If you are interested in attending any Ohio University location, this is a great way to learn more about potential majors available.   
 
Shawnee State University-Evening of Science
Thursday, November 29th, 2018
6-9pm
 
Hocking College-Come Visit Us On Campus!
Oct. 26th, 2018
Oct. 27, 2018 (Family Day)
Nov. 7th, 2018
April 5th, 2019
April 6th, 2019 (Family Day)
May 1st, 2019
RSVP by emailing Jessica Smith at smithj25817@hocking.edu
or by phone at (740)753-7067 
 
 
 
 
 

ACT Question of the Day

SAT Testing Information

Sign up to take the ACT  at sat.org/signup
 
2018-2019 Test Dates
August 25th  Registration Deadline July 27th
October 6th  Registration Deadline September 7th
November 3rd  Registration Deadline October 5th
December 1st  Registration Deadline November 2nd
March 9th  Registration Deadline February 8th
May 4th  Registration Deadline April 5th
June 1st  Registration Deadline May 3rd 

Scholarships

 
 
Scholarship applications are available on the Scholarship Application webpage.
Scholarship Applications

Other Scholarship Sources:
Fastweb.com
Cappex.com
StudentScholarship.org
The Peter J. Blosser Student Loan Fund

Earning an Ohio High School Diploma

 
Junior Class Parent Meeting-  Date and time to be announced   
This will be a short meeting to review graduation credit requirements, as well end of course exam point requirements.  You will receive a copy of your student's transcript and credit check sheet, which will show you the progress they have made toward graduation.   

Class Ranking

CLASS RANK is determined by the total amount of quality ranking points earned by each student. Classes will fall into either the category of regular or advanced.  ***Please be advised that College Credit Plus Courses taken during the second semester of a student's senior year will not be included when calculating class Valedictorian and Salutatorian.***  

Diploma with Honors

Students need to fulfill all but one of the applicable criteria for the Diploma with Honors. 

Testing Dates and Information

 2018-2019 High School End of Course Exams
Fall Test Schedule:
Monday, December 10th - English I (Including all retakes)
Tuesday, December 11th - English II (Including all retakes)
Wednesday, December 12th - Algebra I and Geometry (Including all retakes)
Thursday, December 13th - Biology (Including all retakes)
Friday, December 14th - American History and Government (Including all retakes)
December 17th - 21st Makeup Testing
 
Spring Test Schedule:
Dates and times to be announced 
 
 PSAT -(Juniors) - October 10th, 2018.
                           8am-11:30am Room 301

ASVAB -(Juniors) - Tuesday. January 30th, 2018.
                                8:30am Middle School Gym 

ASVAB INTERPRETATION (Juniors) - February 12th, 2019.   

WORKKEYS (Juniors)- a work readiness test.  To be announced for 2018-2019 school year.
 
ACT (Junior Class)
The ACT will be offered free of charge to the entire junior class.
Test Window:  February 20-22 and February 26-28, 2019.  
More specific information and dates to follow! 

Math Tutoring Period

 
Tutoring is available to all high school students for math during their lunch study hall period. Students may sign out of their study hall and report to the scheduled room for tutoring.  The following is the schedule of times tutoring is available:
 
5th Period        Monday - Friday       Mr. Beery Rm. 313
6th Period        Monday - Friday       Mr. Smith Rm. 312 

Student Volunteer Opportunity

Adena Medical Center is looking for students who might be interested in documenting volunteer hours for college applications.  Students are asked to donate 8 hours per month (two 4 hour shifts)in a service of their choice.  

Student/Parent Educational Resources

 
 
 
 
Online Resources/Homework Help 
A free homework help services and school assistance directory available to help you learn and improve grades in the classroom.  Post questions on the homework help forum, and submit questions to professional experts and teachers.  Explore and browse the various school subjects for helpful articles, resources, and links.  You can even search for topics that interest you.
HomeworkSpot.com is a free homework information portal that contains resources for English, math, science, history, art, music, technology, foreign language, college prep, health, life skills, extracurricular activities and much more.  These resources are organized into grade-appropriate categories for elementary, middle and high school.
Khan Academy supplies a free online collection of over 2,200 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and economics. The khan Academy also provides a web-based exercise system that generates problems for students based on skill level and performance.
Using the StudyStack web site, you use your computer to display a stack of "virtual cards" which contain information about a certain subject.  Just like flashcards, you can review the information at our own pace discarding the cards you've learned and keeping the ones you still need to review.   
 

Community Resources

 
 
 
The Jason Foundation-Programs for the Awareness and Prevention of Youth Suicide.
 
ADAMH(Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board)
 
 
 
Ross County Drug Abuse Prevention Coalition Resource Information
  
 
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Did You Know: Children of parents who talk to their teens about drugs are up to 50% less likely to use. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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2018-2019 Guide for the College Bound Student Athlete

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**NEW** College Credit Plus (Replacing PSEOP Program)
Informational Meeting:  To be announced
**OUC may possibly be offering an additional meeting for those who cannot attend our scheduled meeting.  You must attend one of the two scheduled meetings, as well as sign a letter on intent to participate befor April 1st, 2019, or your student will not be permitted to participate in the program.  
 
 
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District Office:  3367 County Road 550, Frankfort, OH 45628
Phone: 740.998.4633  |  Fax: 740.998.4632
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