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Guidance Notes

College Credit Plus Informational Meeting

If you were not able to attend the original College Credit Plus Informational Meeting, you may attend the make-up meeting on Tuesday, February 5, at 1:00.  If a parent did not attend the original meeting, a parent/guardian will need to attend the meeting also.  Reply to this email to register for this meeting.  

Project Prom 2019

Juniors and Seniors - Lifepoint Outreach is hosting Project Prom 2019.  They will be opening the doors every Thursday and Friday (4:30 pm to 8:30 pm) and Saturday (noon to 5:00 pm) starting February 7 until February 23.  If you need a prom dress, please call 355-9853 for more details.  If you are a student who would like to donate prom dresses, shoes, purses, hair accessories or jewelry, you may call 355-9853. 

 

AP Contracts

AP contracts must be turned in to the guidance office by February 15. 

 

ACT Prep

Go to www.act.org/stateanddistrict/examinees.

Go to https://academy.act.org/

 

Summer Enrichment Scholarships

Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors – Students who have been identified as gifted are eligible to apply for summer enrichment scholarships.  Go to http://www.scoesc.k12.oh.us/ESCSummerEnrichmentScholarships.aspx.  Students should apply for both scholarships - the OAGC scholarship and the ESC scholarship.  The OAGC application deadline is February 15.  The ESC Summer Enrichment application deadline is March 15.

 

Fluor-BWXT STEM Scholarship

Seniors - This scholarship is open to all 2019 graduating seniors attending a high school within the counties of Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto.  Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above and have been accepted to attend an accredited college or university with a major in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (S.T.E.M.).  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is February 15. 

 

Shawnee State University – The Shawnee Experience

Juniors and seniors - Shawnee State University is hosting an event to showcase the college to prospective students with the opportunity for students to discover everything SSU has to offer.  The event will be held on February 22-23 and is open to all junior and senior males.  Dates are coming soon for high school junior and senior females.  Go to 
http://shawnee.edu/shawnee-experience/ to register. 

 

ACT

Juniors – All juniors will take the ACT on February 26.  This test is free.

 

The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Scholarship

Seniors - The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program is offering fifty $1000 scholarships to students pursuing careers in the oil and gas industry.    The application is available at www.oogeep.org.  The deadline is March 1.

 

Ohio High School Athletic Association Scholarship

Seniors - To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have a 3.25 grade point average at the end of the seventh semester and have three varsity letters in one sport or four varsity letters in two sports.  Recipients of athletic scholarships in NCAA Division I or II institutions or appointees to military academies are not eligible for this award.  The application is attached and on the guidance website.  The deadline is March 1.

 

Wheelersburg Athletic Association Scholarship

Seniors – Wheelersburg High School students who have a 3.0 grade point average for the first semester of his/her senior year who have attended Wheelersburg High School during his/her entire junior and senior years who have lettered in at least two different sports during his or her junior and senior years (with at least one sport being played during the student’s senior year) may apply.  Financial need, evidence of self-help, motivation, ability to be successful in post high school education, positive attitude toward school and community citizenship, high morals, and ethical values are also used as criteria.  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is March 8.

 

Duduit Memorial Scholarship

Seniors – The selection criteria shall include selecting students with “primarily a deserving financial need with evidence of self-help, motivation, and experience; should have demonstrated ability to be successful in post-high school education or training; should have shown positive attitudes toward school and community citizenship; should have shown high acceptable moral and ethical values”.  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is March 8. 


ACT

The ACT will be given on April 13.  The regular registration deadline is March 8.  The late registration deadline is March 25.  Juniors and seniors who receive free or reduced lunch are able to receive two fee waivers to take the test for free.  See Mrs. Davis for a fee waiver.  Students who receive accommodations should see Mrs. Davis to apply for accommodations on the ACT.

 

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program

Seniors - Lockheed Martin is awarding 200 renewable scholarships of $10,000 each.  Awards are open to individuals studying eligible engineering or computer science majors who demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities.  Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.5, plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited four year college or university, demonstrate financial need, be majoring or plan to major in one of many specified eligible STEM programs, and be willing to consider a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following his/her freshman, sophomore or junior year of college (the internship is not required to receive a scholarship).  For more information and to apply, go to https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship.  The deadline is March 12.

 

Full Sail Employee Trust Scholarship

Seniors - Esther (Myers) Phelps of the Wheelersburg High School Class of 1968 will be awarding a Full Sail Employee Trust Scholarship in the amount of tuition associated with a Full Sail University undergraduate degree program.  Full Sail University is located in Winter Park, Florida.  Full Sail University offers programs that are designed for the world of entertainment, media, arts, and technology.  The student will be responsible for housing and living expenses.  This non-cash scholarship will be presented to a deserving student who exhibits an affinity for the media arts and sciences.  The student must meet all applicable admissions requirements.  The scholarship is renewable up to four years.  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is March 15.    

 

The Robert Schwamberger “Make a Difference” Scholarship

Seniors – Community service is a top priority for ranking students.  Another important factor is the major of study.  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is March 19.

 

College Credit Plus – Accuplacer

Shawnee State University will be giving the Accuplacer test at Wheelersburg High School on Tuesday, March 19, during third, fourth, and fifth period.  Reply to this email to register.

Ohio Housing Authorities – William F. Gandert Scholarships

Seniors – Each applicant must reside in Public Housing or Section 8 of an OHAC Member Housing Authority to be eligible.  The application is attached and on the guidance website.  The deadline is March 20. 

 

Ohio University Southern – Spring Majors Fair

Sophomores, juniors and seniors - The Ohio University Southern Spring Majors Fair will be held on March 22 from 9:00-12:00.  They will have representatives from over twenty majors on site.  Pizza will be provided for lunch. 

 

The Ethan Pauley Memorial Scholarship

Seniors – Wheelersburg High School students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher may apply.  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is March 27.

 

Scioto Foundation Scholarships

Seniors – Go to www.sciotofoundation.org.  Click on “Scholarship Application”.  The deadline is March 27 at 5:00 p.m.


Shawnee State University – High School Musical Theatre Festival

Shawnee State University will be hosting a High School Musical Theatre Festival on March 29 – March 31. This festival is open to high school students.  Participants will have the opportunity to take classes, perform, and audition for scholarships and special recognition. For more information, go to www.musicaltheatrefest.org

 

Kiwanis Club of Portsmouth Scholarship

Seniors - The Kiwanis Club of Portsmouth will award three $1000 scholarships to students who attend Shawnee State University.  The applicant must rank in the top one third of his/her graduating class.  Go to www.kiwanisofportsmouth.org to apply.  The deadline is March 31.

 

The Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter 2019 Scholarship

Seniors - The Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter announces its 2019 Scholarship Program for Children and Spouses of U.S. Army Soldiers in the Global War on Terrorism, Army Soldiers and Army Veterans who are currently serving or have served in the Global War on Terrorism, and Family Members of AUSA Members who belong to the Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter in that priority. Also priority is given to residents of Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky, and Southwest Ohio. $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship program is available to first-time freshman and returning college students. The scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, room and board.  Students can download the scholarship packet from:  http://www.ausatristate.org/scholarship.  If you have any questions, please contact Robert F. Sprague atspraguer@fuse.net.  The deadline is April 1.

 

College Credit Plus for 2019-2020

College Credit Plus Intent forms (pink form) and College Credit Plus Reimbursement forms (blue form) are due April 1. 

 

Ohio University Southern Electronic Media – EMPixx Awards

The Ohio University Southern Electronic Media Department is pleased to announce the 20th Annual Student EMPixx Awards.  The Student EMPixx Awards is an annual competition that serves to recognize outstanding high school audio, video, multimedia, graphic design, and photography production.  The competition is open to all regional high school students who are interested in video, television or computer animation production.  Students may submit entries in the following categories:  Animation, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Entertainment, Independent, Multimedia Print, News Cast, News Feature/Story, Radio Commercial, Sports News Feature, and Video Commercial.  Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony.  All entrants are invited to attend the Awards Ceremony (April 12th), which will include workshops, an industry related guest speaker, the announcement and award presentation to winners in each category, and facility tours. Go to https://www.ohio.edu/southern/academics/degrees/high-school-wards.cfm for more information.  The deadline is April 1.

 

College Credit Plus for 2019-2020 – Ohio University Southern

Ohio University Southern College Credit Plus application materials, including grade reports or high school transcript and standardized test scores, must be submitted electronically or postmarked by the following dates:

Summer Semester (session II) – April 1

Fall Semester – May 1

Spring Semester – November 1

 

UCAN Scioto Foundation Wheelersburg Excellence Scholarship

Seniors - Thirteen $500 UCAN Scioto Foundation Wheelersburg Excellence Scholarships will be awarded during the 2018-2019 school year.  To be eligible to apply, you must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average and show acceptance into a secondary educational program such as but not limited to a four-year college or university, a two-year college, community college, vocational program, adult education program or business school.  Priority is given to students who show superior motivation, community service, school activities, self-help, employment and talent.  One $500 UCAN Scioto Foundation Dan Pace Memorial Scholarship will be awarded using the above criteria and will give priority to a first generation college student who shows financial need an/or a student who majors in education.  Both scholarships (Wheelersburg Excellence and Dan Pace Memorial) use the same application.  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is April 4.

 

The William D. Squires Scholarship

Seniors - The William D. Squires Scholarship is a $4,000 renewable financial need-based undergraduate scholarship with a maximum value of $16,000.  The applicants EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) from FAFSA must be less than $7,000 to apply.   Students from the Class of 2019 may start applying on February 15.  Go to www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org to apply.  The deadline is April 5.

 

Geoffrey Addleman Memorial Scholarship

Seniors – The Geoffrey Addleman Memorial Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded to one Wheelersburg High School senior.  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is April 5.

 

College Credit Plus for 2019-2020 – Shawnee State University

Shawnee State University College Credit Plus applications and transcripts are due by Friday, April 12.

 

2019 LEADS! Scholarship Program

Seniors – The Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools is once again offering the LEADS! Scholarship Program for Ohio and Michigan high school seniors.  This year they are offering over 185 scholarships ranging from $500 to $8000.  Go to www.omaccs.org and click on the scholarship link.  The deadline is April 12. 

 

End of Course State Tests

End of Course State Tests will be given at 7:45 a.m. on the following dates:

Wednesday, April 17 – ELA 9 part 1

Wednesday, April 17 – ELA 10 part 1

Thursday, April 18 – ELA 9 part 2

Thursday, April 18 – ELA 10 part 2

Tuesday, April 30 – American History

Tuesday, April 30 – American Government

Wednesday, May 1 – Biology

Thursday, May 2 – Algebra part 1

Thursday, May 2 – Geometry part 1

Friday, May 3 – Algebra part 2

Friday, May 3 – Geometry part 2

 

Wheelersburg Education Association Scholarship

Seniors - One scholarship will be awarded to a Wheelersburg High School senior who plans to enter college in the fall and pursue a degree in education.  The application is available on the guidance website.  The deadline is April 18.

 

Ohio News Media Foundation Scholarship

Seniors - This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications.  To apply, go to www.ohionews.org/scholarships.  The deadline is April 19.

 

Advanced Placement Testing Schedule

Monday, May 6 - 7:45 a.m. - AP US Government

Tuesday, May 7 - 7:45 a.m. - AP Spanish

Tuesday, May 7 - 12:00 p.m. - AP Physics 1

Wednesday, May 8 - 7:45 a.m. - AP English Literature and Composition

Thursday, May 9 - 7:45 a.m. - AP Chemistry

Friday, May 10 - 7:45 a.m. - AP US History

Friday, May 10 - AP Art

Monday, May 13 - 7:45 a.m. - AP Biology

Tuesday, May 14 - 7:45 a.m. - AP Calculus

Wednesday, May 15 - 7:45 a.m. - AP English Language and Composition

Thursday, May 16 - 7:45 a.m. - AP World History

Thursday, May 16 - 12:00 p.m. - AP Statistics

Friday, May 17 - 12:00 p.m. - AP Computer Science A

 

B. Davis Scholarship

Seniors - The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a $1,000 scholarship.  Go to http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to apply.  The application deadline is May 24, 2019.

 

Peer Tutoring

See Mrs. Oppy to register for peer tutoring.

 

Math Tutoring

Mrs. Craig is available in the front office on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:00-11:25 for math tutoring.  

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