Gibsonburg Schools

Home of the Golden Bears

 
GHS Guidance Office
419-637-2873  Ext. 1106 or 1110 

Welcome to the home page of high school guidance. New information comes into our office daily, and this page is our best opportunity to get information to our students and their parents. The links below will take you to direct sources of information on a wide variety of topics including graduation requirements, upcoming career and college showcases/events, college preparation/financial aid materials, and college entrance and other testing information.  Please contact us at the number listed above or via email. 

 Beth Kohler - Guidance Counselor
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Shelli Burgoon - Secretary
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UPCOMING EVENTS:

College Financial Aid Night (Seniors) – September 27th
College Fair at Terra Community College – October 2nd
Think Manufacturing Showcase (Freshmen) – October 6th

STUDENT FORMS:

High School Transcript Release Form
Campus Visit Form (Complete ONE WEEK PRIOR to visit)            

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

Earning an Ohio High School Diploma* - Click here for Ohio’s Curriculum Requirements

*Note that Gibsonburg HS requires 21 Total Credits

Honors Diplomas

Academic Honors Diploma
Career-Tech Honors Diploma

High School Testing Requirements Click here for information on Ohio’s current testing requirements

 FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID:

FAFSA.gov 

FAFSA PowerpointComing September 29th

ACT INFORMATION: *   **

2017-2018 Test Dates, Registration Information, and Deadlines

ACT Preparation

SAT INFORMATION: * 

2017-2018 SAT Test Dates

SAT Preparation

* Check admission sites for all potential colleges to see if there is a preference for one test over the other.

** Check admission sites for all potential colleges to determine if they require the ACT writing portion.

POTENTIAL COLLEGE ATHLETE INFORMATION: *

NCAA  –  Potential DI & DII college athletes click here for information on getting cleared by the NCAA to play at college

NAIA – Click here for a listing of NAIA colleges (usually smaller) requiring athlete clearance

OHIO’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES Click here for a listing

 

OHIO’S INDEPENDENT UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES Click here for a listing

 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION RECEIVED BY GUIDANCE OFFICEClick here for a listing

 

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES Click here for online scholarship search resources

 

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION    Coming in February

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNDERCLASSMEN  –  Coming Soon

 

·        High School Graduation Information

1.       GRADUATION REQUIREMENTSClass of 2017

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Ohio-Graduation-Requirements/Graduation-Requirements-2014-2017

2.       GRADUATION REQUIREMENTSClass of 2018 and Beyond

http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Ohio-Graduation-Requirements/Graduation-Requirements-2018-and-Beyond/Ohios-Options-for-a-High-School-Diploma/GradPath_2018beyond.pdf.aspx

3.      GRADUATION PTS REQUIRED ON STATE ONLINE TESTS –  Class of 2018 & Beyond

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Ohio-Graduation-Requirements/Graduation-Requirements-2018-and-Beyond/18-Points-on-State-Tests

·        ACT Test Information

1.      2016-2017 TEST DATES AND REGISTRATION DEADLINES:

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/taking-the-test.html#testdates

2.      GETTING READY:

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/taking-the-test.html

3.      REGISTERING FOR THE TEST

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/register.html

4.      TEST PREPARATION:

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html

·         OHIO’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES - This resource gives you a wealth of information about location, enrollment, special visit days, admission requirements, etc for each of Ohio’s PUBLIC universities and colleges. http://www.opuac.org/pdf/thinkpublic.pdf

·         OHIO’S INDEPENDENT UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES – This resource gives you a wealth of information about location, enrollment, special visit days, admission requirements, etc for each of Ohio’s PRIVATE universities and colleges.

http://www.aicuo.edu/n/docs2/2016AICUO%20Final%20PDFs/AICUO%20Final%20for%20Web.pdf

·         OHIO MEANS JOBS K-12  OhioMeansJobs.com allows students to learn more about their career interests and in-demand jobs, build résumés, search for college and training programs, create a budget based on future expenses, and develop meaningful academic and career plans for high school and beyond,

·        Senior Specific Resources

1.      SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION RECEIVED BY GHS GUIDANCE

2.      SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES

3.      FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

·         FAFSA PRIORITY DEADLINES FOR OHIO COLLEGES: www.oasfaa.org/docs/outreach/FAFSAPriorityDeadlinesForOhioSchools17-18.pdf

·         If you’re not ready to file a FAFSA, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/estimate to estimate your federal student aid

4.      NCAA CLEARINGHOUSE (FOR POTENTIAL DI & DII COLLEGE ATHLETES) – It is recommended that you get your file started during your junior year. Go to

http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/eligibility-center

5.      NAIA CLEARINGHOUSE (FOR FUTURE ATHLETES AT SMALL-MIDSIZE COLLEGES)

http://www.playnaia.org/eligibility-center

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