News from the HN Guidance Office
The Mission of the Hardin Northern guidance office is to: encourage high academic performance; assist students in developing career goals; provide information on college preparation and enrollment; track student progress toward graduation; and assist students and parents in overcoming personal, school, and social problems.
A resource being offered by the guidance department is a text/email list serve. If you wish to receive updates by text, text @ee5 to 909-256-0421 and to receive the updates by email, email email@example.com
To enroll a new student in grades 7-12, please call Mr. Wilson and set up an appointment between August 2 and August 15 or to enroll a new student in grades K-6 call Mrs. Thiel. Phone number is 419-759-2331. You will need original copies of the students birth certificate, social security card, shot records, custody papers and proof of residence in our district or open enrollment forms.
To Nominate an alumni for the Hardin Northern Hall of Distinction, click this link, fill out the form, and submit it (all done electronically). https://docs.google.com/a/hardinnorthern.org/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dE5kTWZ0WHJRMGFxZjBBODYzRlgxTEE6MQ#gid=0
Click here for a list of scholarships available in the guidance office. Updated 2/14/18
Click here for the 2017 HN community scholarship recipient letter with direction for obtaing scholarship.
Click here for a writable copy of the Polar Bear Legacy scholarhsip application.
Click here for a writeble copy of the HN community scholarship applicaiton.
Click here for a writable copy of the Norma Dirmeyer Bibler Scholarship for HN students attending the University of Findlay.
***Click here for a list of the new graduation requirments, a description of the Next Generation of Assessments, and the schedule for the those tests.***
Click here for a copy of the Elks Teen of the Month Application.
Click here for a college application powerpoint
Interested in Donating to the Hardin Northern Scholarship Foundation? Click here for more information.
click here for a list of Ohio Colleges
Click here for a College preparation timeline, starting in the 8th grade!
Questions or to
request a transcript (if requesting transcript, please include maiden name,
year graduated, and address you want transcript sent to)
NOTE: Summer Transcript Requests should go to Teressa Combs at extension 1207 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheduling for 2018-19
Click here for a graduation check sheet
Click Here for a copy of the 2018-2019 Course Description Booklet and the HS course request sheet.
Click Here for a copy of the 2018-19 8th grade course request sheet (for this year's 7th graders)
Click Here for a copy of the 2018-19 7th grade course request sheet (for this year's 6th graders)
Click Here for a copy of the 2018-19 master schedule (when available)
Click Here for 2017-18 master schedule
Scheduling materials will be given to classes on these days:
Click here for a copy of the 2017-18 High School course description book
Financial Aid Information
Financial Aid season is here and I wanted
to list some resources for you. First of all, I reviewed this information with the seniors mid October. Dates to remember:
February 1-March 1- Most colleges set a deadline in this range for when FAFSA must be filed to be eligible for financial aid from the university or college. A few have moved their deadline up to mid November so the early FAFSA is filled out, the better
5.who are considered parents for FAFSA?
www.fafsa.ed.gov links you to the online filing system for FAFSA. Remember, you can't file until after October 1, 2016.
The Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators web site is full of good information, and so is the Federal Governments financial aid website, studentaid.ed.gov
You can find great tutorials on Youtube on how to fill out the FAFSA!
There will be a parent information meeting on Nobember 3 at 7 pm in the new computer lab to discuss the basics of Financial aid and college application process.
Parent Information Nights
CCP Parent Information Night on February 7, 2018
Click here for a copy of the PPT.
Click here for the HN registration form and CCP description
Click here for HN's summary of CCP courses (14 of them!)
College Credit Plus (CCP)
Ohio has revamped the PSEO and Dual Credit system and is now calling it CCP. Little has changed from a student/parent perspective. To save confusion, Hardin Northern will still refer to the courses being offered here at HN as Dual credit. Hardin Northern has 7 high school teachers that are adjunct professors for a local university and teaching courses here at Hardin Northern that are for high school AND college credit. These courses are:
To take these courses, a student must register for the Hardin Northern course (must meet the prerequisites for the course). There is no cost to the student/parent unless the student fails the course. Student must meet the Universiy's enrollment criteria.
Students interested in pursuing a degree in technology would be best served by taking Written communications (6 semester hours), Graphic Design (3 semester hours), 3D Animation (3 semester hours), Multimedia (3 semester hours), and Video Editing (3 semester hours) for a total of 18 sememster hours toward a degree in technology.
Students interested in pursuing a college degree would be best served by taking Written Communications (6 semester hours), Lit Appreciation (3semester hours), Calculus (4 semester hours), Government (3 semester hours), Microeconomics (3 semester hours), Spanish IV (3 semester hours), 2 American History Courses (6 semester hours), and at least one Technology course (3 semester hours) for a total of 31 semester hours toward a degree.
In addition, as always, students can go TO the college campus and take courses there (large variety of possibilities). This was called Post Secondary Option in the past but is now called CCP. To participate in CCP, students/parents must fill out paper work by March 30 and submit to Hardin Northern for approval. Once approved, students must then apply to the univeristy of their choice for admittance. See Mr. Wilson for more details.
Click here for a letter from the state describing CCP and resources at your disposal.
Colleges Visiting HN
Testing Schedule and Information
Class of 2018 and beyond, click here for graduation requirments.
The next opportunity to take End Of Course Exams is in December of 2017
NOTE: All 11th graders will take the ACT test in April at no cost to the student. This is a state mandate and could provide an alternative route to graduation.
Note: For a list of colleges that require or recommend the Optional Writing Component of the ACT, go to www.act.org/aap/writingpref
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