Junior/Senior News

AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is a full-time team based residential service program for young adults who want to give back to communities in need at different locations across the country. For 10 months, you'll work on 3-6 projects such as: engaging youth, building and rehabilitating homes for families in need, cleaning up parks, streams, trails, and shorelines and fighting and preventing wildfires. You'll be assigned to one of five campuses across the country. Room, board, healthcare, uniform and equipment provided. A living allowance of up to $4,000 and up to $6,000 Education Award. Click here for more information and be sure to sign up for their visit on October 16th during flex to learn more.

University of Dayton Explore Engineering

Saturday, November 10. During Explore Engineering students will participate in hands-on labs, meet the deans and faculty, engage with current students and tour the campus. The Women Engineering Program is also sponsoring a no-cost overnight event on Friday, November 9, for female juniors and seniors. Click here for more information. 

Miami University Oxford Bridges Program

The Bridges Program is an overnight experience for high-achieving high school seniors from historically underrepresented populations or who have a commitment to promoting a deeper understanding of diversity. Participants will be immersed in campus life and stay overnight with current students. All costs will be covered by Miami University. The Cincinnati Session is October 28-29. Students will need a letter of recommendation from their Guidance Counselor. Online applications can be found here.

Ohio University's Multicultural Visit Program

The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is an overnight visit to Ohio University's Athens Campus for specially selected college-bound students who are juniors and seniors in high school. You will have the opportunity to speak with Ohio University faculty, staff administrators, and students about your plans for college and beyond. You will learn how the entire campus community will work with you to help you realize your dream. This all-expense paid program includes lodging, transportation, and meals for participating students.

MVP is a selective program. Applicants should meet the minimum requirements and submit all required documents. Applicants who are seniors with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average (unweighted) AND a 21 ACT composite score or comparable SAT score will be considered. Juniors will be considered after seniors on a space-available basis. Senior attendees are encouraged to complete an application for admission to Ohio University before attending MVP.

Program dates are Sunday, October 28-Monday, October 29. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2018. Click here for application.

Earn and Learn - Greater Cincinnati Apprenticeship Council

College is not for everyone and the jobs are not always there for college graduates. Why wait years to begin working in the career that interests you? Choose union apprenticeship and begin working now. Your compensation grows with your skill and knowledge, the job grows with you. Information session will be help in November. Click here for programs and upcoming sessions.

Colleges of Distinction Find the Best US Colleges and Universities here.

US Representative Brad Wenstrup's office has several opportunities for students. US Service Academy Nominations for motivated students to US Service Academies. Congressional Art Competition for students to have their art work on display in the US Capitol for a year, winners will receive air fare to travel to Washington DC for a special recognition ceremony. Internship positions for college students in Washington DC and Cincinnati District Offices. To learn more about all of these opportunities visit Wenstrup.House.gov.   

If you live in Butler or Preble county and are interested in nomination to a US Service Academy, see your guidance counselor for an applications. Applications are due October 31, 2018 for those seeking admission in the summer of 2019.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

College Fairs


NACAC National College Fairs will host the National Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on October 22nd from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Xavier University Cintas Center. This event is free and connects you to colleges and universities with majors for students passionate about the arts. Click here for more information.

DVS College Day Trips

These trips are free and offered to different grade levels for each college or university. Buses usually leave from the Kroger parking lot on Kenard Avenue. There is a minimum GPA and/or ACT required. All forms can be picked up in the Guidance office.

Northern Kentucky University - Wednesday, October 24, 2018 offered to  junior and senior students with a minimum  2.7 GPA and/or 17 ACT score. Permission forms available in the guidance office.

Gannon University - Saturday, October 27, 2018 offered to sophomore, junior and senior students with a minimum 2.8 GPA and/or 18 ACT score. Permission forms available in the guidance office.

College Applications

If you are applying on-line, be sure to submit a transcript request and any other required forms from the college or university to the Guidance Office. If you are submitting a traditional paper application, please submit your completed application to the Guidance office. Please pay attention to college application and scholarship deadline dates. Many colleges have set December 1st as their deadline date for scholarships.

ACT and SAT

The test schedule for 2018-2019 is available on the Guidance webpage and bulletin board.

 

ACT-SAT Tutoring

Townsend Learning Center - Gary Bohnlein (513) 742-5510


Kathleen Kahn - (513) 385-5196

University Tutor - www.universitytutor.com find a tutor in your area.

Wyzant Tutor - www.wyzant.com find a tutor in your area.

LEAP: Learning Enrichment & Assistance Program,LLC - www.LEAProgram.com

TutorMe: Online ACT prep

 

Open Houses

Click on the school listed below for more information, dates, and registration forms.

Eastern Kentucky University
University of Louisville
SCAD
Western Kentucky University Admissions Events
University of Dayton
Calvin College
Case Western Reserve University-Diversity Overnight
Bluffton University
Wichita State University
The University of Akron
Case Western Reserve University
Ursuline College
UC Blue Ash
Transylvania University
University of Charleston
Brescia University
Northern Kentucky University
Marian University
University of Mount Union
AIC College of Design
 

College Visits  

Seniors have three college visit days and Juniors have one college visit day allowed this year. Click here for the form requesting a college visit day. Forms are also available in the Guidance Office and must be turned in to Mr. Zlatic one week in advance of the visit.

Service Hours

This is a friendly reminder to get the documents and signatures required and submit them to Ms. Moors Dressing or Fr Roger in the Outreach office by the due dates.