header background image

GUIDANCE NEWS

rss feed
Archived News
ROX Middle School Summer Mini-Camp
See the attached flier for this summer mini camp where girls have a safe-space to develop skills that will help them excel in middle school including: Confidence & Self-Esteem Team-Building & Healthy Friendships Dealing with Drama, Girl Bullying & Relational Aggression 
PATHWAYS CAMP
Pathways Camp is a career exploration camp at Tolles Career and Technical Center.  Please see the attached flier for more detail.  Register at TollesTech.com 
SYNTERO
Syntero provides compassionate, professional, expert counseling and support services for Central Ohio. Through a partnership with Dublin City Schools, Syntero staff members meet with students on a regular basis. The links below provide further information about their programs and services.
 
World Languages Information
Please see the attached document for information about options available for world language courses at the high school. 
YOUTH TO YOUTH CAMP
Check out this opportunity to attend Youth to Youth Camp March 18-19.  See the attached flier for details. 
YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY

The Westerville Division of Police is accepting applications for our annual one-week Youth Police Academy which will be July 10-14, 2017 from 4pm-9pm each night.

The program is designed for any student interested in law enforcement or a similar career within the criminal justice field. Students must be at least 14 years old (and completed the eighth grade) and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. Students must also have minimal school discipline and will be required to pass a background check. A complete list of requirements is included in the application. Once students have successfully completed the academy, they have the option to join our Explorer Post (year-round program). If you know any students who may be interested, please share the enclosed application with them.

Class size is limited to the first 20 students. Applications are due no later than June 1st, 2017.

For more information, see the attached flier and application and/or visit:
https://www.westerville.org/services/police/community-services/youth-police-academy

 
OPPORTUNITY FOR GIRLS INTERESTED IN SCIENCES
The College of Wooster in an educational partnership the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation and ABS Materials, Inc. is again sponsoring the B-WISER Science Camp, a residential camp for girls entering the 8th grade that is dedicated to promoting the interest of young women in science and engineer. Girls come from all over Ohio to learn about life science, chemistry, physics, model-robotics, LEGO® robotics, and earth science. Please advertise this information to parents, students and teachers. I have attached a poster that may be printed on legal-sized paper and posted for students and parents. More information, including the application, is available on our website: http://bwiser.spaces.wooster.edu 
GRIEF SUPPORT FOR TEENS
Teenage students may find support and healing by attending this Teen Grief Group. Knowing that the arts can be a great way for teens, especially, to express and heal, this expressive arts group is a way to support grieving teens. The group begins Wednesday, January 18, 2017 and runs for 8 consecutive weeks, from 6:00-8:00 pm and includes dinner. This group is free of charge. For more information, please visit www.cornerstoneofhope.org.  
Northwestern University's Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS)
Northwestern University's Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS) is a research-validated program that utilizes above-grade-level assessment, as a means of gifted testing, to help parents and educators better understand their students’ educational needs. NUMATS allows eligible students to take internationally recognized tests before the grade levels at which they are normally administered. The PSAT™8/9 test, designed for students in grades 8 and 9, is administered to students in grades 3 through 6. SAT® and ACT®, designed for students in grades 11 and 12, are administered to students in grades 6 through 9. NUMATS identifies academic ability, measures growth and connects students to resources and opportunities for advanced students.  

If you register your child, the Grizzell Code is 8500036.  The link to register is listed under the links on the right side of this page.


 
KNOW TO SEND THEM TO BED
Click below for a very informative article about the importance of sleep and the potential consequences of inadequate sleep for children and teens. 
VIDEO FOR PARENTS
This video, made for parents by teens, is a great resource for parents in helping to better understand their teens. 

Course Handbook

Links

Downloads

College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus is a program that gives students an opportunity to be enrolled in both high school and college coursework at the same time. College Credit Plus replaces Ohio’s Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program (PSEO) and all dual enrollment programs.
View text-based website