Guidance: School Counseling

Upcoming Meetings for Students and Families

Please see your email for schedule pick up days! 

Upcoming Parent / Student Guidance Evening Meetings -

 “Financial Aid Meeting for Class of 2020”

Seniors and Parents of Seniors
Thursday, September 19th  
Hoover Hall6:00pm - 7:30pm


“Seniors: Preparing for College”

College and Scholarship Application Process
Seniors and Parents of Seniors 

Wednesday, October 2nd

Hoover Hall 6pm  - 7pm 


“How to Earn College Credit at Hoover HS” 

College Credit Plus, Career Tech, AP

HS Students and Parents of HS Students

Thursday, November 7th 

Hoover Hall 6pm - 7pm 


 “How to Earn College Credit at Hoover HS” 
College Credit Plus, Career Tech, AP

HS Students and Parents of HS Students

Wednesday, January 8th

Hoover Hall 6pm - 7pm

8th to 9th Grade Information Night - TBD

Informaiton for Future Hoover Students and Families - TBD

"Using Naviance for College & Scholarships Applications - Class of 2021 & Beyond"
Underclassmen and parents of Underclassmen
Thursday February 6th
Thursday, February 27th
Hoover Hall 6pm - 7pm 

Below, you can find a copy of the Hoover HS 2019-2020 Course Description Book.
2019-2020 Course Description Book

NAVIANCE WEBSITE

Scholarship Information

Many resources pertaining to academics, college, career, personal, family, and emotional areas can be found in the Hoover HS Guidance Schoology Group.  Any parent and student can join this group by using the following access code: C4CXN-MH7W3
 

Graduation Information

The Class of 2019 has graduation requirements that differ from previous graduating classes. 
Throughout the year, School Counselors have been visiting classrooms, meeting with seniors, and contacting parents/guardians to ensure families are aware of these new requirements.  The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) website has more information about the Class of 2019 and Beyond Graduation Requirements. 
Recently the Ohio Department of Education released information on the alternative pathways for the Class of 2019. See the above link and/or contact your child's school counselor to learn more.  
 

College Credit Plus

The College Credit Plus video from 2017 is posted below for Parents/Guardians and Students to view.  The 2018 video will be posted in mid-January. Upon completion of watching these videos, parents and students should complete the video Acknowledgement Form in their appropriate packet, below. 
 2018-2019 CCP Resources from Evening Meeting 
 2018-2019 CCP Packets Below! 
 
Guidance Department Videos

Testing Information: SAT, PSAT, ACT, AP

At Hoover, the Guidance Department assists students with a variety of tests. Below are links where you can learn more about each test and the registration process. 
 
SAT Homepage                 PSAT Homepage                 
 
 

Local Resources for Families

Here you can find local resources that can provide assistance to our families and students!
 
 
Military Family? 
Hoover HS is committed to supporting children of military families.  On staff, Hoover HS Counselors Mrs. Jen Griffin and Mrs. Amy Myers have been trained on the many sacrifices and challenges military families and students may face.  Mrs. Griffin and Mrs. Myers are also trained on the many local resources especailly available for military families. 

Military Resources taken from Ohio Department of Education

Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission - Ohio is one of 50 states involved in the Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunities for Military Children, which is working to ensure that military children are properly enrolled in schools, have eligibility for school activities and have assistance in meeting graduation requirements. Learn about the compact on this website.  
Working with Ohio’s Military Kids: what educators need to know
Ohio National Guard’s Family Readiness Program - This program provides information and tools for Ohio families, including educational resources, youth camps and recreational opportunities.
Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) - The Military Child Education Coalition’s work is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation and transition. | Voice for the Military Child: a newsletter for friends of the MCEC
Ohio Inter-service Family Assistance Coalition (ISFAC) - The ISFAC serves as a statewide “safety net” in support of Ohio military families. The ISFAC connects military families with national, state, regional and community resources as well as volunteer support services.
Army OneSource - Army OneSource, Army Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services works with parents, students and schools to mitigate the challenges resulting from children switching school systems because of family relocation or deployment of a parent.
Touching Base - Touching Base is a quarterly U.S. Department of Education newsletter for the military community.
Guidance Office Phone
330-497-5627

Hoover School Counselors

 
Amy Myers
Email
Works with students whose last names begin with A-D
Testing, Foreign Exchange,  Student Social Justice
 
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Abby Neidert
Works with students whose last names begin with E-K
 
 
Tamie Eynon
Email
Works with students whose last names begin with L-R
College Credit Plus, Agape Girls 
 
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Jennifer Griffin
Works with students whose last names begin with S-Z 
Military Liaison, Senior Awards  
 
 
Brian Girdlestone
Email
Success Counselor
 NCAA, Care Team
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