OVHS Counseling Office News
OVHS Financial Aid Night
Theresa Robinson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: My Meeting
Time: Sep 23, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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RACC Dual Enrollment Q&A ZOOM Sessions
RACC is excited to announce that they will be holding “lunchtime Zoom meetings” to answer questions about Dual Enrollment. The meetings will be held from 11-noon, Wednesdays, on the following dates: 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, and 10/6.
Here is the Zoom link:
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This Zoom chat will be a Q&A for families to have their questions about DE answered.
For your convenience, the link to RACC’s DE website is below:
BCTC Applications and Open House
- 2022-2023 Application will be available starting October 15th.
- The process will be the same as last year utilizing the portal for the student demographic portion and counselor/district questions. Portal applications will open on October 15th - Please do not apply before that date. Log onto https://berkscareer.com/apply-to-bctc/ to get started. *Make note that you are completing the correct application - 2022-23 Application.
- Save the Dates for our Open Houses at the West Campus-scheduled for November 10th and at the East Campus is scheduled for November 11th both from 5:30 to 8:30pm.
Please contact your child's high school counselor for more information or if you need help with the process.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Needed
Career Path Alert
FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN FILM OR MEDIA:Celebrity guest speaker J.W. Cortes will share his unique career path into acting and at the end of the presentation, students will have 15 minutes to ask questions. The event will be held on Friday, October 1, from 12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M. at the Reading Area Community College, Miller Center.
Directions for Requesting Letters of Recommendations
FOR SENIORS AND THEIR PARENTS:
After you have spoken to your teachers about writing a letter of recommendation and given them a copy of your Brag Sheet, please follow the directions below..
Log into Naviance: Username is your email address, your personal email. (You may be prompted to reset your password, make sure that you know your personal email address and can check this to receive the recovery password).
At the top of page, click on Colleges
Select ‘Letters of Recommendation’, under the Apply to College
Choose Letters of Recommendation
Choose ADD REQUEST
SELECT A TEACHER from the drop-down list
SELECT 1st BULLET “general request”
Include a personal note if you prefer or just say ‘thank you for agreeing to write a letter of recommendation for me’.
A short, three-minute video pinned below also provides walk-thru steps. If you are struggling to log into Naviance, please email or message your counselor for help!
Upcoming College Rep Visits at OVHS
COLLEGE VISITS AS OF 9/15/21
Thursday, 9/23 – SCAD – 2 pm
Friday, 9/24 – Temple University – 10:30 am
Tuesday, 10/5 – Slippery Rock – 2 pm
Wednesday, 10/6 – Millersville University - 10:30 am
Thursday, 10/7 – Penn State – 2 pm
Friday, 10/8 – Widener University – 10:30 am
Tuesday, 10/12 – Ursinus College – 2 pm
Tuesday, 10/12 – Kutztown University – 2 pm
Wednesday, 10/13 – St. Joseph’s University – 10:30 am
Thursday, 10/14 – Lebanon Valley – 2 pm
Wednesday, 10/20 – Muhlenberg College – 2 pm
Tuesday, 11/ 2 – Bucknell University – 10:30 am
Thursday, 11/11 – Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology – 2 pm
Students interested in visiting with a specific representative should stop in the Guidance Office for a hall pass.
A FEW REMINDERS...
OCTOBER 1st - RACC DE registration deadlineOCTOBER 13th - 10th and 11th grade PSAT
OCTOBER 13th - 9th grade RACC/BCTC Tour - Permission Slips need to returned by September 30th - a blank permission form is attached below and can be downloaded if needed.
NOVEMBER 2nd - Registration Deadline for PLTW Dual Enrollment through RIT for a course completed in the 2020-21 school year
**Please refer to Undergraduate Credit on our website rit.edu/emcs/pltw for additional information
DECEMBER 7th - ASVAB testing at OVHS
Let Us Know
OVHS Counseling Office
Mrs. AnnMarie Borovik - Students Last Names H-O - email@example.com
Ms. Kristina Angstadt - Students Last Names P-Z - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Karen Shearer - Guidance Secretary - email@example.com