OHS COMPASS 12/02/2020

Compass Newsletter - OHS Counseling Dept

Counseling and Career Center Newsletter


Welcome to the OHS counselor bi-monthly newsletter!


Compass (formerly known as TMM) will not meet in person until potentially second semester so this will be it's replacement.

Academic Planning

Attendance - make sure you are logging into Infinite Campus to do your attendance each day. Click here for information on how to set a daily reminder.

How to Connect Schoology to your Google Calendar: click here

How to organize your email: click here


Tutors- if you need help in a class, NHS students are available. If you're interested in meeting with someone, please fill out this form: Request a Tutor


PSEO students - Please send your counselor a copy of your second semester schedule. Also, if you are not passing a class this semester, you need to get in touch with your OHS counselor as soon as possible!


Questions??? Reach out to your counselor!

Career Information

If you missed the virtual college and career fair, here is some

Information on local careers: click here



Interested in taking a tour of a local business? Completing a job shadow or an internship? Click the link below for some great opportunities! Questions, reach out to Anisha Zak azak1@isd761.org

SteeleCoWorks Opportunity

College Preparation

Senior checklist -

Apply to college along with transcripts?

Complete FAFSA?

Local scholarship information - that can be found here

Apply for housing?

Finalize information - FAFSA, housing, course registration, etc.

Keep your OHS grades up as you will need to send a final transcript to the school you are attending once you graduate from OHS.


If you missed the virtual college and career fair, here is some Information on colleges: click here. You will find a lot of information on colleges, scholarship information along with information on FAFSA, etc. Check it out!

Social Emotional Learning

Needing support with mental health, academics, or college and career information? Please connect with your counselor-


Ms. Langlois (Last names A-E) - Click here

Ms. Craig (Last names F-K) - Click here

Ms. Lageson (Last names L-R) -Click Here

Ms. McKay (Last names S-Z) - Click here



Why do I need to have a routine each day?

The importance of a routine is critical during these times - getting the right amount of sleep and exercise, eating healthy foods, are all just a few factors in helping maintain balance. Having a routine also combat boredom too. Read more here from Psychology Today:

Resilience and routines for families during the pandemic


If you are in crisis, please reach out to the Crisis Response Team: 1-844-CRISIS2

www.crisis2southeastmn.com

Compass

If you haven't done so already, please complete the following tasks in Naviance

Login: Through Clever

Password: Lunch Pin

9th grade: Complete the career cluster finder

10th grade: Complete the career cluster finder

11th grade: Save 2 of your favorite colleges you saw in the virtual college Powerpoint

12th grade: Save 2 of your favorite colleges you saw in the virtual college Powerpoint

Contacts

Secretary: Roxi Stewart - rstewart1@isd761.org

Last names A-E: Tami Langlois - tlanglois@isd761.org

Last names F-K: Sara Craig - scraig@isd761.org

Last names L-R: Amy Lageson - alageson@isd761.org

Last names S-Z: Margo McKay - mmckay@isd761.org