High School Highlights
Weekly Updates from Big Walnut High School
February 5, 2021
It was a short, but productive week at BWHS! On Thursday, we held our last round of (virtual) parent-teacher conferences for this year. We also held our annual "Educational Options Night" in a virtual format (see below). Scheduling for the 2021-2022 school year is in full swing and our counselors are currently meeting with students to help them make selections for next year.
Next week is a full, five-day week with our (virtual) 8th Grade Orientation and an ACT prep-workshop for juniors among the many happenings we have planned. Please take a look at this week's newsletter to find the important information for your family!
As always, please don't hesitate to reach out to your child's teachers, school counselor or the administration if you have any questions or concerns. Feel free to contact the main office at 740-965-3766 between the hours of 7:00 and 3:15.
Educational Options Night
ACT Review Course Offered THIS WEDNESDAY!
Attention Families of Juniors: If you are interested in taking the ACT Review Course prior to the statewide ACT state test in February, please see the attached document and google sign up form. The date for the review course is Wednesday, February 10th from 8:00am - 2:00pm in the Innovation Center at BWHS. The cost is $100 and will be added to your school fees. Please see Mrs. Strahler in the School Counseling Office with any questions.
Scheduling Information for 2021-2022
Seniors--It's Scholarship Season
Additionally, the Delaware County Foundation sponsors a number of scholarship opportunities for seniors. Click here for more information about these local scholarships.
Finally, the School Counseling website is updated daily with new scholarship opportunities for our students as we hear about them. Please bookmark this link and check back often!
Considering DACC for 2021-2022?
As the scheduling season approaches for next school year, we encourage you to make informed decisions about your student's schedule. We know that choosing to apply for a DACC program is a big decision. To help support you and your student navigate through high school scheduling, we've compiled all of DACC's virtual exploration resources in one comprehensive, easy-to-access elective scheduling guide. Click here to access:
- Instructor Overview Videos
- Program Fact Sheets
- HS/College Credits
- School Fees
- Virtual DACC Campus Tour
- and more!
*Even though the priority deadline has passed,
applications will still be accepted until programs are full.
CSCC Virtual Open House Options
Seniors--Do you have your cap and gown?
"Teens and University students are at higher risk for a violent encounter. One of the greatest assets you can have to leading a healthy and happy life is knowing how to protect yourself so you can live the life of your dreams." (from prettyloaded.org)
ACT Given on February 23
Updates from the School Counseling Office
Scheduling for 2021-2022:
Scheduling for current Juniors has started! Please make sure your student has read through the scheduling information and is ready to make course selections for next year. Additionally, please note that our counselors will be meeting with students to help them with the scheduling process for most of the day. Please be patient with them in returning phone calls and emails as this may take them a little longer during this time.
- Informational video sponsored by the Ohio Association of Financial Aid Administrators
- PDF from the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators.
Meghan Vituccio (A-G)
Jeanne Collett (H-O)
Tammi Jordan (P-Z)
Cindi Strahler, Administrative Assistant
Happy School Counselor Appreciation Week!
(*photo from 2019)
Upcoming Events at BWHS...
February 8: Application Day for CCP (2021-2022) in the IC
February 8: Virtual 8th Grade Orientation
February 10: ACT Review Session in the IC (8:00am-2:00pm)
February 15: NO SCHOOL-Presidents' Day
February 16: Application Day for CCP (2021-2022) in the IC
February 23: ACT for Juniors
February 25: Accuplacer Testing for CCP (2021-2022) @ 2:30pm