Owatonna High School 11/4/2020
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 until at least second quarter so this will be it's replacement.
2nd quarter schedule changes have to be made before the quarter starts! Reach out to your counselor if you need to make a change as they must be requested by tomorrow, 11/5.
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
Questions??? Reach out to your counselor!
Virtual College and Career Fair Day - 11/6
Virtual College and Career Fair Day - take time on Friday, November 6 to review the two Powerpoints on local career and college options. Some colleges have live meetings at certain times, you can access those times within the College presentation. Tons of information for you to review and it's never too early to start planning ahead. Fabulous prizes are available too, so keep an eye out for those opportunities!
Intro to College and Career Fair: https://youtu.be/ZOhghLi7HjQ
Information on colleges: click here
Information on local careers: click here
Colleges doing live Zoom meetings
Cornell College--- Schedule a time
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--- Schedule a time
Gustavus Adolphus College --- 9-10 am
University of Northern Iowa --- Schedule a time
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota --- 9-11 am
The College of St. Scholastica--- Schedule a time
South Central College - 9-10 am
Social Emotional Learning
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:
How is social media impacting our youth?
Have Netflix? Check out the documentary "Social Dilemma" - The documentary drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations. More information can be found here:
If you are in crisis, please reach out to the Crisis Response Team: 1-844-CRISIS2
Tasks to complete in Naviance
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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
Needs Assessment Survey
Those of you that still haven't done the needs assessment survey, please take 2 minutes to complete!
~ Counselors and Social Workers are looking for your input on what topics you would like to discuss this year at OHS - perhaps during advisement (COMPASS) or potentially 1-on-1 meetings. Please take time to let us know what you would like us to offer. Your responses will only be seen by counselors and social workers. Thank-you!
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