Counselor Courier

Updates from the Counseling Office for the week of 2/15/16

College Credit Plus Information Night (District Wide) has been rescheduled!

Tuesday, March 1st, 6-8pm

435 North Firestone Boulevard

Akron, OH

The meeting scheduled for this week was canceled due to a snow day for APS. Here's another chance to learn about ALL the options available with College Credit Plus!

On Tuesday, March 1st, representatives from the following institutions will be on hand to explain their requirements and offerings for College Credit Plus as APS partners. Expected to be on hand are representatives from

  • The University of Akron
  • Kent State University
  • Stark State University
  • Hiram College

This event will be held in the Auditorium (2nd floor).

Show Me the Money! How to Pay for College And Career: Financial Aid Help for ALL families!

There will be FREE meetings held this month for APS families to provide insight and guidance through the financial aid process. You can pick from the best date for your schedule to attend. Sponsored by the APS Family Academy, there will be workshops on grants, scholarships, and loans as well as commonsense advice on how to choose wisely among the them. These workshops are open to families with children at all grade levels! It is never too soon to begin exploring the options in these areas.

For Seniors, there will be specific help with the FAFSA and scholarship applications.

More information and registration can be found at

These meetings will be held at the following dates/times and locations: (choose one)

February 23 5:30-8:30 p.m. at East CLC

February 25 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Buchtel CLC

February 27 9:00 a.m. - noon at STEM High School

Healthy dinner/breakfast provided

Childcare available for school-age children

Transportation provided upon request

Raffle prizes

Open to all families but space is limited

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