Guidance & Financial Aid

High School Guidance Department:
If you have any questions, please call the high school guidance office at 419-898-6216, extension 5.

Counselors:
Kim Coffman, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Angie Closson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Important Dates for the 2013-14 school year:

September 11: Balfour class ring assembly for Freshmen
September 18: Class ring orders during lunch periods
September 21: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
September 27: Penta Representatives answer questions/pass out information to interested students during the lunch pds
October 3: Penta Representatives present to (all) Sophomores 8:45 a.m. and (interested) Freshman 9:30 a.m.
October 16: PSAT for Sophomores and Juniors
October 24: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
October 28 – November 1: Ohio Graduation Tests for Upperclassmen
October 31: Seniors order cap and gowns during lunch periods
November 8: "Explore Penta Day" field trip for all Sophomores
November 11: Financial Aid Meeting – 7:00 p.m. HS Media Center
November 22: "Skilled Trades Day" - 9:00a.m. HS choir room
December 14: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
February 8: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
February 9: "College Goal Sunday" ... for more info., go to www.ohiocollegegoalsunday.org
February 13: Meeting for Parents of Eighth Graders – 6:00 p.m. HS Auditorium
February 13: Post Secondary Options Meeting (for eligible students only) - 7:00 p.m. HS Auditorium
March 5: "College Preview Night" for Juniors – 6:30 p.m. at Owens Community College
March 10 - 14: Ohio Graduation Tests for ALL Sophomores
April 12: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)
April 29: 8th grade Reading OAA
May 1: 8th grade Math OAA
May 6: 8th grade Science OAA
May 15: Honor's Banquet (For eligible students only) – 6:30 p.m. HS Gymnasium
June 1: Graduation Ceremony -Class of 2014– 2:00 p.m. HS Gymnasium
June 14: ACT (register at: www.actstudent.org/start)

Middle School Guidance Department:
Guidance Office 419-898-6217 Fax 419-898-1613

Secretary:
Mrs. Jackie Macko, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Counselor:
Mrs. Beth Sugalski, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Career Options:

The following resource links may be helpful in your career and college planning.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Published by the US Dept of Labor, the Handbook gives detailed information on several hundred different careers.

Planning a Career
Overall career planning strategies - It is divided into sections for high school, middle school and college students, as well as a section for school counselors.

OCIS
A college and career planning tool. 
User name: ohhs
Password: ohiocis03

Penta Career Center
Provides career-technical education for high school students from 16 school districts, including B-C-S.

 Financial Aid and FAFSA:

Financial Aid (PDF)

Financial Aid Terms and Definitions (PDF)

 

 Information and Forms: 
Transcripts (PDF)
Senior Options (PDF)
Scholarships (PDF)
Mininum High School Graduation Requirements (PDF)

 

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