Guidance

Mr. Chris Moore is our Guidance Counselor.  Contact him via email at cmoore@orangevillecusd.com or call 815-789-4289 x309

Please keep checking back, things are always being updated. Thank you!

Course Guide 17-18

Testing 17-18

FORMS:

OHS Community Service Requirement Form

List of Possible Organizations to Complete Hours for Community Service

MAP Test Sample Results           MAP parent letter

Transcript Request

LINKS:

FAFSA

https://fafsa.ed.gov/
https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL23B9A23CD8DD82DD&feature=plcp

Test Prep

https://www.varsitytutors.com/free-act-resources
https://www.varsitytutors.com/free-sat-resources
http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests
http://blog.prepscholar.com/printable-act-practice-tests-5-free

PARCC

http://www.isbe.net/parcc-place/default.htm
http://www.parcconline.org/

SAT

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzCSIilL3WQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNQGjsOQGpU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzQ_90fOxeM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZPK_bi_zU0
ANN MARIE’S LAW: Starting in the 2015-16 school year, Illinois school districts are required to post guidelines and resources related to suicide awareness and prevention.  Below are a number of links, including age-appropriate resources for children.
Ann Marie Foundation
National Council for Suicide Prevention
Centers for Disease Control
Elyssa’s Mission
Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
 Orangeville CUSD #203 Board Policy has been updated to include SB1793. 

Scholarships Available

*Various scholarships are provided by studentscholarships.org

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Scholarship Requirements Amount Due Date
Highland Community College Various scholarships and award amounts available for current & incoming students of HCC.  Go to http://www.highland.edu/admissions/scholarships.asp for scholarship search. various various deadlines
Morrison Institute of Technology Counselor’s Choice Scholarship Student must attend Morrison Institute of Technology.  See Mr. Moore for details. $1,000 n/a
Lyle & Margaret Scheider Memorial Scholarship at Illinois College Student must attend Illinois College. Award amount may vary none listed
Freeport Garden Club For students interested in Agronomy/Agriculture, Botany, Conservation, Environmental Concerns, Forestry, Horticulture, or Landscape Design/Architecture.  Available in the LMC & Mr. Moore’s office. (3) $500 available Nov. 13, 2017
Hagan Scholarship Foundation Details can be found at www.hsfmo.org various available Nov. 15, 2017
Elks National Foundation Applications can be filled out online at http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm (500) 4-year scholarships, monetary amount varies Nov. 27, 2017
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Scholarship All students are eligible to apply.  Scholarship information can be found at https://www.salvilaw.com/scholarship-contest/ $750, $500, $250 Dec. 1, 2017
University of IL Extension ACES Scholarship Applicants must be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Details can be found at http://academics.aces.illinois.edu/sholarships/new-students Multiple scholarships & amounts will be awarded Dec. 1, 2017
Mr. & Mrs. George Taylor Scholarship Students must be interested in attending the University of Minnesota to study Engineering.  Must have an ACT (or SAT equivalent) composite score of 30. Applications are in Mr. Moore’s office or the LMC. “Full Ride” $100,000 Dec. 29, 2017
Harlan Rigney Memorial Scholarship Student must attend the 2018 Lincoln Day dinner on February 1, 2018.  Scholarships can be found in the LMC or in Mr. Moore’s office. $1,000 Jan. 15, 2018
Bright Future and LaVoz Latina Scholarship Applicant must be of Hispanic or Latino descent.  Details can be found at www.ywcanwil.org/ywca-leader-luncheon $1,500 Jan. 19, 2018
America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship Students looking to continue their education in an Ag-related field of study should apply.  Details can be found at GrowAgLeaders.com  Apply at FFA.org/scholarships  $1,500 Feb. 1, 2018
CBAI Foundation for Community Banking All students are eligible except: Student Bank employees, plus the immediate families of any bank’s employees, board members, and CBAI employees are not eligible. Multiple awards up to $4,000 Feb. 1, 2018
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Various scholarship are available. Various monetary awards are available. More information can be found at http://cfnil.org/scholarships/ Various Feb. 1, 2018
1st Gateway Credit Union Scholarship Applicant must be a member of the 1st Gateway Credit Union.  For more information, go to http://www.iowacreditunionfoundation.org/ (3) $600 Feb. 16, 2018
ISCA Student Scholarships All students are eligible to apply. Applications are available at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdwaOy7-w6yJZm4AmfAV1XvOFpRUODccQLmx1y5lZ4rnAWvaw/viewform $1,000 Feb. 16, 2018
Beta Sigma PSI Scholarships There are (4) scholarships available: Martin Luther Scholarship, Christian Leadership Award – Purdue, Christian Leadership Award – Indiana, & Christian Leadership Award – UIUC. Go to http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org for details & applications. (1) $2,000, other (3) $1,500 Feb. 17, 2018
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation All students that are Illinois residents are eligible.  Applications are available in the LMC or Mr. Moore’s office. Additional details can be found at www.cicil.net $2,000 Feb. 23, 2018
Cornerstone Credit Union Founders’ Scholarship All students are eligible. Applicant must be a member of Cornerstone Credit Union for 30 days prior to the application deadline. Application can be found at cornerstonecu.org  (3) $4,000 Feb. 28, 2018
Monroe Clinic Volunteers in Partnership Scholarship Scholarship is available to students pursuing a degree or certificate in the health care field.  Applications are available in the LMC or in Mr. Moore’s office. (2) $500 Feb. 28, 2018
IAS Scholarship Parent or guardian must be an active patron of Innovative Ag Services.  Student must major in an Agriculture-related field. Applications are available in the LMC or Mr. Moore’s office. (6) $1,000 Mar. 1, 2018
Independent Order of Odd Fellow and Rebekahs of Illinois Information can be found at http://www.ioof-il.org/ in the FORMS section. unlisted Mar. 1, 2018
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Details can be found at www.ilamvets.org (20) Scholarships up to $1,000 Mar. 1, 2018
Rock River Valley Tooling & Machining Association Intended course of study is in Manufacturing, Technology or Manufacturing Engineering.  Applications available at http://www.rrvtma.com/scholarships (5) $1,000 Mar. 1, 2018
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Students planning on attending a trade/vocational school in the fall of 2018 should apply.  Applications are available in the LMC or Mr. Moore’s office. Multiple $1,000 scholarships available Mar. 1, 2018
Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship All students are eligible to apply.  Applications and instructions are available at: http://publish.illinois.edu/secretariat/secretariat-scholarship/about-the-scholarship/http://publish.illinois.edu/secretariat/secretariat-scholarship/about-the-scholarship/ $500 Mar. 5, 2018
Blackhawk Area Credit Union Any student may apply, must be a member of the Credit Union.  Applications are available in the LMC or in Mr. Moore’s office. (3) $300 Mar. 28, 2018
Lions Club of Orangeville Open to students in Orangeville High School with a major in Optometry, Audiology, or medical related field.  Applications are available in the LMC or in Mr. Moore’s office. $500 April 1, 2018
Masonic and Scottish Rite Scholarships Details can be found at freeportmasonictemple.org Click on Charities & Scholarships, then Available Scholarships. Various amounts awarded. April 1, 2018
Jay Polhill Memorial Scholarship Students must plan on majoring in one of the following: Art/Design, Art History, Commercial Arts, Dance, Design, Fashion, Film and/or Video, Fine Arts, Graphic Design/Art, Interior Design, Journalism, Music, New Media, Photography, Theater, TV News, Photojournalism, Writing.  Applications are available in Mr. Moore’s office and the LMC. $750 April 7, 2018
 Jim and Mary Scheider Scholarship Open to all students. Priority given to “1st of family” student. (2) $1,000 April 24, 2018
Orangeville Education Foundation Open to all students. (2) $500 April 24, 2018
Sandra Dyson Memorial Scholarship Open to all students. Priority given to students entering health care. (2) $500 April 24, 2018
Dean Ritter Trust Must be a resident of Illinois, a high school student, have a significant hearing loss, and exhibit financial need.  Applications can be found at http://www.deanritter.org/2018-scholarship $1,000-$8,000 May 1, 2018
Nursingschoolalmanac.com Aspiring Nurse Scholarship Open to students pursuing an education in nursing-related fields.  Details at https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/ $1,000 Aug. 31, 2018
AES Scholarship Information can be found at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm $500 Oct. 6, 2018