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

 

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
VFW Auxiliary Various scholarships & awards are available.  Follow the link for more information: http://ladiesauxvfwil.com/programs/scholarship.html various Various  deadlines.
Horatio Alger Assn. Scholarship Graduating high school seniors intending to pursue a bachelor’s degree, who demonstrate financial need, are involved in school & community activities, and have a GPA of 2.0 or above.  $7,000 + Oct. 25, 2016
Freeport Garden Club Scholarship College-bound students who will attend HCC or will be entering fields of study relating to agronomy/agriculture, botany, conservation, environmental concerns, forestry, horticulture, or landscape design/architecture. See Mr. Moore for copy of application. (3) $500 available Nov. 1, 2016
Mr. & Mrs. George Taylor Foundation Scholarship Scholarship is specifically for the University of Minnesota students interested in majoring in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Computer Science Engineering. $100,000+ “4 year all expenses” Jan. 6, 2017
La Voz Latina Scholarship Applicant must be of Hispanic/Latino descent.  See Mr. Moore for application or go to www.ywcanwil.org/ywca-leader-luncheon $1,500 Jan. 20, 2017
CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Seniors should apply.  See Mr. Moore for copy of application. $500 to $1,000 Feb. 1, 2017
1st Farm Credit Services There are 3 scholarships available.  See https://www.1stfarmcredit.com/about-us/scholarships for more information. (3) awards: minimum $1,500 Feb. 15, 2017
Illinois PTA Scholarship For graduating seniors interested in pursuing a degree in education or an education-related degree program.  Applications can be found at www.illinoispta.org/scholarshipapplication.html (2) awards: $3,000 & $2,000 Feb. 15, 2017
Beta Sigma Psi Educational Foundation There are four scholarships available for Lutheran Males.  Scholarships are available at http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org (4) awards: $1,500 – $2,000 Feb. 17, 2017
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Open to all future chemists, chemical engineers, environmental engineers or high school chemistry teachers.  Applications are available in Mr. Moore’s office. $2,000 Feb. 17, 2017
Harlan Rigney Memorial Scholarship Open to any student going to attend a public or private college, community college, or university in any course of study.  Applications are available in Mr. Moore’s office or the LMC. $1,000 Feb. 20, 2017
Cornerstone Credit Union Applicant must join the credit union as part of the application process & must be a member for at least 30 days before the application deadline. Application available at www.cornerstonecu.org. (3) $5,000 awarded Feb. 28, 2017
Independent Order of Odd Fellow and Rebekahs Scholarship All students seeking post-secondary education and training should apply.  Application and more information is available at https://ioof-il.org/forms. no amount listed Feb. 28, 2017
Monroe Clinic Volunteers in Partnership All seniors should apply. For an application, see Mr. Moore or the scholarship rack in the LMC. Or visit www.monroeclinic.org (2) $500 awards Feb. 28, 2017
Illinois AMVETS Various scholarships and awards are available.  Follow link for information: http://www.ilamvets.org/whatwedo/programs/scholarships/tabid/120/default.aspx varies March 1, 2017
Rock River Valley Tooling & Machinery Assn. Scholarship For students interested in manufacturing technology or manufacturing engineering.  Applications are available at www.RRVTMA.com/scholarships. (5) $1,000 scholarships March 1, 2017
Society of St. Vincent de Paul For students enrolling in a one or two year trade/vocational school or program.  Scholarships are available in Mr. Moore’s office or the LMC. multiple $1,000 scholarships March 1, 2017
State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship All Orangeville students are eligible but only the first 700 applications will be considered.  Available at https://www.scholarsapply.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/ Up to (50) $2,500 scholarships available March 2, 2017
Old National Bank Scholarship All graduating seniors are eligible IF they have a KidS Start Savings or Old National Bank student checking account.  Applications are available at www.oldnational.com/scholarships $1,000 March 3, 2017
Pearl City Elevator – Agriculture First Scholarship For high school seniors entering an agriculture related field.  Applications are available in the LMC, in Mr. Moore’s office, or at www.pce-coops.com (3) $500 scholarships available March 3, 2017
Pearl City Elevator – Jim Vondra Memorial Scholarship For any high school senior.  Applications available in the LMC, in Mr. Moore’s office or at www.pce-coops.com. (3) $500 scholarships available March 3, 2017
Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers Assn. Student must be interested in pursuing a career in the lumber or building materials industry.  See Mr. Moore for an application. $500-$1,000 March 15, 2017
Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Eligible to all students, student must be attending post-secondary education i the state of Illinois.  Application is available at www.ilsheriff.org $500 March 15, 2017
Blackhawk Credit Union Eligible to all students, but must be a member of the credit union. Applications are available in Mr. Moore’s office or the LMC. (3) $250 scholarships March 31, 2017
Freeport Lincoln-Douglas Kiwanis Club Scholarships The Youth Services Scholarship and Spiritual Aims Scholarship applications are available in Mr. Moore’s office or the LMC.  Any Orangeville senior may apply. $500 each March 31, 2017
Freeport Masonic Temple Various scholarships and awards are available.  Follow link for information: http://www.freeportmasonictemple.org/Combined%20Scholarship%20Application%202015.pdf varies April 1, 2017
Orangeville Masonic Lodge Any Orangeville senior may apply.  Applications are available in Mr. Moore’s office or the LMC. $300 April 1, 2017
VFW Post 998 Scholarship For students attending Highland Community College.  See Mr. Moore for application. $1,000 April 1, 2017
David J. Kloepping Memorial Scholarship For OHS students that will attend college or vocational training.  Application is available in the LMC or in Mr. Moore’s office. (2) $300 April 3, 2017
Jay Pohill Memorial Scholarship Must be pursuing a degree in one of the following areas: 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.  See Mr. Moore for application. $750  April 3, 2017
Orangeville Education Foundation Scholarship Available to all Orangeville Students.  Application is available in the counseling office or in the LMC. $500 April 18, 2017
Sandra Dyson Memorial Scholarship For students wanting to pursue a career in health care.  Application is available in the counseling office or in the LMC. $500 April 18, 2017
IL Society of Professional Engineers Students wishing to pursue a career in the Engineering field should apply.  Scholarship applications are available in the LMC and Mr. Moore’s office. $4,000 April 21, 2017
Chad Cahoon Memorial Scholarship All seniors should apply.  Scholarship application is available in Mr. Moore’s office or the LMC. $500 May 1, 2017
Esther Hutmacher Parriott Scholarship Any student residing in Stephenson County, but living outside the City of Freeport, may apply.  Applications can be found at http://www.roe8.com/esther-hutmacher-parriott-scholarship.html $1,000 to $2,500 May 1, 2017
Madelyn Nicole Green Memorial Nursing Schiolarship For any student wishing to pursue a career in nursing.  Applications are available in the LMC or in Mr. Moore’s office. $500 May 1, 2017
Orangeville Education Association Scholarship Student must be in the upper 1/3 of their graduating class and plan on entering an Associate’s or Bachelor’s program.  Applications are available in the LMC or from Mr. Moore. $300 May 1, 2017
Ag and Natural Resources Scholarship Students must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program related to agriculture or a related program with the emphasis on conservation.  Applications available at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw/downloads/69521.pdf $1,000 June 23, 2017
Stephenson Co. Assn. for Home & Community Education Students interested in majoring in a family related program such as: food management, textiles, diet, nutrition, child care, marketing, agriculture communications, business management, nursing, and social services should apply.  Applications available at http//web.extension.illinois. edu/jsw/downloads/69877.pdf $300 July 15, 2017
Zweifel Trust Educational Grant All Orangeville students are eligible.  Information available at www.zweifeltrust.org award varies Aug. 1, 2017
FHN Healthcare Career Scholarships Students interested in health care careers should apply.  Applications are available at http://www.fhn.org/scholarships.asp?code=SE (3) $1,000 & (1) $500 Sept. 8, 2017
Stateline Music Foundation Scholarship Available to seniors enrolling in a music major curriculum.  Audition is required.  Details and application can be received through emailing Kenneth Drake at keosdrake@gmail.com $500 and $250 not listed