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Welcome to the Houston High School Guidance Webpage!
Mrs. Stephanie Merickel
School Counselor, Grades 7-12
5300 Houston Road
Houston, Ohio 45333
        office: (937) 295-3010 ext. 2002       
fax: (937) 295-3737
 
 
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High School Guidance Office Summer Hours
Friday May 19  8:00-11:00 AM
Monday May 22 - Friday May 26  8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Tuesday May 30 - Wednesday May 31 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Monday June 12 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Monday June 26 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Monday July 17 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Monday July 31 - Friday August 4 8:00 AM -3:00 PM
Monday August 7 - Friday August 11 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
(one day will be Fee Pay Day during the final week prior to school)
 
If you wish to make an appointment for a time during the summer, just call the school or email Mrs. Merickel.
Thank you.
 
 
Ohio Means Jobs Website link here
 
 
 > IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS <
 
 
College Credit Plus
 
Click here to learn more about this statewide initiative!
 
College Credit Plus (CCP/CC+) partnership with Urbana University
CC+ opportunities at Edison Community College
 
 
 
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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE NOW
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Houston Community Association Scholarship
Extended Deadline May 12, 2017 8:00 AM 
Completed applications must be submitted to Mrs. Merickel
Application available here.
 
 
 
Scholarship website to check out:
 
 
 
Graduation Requirements
Honors Diploma Requirements
 
Junior High & High School Standardized Testing
End-of Course/AIR Testing
7th Grade: English Language Arts, Math 
8th Grade: ELA, Math, Science
Freshmen: ELA I, Math I
Sophomores: ELA II, Math II, American History, Biology
Seniors: Government
All tests will be held in April and May.
 
ACT
 
Register for the ACT   
 
        2016-2017 ACT Dates and Registraton Deadlines:
Test Date***
Registration Deadline
Late Registration Open
(extra fee)
September 10, 2016
August 5, 2016
August 19, 2016
October 22, 2016
September 16, 2016
September 30, 2016
December 10, 2016
November 4, 2016
November 18, 2016
February 11, 2017
January 13, 2017
January 20, 2017
April 8, 2017
March 3, 2017
March 17, 2017
June 10, 2017  May 5, 2017 May 19, 2017
***All students should take the writing portion at least once

 


SAT
 
Register for the SAT
        2016-2017 SAT Dates and Registration Deadlines:
Test Date
Registration Deadline
Late Registration Deadline
(extra fee)
 October 1, 2016 September 1, 2016 September 20, 2016
November 5, 2016
October 7, 2016
October 25, 2016
December 3, 2016 November 3, 2016 November 22, 2016
January 21, 2017  December 21, 2016 January 10, 2017
March 11, 2017 February 10, 2017 February 28, 2017
May 6, 2017 April 7, 2017 April 25, 2017
June 3, 2017 May 9, 2017 May 24, 2017
 
Grants, Loans, and Scholarships
Fill out the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA)   *you will first need to get a PIN to complete the FAFSA
FastWeb Schoarship Website
FinAid Financial Aid Website
       
 
College and Occupation Search
Ohio Means Jobs website (see link at top of page)
 
How to find a college or university that fits your needs.
Bachelor's Degree Seekers (4 years):
***Click on "Ohio's Private Colleges," then click on "View Ohio's Private Colleges."  This will allow you to look at a great fact sheet on any chosen college, as well as take you directly to the school's website.
Nearby Branch colleges:
The Ohio State University, Lima Campus
Wright State University, Lake Campus Celina
Certificate/Associate's Degree (2 years or less):
Associate Degree and Certificate Programs at Edison Community College, Piqua
Associate Degree and Certificate Programs at Rhodes State College, Lima
Associate Degree and Certificate Programs at the University of Northwestern Ohio, Lima
Associate Degree and Certificate Programs at Sinclair Community College, Dayton
Certificate Programs in the Adult Division of the UVCC
 
Sophomore Links:
Upper Valley Career Center Programs
 
 
 
Virtual Learning Academy (VLA)
 
Wildcat Pride!

Staff Links

Quick Links