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School Counseling Office

School Counseling Office

Administrative Assistant/Registrar: 
Julie Burrell
burrellj@dovertornadoes.com
330-364-7144 
 
Counselors: 
Steve Bender
benders@dovertornadoes.com
 
Michelle Grimm
grimmm@dovertornadoes.com
 
Tom Morris
morrist@dovertornadoes.com 

After School Tutoring

Homework help and teacher tutoring
is available every Monday through Thursday
from 2:45-4:15 in the DHS Library 

Career Cafe

With the Ohio Department of Education's career clusters in mind, we have scheduled lunchtime visits from the following businesses on the listed dates.  This will be a great opportunity for students to ask questions and learn about different career paths.
 

College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus College Credit Plus is an option for students to earn college credit while still in high school. For information, guidelines and frequently asked questions click here.  For information regarding the CCP underperforming policy click here. For an informational Powerpoint  Presentation  click here.

Exam Schedules

2019  Semester Exam Schedule
 
Wed., Dec. 18, 2019       
Period 1 Exam        7:45am-9:05am
Break                       9:05am-9:10am
Period 3 Exam        9:10am-10:30am
Break                       10:30am-10:35am         
Period 6 Exam       10:35am-12:00pm
Dismissal                12:00pm
Lunch                      12:00pm-12:30pm
EOC Exam               12:30pm-2:35pm
Make-up Exams     12:30pm-2:35pm 
 
 
Thurs., Dec. 19, 2019     
Period 2 Exam         7:45am-9:05am
Break                        9:05am-9:10am
Period 8 Exam         9:10am-10:30am
Break                        10:30am-10:35am         
Period 4 Exam         10:35am-12:00pm
Dismissal                  12:00pm
Lunch                        12:00pm-12:30pm
EOC Exam                 12:30pm-2:35pm
Make-up Exams       12:30pm-2:35pm 
 
Fri., Dec. 20, 2019         
Period 9 Exam             7:45am-9:05am
Break                            9:05am-9:10am
Period 7 Exam             9:10am-10:30am
Break                            10:30am-10:35am         
Period 5 Exam             10:35am-12:00pm
Dismissal                      12:00pm
Lunch                            12:00pm-12:30pm
EOC Exam                     12:30pm-2:35pm
Make-up Exams           12:30pm-2:35pm 
 
NOTE: School buses run on regular schedules at 2:40pm each exam day.  

Google Classroom Codes

Codes for Google Classroom
High School Counseling - n30wfdm
Class of 2019 - noupif0
Class of 2020 - 598v1b
Classof 2021 - n09wca1
Class of 2022 - 6awbr 

Monthly Newsletter

Click on the month below to view the Counseling Office newsletter.

NCAA Guidelines

All student athletes wishing to compete in Division I or II athletics during their freshman year in college must register with the NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse during their senior year. Registration should be done on-line at www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/eligibility-center. The athletic director is also available to help students and parents with this process. It is your obligation to schedule appropriate classes leading to athletic eligibility and to pass those classes. Also, please fill out a form to release your grades and scores to college athletic departments, and return to the guidance secretary. College entrance test scores should be sent to the college or university directly from the testing company.

School Code

The testing school code for Dover High School is 361-975.

Testing Information

Testing dates for 2019-2020
Coming soon! 

College Information

Campus Visitations

Probably the most important source of information when selecting a college is the college itself. You should plan to visit as many colleges as possible. An excellent time to visit is during summer vacation. Many colleges are in session during this time and you will be able to get a realistic view of the college as well as the opportunity to talk with students and professors. Arrangements can be made by calling the admissions office. It is suggested that you make a list of any questions that you want answered. Juniors and Seniors are permitted four visitation days each school year to post-high school educational institutions on days that Dover schools are in session. Students are encouraged to visit on Saturdays and during vacations.

College Applications

College application forms are starting to arrive from various schools, but almost all are available online. Please check in the Counseling Office or the college's website for more information. Don't procrastinate — many colleges and universities have early deadlines for admissions. You will need to bring your completed applications, along with your check and stamped envelope to the guidance secretary in order to have your transcripts sent to the college or university.

College Prep Curriculum

Do you meet the entrance requirements for most colleges and universities? Most schools require you to have successfully completed 4 credits of English, 4 credits each of math, science, and social studies, 2 credits of a foreign language, and 1 credit of fine arts (art, music, speech, theater). A business/technology credit is often required, also. Deficiencies in any of these areas may result in required remedial coursework, delayed admission, or rejection.

Military Recruiters

Recruiters from various branches of the military will visit DHS and occasionally set up displays. If you are interested in meeting with a recruiter to learn more about careers through the military, please make arrangements in the Guidance Office. If you are interested in an ROTC scholarship or if you are a junior considering an appointment to a military academy, you should begin planning now.

Resources and Links

Below are links that will help you find answers to many of your post-graduation questions. If you are planning to attend a collage or technical school after graduating, many of the links will help you find funding for your education. There also are links that will help you prepare for ACT and SAT testing, effectively manage your time, and guide you in studying various subjects.

Please stop by the office if you have any questions about the links provided on this page.

Career Advising

OhioMeansJobs allows students to learn more about their career interests and in-demand jobs, build résumés, search for college and training programs, create a budget based on future expenses, and develop meaningful academic and career plans for high school and beyond. Also there are various test preparations.

What's Happening This Week

Thurs., Aug. 22, 2019
6:30-8pm  Back to School Night 
 
 
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