330.689.5300 3227 Graham Rd., Stow, OH 44224

School Counseling

Naviance Family Connection
Naviance Family Connection is an online program for students to request their transcripts be sent to colleges once they have applied. Seniors will be given their Naviance account information early in the school year. Students can begin filling out their college applications without this information but will need their Naviance info to request their transcripts.

NOTE: The correct web address to log in and set up your Naviance account is: connection.naviance.com/smfhs

Click here for step by step instructions for requesting transcripts in Naviance Family Connection.

Announcements

Scholarships:
Seniors should visit the scholarship area in their Naviance Family Connection account for a list of current scholarship opportunities.

Graduation Requirements

In addition to 21 academic credits, the State of Ohio testing requirements for graduation for the class of 2018 and beyond can be found here.

Important Upcoming Events

March 21- Testing Day

March 27-31 Spring Break

April 20- Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:30-7:30pm

Senior News

Below are important items that are relevant to the Senior class of 2016:

Important Parent/Student Documents

College Credit Plus
The information below outlines the new College Credit Plus (CCP) program which replaces the Post-Secondary Educational Options Program (PSEOP). Parents should review the information below and make an appointment with their child's School Counselor to complete the College Credit Plus Intent Form. The deadline to complete the intent form for the 2017-18 school year is April 1st, 2017. Students should then proceed to their chosen CCP college of choice and complete the CCP application. Click on the following links to go to the respective college's CCP website: Kent State University, University of Akron, and Hiram College.

Local Scholarships

Each spring, local clubs and organizations offer numerous scholarships to our graduating seniors. Local scholarships for the class of 2017 will be listed below beginning March 7th, 2017. Seniors are encouraged to check the Scholarships section of Naviance Family Connection for other scholarship opportunities.

College Tech-Prep Programs
Every year, students at Stow-Munroe Falls High School take part in College Tech-Prep Programs that enhance their skills and prepare them for prospective careers. These programs are available to students in grades 10-12 and students are given an orientation to these programs their Sophomore year during scheduling. For more information, students should see their school counselor or apply for the program at the Six District Compact website www.sixdistrict.com.

New Student Enrollment Information
The following information will be helpful for incoming students at SMFHS for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year:

To access the online enrollment page, please select the Parent and Enrollment tabs at the top of the page or click on this link. Follow the three step process:

  • Step 1 - Schedule your enrollment appointment online using Sign Up Genius or call the Board of Education office 330-689-5445 to schedule with the District Registrar, Mrs. Neel.
  • Step 2 - Enter your child's enrollment information online by selecting the Job Router link located on the Enrollment page.
  • Step 3 - Gather your documents as outlined on the Check List printed from Job Router and bring them to your scheduled appointment for copying. Families of High School students - please bring your transcripts from your previous school with you to your appointment.

Please contact the Central Registration Office located at the Board of Education if you have any questions at 330-689-5445.

Career Advising

Click Here for the district Career Advising Policy

Credit Flexibility
Ohio Senate Bill 311 requires every school district in Ohio to offer students opportunities to earn high school credit outside of the traditional classroom experience. Please see below the guidelines and forms related to opportunities for Credit Flexibility at Stow-Munroe Falls High School. Interested students should first review the information found below and then see their School Counselor with any additional questions.

Complete the following application for Credit Flex for 2016-2017 school year.

  • Credit Flex Application 2016-2017
    • Fall semester/All year request deadline - September 15th
    • Spring semester request deadline - December 15th
    • Summer semester request deadline - May 15th

Testing Information
ACT
To see 2015-16 test dates and registration information, students should visit www.actstudent.org.
School Code- 364845 Site Code- 216020

SAT
To see 2015-16 test dates and registration information, students should visit www.collegeboard.org.
School Code- 364845

Helpful College & Career Planning Links:

ACT/SAT Prep

www.gocollege.com

www.kaplan.com
www.actstudent.org
www.collegeboard.com

College Search
www.aicuo.edu
www.gocollege.com
www.a2zcolleges.com
www.collegeboard.com
www.makingitcount.com
www.braintrack.com

www.bestschools.com

Career Planning

www.collegecareerlifeplanning.com
www.easi.ed.gov
www.collegebasics.com

Financial Aid
www.easi.ed.gov
www.estudentloan.com

www.bestschools.com/fafsa

Scholarship Info
www.absolutelyscholarships.org
www.estudentloan.com
www.fastweb.com
www.gocollege.com
www.ofic.org
www.scholarshiphunter.com
www.summitcountyscholarships.org

Our Counseling Staff
Last Names A-E
Ms. Wendy Paul, st_paul@smfcsd.org

Last Names F-K
Mr. Tom Martinelli, st_martinell@smfcsd.org

Last Names L-Ri
Mrs. Tina Burdette, st_tburdette@smfcsd.org

Last Names Ro-Z
Mr. Jason LePard, st_lepard@smfcsd.org

School-Based Therapist
Mrs. Sally Dean, st_sdean@smfcsd.org

School Psychologist
Mrs. Diane Peters, st_dpeters@smfcsd.org

Counseling Secretary
Ms. Sherri Leonardi, st_leonardi@smfcsd.org