The Oneida Counseling Department has created a dedicated COVID-19 support site that can be used for parents, student and staff.  Please see below link.
OHS Counseling COVID-19
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OHS Counselors Google Classroom

Counselors will be posting important information here.  Contact can be made with counselors via email or through the classroom.

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Sophomore Code: zvdx45b

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Senior Code:  vw3mojx

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 Madison County services available
 
Please follow the below links to find local services available to all Madison County residents

Madison County Webpage

Madison County Service Directory
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Important Dates

Financial Aid Info Night.............. TBD
Financial Aid Assistance Night........ October 7th, 2021 6-7:30pm
College Fair.…………………October 14th, 2021

AP Exams…………………… May 2022

SAT Date (for OHS).………...October 2, 2021
May 7, 2022

ACT Date (for OHS)………...October 23, 2021
June 11, 2022

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Welcome to the OHS Counseling & Guidance Homepage  
Contact Information: P: (315) 363-6901 x3  F: (315) 366-0619
Throughout your four years in High School, you will be presented with many exciting opportunities as well as possible challenges.  The counselors are available to support you and share valuable information to ensure a positive and successful academic career. Be sure to check back often as we continually update our site! 

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    Mrs. Erika Haggerty, Director A-F [email protected]
    Ms. Alexis Scampone, Counselor G-M [email protected]
    Mr. Nicolas Grossmann, Counselor N-Z [email protected] 
    Mrs. Stephanie Anderson, Social Worker
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    Mrs. Patricia Vaccaro, Counseling Secretary [email protected]
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    Meet the OHS Counseling Team!

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    From Left to right: Patty Vaccaro, Nicolas Grossmann, Erika Haggerty, Stephanie Anderson, Alexis Scampone

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    Scheduling Info: Student should be reviewing the below course description books, counselors will begin meeting with students to make plans for next year.  Please email your students counselor with any questions. 

22-23 Course Description Final.pdf
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WORKING PAPERS 

Attn: all students needing working papers, we are sure many of you will be looking for working papers over the next few weeks.  Please see below instructions to obtain working papers while we are closed.  

Instructions:
Download the application below

Parents need to fill out Part I and Part II of the form. 

 Student's physical needs to updated within the past year.  Will be verified by the school nurse.  

Completed application should be emailed to [email protected] or dropped off in the counseling office.  After verification, Mrs. Vaccaro will provide the documents.

Working Papers Application
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MVCC Camp College

Students from across New York State will participate in a free, informative, fun overnight experience! For three days, students will engage in small-group discussions, a mock college course, and workshops on admissions and financial aid. They will learn college interview and essay-writing techniques and gain leadership, teamwork, and networking experience. Camp College is a great opportunity to learn about the many post-secondary options in New York State and beyond. It is also a great way to meet new friends and mentors who will support you on your path to success after high school!

July 22-24 (Friday to Sunday) at SUNY Mohawk Valley Community College

Register Here
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Water Safari is hiring for Summer Jobs!

watersafari.com/jobs for more info.
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Marist College Summer Programs

Marist's 23 unique In-Person and Virtual Summer Pre-College programs.
The programs offer rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn three transferable
college credits while working with faculty, interacting with their peers from across the U.S.
and around the world, and experiencing life as a college student!
Some of our 23 Summer Pre-College programs include:
Session I: June 26-July 9
(In-Person)
• Business
• Cybersecurity
• Environmental Science
• Fashion Design
• Fashion Merchandising
• Film and TV Production
• Pre-Health
• Psychology
• Sports Communication
Session II: July 10-July 23
(In-Person)
• Entrepreneurship
• Fashion Design
• Fashion Merchandising
• Musical Theatre
(New in 2022!)
• Politics and Polling
• Pre-Health
• Pre-Law
Session III: July 10-July 31
(Virtual)
• Creative Writing
• Criminal Justice
• Cybersecurity
• Digital Content Creation
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• Game Design
• Social Media Marketing
and Influencing
(New in 2022!)
The free application for 2022 Summer Pre-College is live at www.marist.edu/precollege!

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Syracuse University Summer College Program
Pre-college courses are taught by Syracuse University faculty and instructors and are structured like real college classes. You will be empowered to be independent and self-sufficient.
For more information click the link below.
su summer college.pdf
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5 Hour Driving Course June 9th at 3:15 (In Person)
See Mrs. Vaccaro for more info

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As the pandemic continues to deepen inequities in our country, college enrollments are trending downward among first-time, first-generation college students from low-income households and underrepresented backgrounds. While families across the state struggle with the challenges brought about by COVID-19, the State University of New York (SUNY) is offering extra support to students to submit their college applications this year.

 

SUNY recently launched the 'Big Dreams, Small Step' campaign to provide assistance to high school students who are at risk of being left behind this year — and who stand to benefit the most from a college degree. This new campaign builds on the 'SUNY For All' initiative, which aims to broaden access to the country's largest system of public higher education for learners at every stage of life.

We know that a college degree has the ability to change the trajectory of one's life and improve career success. However, even before the pandemic, students from low-income households or those from underrepresented groups had just a 10-25 percent chance of earning a degree. The 'Big Dreams, Small Step' initiative will provide additional support, resources, and guidance to help students navigate the admissions process this year.

Support options include:

Designated Application Weeks featuring individual appointments and personal support on the SUNY application (including assistance on how to apply to SUNY's Educational Opportunity Program). The first of these is next week, March 15-19.

  • Application fee waivers for eligible students, potentially adding up to $350 in savings when applying to multiple schools
  • SUNY's 'personalized support service' expansion to help applicants complete an application fee waiver and secure the endorsement of their high school counselor remotely
  • Enhanced 'College Advisor of the Day' programming, where high school students can book a focused, one-on-one conversation about SUNY's offerings and the application process
  • Immediate, easy-to-follow guidance on applying to SUNY and where to get help
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Utica College Raise Me Scholarships:

We are excited to let you know that Utica College has partnered with RaiseMe! As you may already know, RaiseMe is an online platform for 9th-11th grade students to earn money for college. As the college search season is well underway, we wanted to encourage you to share this news with your students.

Through RaiseMe, your students can earn “micro-scholarships” (performance-based scholarships) from Utica College and nearly 300 other colleges for their high school achievements, beginning in 9th grade. Students can earn for A’s, community service, extra-curricular activities, and everything in between. Specifically, students can earn the following through Utica College’s micro-scholarship program with RaiseMe:
 
●    $80 for each A in a Core course
●    $40 for each extracurricular activity per school year
●    $4 for every hour of community service
●    $500 for a campus visit to Utica College
●    Up to $40 for each Honors, Advanced, College Level, Pre-AP or Pre-IB course
 
Thousands of counselors are using this free program to motivate students early, improve outcomes, and reinforce the guidance they’re already giving. RaiseMe can help your students get a head start on their college search, and develop into stronger applicants. Help your students get started at raise.me/join/utica

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The Director of Selective Service would like to remind all men they need to register with the Selective Service.

To help register you will need to go to SSS.gov.  You can pre register at 17 years and 3 months of age until you reach 18 years of age.

SSS.gov  (Selective Service Registration )

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