Welcome to Senior Parent Night Class of 2012. Presented by West Geauga High School Guidance Department. L.E.A.F. Lake-Geauga Educational Assistance Foundation. FREE FINANCIAL AID HELP Service Free to You – Paid by West G Every Wednesday & Every Other Friday at WG
West Geauga High School Guidance Department
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(440) 729-5922 ext. 4164
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Class honors for graduates will be awarded on the basis of cumulative GPA (eight semesters) as follows: Above 4.0=Summa Cum Laude (with highest praise-Gold Medal); 4.0-3.75=Magna Cum Laude (with Great Praise-Silver Medal); 3.74- 3.6=Cum Laude (with Praise-Bronze Medal).
The President of the senior class, in good standing, will speak at graduation. The class president’s remarks will be submitted in advance, and approved by the Principal and senior class advisor.
Summa and Magna Cum Laude candidates may also apply to speak at graduation. Eligible applicants will submit proposed speeches to the Principal no later than Prom Friday. Speeches will be numbered, copied, and judged, with names removed, by a committee consisting of: 1 member of the Board of Education; 1 Administrator; 3 teachers; 1 student and 1 parent. Committee members will be approved by the Principal and senior class advisor, who will be ex-officio members of the committee. Selected speeches must be read, as judged, at graduation. Committee members may not be related, in any way, to speech applicants.
English 4 credits
Mathematics 3 credits
Science 3 credits
Social Studies 3 credits
Health .5 credits
Phys. Ed. .5 credits (or waived)
Electives 7 credits
Total: 21 credits
Students need to fulfill all but one criterion for any of the following for a Diploma with Honors
Mathematics4 units Including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II or equivalent
Science4 units Including Physics and Chemistry
Social Studies4 units
Foreign Lang3 units Including at least 2 units in each language studied
Fine Arts1 unit
GPA3.5 on a 4.0 scale
ACT/SAT 27 ACT / 1210 SAT Writing sections not included
Diploma with Honors requirements pre-suppose completion of all high school diploma requirements in Ohio Revised Code including:
½ unit physical education -- ½ unit health -- ½ unit in American history -- ½ unit in government
West Geauga High School
13401 Chillicothe Road
Chesterland, Ohio 44026
PH: (440) 729-5950
FAX: (440) 729-5959
School Code: 360910
Mrs. Vickie Vlah Registrar (440) 729-5962 email@example.com
Mr. David Callahan Seniors A-G (440) 729-5963 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Kimberly Zannetti Seniors H-O (440) 729-5964 email@example.com
Mrs. Megan Petronsky Seniors P-Z (440) 729-5965 firstname.lastname@example.org
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For schools outside of Ohio just go to the Common Application website @ www.commonapp.org
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This means this school is a Common App School, but you chose NOT to use the Common App to apply. Instead you will apply online directly from the college website.
This means this school is NOT a Common APP school, but you can apply online directly from the college website.
This means this school does not have an online application. And all forms need to be mailed.
Applying Via Common App
Applying Via the College
(colleges prefer online)
HAVE YOU APPLIED?
Student Name: _________________________
I agree to write a letter of recommendation for the student listed above.
Signature: _________________ Date: ______
*Students: Once this is form completed, please bring it to Mrs. Vlah in guidance so she can request this recommendation via Family Connection.
You must log on to Family Connection to request transcripts for all applications
All test scores must be sent directly from the testing company
PROOFREAD all documents
Communicate with your counselor
Give your counselor time- At least 2 weeks before any deadline!
If you would like to schedule an
individual senior conference, please contact your counselor…
Mr. Callahan- Students A-G
Mrs. Zannetti- Students H-O
Mrs. Petronsky- Students P-Z