Middle School Guidance

Middle School Guidance

Welcome

Welcome to the Shawnee Middle School Counseling Page!  Helpful links and information for parents and students will be posted here. Please check back frequently as new information becomes available.

After School Math Tutoring

Free Math Tutoring will be available every Monday and Wednesday starting September 16, 2019.  Tutoring sessions will be held in Mr. Favro's room (B-28) after school until 3:30PM.  Rides must arrive promptly.  These sessions will provide the opportunity to complete homework with a teacher nearby as well as ask a Math teacher any questions he/she might have.  Students can attend whenever they are able; there is no official sign-up for attending.

ProgressBook

Be sure you have a Progressbook account set up!  This is an excellent way to keep up with your student's grades and assignments.  If you need help setting up an account, please contact your student's counselor.

7th/8th Grade STEM Day

Shawnee Middle School 7th and 8th grade students participated in our second annual STEM Day on February 21, 2019 . Professionals from Lima Memorial Health System, Ohio Northern University, Mercy Health- St. Rita's, and within the community volunteered their time to discuss their respective careers with students and complete related hands-on activities.  Students attended two sessions each during their Math and Science periods.  Session topics included: Microbiology, Anatomy, Industrial Engineering, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Forensic Biology, and Laboratory Medical Sciences.  Thank you to all of the professionals who made this day possible for our students!  

Career Guidance

It's never too early to start thinking about career options.  Middle  school is a great time to learn more about different careers and ask  questions.  All students will create a "backpack" through the Ohio Means  Jobs website at some point this school year.  Students can use this  website to determine their strengths and interests through a career  interest inventory as well as explore the necessary education, job  duties, salary information, and much more about various careers.
 

Counselor Contacts

Mr. Christoff
5th and 6th Grade Counselor
419-998-8064

Mrs. Schmiedebusch
7th and 8th Grade Counselor
419-998-8072

Cyber Safety Information for Parents

Want to learn how to check your child’s browser history and how to use apps that kids are talking about? Check out these websites for information and how-to videos so you can be as tech savvy as your child.
 

Tips for basic internet safety and how to start a discussion with your child about internet usage and safety.
 
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