Sesser-Valier High School maintains an active guidance & counseling program. The information listed below is intended to help SVHS students and parents keep informed about student assessments, college entrance/registration/application requirements, scholarships (applications, deadlines, etc.), student scheduling, and how to request academic records.
The Sesser-Valier High School Guidance Counselor is Kerri Henry. She can be contacted by phone at (618) 625-5105, Ext. 103 (Direct Office). Her e-mail address is email@example.com
PSAT- October 14, 2015
The PSAT is a practice SAT and a NMSQT scholarship qualifying test for juniors. More information about the test is available at http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html
. Scores will be reported in December.
Students wanting to retake the ACT should visit the ACT website at www.act.org
to register to take the test. Test dates and information regarding the test are available on the ACT website. AP Testing
- AP tests will be in May.
Representatives from the following colleges/universities will be conducting informational meetings at Sesser-Valier High School:No Colleges are scheduled for a visit at this time.
Seniors planning to attend a four-year university in the fall of 2016 need to start applying for admission. Also, check college websites for open house dates. Open houses are a great way to gain a lot of information about each college/university.
A senior is permitted two visits to a college or university of his/her choice providing the following requirements are met: (1) the student notifies his or her teachers prior to leaving and completes the necessary forms. Even though the student is not in attendance, he/she shall not be counted absent. (2) A student must be eligible to graduate in order to secure a college visit. (3) All visitations should be prior to the
month of May, and one visit shall be on the first day of the Prairie State Exam. (A
third college or university visit may be approved by school administration if a senior must complete an on-campus college exam for admission, must complete and on-campus task for receipt of a scholarship, or must attend a required orientation day. Financial Aid
Seniors the financial aid application will be available starting January 1, 2016
. The financial aid application/information will be available at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
. It is recommended that the FAFSA be completed by March 1, 2016.Click here
for information that is needed to complete the FAFSA.
The Elks National Foundation has a MVP scholarship available to seniors. The deadline is 12/4/15. The application is available at http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/mvs.cfm. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
The IEC Memorial Scholarship Fund has scholarships available to seniors that are a member of the Southeastern Electric cooperative. The deadline is 12/31/15. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
The CBAI Foundation has a scholarship available to seniors. The deadline is 2/3/16. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
The Illinois PTA has a scholarship available for students planning to major in education. Applications are available at www.illinoispta.org/scholarshipapplication.html. The deadline is 2/15/16. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
The National Honor Society has a scholarship available to NHS members. The deadline is 2/16/16. Applications are available at http://www.nhs.us/advisers/the-nhs-scholarship.aspx. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
The Independent Order of Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah has a scholarship available to seniors. Applications are available at www.ioof-il.org. The deadline is 2/28/16. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation has various scholarships available at
http://www.ilamvets.org/WhatWeDo/Programs/Scholarships/tabid/120/Default.aspx. The deadline is 3/1/16. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
Student SchedulingClick here
for the 15-16 senior schedule sheet.Click here
for the 15-16 junior schedule sheet.Click here
for the 15-16 sophomore schedule sheet.Requesting Academic Records
To request a transcript from Sesser-Valier High School please complete and mail form to:
Sesser-Valier High School
4626 State Hwy 154
Sesser, IL 62884
For Sesser-Valier High School transcript request form click here