Guidance/Counseling
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 khenry@sv196.org.

Student Assessment

    PSAT
        The PSAT is a practice SAT and a NMSQT scholarship qualifying test for juniors. The test fee is $14.00. There are 20 test spots available. See Mrs. Henry to sign up to take the test by September 13, 2013. More information about the test is available at http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html. Scores will be reported in December.

    Explore Test
        The Explore test is given to all freshmen students. More information about the Explore test is available at http://www.act.org/explorestudent/.

    Plan Test
        The Plan test is given to all sophomore students. More information about the Plan test is available at http://www.act.org/planstudent/.

     ACT/PSAE - April 23 & 24, 2014
        The  ACT/PSAE test is given to all juniors. 

    Seniors 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.
  
College Information

    Representatives from the following colleges/universities will be conducting informational meetings at Sesser-Valier High School:
    
There are no representatives scheduled to visit at this time. 
           
        

Seniors planning to attend a four-year university in the fall of 2014 need to start applying for admission.

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    College/Military Visitation

        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 - Apply Now!

  Seniors it is time to start applying for financial aid for college.   The financial aid application/information is available at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.   It is recommended that the FAFSA be completed by March 1, 2014.

Click here for information that is needed to complete the FAFSA.

         

Scholarship Information

Congratulations to all of the 13-14 scholarship recipients!



Student Scheduling

Click here for the 14-15 senior schedule sheet.

Click here for the 14-15 junior schedule sheet.

Click here for the 14-15 sophomore schedule sheet.

Turn in scheduling request sheets to the high school office.


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.