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
ACT - Juniors will need to sign up on www.act.org
to take the ACT exam.
SAT - All juniors will take the SAT on 04/05/2017. This is a state requirement.
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 tests will be in May. AP registration sheets are due 2/10/17 with a $15 deposit for each test that will be taken. Final payment is due 3/31/17. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
Representatives from the following colleges/universities will be conducting informational meetings at Sesser-Valier High School:
Wednesday, March 29 - SEMO at 9:30
Seniors planning to attend a four-year university in the fall of 2017 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.
Seniors the financial aid application will be available starting OCTOBER 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 December 1, 2016. THIS IS A NEW DATE FOR THE FAFSA. PLEASE COMPLETE IT IN OCTOBER.
for information that is needed to complete the FAFSA.
The South East Illinois AHEC
network has a scholarship available for seniors planning to major in any health science program in the fall of 2017. In addition, you must have a 2.5 GPA and intend to practice in a rural, underserved setting upon completion of the program. The deadline is 3/1/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
The Illinois Elks Association has a scholarship available to students planning to major in physical or occupational therapy. The deadline is 3/3/17. Applications are available online at www.illinoiselksccc.org
. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
The First Baptist Church of Sesser has a scholarship available to seniors. The deadline is 3/3/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
The Society Fraternal Miners (Italian Club) has a scholarship available to seniors. The deadline is 3/10/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
Black Diamond Harley-Davidson Scholarship is available to seniors planning to attend Rend Lake College in the fall of 2017. The deadline is 3/10/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
Eternal Friends in Christ has a scholarship available for seniors. The deadline is 3/15/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
Franklin Hospital Auxiliary has various scholarships available to seniors planning to major in a health care field and social work. The deadline is 3/15/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
The Illinois Sheriffs' Association has a scholarship available to any senior. The deadline is 3/15/17. The application is available online at www.ilsheriff.org
. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
The Tom Mygatt Scholarship is available to seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The deadline is 3/17/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
Sesser Ducks Unlimited has a scholarship available to any senior. The deadline is 3/31/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
The Dan Williams scholarship is available to seniors. The deadline is 3/31/17. See Mrs. Henry for an application.
Crosswalk Community Action Agency has scholarships available to seniors who meet the income guidelines. See Mrs. Henry for the income guideline sheet from CAA
. The deadline is 4/1/17. See Mrs. Henry if you have any questions.
for the 15-16 senior schedule sheet.
for the 15-16 junior schedule sheet.
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