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HS Counseling Department

Welcome to the OVHS Counseling Department

Mrs. Karen Shearer (Guidance Secretary) 610-987-4100 ext. 6013 kshearer@ovsdpa.org

Miss Christine Devine (School Counselor) Students Last Names A – G  cdevine@ovsdpa.org

Mrs. AnnMarie Borovik (School Counselor)  Students Last Names H – O aborovik@ovsdpa.org

Ms. Kristina Angstadt (School Counselor)  Students Last Names P – Z  kangstadt@ovsdpa.org

Counseling Department Information
Open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday during the regular school year.

Students, please schedule an appointment through the counselors, preferably during a study hall or lunch period.
Parents, please arrange to meet with your counselor by calling or emailing to make an appointment.

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BERKS CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER

BERKS CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER www.berkscareer.com The Berks Career and Technology Center (BCTC) offers programs in 37 different career areas to students from 16 area school districts. Two campuses serve students in Berks County. The East campus is located in Oley and the West campus is located in Leesport. Students electing BCTC attend on a …

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College Internet Resources

Students should also visit the Naviance website for additional on line links and resources. Accredited PA Online College Resources US Department of  Education College Navigator – A free resource that provides all national data and allows students to compare several schools side by side, looking at cost, graduation rates, etc.  This site also provides campus …

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Community Service

All students must complete 30 Hours of Community Service as a Graduation Requirement by the end of their Junior Year. OVHS Community Service Log  

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Course Catalog

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Dual Enrollment

DUAL ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT WITH READING AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE Oley Valley Senior High School and Reading Area Community College have entered into a dual enrollment agreement whereby students may earn college credit while they are still in high school. DUAL ENROLLMENT – Participating students will receive credit from both institutions. High school graduation credit will be …

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Forms

OVHS Counseling Department Forms OVHS Transcript Release Form OVHS Transcript Request Form OVHS Community Service Log Scholarship Request Form Brag Sheet        

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Naviance

WELCOME to Family Connection in Naviance! Family Connection from Naviance is a Web-based service designed for students, parents and counselors.  It is a comprehensive website that you can use to help make decisions about courses, colleges and careers.  Family Connection provides up-to-date information that is specific to our students at Oley Valley High School.  It …

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PA Bullying Prevention Consultation Line

The Office for Safe Schools, Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), is pleased to announce the availability of the PA Bullying Prevention Consultation Line.  The Bullying Prevention Consultation Line is a toll free number that will allow individuals experiencing chronic and unresolved bullying to discuss effective strategies and available resources to deal with school-based bullying.  This …

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SAT & ACT Information

SAT The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets you show colleges what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge. It tests your knowledge of reading, writing and math — subjects that are taught every day in high school classrooms. Most students take the SAT during their junior or …

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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships opportunities are available for student and parent review on Naviance. For copies of scholarship applications please check the Scholarship Binder in the guidance office.                                                               …

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Senior College Applications

Steps to College Application 1. Review your unofficial transcript with your parent/guardian. 2.   A parent/guardian must then sign the TRANSCRIPT RELEASE form and return it to the guidance office. 3.  Schedule a senior meeting with your school counselor. 4.  Begin to fill out your college applications online (applications are available on the college website that you are …

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Student Assistance Program (SAP)

The Oley Valley High School Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a comprehensive model for the delivery of prevention, intervention and support services for students and their families that are designed to help students achieve personal and academic success.  What is SAP?The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Student Assistance Program (SAP), which is administered by the PA Department of Education’s …

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AP Exams

The AP® Program AP Exams Through AP’s college-level courses and exams, you can earn college credit and advanced placement, stand out in the admission process, and learn from some of the most skilled, dedicated, and inspiring teachers in the world. Earn College Credit and Placement Most four-year colleges in the United States and colleges in …

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Summer Programs

SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS SUMMER PROGRAMS – A multitude of summer opportunities are available for students.  Many of these programs have early registration deadlines.  See the summer program binder in the guidance office for more information or sign on to Naviance Family Connection for a list of summer enrichment programs.    

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College Affordability & Financial Aid

Students that are planning on attending college can apply for Financial Aid after October 1 of their senior year. Both the student and a parent will be required to apply for a FSA ID prior to submitting the FAFSA .  The FSA ID and FAFSA applications are available at FAFSA.ed.gov Different types of postsecondary institutions …

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Junior Class Preparing for College

CAMPUS VISIT CHECKLIST Make the Most of Your Trip! Visiting a campus helps you get a sense of what that college – and life for its students – is like.  This can make a difference when you’re deciding whether the college is a good fit for you.  When you’re planning your trips, make sure that …

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