Guidance: Helpful Links
Here at Van Buren Local Schools Mr. Zender, our guidance counselor is to be a resource person, a coordinator, a consultant, a group leader, a person who helps teachers, adults, and parents understand children.
Mr. Zender is specially trained to help students and parents determine exactly the right courses to provide students with the background for any career. Students meet with counselors each year to ensure that they are on the right path to graduation and to help with any problems or career choice changes that occur. Mr. Zender will also help to see that students meet all of the qualifications to enter the college or career of their choice.
The Van Buren ACT Code: 365-195
- College Credit Plus (CCP)
Student/Parent Information on CCP at Van Buren
PARENT CCP MEETING, Monday, December 11th, 6:30
- Val / Sal Selection
Valedictorian and Salutatorian Selection
The Valedictorian and Salutatorian selection criteria started with the class of 2016.
- ACT InfoThis topic
Van Buren School Code: 365-195
ACT Prep Sessions 2017:
Tuesday, October 17th, 7:00- 8:10 and 8:20-9:30
Monday, October 23rd 7:00-8:10 and 8:20-9:30
At Liberty-Benton HS
- College Reps
Guidance Office College Visit List
Colleges are being scheduled to visit Van Buren this fall. More will be added on a daily basis.
To schedule a college visit, visit the college web site.
Once the visit is scheduled, see Mr. Zender for approval and visitation form or download below and sign to bring in.
Seniors are permitted two visits from school and juniors are permitted one visit in the 2nd semester.
Van Buren Senior Awards Program:
2018 Senior Awards Program will be on Monday, May 21st at 10:00am inthe HS gymnasium.
Please forward any accepted scholarships to me for presentation at the awards!!
*Parents and family members are welcome to attend!
Scheduling for 2018-19
Scheduling for 2018-19 school year will begin in February.
I will meet with the following during English class periods:
Dates will be posted when set in December..check back then!
Guidance Testing Dates 2017-18
PSAT/NMSQT Test: October 11th for interested 11th graders. To be given at VBHS. Sign up in guidance office if interested.
END OF COURSE MAKE_UPS: UPDATE! The End of Coures Exam make-ups will be given on December 4th, 5th and 6th. Those students who did not take the exams last year or who scored a 1 or 2 will need to take these. See Mr. Zender for more information.
ACT: 2017-18 DATES: Sept. 9; Oct. 28; Dec. 9; Feb. 10; March 9; June 9: July 14. Also the Ohio Dept. of Education will be providing a one time FREE ACT exam for all interested juniors. This will be given sometime in APRIL. Updates to follow!
END OF COURSE EXAMS: Will start March 26th, 2018
- Senior info
Senior Information Packet Class of 2018
Senior Information on:
- Financial aid