School Counseling Office

School Counseling Office

School Counseling Office

Special Info and Upcoming Events

 We have had a great start to Second semester and have serveral great programs planned for quarter 3. 
  • Important Upcoming Dates:

1/29/19 - Individual Class Scheduling presentations by School Counselors

2/4/19 - Genesis House Class Presentations on Dating Violence/Healthily Relationships

2/4-2/20/19 - Mrs. Habermehl and Mrs. Fahr in  social studies classrooms scheduling students  for classes for the 19-20 school year

2/6/19 College Credit Plus Student and Parent Meeting VHS auditorium 6pm

2/20/19 Current Juniors take ACT

2/26/19 Class meeting for current VHS Seniors Introducing Vermilion Local Scholarships

2/26/19 Parent Teacher Conferences 

2/28/19 Parent Teacher Conferences

3/20/19 Class Presentations on Human Trafficking 

3/29/19 End of Quarter 3


Febuary 6, 2019 Vermilion High School held a meeting for College Credit Plus information. If studnets and parnets were not able to attend here are meeting that are still being held.

February 28, 6:30 pm
LCCC, Stocker Arts Center Hoke Theatre
1005 N. Abbe Rd.
Elyria, Ohio 44035

March 4, 6:30 pm
University Partnership Ridge Campus
32121 Lorain Road
North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039

March 5, 6:30 pm
LCCC Wellington Center
151 Commerce Drive
Wellington, OH 44090

March 6, 5:30 pm
LCCC Lorain Learning Center at City Center
201 West Erie Avenue
Lorain, Ohio 44052


If you are not able to attend one of those meetings, please view the presentation below with your student. Once you have read the presentation students will need to get a "Intent To Participate Form" from the School Counseling Office and turn it in before March 29th 2019. Students should then also complete any needed applications and or testing.

LCCC CCP Presentation 2019 

Seniors this may help you understand your Financial Letter better


Please see the resources below in order to help your student prepare to take the State of Ohio Tests (formally End of Course Assessments)
At Open House on 8/29/18 an 8th grade parent meeting was held. If you were not able to attend, this is the hand out that was given to parents.  8th Grade Welcome to VHS
After Open House VHS held a Senior Parent and Student meeting.  This is the information that was given to all in attendance. Senior College 101 Parent 2018-1
College Representatives Coming to VHS 2018-2019

College Reps will have tables set up during lunch in caferia        Revised: 9/25/18

Tuesday           October       2              lunch time             The University of Akron

Wednesday      October       3              lunch time            Bowling Green State (Firelands campus)

Thursday         October       4              lunch time             Capital University

Monday           October      8               11:14   am               Ohio Wesleyan University

Tuesday           October     23              lunch time             The College of Wooster

Tuesday           November 13              lunch time             Youngstown State University


 For the below college visits Students MUST sign-up in Student Services to be excused from class.

Tuesday           October      2               8:30     am                 Baldwin Wallace University

Thursday         October      4             10:00     am                 Capital University

Thursday         October      4             11:00     am                 The Ohio State University

Thursday         October     18              1:30     pm                 Kent State University

Thursday         October     25              8:00     am                 Cleveland State University

Tuesday           October     30            11:30     am                 The University of Toledo


Fall is the time to apply to college please refer to the college planning guide which contains everything you need to know about this process and more!
PE Waivers:  Students who have completed a  sports season this year and are completing their PE graduation requirements by using a PE wavier.  Waivers need to be turned in at the end of the season. Students must have TWO (2) waivers on file or have taken a PE course two times to full-fill the state requirement. 
If you have not already done so, please complete the form and turn it into your school counselor ASAP ! Form can be found at  PE wavier or in the school counseling office. 

Click here for an introduction and instructions to access Naviance:    Parents were emailed last September 25 with direction of how to log into their students account as a parent.Naviance Intro and Help
Naviance is a program that helps to align student strengths and interests to post-secondary goals.  All parents should have received an email with information about the Naviance Family Connection.  We will host a parent work session if you have any questions about Naviance or Family Connections.  The PDF document linked above provides information on how to access your account as well as a general overview of how Naviance can work for you. 
Please visit the high school main page and select "Seniors - Important Information" for the important information about your Senior year!


The mission of the Vermilion Local Schools professional school counseling program is to provide a comprehensive developmental counseling program to all students centered around an engaging curriculum that encourages the highest level of student achievement through their growth in academic, career, and personal / social domains.

Contact Information

Mrs. Jordan Fahr - School Counselor
Students A-K Grades 8-12 
Ext. 396 

Mrs. Cara Habermehl - School Counselor
Students L-Z Grades 10-12
Ext. 323
Mrs. Erin Smith - School Counselor
Special Programs
Ext. 393
Mrs. Joni Snyder - Administrative Assistant
Student Services / District Special Education
Ext. 306
Office Hours 7:15- 3:00
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