School Counseling Office

School Counseling Office

School Counseling Office

Special Info and Upcoming Events

 Hard to think that Quarter 1 is over. We are planning even more great programs for VHS students during Quarter 2. 
  • Important Upcoming Dates:

10/29 - 11/2 Ohio College Application Week - Seniors take part in week long application help session as well as school wide activities

11/3/18 Let's Get Ready

11/8/18 10th Grade Trip to EHOVE to visit 3 programs of interest 

11/13/18 Firelands Counseling  Presentations in 12th grade English classes on Opiates

11/14/18 Speaker Grades 8 & 9 Motivatinal Speaker 

11/21/18 - 11/25/18 Thanksgiving Break

11/26/18 Delayed Start 

11/27/18 Firelands Counseling Presentations in 10th grade Social Studies classes on Alcohol & Drugs

12/3-12/10/18 Retest for students who need to retest Ohio State Tests (End of course tests)

12/11/18 Firelands Counseling Presentations in 9th grade Social Studies classes Internet Safety

12/12/18 PSAT Scores released online

12/12 & 12/13 Life Act Presentation on  Suicide and Depression 

12/2018 - 1/1/19 Winter Break 

1/17/19 End of Quarter 2 and Semester 1

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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