Polo R-VII School District Guidance and Counseling Mission Statement

The mission of Polo R-VII School District school counseling program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students. School counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement. In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians, and the community, school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure all students in Polo R-VII School District have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to be college and career ready and contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.

Please click on this link to see the Powerpoint Presentation from the October 19th 2017 Financial Aid and Scholarship Meeting 

Seniors - You are allowed two college visit days during your Senior year.  Take advantage of these by visiting colleges you are interested in TODAY!

Anyone needing to take the ACT on any available national dates please see Mrs. Walker to get available dates and locations

College Visits

The counseling office has information on several different apprenticeship opportunities building trades.  Come and see us if you are interested!

Students (Sophomores and Juniors) and Parents -- Farmers Electric Coop, Inc.is sponsoring its 55th Annual Essay Contest for the chance to win a trip to Washington DC (Juniors) or a leadership conference in Jefferson City (Sophomores). Please see Mrs. Walker or Mr. Endicott for an application. Deadline for Submission is Friday February 16 at 4:30PM.

FAFSA Applications open October 1st, 2017

University of Central Missouri will be here February 20th at 1:00PM 

Northwest Missouri State University will be here February 26th at 1:00PM

Check out the current scholarships on the 2017/2018 scholarship spreadsheet. Click the Scholarships tab to the left to find the spreadsheet.

Purchase textbooks for MO Valley Dual Credit Courses Spring 2018 in less than 10 minutes - it’s that easy!

Go to: www.vikingbookstore.com

  1. Find your course: Use the drop down menu to select your course.

  2. Choose to view course materials for that course only, or click +Save Course to build a personalized book list of all your courses.

  3. Choose your books: Choose from the new, used, marketplace, rental and eBook options available. Repeat these steps until you have added all required books to your cart.

  4. Checkout: Follow the on-screen checkout process. Financial aid vouchers can be applied during the payment section of checkout.

You are not limited to purchasing texts from www.vikingbookstore.com  Shop around to find the best value!

The Scholarship Spreadsheet is updated daily!!!  Please check it out by clicking on the Scholarship Tab on the left hand side of this Homepage

A Student Survey form is available via a link on the Scholarship Page for students who are needing recommendation letters for college applications and scholarships

Watch those Scholarship deadlines!!!