Polo Counseling and Career Center

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

Financial Aid Scholarship Night Powerpoint

2018/19 Financial Aid and Scholarship meeting is October 25th at 7PM in the Library - This is the same night at Parent Teacher conferences

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

Missouri Western State University Representative will be here on September 18th at 1:45PM

Grand River Welding Institute will be here on October 4th at 2:30PM

University of Missouri Representative will be here October 15th at 9:30AM

Northwest Missouri State Representative will be here October 15th at 1:00PM

Academy of Salons will be here on October 11th at 2:15PM

Juniors and Seniors Sign up in the Counseling office TODAY if you want to attend the College Fair and Campus Tour at Missouri Western and/or the Campus Tour at Northwest Missouri State.

Check out the current scholarships on the 2017/2018 scholarship spreadsheet. Click the Scholarships tab at the top of the page to find the spreadsheet.

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

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!!!