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2018 Summer School Information

Mar 21, 2018 Comments Off on 2018 Summer School Information

Registration for Summer School courses through Indiana Online (IO) will be open April 16th through June 1st at www.indianaonline.org.   Summer is a great time for students to take courses to either get ahead or to retake classes for a higher grade. Students can take up to two credits during the summer, and there is no cost […]

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Middle to High School Transition

Jan 31, 2018 Comments Off on Middle to High School Transition

WMS invite their colleagues from across the street for a conversation about the middle to high school transition and everything that entails. Dr. Stacy Mcguire, WHS Principal and Dan Doherty, WHS Director of Counseling discuss why the middle years are so critical, course scheduling and what WHS has to offer along with what the mission […]

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Scheduling Information for Incoming Freshmen

Jan 05, 2018 Comments Off on Scheduling Information for Incoming Freshmen

On January 4th, the WHS Counseling Center presented information for current 8th grade students and parents to learn more about scheduling their 9th grade classes. Below are links to the presentation and handouts from the program, as well as links to the Course Book for 9th Grade.     All current WMS 8th grade students […]

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WHS Hosts AP, ACP and Dual Credit Opportunities WebEx

Dec 14, 2017 Comments Off on WHS Hosts AP, ACP and Dual Credit Opportunities WebEx

Our counselors recently presented an online webinar to discuss the value of AP, ACP and Dual Credit courses, and what students can expect from these college-level classes.  Details regarding how Advanced Placement (AP), Advance College Project (ACP) and Dual Credit classes differ, how these courses can benefit students, and how students can earn college credit through […]

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Financial Aid Web Ex Presentation

Oct 02, 2017 Comments Off on Financial Aid Web Ex Presentation

The WHS Counseling Staff conducted a short Web-Ex on the topic:  Understanding Financial Aid.  Topics discussed included: What is Financial Aid? How do I use the Net Price Calculator? Understanding the different Loans available for my student Taking a look at the FAFSA FAQ’s To listen to the Financial Aid Web-Ex Presentation Click Here!

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Coffee with Senior Parents: Presentation and Handouts

Sep 05, 2017 Comments Off on Coffee with Senior Parents: Presentation and Handouts

On Friday, September 1, we hosted the annual Coffee with Senior Parents.  At the program, we discussed the college admission process, scholarships and financial aid.  Below you will find links to the PowerPoint information that was presented, as well as the handouts that were given.   Coffee with Senior Parents PPT Fall 2017 Coffee with […]

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Preparation for Senior Year & the College Application Book

May 17, 2017 Comments Off on Preparation for Senior Year & the College Application Book

The 2018 College Application Book was revealed at the Grade 11 College Night!  This year, the book comes in two different formats: WHS 2018 College Application Book–Mobile Version WHS 2018 College Application Book–Print Version In May, members of the Junior class met in preparation for senior year.  Below are the slide presentations of that meeting […]

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Netflix ’13 Reasons Why’ and Suicide Prevention

May 03, 2017 Comments Off on Netflix ’13 Reasons Why’ and Suicide Prevention

Westfield High School wanted to make parents aware of a new series on Netflix called “13 Reasons Why,” which is quickly gaining popularity among students. The story centers around a young girl, who leaves behind audio recordings for 13 people who she says played a role in her decision to take her own life. Mental […]

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WHS to Host AP/ACP Meet The Teacher Night

Mar 30, 2017 Comments Off on WHS to Host AP/ACP Meet The Teacher Night

Westfield High School will host its annual AP/ACP Meet the Teacher Night on Wednesday, April 26th at 6:30 PM.  The purpose of the evening is for students and families to learn more about the Advanced Placement (AP) and Advance College Project (ACP) courses that students will be taking in the 2017-2018 school year. In order to […]

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PSAT WebEx Presentation

Feb 21, 2017 Comments Off on PSAT WebEx Presentation

Westfield PSAT Score Back Session:   Grade 9, Grade 10 and Grade 11 students and parents receive a tutorial on recently returned PSAT score reports. The purpose of the interactive web session is to provide students with understanding of what scores mean, how to use the information, and how to prepare for the SAT. A recording […]

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