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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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College and Career Planning Night–Grade 11

Dec 06, 2016 Comments Off on College and Career Planning Night–Grade 11

On December 5th, the WHS Counselors, along with Carroll Easterday, Director of College & Career Readiness, hosted the Grade 11 College and Career Planning Night.  Mrs. Easterday presented Finding Your Fit: Career Development and Crafting Your College Search. She discussed what students should be considering when beginning their college search, as well as what factors are […]

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Grades 9/10: Pathway to Success

Oct 14, 2016 Comments Off on Grades 9/10: Pathway to Success

The WHS Counseling department hosted the 9/10 Pathway to Success program in mid October.  This program featured a major presentation by Director of College and Career Readiness, Mrs. Carroll Easterday, followed by multiple breakout sessions.  Below are the links to the different presentations. Pathways to Success–Main Presentation AP Capstone Diploma College Readiness Navigating High School […]

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JEL Open House

Nov 17, 2015 Comments Off on JEL Open House

J. Everett Light will be hosting it’s annual Open House for the 2016-17 school year.  The Open House will be held December 10th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  This event is open to current 10th and 11th grade students, and your attendance his highly encouraged if you are planning to take a JEL class next year.  J. […]

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