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The National Center for College Costs: Don’t Be Afraid to Ask For Help

Dec 06, 2013 Comments Off on The National Center for College Costs: Don’t Be Afraid to Ask For Help

All too often, students and families find themselves facing difficult financial situations. If an individual is not yet in college, they often wonder if they should attend because they are unsure if they can afford it. If a student is already in college, they are often looking at their bursar account and wondering how to […]

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Leaderhip Forum for Youth with Disabilities

Oct 23, 2013 Comments Off on Leaderhip Forum for Youth with Disabilities

The Indiana Youth Leadership Forum (INYLF), which is funded through the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities and put on by the Autism Society of Indiana, is a 5-day leadership training program in which entering 11th and 12th graders, ages 16-22, with various disabilities come together on the IUPUI campus to further develop the […]

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“Meet the WHS SAT School Day: Overview for Parents”

Oct 01, 2013 Comments Off on “Meet the WHS SAT School Day: Overview for Parents”

Webinar Presentation – Thursday, October 3rd  – 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.  The purpose of this interactive web session is to provide parents with an understanding of the newest offering to the line-up of post-secondary planning resources—the SAT School Day.  We will discuss the SAT, how to maximize the opportunity to support student success, and how […]

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Meet the PSAT

Sep 30, 2013 Comments Off on Meet the PSAT

On Tuesday, October 1, from 12:15-12:45 p.m., parents of students in Grade 9, Grade 10, and Grade 11, have the opportunity for an overview of the PSAT/NMSQT. The purpose of the interactive web session is to provide parents with understanding the PSAT.  We’ll discuss how to maximize the opportunity to support student success, and how […]

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Indiana University ACP Registration is NOW OPEN!!!

Aug 20, 2013 Comments Off on Indiana University ACP Registration is NOW OPEN!!!

Registration to take ACP classes for college credit through IU is now open for our students who are taking ACP classes in 1st Trimester.  If your child applied to the ACP program last spring, or even just in the last few days, he or she should have received an email from IU ACP with a course registration […]

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The College Application Process…for Seniors it Begins

Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off on The College Application Process…for Seniors it Begins

On August 16, 2013, the School Counseling Center met with the Class of 2014 to discuss the college application process, including online applications, the Common Application, requesting transcripts and letters of recommendation, college entrance exams and scholarships.  The attached presentation outlines the information that was covered during this meeting.  Following the large group meeting, we will […]

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School Day SAT–Only at WHS

May 16, 2013 Comments Off on School Day SAT–Only at WHS

The College Board has granted Westfield High School with a unique opportunity to officially administer the SAT on a school day. This test administration is provided for the Class of 2014.  Westfield is the first high school in the state of Indiana to offer the SAT to its students on a non-national test date as […]

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2013-2014 WHS Student Schedules Released

Apr 30, 2013 Comments Off on 2013-2014 WHS Student Schedules Released

On April 30,  teachers distributed student schedules for the 2013-2014 school year.  It is important for parents to take time to look at the schedule with their student to ensure its accuracy.  Please consider the following questions as you look at the schedule. 1.  Is this the desired schedule for the 2013-2014 school year?  Schedule […]

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Summer School Online Enrollment–Now Open

Apr 11, 2013 Comments Off on Summer School Online Enrollment–Now Open

Registration for summer school courses through Indiana Online Academy is now open.  To register, simply click on the link www.indianaonlineacademy.org.  The registration period is April 8 through June 6, or until classes are filled.  IOA offers one, six-week summer session, beginning June 10th and ending July 25th.  All course work must be completed by July […]

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Deciphering the Code: Reading Financial Aid Award Letters

Mar 13, 2013 Comments Off on Deciphering the Code: Reading Financial Aid Award Letters

It’s that time of year when students will start receiving financial aid award letters from all the schools they applied to. What is often immediately apparent and startling, however, is that few of these award letters look alike—the information is presented in different ways, the language schools use in the letters varies, etc. Because of […]

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