Has Your Address or Telephone Number Changed?
If you need to update your address or telephone number, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department by Friday, October 9, 2015. It is extremely important that we have updated and correct information.
Are you interested in a career in Nursing?
On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, from 9 am to 10 am in the distance learning room, the Guidance and Counseling Department will be offering a videoconference with Dr. Anne Derouin from the Duke University School of Nursing. If you are interested, stop by the Guidance and Counseling Department for details.
LoGuidice Educational Center Open House
The LoGuidice Educational Center will sponsor their Fall 2015 Open House on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from 5 pm to 7 pm. At the Open House, you can learn about the Career and Technical Education Programs available at the LoGuidice Educational Center.
College’s College and Career Night
On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, Jamestown Community College is
holding their annual College and Career Night between 6 pm and 7:30 pm at the
Physical Education Complex. Over 60
college and university admissions officers, as well as 80 representatives from
business will be in attendance.
Women in Manufacturing Night at Cummins
On Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Dream It Do It Western New York is sponsoring their Women in Manufacturing Night from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at 4720 Baker Street Extension in Lakewood, NY 14750.
Class of 2016 Information
recommended deadline for all SUNY school applications is Monday, November 16, 2015. Apply online at www.suny.edu
($50) or www.sunyjcc.edu (Jamestown
Community College only-Free).
Registration for the Saturday, December 12,
2015 ACT is Friday, November 6, 2015.
Cost is $56.50. (www.act.org)
Registration for the Saturday, November 7,
2015 SAT is Friday, October 9, 2015.
Registration for the Saturday, December 5,
2014 SAT is Thursday, November 5, 2015.
Cost is $54.50. (www.collegeboard.com)
When you take the SAT or ACT, remember to bring 2 forms of picture identification, your admissions ticket, two #2 pencils, and a calculator.
Financial Aid Night
The Guidance and Counseling Department will be sponsoring a Financial
Aid Night on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 6 pm in the Auditorium. The Financial Aid Director from
Jamestown Community College, Laurie Vorp, will describe the Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the financial aid process, as well as answer
any questions you may have. (The snow
date for the Financial Aid Night is Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6 pm in the
Class of 2017and 2018
All Juniors and
Sophomores should take the PSAT
On Wednesday, October 14, 2015 it is highly recommended that
all Juniors and Sophomores
interested in attending college take the PSAT
from 8 am to 11:15 am in the Large Group Instruction Room. The PSAT is the preliminary SAT, and for
Juniors, serves as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test which some
colleges use to provide students with financial aid. The cost of the test is $15 (checks made
payable to WACS). Please sign up in the
Guidance and Counseling Department by Friday, October 9, 2015.
Class of 2018 Information
Career and Technical
On Thursday, December 3, 2015, members from the LoGuidice
Center will be having a presentation about the Career and Technical Educational
(CTE) opportunities at BOCES from 9:15 am to 10 am in the LGI. Parents are invited to attend.
On Tuesday, January 5, 2016 the Guidance and Counseling
Department is sponsoring a field trip to the LoGuidice Center for sophomores
interested in Career and Technical Education during their junior and senior
years. The bus will leave Westfield
Academy at 8:30 am and will return at 12 pm.
At the LoGuidice Center, sophomores will see first-hand the career and
technical education courses offered, their content, and the facilities
available to them.
To attend the event, interested sophomores must sign up in
the Guidance and Counseling Department by Friday, December 18, 2015. In addition, the school district requires a
parent permission slip signed and returned indicating you are aware of the
field trip your student is attending.
Permission slips will be available in the Guidance and Counseling
Academy and Central School Information
comprehensive list of all your school and extra-curricular activities. Student Data Sheets are available in the
Guidance and Counseling Department.