Students will have an early dismissal at 11:30 am on
Thursday, December 22, 2016.
Have you updated your contact information?
Please update your contact
information (address, telephone number, and emergency contacts) with the
Guidance and Counseling Department by Thursday, December 15, 2016.
It is extremely important that we have
Class of 2017Information
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The FAFSA (Free
Application for Federal Student Aid) is now available for the Class of 2017.
Both parent and student need
a FSAID (Federal Student Aid ID).
Please note: You are applying
for financial aid for the 2017/2018 academic year!
Class of 2017and Class of
The test dates and registration
deadlines for the SAT are as follows:
Test Date Registration
January 21, 2017 December 21, 2016
March 11, 2017 February 10, 2017
May 6, 2017 April 7, 2017
June 3, 2017 May 9, 2017
The Guidance and
Counseling Department recommends Juniors take the May or June SAT.
The test dates and
registration deadlines for the ACT are as follows:
Test Date Registration
February 11, 2017 January
13, 2017 (test not given in New York State)
April 8, 2017 March
June 10, 2017 May
The cost of the exam is $58.50
(with writing). You can register online
The Guidance and
Counseling Department recommends Juniors take the June ACT.
Class of 2018 Information
SUNY Fredonia’s 3-1-3
SUNY Fredonia will be
holding a 3-1-3 informational meeting on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in THE
WILLIAMS CENTER Room S204 ABC at 7 pm.
This meeting is for prospective students and parents to explain the SUNY
Fredonia time-shortened degree program during which students spend their senior
year at both high school and SUNY Fredonia.
Junior Parent and Student Night
On Wednesday, March 29, 2017
at 6 pm in the LGI, the Guidance and Counseling Department will be sponsoring a
“Junior Parent and Student Night” for all parents and students in the junior
class. The purpose of the evening is to
discuss expectations, requirements, and to provide information for what to
expect during students’ senior year. It is extremely important that you and
your daughter/son attend this event.
Class of 2018 and Class of 2019 Information
Attention students who took the PSAT
There will be a PSAT score
interpretation on Monday, December 19, 2016 in the LGI at 2:30 for those
students who took the PSAT. The
interpretation will last 15 minutes.
Jamestown Community College Placement Examinations
Jamestown Community College English and College-Level Math Placement Examinations
will be given on Monday, March 13, 2017 and Tuesday, March 14, 2017 during
purpose of these Placement Examinations is to determine each student’s skill
level and eligibility to enroll in Jamestown Community College’s College
Connections Program to earn college credit while in high school. The tentative JCC courses for the 2017-2018
school year are:
BUSINESS (6 credits)
BUS 1420: Office
Procedures (No prerequisite)
BUS 1500: Introduction to
Business (JCC English 1510)
ENGLISH (9 credits)
ENG 1510: English
Composition I (80+ on Reading, 4+ on Writing)
ENG 1530: English
Composition II (English 1510)
ENG 1540: Writing About
Literature (English 1530)
MATHEMATICS (12 credits)
MAT 1600: Pre Calculus
(40+ on College-Level Math)
MAT 1710: Calculus and
Analytical Geometry I (Pre Calculus)
MAT 1720: Calculus and
Analytical Geometry II (MAT 1710)
MUSIC (6 credits)
MUS 1570: Music Theory I
(Musician’s Studio and 80+ on Reading)
MUS 1510: Music
Appreciation (Music Theory I and 80+ on Reading)
Exploration-Westfield Academy and Central School title of the course)
English Placement Examination is a two-part examination: The first section is a
multiple choice reading comprehension examination while the second section is
an essay examination.
Placement Examination tests skills on algebraic operations, solutions of
equations and inequalities, coordinate geometry, applications and other algebra
topics, and functions and trigonometry.
Additional information on
the Placement Examinations can be found at: http://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students/accuplacer-tests
For sophomores and juniors
to be eligible to take these exams, students must sign up in the Guidance and
Counseling Department by Thursday, March 9, 2017 and they must have their
social security number (for JCC).
Class of 2019 Information
Career and Technical Education (CTE) field trip on
Friday, January 13, 2017
On Friday, January 13, 2017 (new date) 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 11:15 am. 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
Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Permission
slips will be available in the Guidance and Counseling Department.
Career and Technical
Education (CTE) applications are due by Friday, March 10, 2017
If your sophomore would
like to attend the LoGuidice Center in the fall of 2017 for Career and
Technical Education (CTE), please ask your student to pick up an application in
the Guidance and Counseling Department and return it by Friday, March 10, 2017. The LoGuidice Center works on a first come,
first serve admissions basis, making it important to complete the application
and turn it in to the Westfield Academy Guidance and Counseling Department.
Westfield Academy and Central School High School Information
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
The Armed Services
Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be given to interested students on Monday,
March 6, 2017 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm in the computer lab. The ASVAB is used by the Guidance and
Counseling Department to show how well students perform in the areas of
English, mathematics, and practical arts.
Interested students must sign up in the Guidance and Counseling
Department by Friday, March 3, 2017.
The ASVAB Score
Interpretation will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm
in the computer lab.
Selection for the 2017-2018 School Year
Course selection for the 2017-2018 school year will
begin in February. Course selection
books will be provided for all high school students in February and will be
available at www.wacs.wnyric.org. If you have any questions about the
scheduling process, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department.