Update: October 24, 2014

 
Parent/Teacher Conferences
If you would like to schedule a conference with Mr. Cooper, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department by Monday, October 27, 2014.  The Guidance and Counseling Department will be open on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 3:15 pm to 7:15 pm and Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 3:15 pm to 6:15 pm.  The Guidance and Counseling Department will be closed on Friday, October 31, 2014.
 
Jamestown Community College Open House
Jamestown Community College will be sponsoring their Fall 2014 Open House on Sunday, November 16, 2014 starting at 2 pm.  There will be academic presentations, campus tours, and financial aid information sessions.  Check out www.sunyjcc.edu/explorejcc for more information.
 
Class of 2015 Information
The recommended deadline for all SUNY school applications is Monday, December 1, 2014. 
Apply online at www.suny.edu ($50) or www.sunyjcc.edu (Jamestown Community College online-Free).
 
ACT Information 
Test Date                                       Deadline
December 13, 2014                     November 7, 2014
February 7, 2015                          January 9, 2015
April 18, 2015                              March 13, 2015
June 13, 2015                May 8, 2015

Cost is $54.50.
Register online at www.act.org

Before you leave for the test center, make sure that you have your admissions ticket, two forms of picture identification, two #2 pencils, and a calculator.

Westfield Academy and Central School CEEB Code 335880
Fredonia High School Test Center-182730 (not all exams given at Fredonia)
 
SAT Information
Test Date                                       Deadline
December 6, 2014                        November 6, 2014
January 24, 2015                          December 29, 2014
March 14, 2015                            February 13, 2015
May 2, 2015                                 April 6, 2015
June 6, 2015                                 May 8, 2015
 
Cost is $52.50.
 
Register online at www.collegeboard.com 
 
Before you leave for the test center, make sure that you have your admissions ticket, two forms of picture identification, two #2 pencils, and a calculator.
 
Westfield Academy and Central School CEEB Code 335880
Fredonia High School Test Center-33422 (not all exams given at Fredonia)
 
Financial Aid Night
The Guidance and Counseling Department will be sponsoring a Financial Aid Night on Monday, December 8, 2014 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 9, 2014 at 6 pm in the LGI). 
 
Class of 2017 Information
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 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 6, 2015 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 Thursday, December 18, 2014.  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 Department.

Westfield Academy and Central School Information

1)       During your high school career, involvement in extra-curricular activities is important, as colleges, universities, and employers wish to see well-rounded students who have participated in a variety of activities.  Please get involved in your school and community.

2)       Maintain a comprehensive list of all your school and extra-curricular activities.  Student Data Sheets are available in the Guidance and Counseling Department. 

3)       Complete an interest inventory and search for careers at www.nycareerzone.org.

If you have any questions, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department or call 716/326-2151.