SUNY College Fair
University at Buffalo is sponsoring SUNY College Fair on Sunday, September 21,
2014 at 4 pm at Alumni Arena. Students
may register for this event at: www.suny.edu/studentevents.
Western New York College Consortium
Monday, September 22, 2014, the Guidance and Counseling Department scheduled
the Western New York College Consortium for high school students outside the
high school gymnasium from 9:15 am to 10 am.
Admissions counselors from over 15 local colleges and universities will
be in attendance. Parents are invited
Westfield Academy and
Central School District Open House
On Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7 pm,
teachers will host a District Open House.
Come out and see all of the outstanding programs Westfield Academy and
Central School offers!
College’s College and Career Night
On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, Jamestown Community College is
holding their annual College and Career Night between 6 pm and 8 pm at the
Physical Education Complex. Over 60
college and university admissions officers, as well as 80 representatives from
business will be in attendance.
Class of 2015 Information
recommended deadline for all SUNY school applications is Monday, November 17,
2014. Apply online at www.suny.edu ($50) or www.sunyjcc.edu (Jamestown Community College
Registration for the Saturday, October 25,
2014 ACT is Friday, September 19, 2014.
Registration for the Saturday, December
13, 2014 ACT is Friday, November 7, 2014.
Cost is $54.50. (www.act.org)
Registration for the Saturday, October 11, 2014 SAT is Friday, September 12, 2014.
Registration for the Saturday, November 8,
2014 SAT is Thursday, October 9, 2014.
Registration deadline for the Saturday,
December 6, 2014 SAT is Thursday, November 6, 2014.
Cost is $52.50. (www.collegeboard.com)
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
Class of 2016 and 2017
All Juniors and
Sophomores should take the PSAT
On Wednesday, October 15, 2014 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 $14 (checks made
payable to WACS). Please sign up in the
Guidance and Counseling Department by Thursday, October 9, 2014.
Class of 2017 Information
Career and Technical
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
Academy and Central School Information
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.
comprehensive list of all your school and extra-curricular activities. Student Data Sheets are available in the
Guidance and Counseling Department.
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.