• Guidance and Counseling Department News! 

    Updated: September 21, 2018
     
     
    Class of 2019 Information
    Financial Aid Night
    The Guidance and Counseling Department will be sponsoring a Financial Aid Night on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6 pm in the Auditorium.
    The Financial Aid Director from Jamestown Community College will describe the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the financial aid process, as well as answer any questions you may have.
    Both students and parents should attend this meeting.
     
     
    Westfield Academy and Central School Information 
    Registration Form
    Please update the registration form for your student and return it to the Guidance and Counseling Department by Friday, September 28, 2018. 
    It is extremely important that we have updated and correct information. 
    We will need these forms returned even if there are no changes.
     
     
    Parent Portal Information
    If you need the username and password to set up your parent portal account on Power School, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department by Friday, September 28, 2018. 
     
     
    Jamestown Community College’s College Planning Night
    On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Jamestown Community College is holding their annual College and Career Night between 6 pm to 8 pm at the Physical Education Complex.
     
     
    LoGuidice Center Open House
    The LoGuidice Center in Fredonia will sponsor their annual Open House on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 5 pm to 7 pm. 
    During the Open House, parents and students can take tours and learn more about the outstanding Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs the LoGuidice Center offers!
     
     
    Student Data Sheets
    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.
    Maintain a comprehensive list of all your school and extra-curricular activities. 
    Student Data Sheets are available on the website. 
     
     
    Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Information
    All Juniors and Sophomores should take the PSAT
    On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 it is highly recommended that all Juniors and Sophomores interested in attending college take the PSAT from 8 am to 12 pm 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 $16 (checks made payable to WACS). 
    Please sign up in the Guidance and Counseling Department by Wednesday, October 3, 2018.
     
     
    Class of 2021 Information
    Career and Technical Education (CTE) Presentation and Field Trip
    On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 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 8, 2019 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 from the bus loop 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 18, 2018. 
    Permission slips will be available in the Guidance and Counseling Department.
     
     
    Guidance and Counseling Department Contact Information 
    If you have any questions, please contact Scott Cooper in the Guidance and Counseling Department at 716/326-2151 or scooper@wacs2.wnyric.org.