Update: November 20, 2015

The next update will be on Friday, December 4, 2015. 
Class of 2016 Information
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. Laurie Vorp, the Executive Director of Student Finance and Records, 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 Auditorium). 
College Applications
Please provide the Guidance and Counseling Department with the names of the colleges you are applying to so we can send out the appropriate documentation (transcripts, schedules, and if necessary, letters of recommendation).
SUNY/Jamestown Community College Applications
State University of New York (SUNY) college applications are available at www.suny.edu.  The cost is $50 per school.
Jamestown Community College application is available for FREE at www.sunyjcc.edu
SAT Information
Registration deadline for the Saturday, January 23, 2016 SAT is during Winter Recess on Monday, December 28, 2015.
Cost is $54.50.  Register online at www.collegeboard.com.
ACT Information
Registration for the Saturday, February 6, 2016 ACT is Friday, January 8, 2016.
This test is not given in New York State.
Cost is $56.50.  Register online at www.act.org.
NCAA Eligibility Center
Students interested in playing a sport at a Division I or Division II college or university must complete the NCAA Initial Eligibility Application.  Applications are now available at www.eligibilitycenter.com.   
Class of 2017 Information
SUNY Fredonia’s 3-1-3 Program
SUNY Fredonia will be holding a 3-1-3 informational meeting on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in the Williams Center 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.
Class of 2018 Information
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
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 Large Group Instruction Room.  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 Thursday, December 17, 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 Department.

Westfield Academy and Central School High School Information
Have you moved or changed your telephone number?
If you need to update your address or telephone number, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department by Tuesday, November 24, 2015.  It is extremely important that we have updated and correct information. 
Student Data Sheets are available in the Guidance and Counseling Department
Please make sure that you are participating in a variety of extra-curricular activities (sports, music, art, clubs, and organizations).  Many colleges and scholarships want to see a well-rounded student.  Maintain a student data sheet (or list) of activities you have participated in during your high school career.  If you would like a student data sheet, pick one up in the Guidance and Counseling Department.
If you have any questions, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department or call 716/326-2151.