ANNOUNCEMENTS

ASVAB CEP Summer Virtual Workshops.pdf

Virtual Student Career Exploration Summer Workshop

The "Career Exploration Virtual Workshop" will aid students in understanding their ASVAB CEP results and discover satisfying career fields. Attendees will receive tools to map out post-secondary plans including college, scholarships, military options, and more! This is especially beneficial for any student who was unable to experience the traditional "Post-Test Interpretation Workshop" due to school closures.

Click here for more information


Posted 6.10.2020
Beacon College Presentation 2.mp4

In Case you Missed it!


Webinar for Parents/Guardians of 11th and 12th grade Students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD and other Learning Differences.

Parent Separation Process: Proactively Preparing for the Transition

Guest Speaker: Mr. Alex Morris-Wood, Director of Transition Services and Outreach at Beacon College.

Originally broadcast 6.4.2020

Verto Virtual College Fair

When: Thursday, June 11th, 2020 - 3 pm - 7 pm ET / 12 pm - 4 pm PT.

Register here

*Verto Education is a first-year international experience program that partners with colleges to give full class credits.


Posted 6.5.2020
June 2020 Newsletter-Final.pdf

June 2020 Newsletter

The Counselor Connection for June is now posted.

Click here


Posted 6.1.2020
WHS Beacon College Webinar.mp4

In Case you Missed it!


Webinar for Students and Parents/Guardians of Students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD and other Learning Differences.

Beyond The Writing Center: Understanding The Systems of Support The Trajectory of Neurodiverse Students in College

Guest Speaker: Mr. Alex Morris-Wood, Director of Transition Services and Outreach at Beacon College.

Originally broadcast 5.28.2020


Posted 6.1.2020

PREP: PREVENTION RESOURCE & EDUCATION FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Presentation | 1:00 p.m. EST

This webinar is open to any parent or caregiver who has a young person in their life and wishes to learn more about how to keep them safe from drug and alcohol. In this webinar presented by Nicole Rex, Student Assistance Program Specialist, we will explore the following objectives:

  • Provide information on current youth drug trends, such as vaping, and the dangers of use to the developing brain and body

  • Empower parents and caregivers with effectiv communication skills when talking with their children about alcohol, tobacco and other drug use

  • Review the importance of establishing clear rule and consequences at home regarding substance use

  • Evaluate resiliency factors that help protect kids from substance us

  • Provide local resources if addiction support is needed

Click here to register


Posted 5.22.2020

Join Cialfo for their Online University Fair!

The Cialfo Online University Fair is a week away! We've pulled together an even greater line-up of content, including admissions officers from 200+ colleges and guest speakers from Common App, NACAC, and the College Board. Click here


Posted 5.19.2020



Final May 2020 Counselor Connection newsletter.pdf

May 2020 Newsletter

The Counselor Connection for May is now posted.

Link


Posted 5.11.2020
Pre-recorded College Admission Webinar 5.7.2020.mp4

FOLLOW-UP W/ ADMISSION OFFICERS

PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR:

This pre-recorded webinar covers questions not answered during the LIVE Webinar due to time and from the LIVE Webinar feedback google form.


Posted 5.8.2020
WHS College Webinar 5.4.2020

WHS College Rep Webinar

originally broadcast 5.4.2020

The six colleges represented are:
Brown University - Erik DeAngelis, Senior Associate Director of Admission
University of Connecticut - Paul Ostick, Admissions Officer
Marist College - Milena Carrese, Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Penn State University - Jerica Shuck, Admissions Counselor
Providence College - Matthew Maurano, Associate Dean of Admission
Texas Christian University- Caitlin Provost - Regional Director of Admission, Northeast
Posted 5.4.2020

***PARENT FORUM: SUPPORTING THE SOCIAL EMOTIONAL NEEDS OF FAMILIES

The parent forum will be facilitated by WPS social workers to support the social-emotional wellbeing of families during the school closure. Join us for a Zoom chat to discuss any concerns or questions that you have about managing during this time of school closure. We would like to focus this meeting on questions surrounding social emotional issues in an effort to help families during this difficult time.

Please submit any questions you may have, or a topic you would like to get more information about by Sunday, May 3rd @ 11:59 pm so we can be sure to address your concerns. Click HERE to submit.

There will be two sessions on May 6th: 8:00am and 3:30 pm. These sessions will be approximately 30 minutes in length. We ask that you preregister for the session that works best for you.

May 6 - 8:00 a.m. -PREREGISTER (required)

May 6 - 3:30 p.m. -PREREGISTER (required)


Posted 5.4.2020

Please view our April newsletter here.