Attention Senior Parents: It is time to file your Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). On Tuesday evening, October 24th at 6:30 pm in the WHS Media Center a representative from the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) will be here to present information about filing this form for financial aid for your college student. Only senior parents need to attend. Please RSVP to Ms. Jennifer Jenkins at Jenkins.firstname.lastname@example.org, if you will be able to attend.Seniors: Undecided about college? Then you can sign up to take a field trip to the Riverwinds College Fair on Thursday, October 26th. This is only for seniors and very limited seating. The first 40 people to turn in permission slips will get to go. See Ms. Jenkins in guidance.Are you someone who has distinguished themselves by making a meaningful difference in your community by volunteering? If so, then you can apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award! You could win an award of $1,000 or more and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.! Go to spirit.prudential.com or see Ms. Jenkins in guidance. Deadline is November 7th.Click here for the flyer about Rowan University's Money Boot Camp on Saturday, October 21st.
Attention Juniors and Sophomores:
Kaplan Test Prep and The Woodstown High School Counseling Department will be hosting a SAT practice test on Saturday, 11/18/17 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Mary Shoemaker Library. Students should arrive no later than 7:45 to sign in. Students should bring (2) #2 pencils, a calculator, water, and snack as well as a fully charged smart phone or tablet.
A $10.00 fee will be collected prior to the practice test. The payment can be cash or check, to Ms. Jenkins in Guidance, by Wednesday 11/15. Checks can be made payable to WHS-LMTI. Please contact your guidance department with any questions.
Great news -- students will leave the practice test with their scores. They will need to bring a fully charged smartphone or tablet to use only after the completion of the test for scoring. In order for the scoring to work properly, students MUST be registered for the practice test by, Wednesday, November 15th. If you have more than 1 student taking the practice test, please use a unique email for each student.
To register, please visit http://kaplan.formstack.com/For questions, please contact Program Manager, Ashley LaFrance at email@example.com. Thank you.
forms/satwoodstownSeniors: When you are ready to have your transcript sent to a college, you will need to complete a Transcript Request Form. We have made this available to you online! Please allow 2 weeks for processing time to ensure all of your documents arrive by the deadline. This means you should complete your application 2 weeks before the actual deadline. This will help alleviate a lot of last minute issues!Once you've completed your application, please let us know by CLICKING HERE for the Google Form. If you have any technical difficulties, please email your counselor for help. If you need a paper copy of this form, one can be made avallable to you.Seniors and Juniors:You can start signing up for colleges that come and visit our school. Log into your Naviance account, click on "colleges" and then "see all upcoming visits."Failure to Complete Assignment Procedures (FTCA)There has been a new FTCA policy starting with the 2016-17 school year. When an assignment has not been completed and turned in when due a zero will be put into powerschool with a comment indicating that the assignment was missing. If the assignment is completed within the 5 school day grace period, it is graded for full credit, but the student must still serve the academic detention. If the assignment is not completed within the 5 school days the zero will stay.2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey's youth and young adults. Volunteers are here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face, and we are available 24/7 365 days a year.The link to College Board's list of cancelled SAT tests isThere is a comprehensive updated list of scholarships on Naviance. Just log into your account on family connection and click on colleges at the top and then scroll down to scholarship list. This list is updated as new scholarships come in, please check it regularly. Also visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php