Attention Parents of 8th graders: New DateWHS will be hosting it's annual Parent Orientation for Incoming 9th graders on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 6:30 pm.(Snow date is Thursday, Feb. 14th)The Young Leaders Summit, presented by the Youth Leadership Consortium (YLC), is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference at the University of Chicago for a diverse cohort of 200 low-income high school juniors from all ethnic backgrounds, selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.The deadline for students to apply is Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00pm PST.HSF’s Youth Leadership Institute (YLI)Applications now open to Latino high school juniors!The Youth Leadership Institute is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference for Latino high school juniors held at two top universities across the US. This highly selective program is designed to give young Latino leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.The deadline to refer students for YLI is Thursday, January 17, 2019.
The deadline for students to apply is Friday, January 25, 2019 at 1:00pm PST.Senior Women: The New Jersey Schoolwomen's Club has a scholarship if you plan to pursue a degree and certification in the field of education. Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline is March 4, 2019.
Parents and Seniors:
Dr. Al Dorsett, Executive Director of Financial Aid for Delaware State University, was our presenter for our financial aid night. Dr. Dorsett has shared his powerpoint and it can be found at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/
d/0Bws7uA_ ZC2erbmcxbUxob19JNkE/view?usp= sharing.Attention Seniors and Juniors:Many colleges and universities are coming to WHS to visit. You can sign up through your Naviance account. Log in and click on colleges on the upper right hand side and then click colleges home and then scroll to the bottom. A pass will be given to you in home room the day of the visit.Current Seniors Only: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.This link is called "Senior Questionnaire for College Planning Meeting":https://docs.google.com/forms/ d/e/ 1FAIpQLSeW21JrJ7P1ZRouvZFMNT5q NU7zntwdP3PdRVKV6jtXeyVFCw/ viewform?usp=sf_linkGraduated Alumni need to fill out a release form which you will find a link on the left side.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