Guidance and Counseling Department News! 

Updated: April 21, 2017
 
WAVE Information
WAVE logs are due to the students’ first block teacher on Monday, May 15, 2017.  For a list of approved organizations, logs, and additional information about WAVE, check out www.wacs.wnyric.org under the programs banner.
 
Have you updated your contact information?
Please update your contact information (address, telephone number, and emergency contacts) with the Guidance and Counseling Department.
It is extremely important that we have correct information.
 
Class of 2017Information
 JCC Transcripts
Seniors enrolled in JCC courses must complete the transcript request form to have their JCC transcript sent to the college or university they plan to attend in the fall of 2017.  The transcript request form is available at http://www.sunyjcc.edu/alumni/transcripts.  The cost of each official transcript is $7.
 
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is now available for the Class of 2017. 
Both parent and student need a FSAID (Federal Student Aid ID). 
To register for a FAFSA, go to www.fsaid.ed.gov then complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.
Please note: You are applying for financial aid for the 2017/2018 academic year!
 
Class of 2017and Class of 2018 Information
SAT Information
The test dates and registration deadlines for the SAT are as follows:
Test Date                               Registration Deadline
June 3, 2017                         May 9, 2017
The cost of the exam is $57 (with essay).  You can register online at www.collegeboard.com.
 The Guidance and Counseling Department recommends Junior take the May or June SAT.
 
ACT Information
The test dates and registration deadlines for the ACT are as follows:
Test Date                               Registration Deadline
June 10, 2017                       May 5, 2017
The cost of the exam is $58.50 (with writing).  You can register online at www.act.org.
The Guidance and Counseling Department recommends Juniors take the June ACT.
 
Westfield Academy and Central School High School Information
Student Data Sheets-available under Guidance and Counseling Department Information
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 in the Guidance and Counseling Department.  
  
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.org.    
 
Guidance and Counseling Department Contact Information 
If you have any questions, please contact the Guidance and Counseling Department at 716/326-2151 or scooper@wacs2.wnyric.org. 
 
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