Guidance

by WCUSD Guidance

April

The Following Guidance Services will be provided to students by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission
  
Reminder: ISAC Representative Gina Widmer will be at WHS on March 29 to assist students with finding/applying for scholarships. Students should take advantage of her expertise and find new scholarships to apply for! Ms. Widmer will be in the library from 8:20am-3:30pm
 
April 24: ISAC will visit  junior class visits to talk about the college application process, college visits, etc. to help prepare juniors for senior year and encourage them to apply to colleges beginning in August

Avalon Hospice is looking for teen volunteers for administrative office work. Interested students should see Mr. Martens for an applications. 

Congratulations to Julia Kienzler and Stephanie Tisckos for being selected to represent WHS as Student Ambassadors for the HOBY State Leadership Seminar. Both young ladies will attend a four-day seminar over the summer where they will focus on personal leadership, group leadership, and leadership in society. 

Below you will find the link to the freshmen parent orientation meeting that took place on 1/25/2017 at Williamsville High School. If you missed the meeting or wish to review the information that was discussed with the parents and students of class 2021, please follow this link to our recorded registration meeting. 

https://youtu.be/gjYbSg0vOjc

WHS Math and Science Tracks

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ISAC is pleased to recognize Illinois high school students who have been named 2017-18 State Scholars for their outstanding academic achievement.

Christensen, Andrew
Clark, Adam
Fleck, Morgan
Henry, Cory
Hull, Megan
Johnson, Kassidy
Karras, Alexandra
McCormick, Caroline
Musselman, Leah
Neale, Matthew
Ratliff, Cydne
Reevis, Connor
Robbs, Austin
Roberts, Andrew
Rottinghaus, Morgan
Sorenson, Marguerite
Womack, Katelyn


Guidance Announcements

TEN CAMP (Teen's Experiencing Nursing) hosted by Memorial Medical Center: The 2017 TEN Camps will occur Tuesday, June 27, 2017 through Friday, June 30, 2017, from 8a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Students are expected to attend each full day of camp, and must provide their own transportation to and from camp each day.  All students will spend their first day of camp at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, located in Springfield, to view presentations and participate in skills stations, and simulations. Time is almost up to apply!  The deadline for students to apply is March 24, 2017 Applications can be submitted online by visiting http://jobs.choosememorial.org/students/ten-camp/ Juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply although applications will be accepted from motivated freshmen or sophomores.

The application process is all electronic this year so students will need to scan transcripts, vaccination information and other pertinent paperwork for email.

 

Other required items will include:

•             A letter of reference from a guidance counselor or science instructor.

•             Proof of two doses of Measles, Mumps and Rubella

•             Proof of Chicken Pox

•             Proof of TB vaccination within the past 12 months.

•             Current high school transcript

Mark your calendar to attend a free FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) preview meeting for juniors and their parents on March 29, 2017, from 6:00-7:00pm in the high school cafeteria. There are many changes to the FAFSA, including the filing date. Next fall, seniors can begin filing October 1, 2017. Please attend this meeting to get the most up-to-date information on the financial aid process. 

 

Seniors Apply Now for 2016-2017 LLCC Foundation Scholarships! Deadline is March 1, 2017.  http://www.llccfoundation.org/scholarships

Lincoln Land Community College has a few more spots remaining in a grant funded program to offer College Success Skills class at the Boys and Girls Club this semester. The class meets every Tuesday, starting on Tuesday, February 7th at 6pm, and the course will finish the second week of May. Students will receive:

  • ·        2 Free college credits
  • ·        Free textbook
  • ·        Free Dinner before the class

Students need to be a junior or senior in high school. The college credit can transfer to any accredited college/university. Interested students are encouraged to contact Leslie Johnson at leslie.johnson@llcc.edu or by phone at 217-786-2848 as soon as possible to fill out paperwork to hold their spot.

Senior parents and students are encouraged to sign up for important guidance announcements through the "Remind Ap". You can join by simply texting the words @bullet17 to the number 81010  For those that are signing up late, you will still be able to view old announcements. Announcements can be sent to your email address or can appear as a text on a mobile phone (standard text messaging rates apply) If you are having trouble signing up for Class of 2017 notifications via text, please visit https://www.remind.com/join/bullet17 to join

Youth Day & Youth to Washington Tour: Interested students must be a high school junior, live in a home with a parent or guardian who is a member of Menard Electric Cooperative, and be able to attend events on March 29, 2017 and June 9-16, 2017 if chosen. Further information and applications are available on the guidance webpage or in the Guidance Department. 

For more information on tutoring visit: 

http://www.think-center.com/general-tutoring.html

Fall Test Preparation is filling up fast!
Call or Visit the On-line Store to Reserve Your Seat Today

Fall Sessions are $350.00 per student


ACT Prep: hosted on Sunday's
Comprehensive Subject Coverage
Small Group, 1-6pm a Subway box lunch provided.
Aug 28, ​Sept 11, Oct 2, Nov 6, Jan 22

SAT Prep hosted on Sunday's
Comprehensive Subject Coverage
Small Group, 1-6pm a Subway box lunch provided.
Dates: Sept 18, Oct 23, Nov 20, Dec 10, Feb 11