WHS Counseling Department Services & Supports
- Educational Planning: Assisting students with high school coursework, post-secondary education, or with vocational choices after high school.
Counseling Services: Available when students encounter personal problems.
- Peer-Assisted Student Support: Peer tutoring, peer mediation, and conflict resolution. Students may request these services in the Counseling Office.
- Student Evaluations: Used to determine if the pupil is making satisfactory academic progress; diagnose and identify learning problems; address students special needs; help students know themselves better so they can make sound educational and vocational plans.
- Vocational Planning: Aptitude testing and interest inventories that can be administered to students.
- Registrar Services: Enrollment, withdrawals, transcripts, and student records.
- Translator/Interpreter: For parents and students.
Be sure to talk to your school counselor if you are interested in taking college courses.
Preparing for Success
- Know your teachers and leaders.
- Visit the library once a week and the College & Career Center once a quarter.
- Develop and know your study habits and patterns.
- Become a member of one school extracurricular activity
- Take care of classroom assignments FIRST!
- Focus and concentrate on the October ACT Plan test.
- Create a scholarship vita to track your school accomplishments.
- Visit the College & Career Center once a month.
- Meet with your counselor to review your courses for this year and plan your schedule for senior year.
- Prepare for the ACT.
- Visit the College & Career Center three times a month.
- Identify at least three colleges you would like to apply.
- Visit the College & Career Center once a week.
- Check on applications and financial aid deadlines for the schools you plan to apply.
- Register October ACT.
- Apply to at least three colleges by October 15th and three scholarships by November 1st.