West Noble High School

 


Guidance Department

WELCOME

Welcome to the WNHS Guidance Information page. We know that families are busy and have a lot of things on their plate. We hope that you find this webpage helpful as you help your child navigate through their high school career and plan for their future, whether that would be college, military, or in the workforce. We will be updating this webpage frequently, so make sure you check for any changes. We welcome feedback so that we can better serve you and your child.

STAFF

  • Traci Werling, Guidance Counselor, ext. 3012
    • email: werlingt@westnoble.k12.in.us
    • Mrs. Werling works with students with last names A - Luehrs.
  • Gretchen Martin, Guidance Counselor, ext. 3011
    • email: marting@westnoble.k12.in.us
    • Mrs. Martin works with students with last names Luevano - Z.
  • Helen Terry, Guidance Secretary, (terryh@westnoble.k12.in.us) ext. 3010

WANT TO RECEIVE VALUABLE INFORMATION ABOUT UPCOMING APPLICATIONS AND TESTING DEADLINES, SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND ENCOURAGING ADVICE FOR YOUR STUDENT?

  • Text the word "grad" and your student's graduation year (example, grad2014) to 69979 to receive 3-4 texts per month. Sponsored by the Indiana Youth Institute and Trip to College.org.  Standard message and data rates apply. Students must be 13 or older to join the program.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • None at this time.

CURRICULUM GUIDE AND HANDBOOKS

  • Course Guide 2013 - 2014 - PDF
  • Course Guide 2014-2015 - PDF
  • WN Class Offerings Presentations
    • A listing of videos highlighting the different departments (PDF)
    • Art Department - (PDF)
  • 13-14 Handbook - PDF

FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Seniors, If you would like to receive emails on updated information concerning scholarships, please see Mrs. Martin in the guidance office. Parents, if you would like to be on this email list, please email Mrs. Martin at marting@westnoble.k12.in.us and let her know.

Financial Aid

GUIDANCE PRESENTATIONS / RESOURCES

  • AP/Dual Credit (Powerpoint for parents) - PDF
  • My High School Experience outline - PDF
  • Diplomas effective for class of 2016-17 - PDF
  • Diplomas effective for class of 2014-15 - PDF
  • Dual Credit Information for Indiana's Independent Colleges and Universities - Find out how a dual credit course from an Indiana college or university transfers to other institutions in the state of Indiana.  Please note that only colleges that provide dual-credit courses are listed.
  • CTE Priority Course - PDF
  • Liberal Arts Priority Course - PDF
  • Indiana Career Pathways - Once you connect to this website.  Go to Indiana College and Career Pathways at the bottom of the page.  Choose which pathway you would like to see.
  • Presentation to 8th grade parents - PDF

INTERNET RESOURCES

Career and higher education resouces. Feel free to take advantage of the many sites, features and tools available to help you with your high school decisions. Helpful Resources - PDF

SENIOR CLASS INFORMATION

SENIOR APPOINTMENTS - Counselors will meet with each senior.  Counselors check graduation requirements, career goals, and steps after graduation (college, military, or work).  College selection, college visits, college applications, scholarships, required test (SAT/ACT), will be discussed with seniors planning to attend college.  ASVAB (required entrance exam into Military), branches of the Military, and recruiter contact will be discussed with those interested in the military.  Resumes, applications, interviewing skills, and job search skills will be discussed with those planning to seek employment.  Parents are welcome to attend this meeting.  Please call or email your son/daughters counselor to set up an appointment.

APPLYING TO COLLEGE

Application timeline in order to meet scholarship deadlines – Aug-Oct. Most applications need to be completed online at the college website.

  • Students must request a transcript from WN by creating an account  at http://www.parchment.com/
  • Students who used a fee waiver for the SAT qualify for 4 college fee waivers.  Please see your counselor for these waivers.

SCHOLARSHIPS

    1. Scholarship list updated and located on Guidance page of WN website
    2. Scholarship emails - if you would like an email when new scholarships become available, email Mrs. Martin (marting@westnoble.k12.in.us) and she will put you on this list.
    3. Check with colleges to see what scholarships they offer. This is usually found on the financial aid page.
    4. FAFSA (Free application for Federal Student Aid) - form all colleges use to determine financial need. In November the counselors will meet with seniors to discuss the FAFSA plus other scholarship information. Parents are welcome to attend.
    5. Internet websites - fastweb.com. You should not have to pay anyone to complete scholarship searches for you.
    6. College Cost Estimator - free site that Indiana sponsors. This will help you get an idea of what college will cost based on your financial situation. Free advice is available when College Cost estimator application is complete.

SAT - students on free and reduced lunch can receive two waivers for the SAT.

TEST DATES & DEADLINES

Important SAT® dates and information for U.S. and international students

You can help your students register for the SAT by providing them with the testing schedule in addition to helping them negotiate the registration process. For students testing outside the U.S., see the applicable international dates and deadlines below.

View 2013-2015 SAT test dates and deadlines.

U.S. registration dates and deadlines for 2013-14


Test Dates

Test

U.S. Registration Deadlines (Expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.A.)

Regular

Late
(a fee applies)

October 5, 2013

SAT &
Subject Tests

September 6, 2013

September 20, 2013

November 2, 2013

SAT &
Subject Tests

October 3, 2013

October 18, 2013

December 7, 2013

SAT &
Subject Tests

November 8, 2013

November 22, 2013

January 25, 2014

SAT &
Subject Tests

December 27, 2013

January 10, 2014

March 8, 2014

SAT only

February 7, 2014

February 21, 2014

May 3, 2014

SAT &
Subject Tests

April 4, 2014

April 18, 2014

June 7, 2014

SAT & Subject Tests

May 9, 2014

May 23, 201

ACT – Waivers are available for those students who qualify for free and reduced lunch.

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Late Registration Deadline

9/21/2013

8/23/2013

9/06/2013

10/26/2013

9/27/2013

10/11/2013

12/14/2013

11/8/2013

11/22/2013

2/08/2014

1/10/2014

1/24/2014

4/12/2014

3/7/2014

3/21/2014

6/14/2014

5/9/2014

5/23/2014

 

COLLEGE CLASSES taken at WN - Please remember to take your college classes taken at WN very serious. These will be a part of your college transcript and can affect your college acceptance.

JUNIOR CLASS INFORMATION

  • COLLEGE CLASSES taken at WN - Please remember to take your college classes taken at WN very serious. These will be a part of your college transcript and can affect your college acceptance.
  • PSAT - PSAT sign- up will be coming soon.  The PSAT is the practice test for the SAT which is one of the required tests for admission to a four year college.  Mrs. Martin will be coming into English classes to sign students up.  If you son/daughter does not have English the first trimester, they will be called out of homeroom to sign up.  The PSAT will be given the morning of October 16 at West Noble High School.

SOPHOMORE CLASS INFORMATION

  • COLLEGE CLASSES taken at WN - Please remember to take your college classes taken at WN very serious. These will be a part of your college transcript and can affect your college acceptance.
  • PSAT - PSAT sign- up will be coming soon.  The PSAT is the practice test for the SAT which is one of the required tests for admission to a four year college.  Mrs. Martin will be coming into English classes to sign students up.  If you son/daughter does not have English the first trimester, they will be called out of homeroom to sign up.  The PSAT will be given the morning of October 16 at West Noble High School.

FRESHMAN CLASS INFORMATION

  • Classroom Presentations

    • Four Year Plans – Counselors will be reviewing graduation requirements, discussing career options, and discussing future plans with all freshmen in their Preparing for College and Career class.  We will help each freshman create a four year plan (high school plan).
    • Conflict Resolution – Counselors will meet with every freshman during their health class to discuss conflict resolution skills.

NEW STUDENT INFORMATION & FORMS

Please bring the following information when registering your student:
    • Enrollment form (filled out) - PDF 13-14
    • Birth Certificate
    • Copy of Transcript from prior school
    • Free and Reduced Application 2013-2014 school year - English (if applicable)
    • Free and Reduced Application 2013-2014 school year - Spanish (if applicable)
    • Health - Record of immunizations
    • Health Form - (PDF)
    • Health Form - Spanish (PDF) Formulario De Salud
    • Medication Authorization - (PDF) Physician/Parent for Administration of Medication by School Personnel (if applicable)
    • Medication Authorization - Spanish (PDF) - Autorizacion de Doctor / Guardian para Administrar Medicamento de parte de Personal en la Escuela (if applicable)
    • Objection to Immunizations - (PDF) Parent/Guardian Objection to Immunization Required by Indiana Law (if applicable)
    • Objection to Immunizations - Spanish (PDF) Objecion A Vacunas Exigidos Por La Ley De Indiana Para Padres / Guardianes (if applicable)
    • Permission to release information to the Indiana State Dept of Health's Children and Hoosiers Immunization Registry Program (CHIRP) - (PDF)
    • Permission to release information to the Indiana State Dept of Health's Chidlren and Hoosiers Immunization Registry Program (CHIRP) - Spanish (PDF)
    • Transfer student(s) - bring current grades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
     
   

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