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WHS Counseling Center Newsletter March 2022
JUNIORS!! ACT Test @ WHS
If you are in the mood to prep this weekend, remember that there are full-length ACT practice tests on SHMOOP, which you can access through your Canvas courses. Open up any class in canvas, look at the left-hand menu(blue links) and find "Shmoop for Schools".
ACT scores will be used to help determine with Math and English classes a student will take their senior year! ACT scores are also helpful in getting scholarships for college!
10th graders!!! Practice ACT
General- April ACT registration
March 8th, Test day!
10th grade- NWEA
9th grade- NWEA
Seniors are invited to go on college tours. We have a bus to UVU & MTEC and another bus to Utah State. If you are interested, sign up in the counseling center.
1- Body Language
2- Volume of voice
3- Tone of voice
5-Listen without interupting
6-clearly state what you need
Students were encouraged to practice these communication strategies with family and friends. Make it a family practice and work together on communicating more effectively with each other!
11th grade PCCRs
- March 8-
NWEA test- 9 & 10 grades
college tours (optional)-12th grade.
- March 9- students will go to ALL 8 classes!
- March 14-18- Spring Break
- March 21- Practice ACT -10th grade (optional)
- March 21- NO SCHOOL- teachers only
- March 22- NO SCHOOL- teachers only
Conferences, Scholarships, and Summer Opportunities
Expect the Great Conference
The middle school & high school portion of this year’s conference will be hosted VIRTUALLY on Friday, March 25th. This year’s sessions will include information about college and career readiness, self-advocacy strategies, mental health and wellness, opportunities for campus and community leadership, and more.
Please assist the Expect the Great committee by spreading the word about this year’s conference and helping students and families register. Attached is a flyer advertising the event. I would appreciate your help emailing this attachment to students or families, printing and hanging copies around your school, posting this flyer on your school’s website or social media accounts, etc.
Applications for the 2022 Utah Young Humanitarian Award are now available. We are looking for high school and college students who demonstrate consistent, hands-on, and self-driven service over a period of time, strong leadership skills, an ability to collaborate with others, and a local impact in Utah. 10 finalists will receive a total of $32,000 in scholarship awards.
If you or someone you know meets these qualifications, apply today! Applications are due March 1, 2022.
What Drives you? Jiffy Lube Scholarship
Students attending high school in Utah can apply directly online NOW at: https://yourturn2apply.com/utah.htm
Girls Who Code
Junior Mentee- Woman Who Success
Summer Song @ Westminster College
Westminster College brings the fun with its trademark, engaged-learning experience through this summer’s Virtual Voice SummerSong camp—an immersive vocal camp for talented singers. Camp participants meet and interact with exceptional faculty, guest vocal artists, and peers with a common passion for singing. The camp is open to all high school-aged students, including incoming freshmen and graduating seniors.
June 20–24, 2022, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. There will be a Showcase Recital the evening of June 24.
For more information and to register: https://westminstercollege.edu/about/community-engagement/camps/summersong/index.html