October 2021 Newsletter
Happy October, Wolverines! The year is off to a great start!
Check out all the information and news for this school year! Make sure to look into all the clubs, activities, and important events happening. Reach out to your counselor for any help you may need! We are here for you!
Fall 2022 Admissions Update from UC
FAFSA NOW OPEN!
Seniors! The FAFSA opens October 1. Make sure to apply EARLY for financial aid for college.
PSAT will be offered on Saturday, October 16 and is open to current 10th and 11th grade Westview students for $25. The deadline to register is Friday, October 1. Click here for more information and to sign up for the test.
Monday, October 4th - Thursday, October 7th.
Monday, October 4th - Friday, October 8th
"Through the Decades" Dance is October 9, 2021
Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week is Tuesday, October 26th -Friday, October 29th.
We have a new Guidance Tech, Mrs. Beccarelli. She will be the first person you see as you enter the Wolverine Center and she can help point you in the right direction. Ms. Beccarelli can help with SCOIR, Off Role Stickers, College Visits, and more.
We are here for you! Need a work permit? Questions for your counselor? Or just want to discuss present and future options?
Students have access to:
- Counselors (Click here to view our Counseling staff)
- Registrar: Ms. Kim Carroll at email@example.com
- Guidance Technician: Mrs. Danielle Beccarelli at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Work Permits: https://www.powayusd.com/en-US/Schools/HS/WVHS/STUDENTS/Work-Permits
- Student Services: Mrs. Pam Roth at email@example.com
- Mental Health Resources: contact your Counselor
- College Rep Visits: All College Visits will be held virtually this year (please see the SCOIR information below)
We have lots of upcoming college visits!
HOW DO I LOG IN TO SCOIR?
Students can type in scoir.com or click the link to arrive at the SCOIR homepage. Once there, click on the blue "Login" button at the top right of the screen. If students already have an account, enter the appropriate credentials and sign in. If students do not have a login, they can create one by clicking "Don't have an account?" at the bottom of the login screen. This will take students through a step-by-step process to set up an account.
*Important" Students must go through link.
SCOIR:COLLEGE & CAREER PLATFORM
SCOIR is the new one-stop online system that provides students with college and career planning tools to use during their time at Westview.
Below are just some of the exciting college visit opportunities.
UPCOMING VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS
College & Career Updates
The UC Application for Fall 2022 opened August 1! Students can begin to craft their application in preparation for the November filing period.
You're invited to join representatives from Bates, Davidson, Oberlin, and Occidental to learn more about academic opportunities, financial aid, and the student experience at these top liberal arts colleges.
Curious about what's changed over the past year? We will also discuss how the college application and admissions process is adapting in the era of COVID-19, including what the new application landscape looks like, test-optional policies, and how to connect with colleges virtually.
These sessions will be offered on the following dates:
- Wednesday, September 29, 7 pm EDT
- Wednesday, October 13, 8 pm EDT
- Tuesday, October 26, 8 pm EDT
Parents are welcome to join! We look forward to connecting with you and sharing all that our schools have to offer.
College of Arts and Sciences Admissions
phone: (800) 622-6243
38 E. College St., Oberlin, OH 44074
Visit UC campuses virtually
Campuses offer a range of virtual tours for students and families to explore. Options may include a personalized experience, housing tours, guided student tours, and/or student panels.
College Entrance Exam Information
Have you checked out the College Entrance Exam page on our Counseling website? Please click here to learn more about the SAT and ACT exams.
For the latest updates on SAT exam registration and information, please visit the College Board website.
For the latest updates on ACT exam registration and information, please visit the ACT website.
Many colleges are reviewing their admissions policies in regards to college admissions exams due to COVID-19. Please check each college's website for the most-up-to-date information. For a list of colleges that are test optional, please click here.
Career Technical Education
CTE focuses on the changing workplace that demands high levels of academic and applied knowledge and skill. Look out for more information to come! Click the image below for more information.
SCOIR: Our college & career platform
***IMPORTANT*** Students must go through link sent from Westview High School to create account to have full access.
Check out our COUNSELING Canvas page!
Peer Mentor Opportunities
Do you feel your student needs additional support and guidance as they transition back into the school year? The WV Peer Mentors are available to help students who may need academic,
social/emotional support, organizational help, or just a friendly face!
If you would like your student to participate, please fill out this form.
College Essay Guy- Virtual College Fair
I’m excited to announce that we’re hosting a Virtual College Fair on Wednesday, October 6th. Sign up below to virtually connect with over 65 colleges and universities.
During this free event, you’ll have a chance to hear from different colleges and universities from across the U.S., and in Canada, France, Australia and the U.K. You can choose which colleges you want to hear from by registering for their sessions, and ask questions of the college representatives live.
College Essay Guy Virtual College Fair
Wednesday, October 6th
3pm - 6:45pm PDT (6pm - 9:45pm Eastern)
- Connect with over 65 colleges and universities from around the world
- Join me in the opening session as I share How to Develop a Preliminary College List in Under an Hour
- 6x6 format: 6 schools present for 6 minutes each (super efficient way of getting to know many colleges/universities)
Show up at 3pm PT to catch my opening session How to Develop a Preliminary College List in Under an Hour. It’ll be an interactive session in which you can actually develop an initial college list—or refine the list you’ve already started—in less than 60 minutes.
Let’s do this.
Mental Health & Wellness Resources
More Ways To Stay Connected
Check out the following Instagram pages below for information and updates.
Another way to stay connected is to download the Westview App! You will have access to your grades, school schedule, student handbook and a list of events. Also, check out our Instagram pages at the bottom of this newsletter!
Use this QR code to view our Scholarship Newsletter. New Scholarships added frequently.
Enrichment & Opportunities
Use this QR code to view our Enrichment & Opportunities Newsletter. Updated frequently.
Senior Year Guide