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WHS Counseling Newsletter- March 2020

ACT

ACT TEST @ WHS

All juniors will be taking the ACT on Tuesday, March 3rd. Be sure to get a good night's rest, eat breakfast, and wear comfortable clothing on test day!

Room assignments will be posted on the windows of the Library doors. ACT testing will be at West Campus, unless you are approved to have accommodations.


**All 9th & 10th graders will be taking the NWEA on Mar 3rd as well (WHS Main Campus)

AP Testing

AP TEST PREP

Students who will be taking AP tests this year have access to free test prep!!! Students can access test prep at:

1- navigator.kuder.com- if you haven't made an account, please visit the counseling office for registration details

2-shmoop.com- create an account to access test prep.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Red Cross Blood drives

JustServe.org

Local opportunities for service. Service is always a great thing to add to resumes and write about in college essays!! Plus, you'll feel great about helping the people in your community!!

SCHOLARSHIPS

MARCH DEADLINES

Scholarships with deadlines in March/April

MARCH and APRIL DEADLINES

More scholarships with March and April Deadlines!!

Easy-to-Apply-to Scholarships

These scholarships have short applications or don't take a lot of time to apply to!

Lockheed-Martin STEM Scholarship

for students interested in pursuing studies in a STEM area

QuestBridge Scholars Program

For low-income students seeking a more ivy-league experience

UHEAA Plan Ahead for College Scholarship

Utah Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship

Youth Activist Scholarship Program

Mental Health Resources

Park City Psychiatry & Counseling

We wanted to make everyone aware of a new resource available to our community:

Park City Psychiatry & Counseling

750 Round Valley Dr.

Park CIty

435-940-5670


They offer counseling, psychiatric and medication prescription, as well as emergency mental health services. They are established professionals that have experience at other facilities.

College Info

College Info for Undocumented Students

Click on the link below for info about HB144 and scholarships for undocumented students.

Tutorials by Counselors

March 10th- 9th and 10th graders are invited to attend and work on creating their WHS 4 year plan of courses


March 17th- 12th graders can still work on searching for scholarships!


March 24th- all students who aren't sure of what their next step will be after graduation can come and explore college and career options.


**more tutorials will be offered by counselors in March, students, be sure to check the list of tutorial weekly for newly added sections!

IMPORTANT DATES

11th grade ACT TEST

Tuesday, March 3rd, 7:45am

930 500 East

Heber City, UT

10th grade Pre-ACT test (optional)

Saturday, March 21st, 7:45am-12pm

930 500 East

Heber City, UT

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. The PreACT is an optional test for 10th graders to see if they are on track for reaching the ACT benchmarks. Counselors hope to offer this test annually to 10th graders.