High School Guidance Department

NEWS & NOTES:

Apply for Souza Scholarships for study in music and performing arts – deadline April 8.

These scholarships are available as college tuition payments for graduating seniors, but are also available to students in grades 6-11 to be used to further develop their interest in music and performance. For applications and more information, go to www.souzafund.org.

New Timeline of Things to Do for juniors and seniors

See if you are on track for these important years!

Scholarships Info

Check out free tuition at all SUNY and CUNY schools using Excelsior Scholarships

Testing Info

Want to prep for SAT or ACT exams? Prep classes are available here.

Testing accommodations for SAT/ACT/PSAT Exams

Students requiring testing accommodations for the ACT and SAT should visit the SAT/ACT/PSAT Exam Information page for information on applying. This information was recently updated and includes the text of a letter sent by Mr. Williams to all families and students.


2018-2019 Guidance Calendar of Events

Table of high school guidance events for 2017-2018 academic year
Month Date Time Event Description
Sept. 28 2:00 PM DEADLINE to register for PSAT/NMSQT
Registration Information Parent Letter
Sept. 21 2:15 PM Columbia University Visitation
Oct. 4 6:00 PM  College Fair (RESCHEDULED TO 11/13)
Oct. 5  LAST DAY to drop a S1 course – Q1 Mid-Point
Oct. 6 8:00 AM  SAT I and SAT II administration at MWHS
Oct 11 6:00 PM  Parent Financial Aid Workshop
Oct. 13 8:00 AM  PSAT administration
Oct. 15  College Transcript Request Forms due for Early Action/Early Decision applications
Oct. 26 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM  MW CARES Day
Oct. 27 8:00 AM  ACT administration
Nov. 1 College Transcript Request Forms due for December 1st applications
Nov. 3 8:00 AM  SAT I and SAT II administration at MWHS
Nov. 9  Last day to drop a year long class – End of Q1
Nov. 13 6:00 PM College Fair
Nov. 14 9:30-12:30  Instant Admission Day
Nov. 30 ASVAB Registration forms due
Dec. 5 7:10 AM ASVAB Exam (Snow Date 12/12)
Dec. 13 Various Sophomore BOCES presentations in-class
Dec. 3 6:00 PM 9th & 10th Grade Early College Planning Workshop
Jan. 25 End of Q2/S1
Feb. 1 Last day to add a semester 2 course
Feb. 6 11:45 AM – 3:00 PM Sophomore Visitation to BOCES CTE Campuses
Feb. 4 6:00 PM Junior Class Post High School Planning Workshop
Mar. 1 Last day to drop a semester 2 course – Q3 Mid-Point
Mar. 5 11:45 AM – 3:00 PM MAKE-UP Visitation to BOCES CTE Campuses
Mar. 13 12:30 PM ASVAB Interpretation (Snow Date 3/20)
Mar. 29 End of Q3
Apr. Various Junior Class Post HS Planning lessons in English class
Apr. 12 Lunch Periods SUNY Orange Instant Admission Day in Computer Lab A
May All month Senior Surveys – Confirm your college decision
May 4 8:00 AM SAT I and SAT II administration at MWHS
Jun. 1 8:00 AM SAT I and SAT II administration at MWHS
Jun. 8 8:00 AM ACT administration at MWHS

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