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Guidance Office

Guidance Office:

 

Last Names   A - F    Regina Taylor

Last Names    G - O   Kristen Wilson

Last Names   P - Z    Monica Lewis

Social Worker   Sara Swinford

Testing Coordinator   Amanda Best

Registrar   Sandra Simmons




 

2018 - 2019 Course Description Guide -  click here

 


The Alive at 25 classes are  scheduled for  *Feb. 8, 2018    4-8pm

Student registration information can be picked up in the guidance office.  Students must register online for this class. Students can register on line -  click here  This class is free.


The ACT MOM will be hosting an ACT Test Prep course at WCHS on March 26, 27, and 28  to prep for the April and June ACT test dates. 

The class is scheduled  for 5:00pm – 7:30 p.m.  each day.

To register, please visit, www.actmom.com         To see ACTMOM flyer click here


Are you interested in government, enjoy discussing current events, and have above average grades?

Any high school junior or senior student is eligible for the 2018 United States Senate Youth Program provided he or she has not previously been a delegate to the program and is currently serving in a school wide, district, regional or state ELECTED capacity in a student government, civic or educational organization.

The U.S. Senate Youth Program offers two student leaders from each state a $10,000 college scholarship and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC, to observe the U.S. Senate in action. It is funded entirely by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

If you are interested in an application for this program, please contact me as soon as possible.

Regina Taylor

Guidance Counselor

Telephone:  859-879-4630 ext3017


Indiana University is offering a Business is Global summer conference for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors.  To learn more about this competitive program, please click here.  

 

 

Are you interested in attending Aviation Camp this summer?

 

All participants will help fly a plane in and around Central Kentucky. 

For more information, please click here or call 859-353-0467.

 

For online registration - click here

(Just be sure and select the correct city and the correct date.)


College is around the corner, and the ACT® test is a critical next step. We are offering our students the opportunity to partner with TorchPrep, an innovative test training program that helps students unlock their highest potential ACT® score. With colleges more selective and expensive than ever, an investment in your student’s ACT® score is an investment in their future.

Upcoming ACT courses presented by KAPLAN:

Location: Homewood Suites Lexington 
Dates: 2/10/2018 – 4/7/2018
Schedule: Saturdays at 2:00PM
Click here to view the complete schedule

Location: Homewood Suites Lexington 
Dates: 2/24/2018 – 3/18/2018
Schedule: Saturdays at 9:00AM, Sundays at 1:00PM
Click here to view the complete schedule

Not near Lexington?  There are many more schedules available in our Live Online format!  Click here for all the ACT Live Online schedules: Kaplan ACT live courses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Commonwealth Honors Academy  (CHA), is an exciting, challenging, (3) three week academic, social and personal growth for oustanding high school student who have completed their junior year. 

Applicants must be juniors and should have:

            • a 3.5 GPA (on a four-point scale) and

            • an ACT score of 25 (or the equivalent PSAT/SAT score).

Students receive:

• 6 HOURS OF UNIVERSITY CREDIT

• An additional 6 hours of free classes during their senior year of high school.

• A $2000 per year housing scholarship at Murray State

The only cost is a one-time $195 tuition-processing fee (waived if the student receives free or reduced student lunch or an ACT fee waiver).

The dates of the program are June 9-30, 2018 at Murray State University.  The deadline for student applications is March 1.  Additional information and student applications are available on-line at:  http://www.murraystate.edu/cha and in the WCHS guidance office.

If you have questions, please call Lori Rogers, CHA Administrative Assistant, at 270-809-3166 or e-mail her at  lrogers@murraystate.edu


Stanford Summer Programs - 

We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines including arts, humanities, science, and math, giving highly motivated students the opportunity to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.

Deadlines for our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.

  • Stanford Summer Arts Institute students in grades 9–11 come together for a three-week intensive interdisciplinary arts program offering academically rigorous, hands-on courses in art, visual design, and music.
  • Stanford Summer Humanities Institute students in grades 10 and 11 explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students in grades 8–11 to engage in single-subject intensive study selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
  • Stanford AI4ALL, formerly SAILORS, invites young women in grade 9 to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals.
  • Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.

Learn more about Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies programs here

 


 

Senior Sting Newsletters:  

September Senior Sting (click on link)

October Senior Sting (click on link) 

November Senior Sting (click on link)

January / February Senior Sting (click on link)

 

 

 

 

Guidance Info

 

Log In Sites:

AP Registration:

 https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/182602

PSAT Registration:

 https://user.totalregistration.net/PSAT/182602

ACT Registration:

http://www.act.org

 

 

ACT Test Prep Programs

 

KAPLAN TEST PREP

Class101

Club Z ACT Program

ZAPS! Doorway to College 

 

Sullivan University ACT Prep

 

ACT Torch Prep Boot Camp

 

Financial Aid for Minority College Students


Resources for Asian and Pacific Islander students-

Our content team just released a guide, which you can check out below, that highlights 25 different scholarship opportunities for API students. The guide also includes advice from Elisabeth Saldana, a financial aid coordinator for scholarships and outreach, on how students can stand out in their applications to increase their chances of receiving financial aid.

College Scholarships for Asian/Pacific Islander Students -  click here

 

 

Woodford County High School

180 Frankfort Street
Versailles, KY 40383

Phone: 859-879-4630
Fax: 859-873-7731