Woodside High School

13450 Woodside Lane     Newport News, VA 23608     Phone: (757) 886-7530     Fax: (757) 877-0480

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School Counselors 757-886-7538 (Fax: 886-0641)

School Counseling Director: Andrea Simon
Professional School Counselor: Natalie Jones
Professional School Counselor: Wallace Watson
Professional School Counselor: Caron Blizzard
Professional School Counselor: Lori Thaler
Professional School Counselor: Jackie Mayo
Professional School Counselor: Lawrence Turner
Student Assistance Counselor: Celestal Powell
College & Career Specialist: Jacqueline Hertz
Records Secretary: Mary Parker
Graduation Coach: Sharon Williams

Image: NNPS SAT Prep Center

The SAT Reasoning Test is a measure of the critical thinking skills you'll need for academic success in college. The SAT assesses how well you analyze and solve problems  €”skills you learned in school that you'll need in college. The SAT is typically taken by high school juniors and seniors.

The SAT includes a Critical Reading, Mathematics, and Writing section, with a specific number of questions related to content. Each section of the SAT is scored on a scale of 200  €”800, with two writing subscores for multiple-choice and the essay. It is administered seven times a year in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories, and six times a year overseas.

For online sample questions and preparation materials and to learn more about what the SAT tests are about, testing dates and registration deadlines, to register online for the SAT test, and to access the SAT Test Prep Center, visit


PSAT Help with Understanding it All | Understanding Your PSAT/NMSQT Score Report Video

AP Exams

Week 1 Mon., May 2nd Tues., May 3rd Wed., May 4th Thurs., May 5th Fri., May 6th
8 a.m.

Environmental Science
Computer Science A

Spanish Language and Culture
English Literature and Composition Calculus AB

Calculus BC
German Language and Culture

United States History
12 p.m.
Psychology Art History

Physics 1: Algebra   €“ Based
Japanese Language and Culture

Physics 2: Algebra   €“ Based

Chinese Language and Culture

European History
Week 2 Mon., May 9th Tues., May 10th Wed., May 11th Thurs., May 12th Fri., May 13th
8 a.m.

Music Theory
United States Government and Politics English Language and Composition Comparative Government and Politics

World History
Human Geography

12 p.m.
Physics C: Mechanics French Language and Culture

Spanish Literature and Culture
Italian Language and Culture

Statistics Latin
2 p.m.
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism                

Your Senior Year: What You Need to Know (a workshop for the families of the Class of 2016)

Approaching Your Senior Year: What You Need to Know (a workshop for parents of Sophomores & Juniors)

Building a Foundation for Freshmen (a workshop for the families of Freshmen)

Help with FAFSA is here!

IMPORTANT TO NOTE: The completion of the FAFSA form is the first step in getting ANY financial assistance to assist with paying for a 2 or 4 year college

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Check out the College Board Website - it has GREAT information for you!

Many colleges have decided to no longer accept SAT/ACT scores sent directly from the applicant  €™s high school. It is the recommendation of the school counseling department that each student send official copies of test scores to the university directly from the College Board. Students may choose up to 4 colleges/universities at the time of registration for the test or on test day at no charge. After that point, you must go to the College Board or ACT website to request that official scores are sent to the schools to which one is applying. Please note: There is a $10 charge (per school) for requesting scores after registration/test day.

Students should sign up in the College and Career Center located in Main Guidance Office no later than 12:30 the day before the representatives' visit.

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