Woodside High School

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

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Freshmen Information Sheet

Parents can sign up for our School Counseling “Word at the Wood” to receive notifications about events and programs facilitated by our department!

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Class of 2020 (Juniors) @6e94fa 6e94fa@mail.remind.com
Class of 2021 (Sophomores) @68d3af 68d3af@mail.remind.com
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PSAT Help with Understanding it All | Understanding Your PSAT/NMSQT Score Report Video

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)

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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ATTENTION TO ALL SENIORS & PARENTS OF COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS:
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.

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

School Counseling Director: Andrea Simon
Professional School Counselor: Natalie King
Professional School Counselor: Wallace Watson
Professional School Counselor: Chanique Byrd
Professional School Counselor: Lori Thaler
Professional School Counselor: Laura Keyes
Professional School Counselor: Lawrence Turner
Student Assistance Counselor: Celestal Powell
College & Career Specialist: Geraldine White
Records Secretary: Mary Parker
Graduation Coach: Sharon Williams

 

SAT/ACT Information

AP Information

All students enrolled in an AP course are expected to take the AP Exam associated with that course.  The score a student earns on the AP test has the potential to earn them college credits, so it is important to take these tests seriously and prepare sufficiently for them. 

2018-19 AP Test Schedule
 
  Mon. May 6 Tue. May 7 Wed. May 8 Thu. May 9 Fri. May 10
8:00 a.m. United States Government & Politics Spanish Language & Culture English Literature & Composition Chemistry United States History
12:00 p.m. Environmental Science Physics 1: Algebra-Based French Language & Culture German Language & Culture  
Psychology  

***All Studio Art portfolios must be submitted digitally by no later than 8:00 pm Friday, May 10.***
 

2018-19 AP Test Schedule (continued)
 
  Mon. May 13 Tue. May 14 Wed. May 15 Thu. May 16 Fri. May 17
8:00 a.m. Biology Calculus AB English Language & Composition World History Music Theory
  Calculus BC      
12:00 p.m.   Art History   Statistics  
  Human Geometry      

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