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Guidance

Welcome to the
Woodland Hills Junior Senior High School
Guidance Webpage

We encourage students and parents to access the many sources of information available through the Guidance Office either on line or directly through the school. Resources available include: Guidance Calendar, scholarship information, college and financial aid information, SAT/ACT testing dates, NCAA, FAFSA information and procedures for ensuring that college applications are processed and sent in a timely manner.
 
To reach a counselor or guidance secretary, please refer to the following extensions.
 
 

Grade

Secretary

Extension

Email Address

9-12

Mrs. Robin Schoenthal

x5130

schoro@whsd.net

 
Grade Counselor Extension Email Address
7th&8th Mrs. Tracy Weaver x5138 weavtr@whsd.net
9th Mr. Mark Arnold x5135 arnomar@whsd.net
10th Mr. Jeff Brand  x5132

branje@whsd.net

11th Mr. Colin O'Grady x5124 ograco@whsd.net
12th Mrs. Stacey Kim x5136 rebist@whsd.net

 

 

 

 
 
UPDATES:
 
NEW2017-2018 WHJSHS Curriculum Guides

NEW2017-2018 Forbes Road CTC Program of Studies Booklet


 
RECENT NEWS AND EVENTS:
 
 
 
 
 
SENIOR SECTION!!!!!
 
Click on the links below to receive more information on these important topics!
 
 
 
 
Senior Newsletter -  December 2016 edition
Senior Newsletter - March 2017 edition
 
 
 
 
 
 
Junior Section!!!!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
REMINDER:

 

 

 
 
RECENT SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABILITY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
-Paying For College Resource Guide: 2015-2016 (Includes Scholarships, Internships, Fellowships, Resource Books, and Websites)
 
 

Additional Info

Curriculum Guides:

2017-2018 WHJSHS Curriculum Guides

2017-2018 Forbes Road CTC Program of Studies Booklet



NEWSLETTERS:

Senior:

December 2016 Senior Newsletter

March 2017 Senior Newsletter

Local Scholarships March 2017

Junior, Sophomore and Freshman

December 2016 Junior, Sophomore and Freshman Newsletter

March 2017 Junior, Sophomore and Freshman Newsletter

Scholarship Information:

Pennsylvania College and University Scholarships

Free Scholarship Searches: At this site you will find the links to more than 40 free scholarship search sites.

Paying for College Resource Guide: 2015/2016 (Includes Scholarships, Internships, Fellowships, Resource Books, and Websites)

Official Transcripts:

Information

Forms:

Activities Update Form:
College Admissions Calendar:
College Visitation Form:
Job Shadowing Form:
Parent Brag Sheet:
Release of Information Form:
SAT Testing Dates:
Student Brag Sheet:
Teacher Recommendation Form:

LINKS:

Bridges: A career and education planning device that is available to both students and parents. Students are able to obtain valuable information as they explore all their career options and make plans for their post secondary education and training.

Pacareerzone.org: Assess Yourself, Explore Job Families, and Budget Your Life


College Board: Register for the SAT and SAT practice; Plan for College, Find a College, Apply to College, and Pay for College.

Education Planner: Helps students and their families discover, decide, prepare, select, apply, and pay for their post secondary education and training.

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAFSA Forecaster: Provides you with an early estimate of your eligibility for federal student aid.

Federal Student Aid Gateway: The source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance.

NCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association: Eligibility center for college bound student athletes.

PHEAA: Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

Websites for Post Secondary Education and Scholarships:

CAREER CENTER:

Building and Construction Trades: Apprenticeship programs through the Builders Guild of Western Pennsylvania.

Career Center Information

Career Center Standards

Career Link Pittsburgh: Offices Downtown, Forest Hills, Robinson Township, and Southside

Imagine Pittsburgh: Imagine your opportunities, Over 20,000 jobs and internships available now.

National Center for Education Statistics: U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences.

Pennsylvania Career Education and Work Standards:

  1. Career Awareness and Preparation
  2. Career Acquisition (Getting a Job)
  3. Career Retention and Advancement
  4. Entrepreneurship

Pennsylvania Career Guide

Pennsylvania High Priority Occupations 2014-2015: Job categories that are in demand by employers, have higher skill needs, and are most likely to provide family sustaining wages.

Pennsylvania Occupational Wages

Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board: Informs decision making on local and regional development to ensure that current and future market needs of businesses and job seekers are met.