Forms and Resources

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Confidential Safety Reporting Form 
Health and Wellness Safety Resources
Social Emotional Support Resources
For Healthy Relationship Support Contact:
REACH Beyond
Domestic 
Violence
Guidance Summer Letters to Parents and Important Dates and Information for 2022-2023


Work Permit Information
Instructions to Obtain a Work Permit
Promise of Employment
Work Permit Educational Certificate


Program of Studies/Handbooks/Guides

WHS 2022-2023 Profile
Future Planning Workbook for Juniors, Seniors and Parents/Guardians
WHS Student Clubs
 (2021)

Program of Studies (Grades 10-12)
Program of Studies (Grade 9 only)
Counseling Parent Handbook 

Student Handbook
9th Grade Parent Handbook 
Massachusetts State University Admissions Standards Webpage
Massachusetts State University Admissions Standards Guide
Commonwealth Commitment through Mass Transfer
College Support and Resources for Black Students 
NACAC Guide to College Admissions Process
NCAA Eligibility Brochure 2019-2020
SAT Subject Tests Requirements and Recommendations
Guide to New England Colleges and Universities 2018


Forms

WHS 2022-2023 Profile
Junior Packet
Confidential Safety Reporting Form
Alumni Transcript Request
Community Service Log
College Visit Permission Form
Common Application
Common Application Prompts (2022-2023)


Especially for Parents

MEFA Financial Aid Presentation (10/2019)
MEFA Flier (Understanding Financial Aid)
Parent/Caregiver Brag Sheet
Counseling Calendar for All
NEBHE Regional Student Program
 (if you are pursuing a unique major you may be able to attend an out of state school for in state prices)
Don't You Trust Me Booklet
Factors to Consider When Making Your Final College Choice
Greater Boston PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Support for Caregivers with Transgender Children


Quick and Popular Resource Links

Naviance Student
The College Board (PSATs/SATs) 
ACT

FairTest: The National Center for Fair and Open testing
The Colleges that Change Lives
: website, which is a spin off of Loren Pope's book. A great site and a great book!
NCAA Eligibility Center
Massachusetts State University Admissions Standards Guide
LGBTQ+ Resources

Historically Black Colleges Website: https://hbculifestyle.com/hbcus-101-getting-started/ 
A Guide to Top HBCU's: https://study.com/resources/guide-to-hbcus

College Resources for Diverse and Multicultural Students:
https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/diverse-and-multicultural-students/
Guide to International University Admissions

Wellness and Safety Resources for Students/Families
Social Emotional Support Resources
Mental Health Links for Parents
Wayland Youth and Family Services
Wayside Youth and Family Support Network

WaylandCares
Volunteer and Community Service Opportunities
Teen Life Boston
Trade and Vocational Schools (Accredited Schools)
Campus Pride LGBT Resource

LGBTQIA Safe Sex Guide
You Visit Virtual College Tour Site
America's Most Diverse Colleges

Exploring College Options and College Search Sites

Accredited Colleges in Massachusetts:  https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/massachusetts/
Teacher Certification Degrees: https://www.teachercertificationdegrees.com/schools/massachusetts/
Big Future - https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/
College and scholarship searches from authors of Peterson's College Guides: petersons.com

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design: aicad.org


LGBTQIA Resources

Greater Boston PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Support for Caregivers with Transgender Children
LGBTQ Guide  to Higher Education
CampusPride.org 
LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index
Campus Pride LGBT Resource
Point Foundation Scholarships for LGBTQ students
LGBTQIA Safe Sex Guide
A College Guide for LGBTQ Students
College Scholarships for LGBTQ Students
LGBTQ Student Scholarship from Study.com
LGBTQ STEM Scholarship from Study.com




Financial Aid/Scholarship Resources

WHS Scholarship Program
FAFSA
CSS Profile
College Financial Aid Codes
College Financial Aid Calculators
MEFA Financial Aid Presentation
 (From 10/2019, MEFA presentations will now be virtual, visit mefa.org for updated webinars and resources)
MEFA Flier (Understanding Financial Aid)
FastWeb.com
FinAid.org
Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA)
Massachusetts State Universities Regional Student Program - a great deal!
Raise Me (Scholarship site)
Free Scholarship Online Search Engines
Financial Aid Opportunities for Minority Students
Affordable Colleges Financial Aid Guidebook

Internship Programs and other Gap Year Resources

The Education Cooperative:  http://www.tec-coop.org/career-exploration-internships-college-fairs
GapYearAssociation.org
J2Guides, Gap Year Guidance: https://j2guides.com/
gooverseas.com
VERTO Education: https://vertoeducation.org/

Teen Life: https://www.teenlife.com/

Dynamy: http://www.dynamy.org

Center for Interim Programs: http://www.interimprograms.com

Taking Off: http://www.takingoff.net

Gap Year: http://www.gapyear.com
Gap Year Solutions https://gapyearsolutions.wordpress.com/

The Leap (Organization based in the UK): www.TheLeap.co.uk 


Taking a Year Off--The Gap Year

Teen Life: Excellent internship and gap year options: http://www.teenlife.com/


Travel Programs

CIEE High School and GapYear Abroad: http://www.ciee.org/hsabroad/

World Learning: http://www.worldlearning.org

American Foreign Service: http://www.afs.org

National Outdoor Leadership School: http://www.nols.edu

Outward Bound: http://www.outwardbound.org
VERTO Education: https://vertoeducation.org/
The Leap (Organization based in the UK): www.TheLeap.co.uk 


Community Service Programs

Teen Life Boston: Teen Life Boston
City Year: http://www.cityyear.org/

Habitat forHumanity-Boston: http://www.habitatboston.org/

Americorps: https://nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps

Earthwatch: http://www.earthwatch.org
The Leap (Organization based in the UK): www.TheLeap.co.uk

The Samaritans: https://samaritanshope.org/volunteering/

Institute for International Cooperation and Development: http://www.iicd-volunteer.org

National Association for Service andConservation Corps: http://www.nascc.org


Career Information Sites

LearnHowToBecome.orghttps://www.learnhowtobecome.org/vocational-trade-schools/

Nursing Degree Information: https://www.registerednursing.org/nursing-careers/#top
http://www.careersandcolleges.com

http://www.math.unl.edu/~nmsi/tQ2/assessment.html

http://campus.monster.com/

Healthcare Career Guide: https://www.ultimatemedical.edu/healthcare-career-guide
WorkWave - Guide to Women in Skilled Trades Fields: 
https://insights.workwave.com/industry/field-service/resources-for-women-in-the-skilled-trades/

 

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