- FREE FINANCIAL AID NIGHT FOR JUNIORS & PARENTS -
In 2018, 69% of Iowa college graduates had an average student debt load of over $29,800 and the number is only rising….Learn how you and your student might avoid this debt by attending a FREE Iowa College Access Network’s Financial Aid Presentation.
West Delaware High School
Monday, February 10, 2020
Topics will include:
*Financial Aid Process *Financial Aid Options
*FAFSA Application Review *Scholarships Process
*Understanding FAFSA Results *Where to go for help
*Understanding Costs-College Comparisons
ACT FREE PREP SEMINAR
A FREE ACT prep session opportunity is being offered! This is geared more toward the juniors, but seniors and sophomores may register as well. These prep sessions will be on Tuesday, March 10th from 5:30-9:00 pm or Thursday, March 12th from 5:30-9:00 pm. This is on a first-come, first-served basis, space is limited and classes fill quickly. If you are interested, please register as soon as possible. Interested students may stop in the Counseling Office for further details and registration form. This seminar is being sponsored by F&M Bank, Maquoketa Valley, West Delaware, Northeast Iowa Community College and Upper Iowa University.
ALEKS TESTING REMINDER
Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) requires any student interested in college credit Statistics, PreCalculus, Calculus, Accounting I or Dosage Calculations have a qualifying ALEKS Math assessment score. As of July 1, 2018 NICC is requiring students to take the ALEKS test in a proctored setting. The dates listed below are courtesy dates for proctored ALEKS testing at West Delaware. If these dates do not work for you, you can set up a time with Holly Maurer at the NICC Manchester Center at your convenience at 844-642-2338, ext. 7101. Students are required to preregister with Karen Goebel, High School Counseling Office secretary. More specific information regarding the ALEKS Math test can be found under Academics.
Wednesday, December 11th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, January 8th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, January 22nd, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, February 5th (No School Day for Students), 8:30-10:30 AM
Wednesday, February 26th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, March 18th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, April 1st, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, April 8th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, April 22nd (FINAL testing date and DEADLINE for qualifying score for college credit courses), 1:30-3:30 PM
Sophomores or Juniors interested in Career Learning Link?
Stop by the High School Counseling Office to pick up an application or click here to download one.
CNA Course Offerings:
Click on links below
CNA Manchester - Spring 2020
CNA Manchester - Summer 2020
What West Delaware High School Counselors Do
School counselors are educational specialists who are certified or licensed professionals with a master's degree or higher in school counseling. They help ALL students address developmental needs. Acting as a student's advocate, the role of a school counselor is to provide and deliver a comprehensive school counseling program encouraging all students' academic, career and social/emotional development and helping all students in maximizing their student achievement (American School Counselor Association).
Standards guiding school counseling programs to implement strategies and activities to support and maximize each student's ability to learn.
Standards guiding school counseling programs to help students manage emotions and learn and apply interpersonal skills.
College & Career Development
Helping students 1) understand the connection between school and the world of work and 2) plan for and make a successful transition from school to post-secondary education.