FREE ACT PREP SESSION- Juniors - Do you plan on taking the ACTs or retaking your ACTs? An upcoming FREE ACT prep session may be the right choice for you! ACT prep sessions will be offered to West Delaware students on Monday, March 11th or Thursday, March 14th from 5:30-9:00 PM. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is mandatory. DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 8th. Please see the High School Counseling Office for the registration form and further information. This does not sign you up for the actual test. This is for the study session only.
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 563-822-1016 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 12th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, February 27th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, March 20th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Wednesday, April 10th, 1:30-3:30 PM
2018-2019 Parents and Students of Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12:
NICC requires a signed Concurrent Class Registration form to be on file for college credit classes that are taught at West Delaware. This ensures the student receives both their high school credit and college credit for classes they have requested or will be requesting during their high school career. The permission form is part of West Delaware Powerschool registration. If the form is not completed during registration, a hard copy for your signature will be requested.
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.
In January, NICC is offering another CNA course. Click here to learn more.
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.