John Jay High School Counseling Department
WCSD School Counseling Mission StatementThe WCSD School Counseling program supports students socially, emotionally, and academically to enhance school achievement, to ensure all students reach their full potential; become productive members of our community and are lifelong learners.In the Wappingers Central School District, the School Counseling Department works to ensure a safe learning environment that promotes tolerance and acceptance of all students. Counselors serve as a resource for students, parents, and teachers alike, helping to address some of the everyday challenges facing our students. Together, counselors work in collaboration with students and parents to ensure student success in the areas of academics, career planning, and personal goal setting.The goal of the JJHS School Counseling Department is to foster the personal, social, and academic growth of each of our students. While doing well academically is of the utmost importance, it is also important that our students grow to be responsible, caring and educated citizens of society. Each of the school counselors is committed to helping each student perform to the best of their academic ability and to encourage a positive school experience.Click above for our school demographics and statistics.Click above for the school counseling curriculum and expectations by grade.
THE COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
On April 21, the Counseling Department gave a presentation on the college admission process. If you have any questions, please reach out to your counselor.
SENIORS: COLLEGE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
YOU MUST TURN IN A COMPLETED SENIOR FACT SHEET AND TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM AT LEAST 2 WEEKS, PREFERABLY MORE, PRIOR TO YOUR EARLIEST DEADLINE, BUT THE SOONER, THE BETTER. THIS DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU NEED TO HAVE YOUR PART OF THE APPLICATION (APPLICATION QUESTIONS, ESSAY, OFFICIAL ACT/SAT SCORE SUBMISSION AND ANY OTHER SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS) COMPLETED BY THEN, YOU SUMBIT YOUR PART AS SOON AS YOU ARE READY, BEFORE THE COLLEGE'S DEADLINE. REMEMBER: ALL TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORMS AND SENIOR FACT SHEETS MUST BE TURNED IN TO YOUR COUNSELOR BY DECEMBER 1 FOR ALL REGULAR ADMISSIONS DEADLINES (FOR EXAMPLE, JAN 1ST, FEB 1ST, ETC...)
TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM - This is also available in Google Classroom
SENIOR FACT SHEET - Please complete in Google Classroom