O U R S E R V I C E S
Helping You Succeed
Our school counselors are here to help you figure out graduation requirements, issues with classes, study skills, and long term plans. Come see us!
Sometimes life is hard. Our school counselors are here to help you navigate high school, home life, relationships, stress, anxiety. We also make referrals to counseling services near you.
College and Career
The better your choices and planning while you are at Waynesboro High School, the more options you will have when you go on to the next level of your education. Will it be Military? Trade School? Community College? University? Work?
Our school counselors and career coach have lots of resources to help you plan out your next steps.
Counseling Office Announcements for the week of 2/1/21
- 9-11TH GRADES: KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR AN EMAIL FROM COUNSELING ABOUT CLASS REGISTRATION FOR FALL 2021.
- Sophomores & Juniors: The application for Valley Career & Technical Center for 2021-22 is open. Ms. Pultz from VCTC had a virtual visit with us and below is the recording. Lots of good info, so please watch it. Please contact your counselor or Mrs. Wood with questions.
- How to Apply to VCTC
- VCTC Virtual Visit to WHS
- VCTC Website: https://www.augusta.k12.va.us/valleyvts
- Application You can use the fillable link, save the new file and send to your counselor or Mrs. Wood. Or you can print it out and return it to the Counseling Office.
- VCTC Career Planning Info
- Shadowing Permission Form Request
- Sophomores & Juniors: SVGS Information
- Seniors: Info on Scholarships & Financial Aid
- Seniors: Applying to BRCC?
- Are you planning to apply to BRCC or using it as a backup plan? Be sure to apply to BRCC and apply for BRCC Scholarships by February 15 so you will receive priority eligibility for College Scholarship Program. Make an appointment with me if you need help.
- Have you had a one on one meeting with Mrs. Wood about your goals and plans for after graduation? Set it up soon! https://careercoachwhs.youcanbook.me/
- Freshmen & Sophomores: Are you interested in Building Trades? Another after school Building Trades class will be held in March. If you are interested in this opportunity, sign up here: https://forms.gle/pnHpSoNqi4Ds7tXa6
- Graduating Seniors: Hershey is hiring for Boot Camp Training which will start in March. If this fits your schedule and you are interested, please contact Mrs. Wood. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Seniors & Recent Graduates: WHS will be offering some FREE workforce training classes.
- Are you interested in becoming a pilot? The Virginia Space Grant Consortium is offering Free Pilot Training. You must be 16 years old by June 21 and have a 3.0 GPA. https://vsgc.odu.edu/pathwaysflightacademies/
- Are you interested in Engineering, Drafting, CAD operations? Did you know that you can receive a Career Studies Certificate from BRCC in Computer Aided Drafting by taking specific courses here at WHS? See your counselor.
- JUNIORS/RISING SENIORS:: Are you planning on an Associates Degree at BRCC after graduation? There are several programs eligible for Career Pathways Academy. You can take classes senior year at BRCC for FREE if you qualify for this program. Deadline is March 5, 2021. Contact Mrs. Wood
- JUNIORS/RISING SENIORS: Blue Ridge Community College, in partnership with the University of Virginia, is offering high schoolers the opportunity to explore careers in Advanced Manufacturing, while also earning as many as 13 college credits. Through funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), these three courses are being offered free of charge. https://www.brcc.edu/maker-space/ Contact Mrs. Wood.
- SENIORS! DON’T FORGET TO TURN IN YOUR COLLEGE & CAREER WORKSHEET TO YOUR COUNSELOR. This is how they know where to send transcripts and other college application information.
- You can catch all of the College Virtual Visits that you miss or want to rewatch on this YOUtube channel as well as lots of other important stuff throughout the year. So click SUBSCRIBE!
- Juniors & Seniors: See the OPPORTUNITIES Guide here. Lots of great information on college planning. If you are at school, we have paper copies in the Counseling Office. We will have Spanish versions soon.
- There are some Enrichment opportunities for all students listed on the bulletin board
- Wintergreen Resort and Chick Fil A are hiring. Info on the bulletin board.