PARENT PROGRAMS 2016-2017

September 7 (6:00pm-6:30pm, Theater)
Back to School Night, WHS Counseling Informational Panel
Join WHS Counselors, prior to Back to School Night, to learn about WHS Counseling Programs & Services. Recommended for families
new to IUSD, but open to all WHS families!      

October 6 (6:30pm-8:00pm, Theater)
FAFSA Line by Line and CSS Profile Workshop
This workshop will include information regarding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the process to apply, and deadlines. The FAFSA is the single most important financial aid form filed by students and families for college and vocational schools. The CSS Profile is an online application required by some private universities and scholarship programs to award institutional aid funds.

October 12 (7:00pm to 9:00pm, WHS Staff Lounge)
California State University Representative Night

November 2 (7:00pm to 9:00pm, WHS Staff Lounge)
Panel Discussion on College Admissions

December 7 (7:00pm to 9:00pm, WHS Staff Lounge)
Presentation on Programs and Opportunities at IVC

January 11 (7:00pm to 9:00pm, WHS Staff Lounge)
Identifying Stress in our Teens

February 8 (7:00pm to 9:00pm, WHS Staff Lounge)
Teens and Social Networking by Irvine Police Department
Sergeant Bill Russell and Officer Frei from the Irvine Police Department will discuss social media safety for today’s teens.
 
March 8 (7:00pm to 9:00pm, WHS Staff Lounge)
Getting the Most from College Tours
Nick Card, Education Specialist will present special tips on how to make the most of your college visits.
April 26 (7:00pm to 9:00pm, WHS Staff Lounge)
College Admissions 101
College Wise, a premier college counseling organization, will help you understand what you need to know during the college application season.
 
May 24 (6:00pm to 9:00pm, WHS Staff Lounge)
Out of State College Fair & Understanding Financial Aid Workshop for 11th grade Parents and Students
This workshop will begin with basic financial aid information, the process to apply, deadlines, and an overview of the various types of financial aid. The workshop will conclude with an introduction to “RACC” Colleges. The Regional Admission Counselors of California (RACC) is composed of college admission professionals who represent colleges and universities outside the state of California and will be available to provide information on educational opportunities out of state to families. Breakout sessions providing additional information on “How to Write a College Essay”, “What are Colleges Looking for in Applications”, and “SAT/ACT Prep” will also occur at this informative event.