Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Applying to College Page Updated

As juniors begin the process of selecting a college and completing college applications, please use the information on the Applying to College page to assist with this process. 

Students can also use this quick one page guide to applying to college.

Monday, February 23, 2015

University of North Texas - Live

The University of North Texas is hosting an informative, free reception which will bring UNT to you! Information on UNT, the admissions process, Housing, and Financial Aid & Scholarships will be available. You can also meet with various departments during the event who can answer any questions you might have regarding your transition to UNT. Dessert and coffee will be provided!

7-9p (Check in at 6:30)
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Renaissance Austin
9721 Arboretum Blvd.
Austin, 78759

Friday, February 20, 2015

Junior Survey

Round Rock ISD is participating in a research study called Digital Messaging for College Going Success. A link to a survey was sent to all Westwood junior student email accounts. Results of the survey will shared with Westwood counselors. If you did not receive the link in your email, please use the link below.

Westwood Junior Survey

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Girls State - 2015

Girls State 2105 will be held at Texas Lutheran University from June 14 to 20. Junior girls interested in applying should see Mr. Clark in the main office before 4:30 PM on February 26th.

If selected as a candidate, you must be available for an interview on Sunday March 8th at 3:00 PM at the American Legion Post 447. Directions will be provided.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

High School Course Catalog

The Round Rock High School Course Catalog is now online. If you would like to view it, please visit the Course Catalog Page.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Explore UT - March 7, 2015

Students K-12 are invited to Explore UT, the annual open house at the University of Texas at Austin, to take part in science and engineering experiments, plus art, history, communication, business, law, and other activities –nearly 400 in all--and expand their horizons about college and careers.

Explore UT happens on Saturday, March 7, 11 am to 5 pm. The event is FREE and open to everyone. Activities are designed for all students K-12, including Gifted and Talented, STEM, AVID, and CIS. No registration for individuals. Just go to the activities of your choice.

For more information, please visit https://exploreut.utexas.edu/

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

8th Grade Night PowerPoint

Westwood welcomed several hundred 8th grade parents and students for 8th grade parent night. For those parents who would like to revisit the new graduation plan or were unable to attend, please  view the HB5 Graduation Plan PowerPoint.

Class of 2019 parents AND students are encouraged to sign up for Remind.com text messages from the Westwood Counseling Department. Text @ww2019 to the number 81010.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

FAFSA Night - Feb 5

On February 5th a FAFSA night will be held at Westwood. This evening will be an opportunity for students and parents to bring their financial information and begin working on their FAFSA. The FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and is required by most schools to be eligible for financial aid and scholarships. Financial Aid representatives from Austin Community College and the Austin Chamber of Commerce will be on hand to assist parents and students with completing the FAFSA.

  • This will be a working evening and there will not be a presentation.
  • Time: 6:00 to 8:00
  • Location: Westwood Library

Registration is not required, but encouraged. Visit: www.financialaidsaturdays.org to register and additional information.

Aggieland Saturday - February 14, 2015

Texas A&M Aggieland Saturday is an annual campus-wide open house for prospective students and their families. During this one day, you can meet current students, tour the dorms, visit libraries and computer labs and see what Texas A&M has to offer you. You can also learn more about  colleges and majors, get information about admission and pick up some financial aid and scholarship information, too.

For more information and to register, please visit the Aggieland Saturday Website:  http://admissions.tamu.edu/aggielandsaturday