Thursday, April 30, 2015

ACC Student Registration

Online Registration for Summer 2015
New student registration begins Monday morning May 4 at 12:00 AM (Yes, that is midnight!) Students should plan on registering as soon as possible. If you have any problems with the registration process, see Mrs. Kirk as soon as possible on Monday morning.

For returning ACC students, registration began on April 20th.

Very Important Information

New Procedure for Summer Courses: In order for students to have an accurate schedule on the first day of school next year, we are making a change as to how students drop their dual credit core classes and replace them with new courses.
  • After completing the online registration for summer courses, print a copy of your enrollment confirmation sheet.
  • Give the confirmation sheet to your counselor by May 13th. (Make sure your name is on the sheet.)
  • Indicate the course you will drop at WHS during the 2015-16 school year and the replacement course. 
  • Example for a student taking U.S. History at ACC this summer:
Drop: U.S. History at Westwood
Add: AP Psychology etc…

ACC U.S. History and EOC Testing
Students taking U.S. History at ACC this summer are still required to take the U.S. History End of Course test. Students who take U.S. history during the first term this summer can take the EOC on July 8th at Westwood. The next time the test will be offered will be in December. Students will need to notify Mr. Snyder by June 18th if they plan to take the EOC this summer. His email is

Additional ACC ECS information can be found on the ACC Page of the Westwood Counseling Website.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Duke * Georgetown * Harvard * Penn * Stanford Student Information Session

Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn and Stanford are holding a joint Student/Parent Information Session for current juniors in Austin.

May 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Hilton Austin
500 E 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Additional Opportunities Found Here

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Senior Banner Signing - May 1st

2014 Senior Banner
Seniors - Come sign the Class of 2015 College Banner. You can draw your college logo or just sign your name, but we want all seniors to sign the banner. The first opportunity to sign the banner will be May 1st in the Westwood Atrium. The banner will be available from 8:15 to 2:45.

Donuts will be available in the morning while they last.

The Banner will hang in the Atrium during the 2015-2016 school year and then be returned to a class representative to hold for the first class reunion.

Monday, April 20, 2015

University of Central Oklahoma - Free Music Panel and Concert in Austin

ACM@UCO is excited to announce Austin Information Day which will include a FREE music industry panel with Scott Booker (CEO of ACM@UCO & Manager of the Flaming Lips) and a FREE concert by Moogiant! 

ACM@UCO is a Contemporary Music program located in Downtown Oklahoma City’s historic Bricktown District, offering A.A.S. & Bachelor degrees in Contemporary Music Performance, Contemporary Music Production, & Contemporary Music Business. For the first time, ACM@UCO will offer a tuition advantage for Austin residents.

To kickstart our tuition advantage, ACM@UCO will hold open auditions on Tuesday, April 21st from 2pm-5:30pm at the Gibson Show Room. Appointments can be made outside of the audition time block if needed. Please contact Patrick Conlon to schedule an appointment ( Here are details regarding the audition requirements.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Youth Job Fair

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area is holding a youth job fair on April 20th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Expect 30 to 40 employers from the the Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander and Georgetown area.

The job fair will be held at Celebration Church, 1201 Rabbit Hill Rd in Georgetown.

See the Youth Job Fair Flyer for more information. 

Nordstrom Scholarship $10,000 (Juniors)

Juniors - Apply for the $10,000 Nordtrom Scholarship. The deadline is May 1st.

Westwood had winner this year. You could be next!

Friday, April 10, 2015

UT-Austin Presentation for Juniors and Parents

Representatives from UT-Austin will be at Westwood on April 15 from 6:00 to 7:30 for an evening presentation for current juniors and their parents. The presentation will include:

  • Presentation by UT-Austin Admission Representatives
  • Westwood specific information such as how to order a transcript, requesting letters of recommendation and college visits.
  • Question and Answer Session

Monday, April 6, 2015

NACAC National College Fair - April 7th

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) National College Fair will be held at the Austin Convention Center on April 7th. To register for the fair or see the list of colleges registered, visit As of this week, 260 colleges have registered. For additional information, view these flyers: