EWG  Guidance Department Happenings

2022-2023 Scheduling 

Preparing for your next year schedule

  1. Know what you need

    1. Do a Credit Course Audit, know what courses are required for graduation, study the electives you would like to take.​

  2. ​View the Program of Studies

    1. What courses are required for your grade.

    2. What electives are you able to take or do you want to take.​

  3. Know the level of the classes you want to take.  What did your previous teacher recommend you take?

    1. Are you College Prep, CP?​

    2. Are you Honors?

    3. Are you Advanced Placement, AP?

    4. Are you looking for built in support, help with a struggling class?  You can look at taking a Foundations Level class.

  4. Are you interested in taking a high school course for college credit?  If yes, talk with your counselor.

  5. Go to the Scheduling Portal and enter the electives you have chosen.

    1. You should enter a few alternates.​

    2. Are the electives grade appropriate?

    3. Do the electives have Prerequisites?

  6. Meet with your School Counselor.  Counselors will be setting up times to meet with students, you will be hearing from them over the next Month.

  7. BE PREPARED!!!  When it is your time to meet with your counselor, come to the meeting prepared with your responsibilities complete.  Failure to do so will result in rescheduling the meeting for another day.

Struggling, Depressed, Overwhelmed
Any child that is experiencing significant anxiety or excessive anger during these challenging times.  Kids' Link has established a 24-hour social-emotional-mental health hotline for families in crisis: 1-855-543-5465.
More information can be found by accessing the following link: 
https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/kids-link-ri

Meet Your Counselors

Mrs. Guglielmo- HS/JHS
Mr. Krom-HS
Mr. Ward-HS


 

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Video Guide to the Common Application

Financial Aid 

1.  Set Up & College Selection Video

FAFSA Form
(Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school.


FAFSA Forms for the 2022-23 year will be open on October 1, 2021

College Planning Center of RI
Offers free FAFSA Form Completion Appointments, Click here to for more information

 

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