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School Counseling

Last Updated: 12/3/2020 5:56 PM

 

School Counseling Department
Mrs. Holly Brady, School Counseling Secretary - hbrady@westmschools.org 
Miss Julie Wolfe, School Counselor grades 9 & 10 - jwolfe@westmschools.org
Mrs. Meredith (May) Sheck, School Counselor grades 11 & 12 - msheck@westmschools.org 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Follow Important School Counseling Updates on Google Classroom and Remind for the 2020-2021 school year!

Remind will be for juniors and seniors (parents and students). Google Classroom will have more detailed updates with links and form attachments whereas Remind will be used for short pertinent updates. 
 
Senior SCHOLARSHIPS Google Classroom code - ui52zgv
 
Senior Guidance Google Classroom code - 6ma6ru5 
Senior Class of 2020 Remind code - Text @7e9e77g to "81010" 
 
Junior Guidance Google Classroom code - 2v4ijuq
Junior Class of 2021 Remind code - Text @4ak4k3 to "81010"
 
Sophomore Guidance Google Classroom code - irxgx2r
 
Freshman Guidance Google Classroom code - qxnieh2

 

 

*Every Student Succeeds Act - ESSA 

Federal law requires schools to release the names, addresses, and numbers of all high school students to military recruiters (Section 8025 of the Every Student Succeeds Act - ESSA).

Parents, please email Mrs. Sheck at msheck@westmschools.org if you would like to "OPT-OUT" of having your child's name and contact information on this list. Mrs. Sheck will be submitting the list to recruiters on September 16, 2020. 

 

Financial Aid Help Nights

The School Counseling Department will offer a Financial Aid Help Night in October 2020. 

One-on-one appointments are available at Scholarship Central. You can visit the following website to set up an appointment, www.scholarshipcentral.org


Scholarship Central is located at 534 Putnam Ave., Zanesville, OH 43701
Scholarship Central's phone number is 740.453.5192

 

Applying to College

Mrs. Sheck posts daily updates in Google Classroom to update seniors on the next steps in the college application process. You can also set up a one-on-one appointment to get help with the application process at Scholarship Central by visiting  www.scholarshipcentral.org


** If applying through the Common Application, please continue to request Mrs. Sheck as your Common Application Counselor Recommender. Even with Mrs. Sheck on maternity leave, it will be important to keep student requests in one place. Please use msheck@westmschools.org as the counselor recommender email. 
 

 

MidEast Presentation Day for Sophomores

Amy Sigman will be visiting West Muskingum High School to present information about attending MidEast on Friday, October 16, 2020. 

 

MidEast Buffalo and MidEast Zanesville Campus Showcases

*The Sophomore Showcase (sophomores visit MidEast) takes place in mid-November and December. More info will be announced during Amy Sigman's presentations.

West Muskingum Guidance Nights

*TBD 

 

Scholarships

Check out the link under "More Info" at the top right of this page! ALL scholarships will be posted in SCHOLARSHIPS Google Classroom. Every senior's West Muskingum email has been added to the group. Please contact Mrs. Sheck if you would like access as a parent. For more information, please email Mrs. Sheck at msheck@westmschools.org. 

Scholarship Central from the Muskingum County Community Foundation specializes in helping identify scholarships specific to each student! Set up a one-one-one appointment with Scholarship Central at www.scholarshipcentral.org or call them at 740.453.5192. 

 
 
ACT 
ACT Code: 365753
 
*This code must be entered when registering for the ACT so a copy of your scores will be sent to WMHS. Otherwise WMHS will not have access to submit test scores on your behalf. 
 

 

ACT Prep

Visit https://www.mccf.org/Scholarship-Central/ACT-SAT-Prep/ to sign up for the ACT prep classes at Scholarship Central (Muskingum County Community Foundation).

You must go to the website listed above to get the registration packet. A $20 deposit (cash or check), a signed Deposit Agreement form, and a completed Scholarship Central questionnaire are required to hold a spot in the class. Online payment and registration is not available.

Send completed form and $20 deposit to:

Muskingum County Community Foundation 
534 Putnam Avenue 
Zanesville, OH 43701 
 

ASVAB 

The ASVAB will be offered to any senior who would like to take the test. Please be sure to notify Mrs. Sheck at msheck@westmschools.org if you are interested in taking the ASVAB in February 2021.