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School Counseling

 

Mrs. Meredith (May) Sheck      Ms. Julie Wolfe   
msheck@westmschools.org   jwolfe@westmschools.org   
School Counselor    School Counselor
Grades 11 and 12 Grades  9 and 10

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Follow Important School Counseling Updates on Google Classroom and Remind!

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 Guidance Google Classroom code - 5nekucd
Senior Class of 2020 Remind code - Text @7e9e77g to "81010" 
 
Junior Guidance Google Classroom code - 9q9zzn
Junior Class of 2021 Remind code - Text @4ak4k3 to "81010"
 
Sophomore Guidance Google Classroom code - thwvpks
 
Freshman Guidance Google Classroom code - yxa181
 

 

Financial Aid Help Nights

 


If you missed West Muskingum's Financial Aid Night on October 14th, Scholarship Central is hosting the following Financial Aid Help Nights or visit www.scholarshipcentral.org to set up a one-on-one appointment. You can also attend Senior Guidance Night where Amy Gooden, Muskingum University's Financial Aid advisor will be giving tips on filling out the FAFSA (see Senior Guidance Night information below).
 

October 9th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Scholarship Central
November 5th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Scholarship Central
November 20th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Crooksville High School, sponsored by Scholarship Central


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

 

 

Applying to College

 

Megan Smith from Scholarship Central will be at West Muskingum ALL DAY on Tuesday, October 22nd for one-on-one help with College Applications. Students have been asked to fill out a Google Form to reserve a spot in their Senior Guidance Google Classroom. 

 

Mrs. Sheck posts daily updates in Google Classroom to update seniors on next steps in the college application process. Mrs. Sheck's door is also always open to help any student who needs one-on-one help!  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



 ** Please note: When requesting Mrs. Sheck as your "counselor recommender" in the Common Application, you must use her old email, mmcdonald@westmschools.org. If you use msheck@westmschools.org, it will not link to her Common Application account.
 

 

 

MidEast Presentation Day for Sophomores

Happened on Friday, October 18, 2019 - Ask your student about Amy Sigman's presentation about attending MidEast.


 

Senior Guidance Night


Thursday, October 24, 2019
West Muskingum High School Auditeria 
6:00 - 7:00 PM 


Mrs. Sheck will discuss high school graduation requirements including state graduation test requirements (EOC exams), scholarship opportunities, important resume builders, next steps in the college application process, and much more. Following her presentation, Amy Gooden, Muskingum University's Financial Director will give additional insight on scholarship opportunities and provide help on filling out the FAFSA.

 

 

Junior Guidance Night
 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 
West Muskingum High School Auditeria
6:00 - 6:45 PM


Mrs. Sheck will discuss high school graduation requirements including state graduation test requirements (EOC exams), important resume builders for the work field, next steps in the college application process, and much more.

 

 

Freshman and Sophomore Guidance Night


Wednesday, November 13th
West Muskingum High School Auditeria
6:00 - 7:00 PM

 

Miss Wolfe will be discussing high school graduation requirements, including state graduation test requirements (EOC exams), study skills, clubs and activities for your student to get involved in, steps to prepare for students' future success and more! 

 

 

MidEast Buffalo Campus Showcase

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Students interested in visiting this campus will take a field trip during the school day.

 

 

MidEast Zanesville Campus Showcase

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Students interested in visiting this campus will take a field trip during the school day. 

 

 

Scholarships

Check out the link under "More Info" at the top right of this page!
 

 
 
 
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. 


Next ACT test dates: 
 
December 14th (Regular registration deadline is November 8th) 
 
*West Muskingum High School will administer the ACT (without writing) to every Junior in February 

 

 

 

ACT Prep

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

The next ACT Prep Classes will be held in preparation for the December 14, 2019 ACT and will be offered on the following Sundays:

November 10, 17, 24, and December 1, & 8, 2019

There is a $20 deposit but if you attend 4 out of 5 of the courses and send your ACT results to Scholarship Central, they will refund your $20!