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Welcome to the Woodbridge High School Counseling Department website. Our mission is to provide educational, personal, and career guidance for all students. We strive to develop effective programs and strategies to meet the many needs of the adolescent student. Woodbridge High counselors focus on fostering a sense of social and academic empowerment, career development awareness, and responsible decision making in our students. We look forward to working with you.
News from the Counseling Department:
Seniors: Did you miss the workshop on writing a great personal statement? The Power Point presentation from the workshop is now available under the college planning tab above.
Are you applying to a college that requires a letter of recommendation from your teacher(s), counselor, or both? Be sure to attend one of the college application workshops which will take place every Tuesday in the F Lab during tutorial. The last workshop will take place on December 3rd. Plan on attending a workshop 3-4 weeks prior to your first college application deadline.
Counselors will discuss how to use Naviance in the application process, how to order and purchase transcripts, and how to request letters of recommendation. You are also welcome to attend more than one workshop if you have additional questions as you work through your private school applications or to work on and ask questions about the UC and Cal State applications.
Career Lunch #2: Are you interested in a career involving manufacturing engineering? The next career lunch presentation will take place in the media center on Wednesday, November 20th. We hope to see you there. Click here for more information.
Mark your calendars:
The counseling department provides annual guidance workshops for student and parents. Here is an overview of the workshops and when they will be offered in the 2013-2014 school year. A copy of this flier was provided in the summer registration materials.
Counseling Department Information
The Woodbridge High School Counseling Department is located in H102. The WHS registrar, ROP, Project Success and College and Career Center are also located in the Counseling office.
Woodbridge students are assigned to their counselor alphabetically by last name. Counselors are available to assist with academic planning and guidance, college and career planning, and personal / social counseling and referral.
Click here to see your assigned counselor's contact information and office hours.
Preparing for your SAT / ACT tests?
Did you know there is a free SAT and ACT review program available on Naviance Family Connection? From the main page on your Naviance home page look under "links" on the left hand side. Create an account and you're ready to access all the review materials including full length practice tests / vocabulary builder exercises and tutorials.
Parents of Seniors: We hope you were able to attend the college guidance presentations on Monday, Oct. 7th. If you weren't able to attend or would like to review some of the information, the Power Point presentations are available under the "Parent Resources" tab.
Parents of Sophomores: We hope you were able to attend the parent workshop presented by Mr. Campbell. If you weren't able to attend or would like to review some of the information, the Power Point presentation is available under the "Parent Resources" tab.
Bullying / Cyberbullying Prevention
The WHS Counseling Department, in conjunction with the Irvine Unified School District and our student, parent, and law enforcement community has compiled several resources to address the issue of bullying. Together we work to cultivate a learning evironment where all students can thrive and achieve excellence in education. Click here for more information and to access these resources.
Check to see if a class is "UC approved" here: