Weekly Update - 9/16/22
Family Advisory Council
Family Advisory Council (FAC) will be a new committee established to facilitate communication between The Woodstock Academy and families. FAC will meet on three dates this year (November 2, February 1, and April 5 at 6 p.m.). The focus of this group will be to share information with parents and guardians as well as to seek input on a variety of topics. If you are interested in participating, please respond to this survey.
The Woodstock Academy 2022 Homecoming is September 23 & 24! We have a weekend full of activities and we invite you to join us to connect with your fellow Centaurs and show off your WA pride. Take a look at some of the planned events below!
Spirit Week | September 19-23
Monday: PJ Day
Tuesday: Twin Day
Wednesday: Wacky Socks Day
Thursday: Throwback Day
Friday: Blue and Gold Day, Pep Rally!
Friday, September 23
Boys Varsity Soccer: 4:15 p.m. at Bentley Athletic Complex
Girls JV Soccer: 4:15 p.m. at Bentley Athletic Complex
Saturday, September 24
Girls Varsity Soccer: 10:30 a.m. at Bentley Athletic Complex
Football: 12 p.m. at Bentley Athletic Complex
Jayy's Food Truck: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Bentley Athletic Complex
On Saturday, September 24 from 7-10 p.m., all WA students are invited to attend the homecoming dance at the South Campus Gymnasium! There will be a DJ and light refreshments. Tickets are on sale now until September 20 for $20 each, and the link to purchase can be found here, in student emails, and on flyers posted around campus. There are 550 tickets available. Please note that any non-WA students wishing to attend must be approved by Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Ten Eyck, or Mr. Rich before purchasing a ticket.
Counseling Newsletter for Seniors
FAFSA & Financial Aid
Please review this College Application & Financial Aid video at your convenience. This video replaces the evening program that was originally scheduled for September 20. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s counselor.
It is very important that seniors fill out the FAFSA Application beginning October 1.
As seniors will not be taking the SAT during the test day on October 12, they can sign up for the October 1 or November 5 test date through CollegeBoard.
Instead of the SAT on October 12, we will have the following voluntary programming available:
• Bus trip to QVCC
• Bus trip to UConn
• Bus trip to ECSU
• Volunteer Opportunity at the Arboretum: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
• College Application Bootcamp: 12:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Course registration for UConn ECE is ongoing. Students should be actively registering for fall and spring courses. The deadline to register is October 6.
The will be offered at The Academy on October 18 at 8:00 a.m. The ASVAB is required for those who plan to join the military. Representatives from the military will also be visiting WA throughout the school year, and students can sign up through their email. For more information/test preparation, visit military.com/join-armed-forces/asvab.
College Rep Visits
The colleges listed below will be visiting WA this fall. Often the rep they meet with plays a significant role in their admission decision. It is also a great way to find out more about the college. Students must sign up in advance through Naviance.
|Worcester Polytechnic Institute||September 19, 2022||9:45 AM|
|University of Connecticut||September 20, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Skidmore College||September 20, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Anna Maria College||September 20, 2022||12:00 PM|
|Bay Path University||September 20, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Post University||September 21, 2022||8:15 AM|
|University of Rhode Island||September 21, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Lincoln Technical Institute-East Windsor||September 21, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Endicott College||September 22, 2022||9:45 AM|
|University of New England||September 23, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Assumption University||September 23, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health||September 26, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Springfield College||September 26, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Lasell University||September 27, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Johnson & Wales University-Providence||September 27, 2022||9:45 AM|
|University of New Hampshire||September 27, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Western Connecticut State University||September 28, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Champlain College||September 28, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Southern Connecticut State University||September 29, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Keene State College||October 3, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Regis College||October 3, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Worcester State University||October 3, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Saint Anselm College||October 4, 2022||8:15 AM|
|High Point University||October 4, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Providence College||October 4, 2022||12:00 PM|
|Salve Regina University||October 4, 2022||1:00 PM|
|University of California-Riverside||October 5, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Bentley University||October 5, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Mount Holyoke College||October 7, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Roger Williams University||October 7, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Simmons University||October 7, 2022||1:00 PM|
|University of Saint Joseph||October 11, 2022||8:15 AM|
|College of the Holy Cross||October 11, 2022||9:45 AM|
|University of New Haven||October 11, 2022||12:00 PM|
|University of Vermont||October 11, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Bryant University||October 13, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Muhlenberg College||October 13, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Trinity College||October 14, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc||October 14, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Syracuse University||October 14, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Suffolk University||October 17, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Landmark College||October 18, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Northeastern University||October 18, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Colby College||October 19, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Drexel University||October 19, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Saint Michael's College||October 20, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Nichols College||October 20, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Sacred Heart University||October 21, 2022||9:45 AM|
|University of Massachusetts-Boston||October 21, 2022||1:00 PM|
|University of Louisville||October 24, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Merrimack College||October 26, 2022||8:15 AM|
|University of Maine at Farmington||October 26, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Lynn University||October 28, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Dickinson College||October 28, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Dean College||November 1, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Eastern Connecticut State University||November 1, 2022||9:45 AM|
|Franklin Pierce University||November 1, 2022||12:00 PM|
|Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||November 1, 2022||1:00 PM|
|Stony Brook University||November 2, 2022||8:15 AM|
|Central Connecticut State University||November 3, 2022||8:15 AM|
|New York Film Academy - New York City||November 8, 2022||8:15 AM|