Guidance Services

  • Provides both academic and personal counselling
  • Counselors:  Focus on concerns and questions related to school, as well as issues related to life at home, friends, alcohol and drugs, death, suicide, and pregnancy
  • Social Worker:  Assists students experiencing serious personal problems and truancy
  • Community Health Nurse:  Available upon request

    Other Guidance Services:
  • Orientation to new students, especially in Grade 9
  • Assistance in planning for post-secondary education
  • Information on scholarships and bursaries, including eligibility, application forms and deadline for applications
  • New student welcome program
  • Career counselling and information services
  • Testing services for interests and aptitudes
  • Assistance with the Career Cruising computer career exploration program that helps students investigate career opportunities
  • Services provided in a classroom setting or individually

    To contact guidance personnel:
  • Drop by the Guidance Office from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m., between classes, at noon, after school until 4:00 p.m., or during unscheduled time
  • Make an appointment if the staff member is not available immediately
  • Make immediate contact in time of crisis