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  Welcome to Guidance and Student Services

 

 
The Counselling Department can help students in the following ways:
 
Educational Guidance
 
• Course selection and program planning
• Identifying alternate methods of achieving credits (e.g. Summer school, Night school, Summer experiences, etc.)
• Investigating post-secondary pathways (e.g., Apprenticeship, College, University, School -to-work)
• Providing information about scholarships and bursaries
 
Personal Counselling
 
• Dealing with problems at school, home, or work
• Resolving timetable concerns
• Providing contact information for other community agencies and resources (e.g. Bereaved Families, Peel shelters, Youth and Family Counselling, etc.)
• Locating tutors
• Providing information about leadership opportunities
 
The Counsellors
 
Each student is assigned a guidance counsellor according to the first letters of their last name. Counsellors can be contacted through the Counselling secretary. The Counselling Department is open from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. every school day.
 
A counsellor is available during the lunch period to answer questions of a general nature.  If a student has questions or concerns of a more personal nature, an appointment may be made with their assigned counsellor.  Appointments should be made through the Guidance Secretary.
 

Counsellors will endeavour to keep conversations of a personal nature confidential, however, if there are concerns regarding the individual's safety or the safety of others, confidentiality may not be maintained. In these situations, appropriate actions will be taken.

 

 

 

Department Members

Position

Alpha

Extension

 

Mr. J. Kinnie

Counsellor

A - I

441

 

Ms. S. Zottola

Counsellor J - M 435

Ms. M. Haddad

Counsellor

 

N - Z

436

Ms. E. Noble

Counselling Secretary

 

417

 

Ms. E. Ireland

Social Worker

 

440

Ms. J. Ramage

Social Worker

 

442

 

 

 

 

 

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