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Our Guidance Staff:
- Ms. C. O’Sullivan – Guidance Counsellor – ext 316 – Students with last names A-G
- Mr. S. Nicholson – Head of Student Services – ext 315 – Students with last names H-N
- Mr. T. Baker – Assistant Head of Student Services – ext 317 – Students with last names O-Z
- Mrs. M. DesRochers – Administrative Assistant – ext 320
- Mr. D. Taylor – IB Co-ordinator – ext 562
Students may make an appointment with their counsellor by visiting the the Student Services Office before school, during lunch, during their spare (senior students) or after school.
Student Services NEWS
Check out our NEW Specialist High Skills Major – Information and Communication Technology! SHSM Brochure Information and Communication Technology
Western National Scholarship Program – Nomination Information: Now available – due to guidance January 11, 2018.
Schulich Leader Scholarship Nomination Application 2018-19 : Now available – due to guidance January 12, 2018.
Students wishing to apply to Ontario Universities are reminded of the OUAC Final Deadline for completing university application – Wednesday, January 17. Here is a message from OUAC:
“With the January 17 application deadline quickly approaching, we ask that you encourage those students who have not yet submitted their 101 application to do so as soon as possible to avoid the frustration of slower online response times and delays.
Students are not able to view and make changes to their application until the OUAC receives and processes their payment.
Note: It may take several days for us to receive and process online banking payments. You may wish to encourage your students to pay their application fees by credit card, as we process credit card payments immediately. “
Extended Applicant Services hours will be available before the application deadline:
U.S. College Expo – Saturday May 28, 2018 – at Roy Thomson Hall. Get information about U.S. colleges and universities. Register online for this event.
Managing Anxiety – Here is a resource from Anxiety BC that may help manage those stressful moments – Calm Breathing
Supporting your teen: Parent – Teen Tool Kit – This resource contains strategies and information for parents to support and encourage their teens through life’s challenging situations.
Night School Information – check the CCE – Red Hill Learning Centre for courses offered through Night School.
Summer School Information – check the CCE – Red Hill Learning Centre for Summer School options – including Day School, eLearning, and Summer Co-op courses – NOTE: the ILC (Independent Study Summer Program) will NOT be offered for July 2018. Students entering grade 9 in September are eligible to register for “Reach Ahead” credit courses only – forms available from your elementary school.
Do you need help with your academics?
Peer Tutoring – Tutor Request Form (also available in Student Services) Please bring your completed Peer Tutor Request form to Student Services.
- Students who want to become a peer tutor can pick up a Peer Tutor Volunteer form in Student Services.
Community Tutors – 2016 Tutor List please contact individual tutors for information on their experience, availability, and rates for service.
Resources are available for students who need help with their studies:
Looking for study tips??
Our Study Skills Brochure can provide some helpful tips on how to study and prepare for tests.
also has a number of tips from colleges and universities to help students maximize their study potential.
Our Exam Preparation Resources can also help students.
Parents requiring information on transportation for their child can check out the Transportation Department webpage, or contact Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Services at: 905 – 523 – 2318 or 1 – 800 – 691 – 6402