School Year Calendar
Parent Teacher Interviews
Dear Parents and Guardians of Nora Frances Henderson Secondary School,
Parent-Teacher interviews will take place at the school on Thursday, March 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
This semester, you will be able to schedule your Parent-Teacher Interviews online. If you wish to schedule a meeting with any of your child’s teachers, please follow the instructions printed further down the page.
You will be able to schedule appointments from March 13th at 9:00 am until March 25th at 11:00 pm.
1. Prepare a list with the names of each teacher you would like to meet
2. Go to the Henderson-parentInterview scheduling website at https://henderson.parentinterview.com
3. Enter your child’s 5 or 6-digit student number and click “Sign In” You can find your child’s student number on their progress report
4. Fill in your contact information and click “Continue to Make Appointments”
5. Click on the name of a teacher with whom you wish to schedule an appointment
6. Click on “Available” for a time at which you wish to meet with that teacher
7. Repeat Steps 5 and 6 until you have scheduled all the teachers you wish to see
8. Click on “My Schedule” (top left of the page)
9. Print out (or copy down) your schedule and bring it with you.
If you wish to delete an appointment you have made, click on “Delete” beside the meeting you wish to have removed from your schedule. If you decide to delete an appointment, that time slot will become available for other parents.
There are no guarantees that you will be able to reschedule that appointment. If you misplace your schedule, you may use your child’s student number to retrieve your schedule from the website at any time.
If you experience any difficulty using the service, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you do not have access to the internet at home or in the workplace, please call the Main Office during school operating hours or parentInterview toll-free at 1-866-810-0076, and someone will be happy to make your appointments with you.
We look forward to seeing you.
The Teachers and Administration of Nora Frances Henderson Secondary School
Parent/Guardian Letter on Personal Information
Teenagers Mental Health
TEENAGERS AND MENTAL HEALTH
Children and Youth Mental Health
1 in 5 children and youth struggles with mental health problems.
Source: Children’s Mental Health Ontario
Mental health problems often begin in childhood. Early treatment may help prevent life-long problems.
When left untreated, mental health problems can lead to school failures, family conflicts, drug & alcohol abuse, violence and even suicide Help is needed when feelings of sadness, worry, or fear don’t go away.
Warning Signs of Mental Health Problems Can Include:
- Anxiety or fear that does not go away
- Frequent crying and weepiness
- Loss of interest in activities that were a source of pleasure in the past, like team sports or school activities
- Difficulty concentrating
- Lack of energy or motivation
- Problems at school with falling marks
- Withdrawal from family, friends, and school activities
- Increased school absences
- Loss or increase in appetite
- Sleeping too much or too little
- Increased irritability, anger, or aggression
- Neglect of personal appearance
- Frequent stomach aches or headaches
- Increased alcohol or drug use
Where to Get Help in Hamilton:
CONTACT Hamilton – access to children and youth mental health services 905-570-8888
If in crisis, call the youth COAST (Crisis Outreach and Support Team) program 905-972-8338
- Family doctor
- School social worker
Other Community Resources –
- Alternatives for Youth – drug, alcohol and tobacco related services for youth ages 13-22 and their families: 905-527-4469
- Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, Family Support 905-777-9921
- Settlement and Integration Services Organization, Children’s Mental Health Outreach Program 905-667-7476
RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS