Guidance Office

Welcome!

The Guidance Department wants to ensure all students succeed in high school. Our job is to assist all students and provide individualized support for academic, personal, and post-secondary pathway counselling.

Our Staff

(all emails directed to @hdsb.ca)

For general inquiries, questions, transcript requests, etc, contact Mrs Peddie, Guidance Secretary (peddied)

As of Quadmester 3 students are assigned a Guidance Counsellor based on the following surname breakdown.

A-G: Mrs Laba (labal)

H-M: Ms Tin (tind)

N-Z: Mr Presutti (presuttir)

Student Success: Ms Howarth (howarthj)

Important Updates

Timetable Changes

To make a Course Change/Timetable Change to your schedule for this year OR next year, complete this Course Change Request Form. A Guidance Counsellor will work on the request and contact you by email/phone if required.

Submit Community Service Hours

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Guidance Office will be accepting documentation for Community Service Hours digitally.

Please complete this form for EACH DOCUMENT you have. Only submit NEW Community Service Hours evidence that you haven't previously submitted to the Guidance Office.

OSAP Information

Collège Boréal is offering a number of webinars in the next few weeks for future students and parents interested in learning more about OSAP and how to apply. Students do not need to be attending Boréal in order to participate as it is a presentation offered to the general public.

Click below to register:

Education and Career Fairs

More than just a trade show, ECF breaks down communication barriers between an organization and an individual. ECF goes the distance to cultivate an encouraging environment where exhibitors and attendees can chat, ask questions, and learn.

Book an Appointment with your Guidance Counsellor

To make an appointment with your Guidance Counsellor to discuss non-timetable change requests, such as:

  • academic planning and counselling,

  • graduation requirements

  • individual pathway planning

  • career counselling

  • individual pathway planning

  • post-secondary planning,

  • personal counselling and mental health & well-being supports

Send them an email to discuss further:

(all emails directed to @hdsb.ca)

  • A-G: Mrs Laba (labal)

  • H-M: Ms Tin (tind)

  • N-Z: Mr Presutti (presuttir)

  • Student Success: Ms Howarth (howarthj)