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 August 2021, students are assigned a Guidance Counsellor based on the following surname breakdown.

A-G: Ms Foster (fosterk)

H-M: Ms Tin (tind)

N-Z: Mr Presutti (presuttir)

Student Success: Ms Howarth (howarthj)

Timetable Change Requests & Appointments

GDHS Course Changes for S2:

To request a GDHS timetable/course change for Semester 2, please complete the Course Change Request Form.

Guidance Appointments:

To book an appointment with your Guidance Counsellor, access their calendar below based on your last name:

Submit Community Service Hours

Volunteer 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.

Paid Hours (NEW)

Students aged 14 years and older can count up to a maximum of 10 hours from paid employment towards their earned hours at the discretion of the principal. Students counting paid employment towards their graduation requirement are required to complete a brief reflection answering the question using the Google Form below: