Guidance Appointment Request Form

New to HHS? Click HERE for a Student Services introduction.
Community Involvement Activities (Volunteer Hours) Submit HERE  
Personal Counseling Resources – a list of resources available online and by telephone for anyone needing some personal support.

Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities

HHS 2024 Post Secondary Funding & 2024 Financial Needs Bursary

Grade 12’s – Show Me the Money $$$

Grade 12 Checklist

Grade 11 Pathways Workshop

How may we help you?

Ms. Vanessa Taylor (Ext. 35032)
Guidance Counsellor for last names A – C
e-mail:[email protected]

Mr. Nico Byl (Ext. 35026)
Head of Student Services
Guidance Counsellor for last names D – Mc
e-mail: [email protected]

Ms. Ally Myers (Ext. 35024)
Guidance Counsellor for last names Me – Z
e-mail: [email protected]

Mrs. Lisa Poulos (Ext. 35021)
Student Services Computer Operator/Secretary
e-mail: [email protected]

Ms. Jackie Sheridan (Ext. 35022)
Student Services Secretary
e-mail [email protected]

New Registrations

Students new to Huntsville High School need to book a registration appointment through the main office (dial 705-789-5594).  Please call for details regarding required documentation.


If you need a transcript, please contact a Guidance Secretary (see above).  It will take 48 hours to produce a transcript.

Honour Roll

Honour roll is calculated using the final grades earned for courses during the regular school year.
Grade 9: 80% average or higher of 8 courses.
Grade 10: 80% average or higher of 8 courses.
Grade 11: 80% average or higher of (top) 7 courses.
Grade 12: 80% average or higher of (top) 6 courses, taken in your graduating year.
For graduates, Ontario Scholar: 80% average or higher of 6 grade 12 courses. Courses do not need to be taken all in your graduating year.


School Programme Coordination
Career and Vocational Counselling
Post Secondary Academic Planning
Parent-Teacher Liaison
Monitoring of Student Progress
Personal Counselling

Who is your counsellor?

Students are assigned by last name to a counsellor who will work with the student until graduation. Students and/or parents are free to request a change of counsellor for another person to work with the student.


Students and/or parents wishing to meet with a counselor can make an appointment by submitting an appointment request form (see top of this page). Please note that if an appointment is missed it is the student’s responsibility to contact the office and re-schedule.

Sexual Health Services

Sexual health services are provided by staff from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit.  A nurse visits Huntsville High School regularly to meet with students.  Click Sexual Health Services Offered in Huntsville for more details.

Mind your Mind

This is a place for youth and emerging adults to access info, resources and tools during tough times. Help yourself. Help each other. Share what you live and know.  Click:

Heading to College or University?

Graduating students should be checking the Grade 12 blog regularly for Scholarship links, OSAP info. and details pertaining to Grad and grade 12 life.

Essential Pathway Info Sheet – Do you have ENG4E? There are College options for you. – research and apply to college programs.

Ontario Colleges Key Dates – Important dates for College Applications

Ontario Universities’ INFO – Research university programs.

Ontario Universities Application CentreImportant Dates, FAQ’s, and How-to Videos.

Ontario Universities’ Application Centre – apply to University research linkages between college and university programs.

OSAP Website – access the application for next school year.

Contact North helps students looking to college and university, but cannot leave home and want to their learning online. As well as helping those taking a gap year, going to apprenticeships or heading into the workforce with courses to upgrade or add to their skills too

Article: 5 Myths About Student Loans (a bit dated, but still an excellent article)
Article: Why College?
Website: McLean’s University Rankings (excellent)

Heading to the US? See: Education USA for guidance.

Taking a Gap Year?

Should You Take A Gap Year?: This short global news video highlights the benefits of a Gap Year.

Explore the benefits of a purposeful Gap Year: visit and/or for information.

Heading to an Apprenticeship/Skilled Trade?

The TLDSB’s Pathways and Programs website has a dedicated Apprenticeships Pathway page that has an excellent list of resources that can be used to learn everything you need to know about this topic. Wondering which trades in Ontario are apprenticeable? Have a look at the Ontario College of Trades website. There is a full list there. And/or, download the Skills Ontario App.

Course Selection Resources

Student PowerSchool Login instructions

Grade 12 Blog – Scholarship links posted here

Job and Volunteer Opportunities

Career Explorer by sokanu

GPS for Your Career by First Work – Ontario’s Youth Employment Network

Specialist High Skills Major