Guidance Appointment Request Form

Community Involvement Activities (Volunteer Hours) Record Form   Students can opt to either submit a hard copy of the volunteer hours form to the main office, or submit an electronic copy via e-mail.  E-mailed submissions can be sent to [email protected].  [NOTE: if choosing to use this fillable PDF, 1) download and save a copy to your device; 2) fill out and save; 3) email as an attachment to the noted address.] For details about the Community Involvement Activities graduation requirements please see the dedicated web page on the TLDSB’s website

Personal Counseling Resources – a list of resources available online and by telephone for anyone needing some personal support.
Job and Volunteer Opportunities

How may we help you?

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

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

Ms. Vanessa Taylor (Ext. 19888)
Guidance Counsellor
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.

Transcripts

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.

Services

School Programme Coordination
Career and Vocational Counselling
Post Secondary Academic Planning
Parent-Teacher Liason
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.

Appointments

Students and/or parents wishing to meet with a counselor can make an appointment by submitting the appointment request form (see top of this page) or by calling the Student Services office (705-789-5594 ext 35021), We are happy to help you.

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: mindyourmind.ca

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.
College Info Sheet – General details about your College Application.

Essential Pathway Info Sheet – Do you have ENG4E? There are College options for you.

OntarioColleges.ca – research and apply to college programs.

https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/apply/important-dates – Important dates for College Applications

University Info Sheet – General details about your University Application.

http://www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca/universities – research university programs.

Application Guide to Ontario Universities Quick links to everything you need to know.

OUAC.on.ca – apply to University

ONTransfer.ca 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
Website: Paying For Post Secondary Education
Article: Why College?
Website: McLean’s University Rankings (excellent)

Taking a Gap Year?

https://globalnews.ca/video/5824604/should-you-take-a-gap-year-from-school: This short global news video highlights the benefits of a Gap Year.

Visit https://www.cangap.ca/ & https://www.gapyear.com/ to explore the benefits of a purposeful Gap Year.

Heading to an Apprenticeship/Skilled Trade?

Apprenticeship Info Sheet

https://www.ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship

https://www.ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship

https://www.collegeoftrades.ca/

http://www.apprenticesearch.com/

http://oyap.com/splash/

If you would like to speak to the TLDSB Pathways Consultant around Apprenticeship and OYAP opportunities email [email protected]

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

Quick Links

Course Selection Resources

Student PowerSchool Login instructions

Grade 12 Blog – Scholarship links posted here

Job and Volunteer Opportunities

Career Explorer by sokanu

Specialist High Skills Major