Student Services

Student Services Office

Staff


Ms. H. Ironstand: Secretary

Mrs. L. Bell-Gatzke: Career and Personal Counselling

Mrs. S. Pfeifer: Youth and Family Counsellor

Mr. K. Palmer: Personal Counsellor

Mrs. A. Mann: School Liaison

Mrs. K. Wilkinson: Career Counselling

Mrs. L. Zanyk: Personal Counsellor

Mrs. J. Friedrich: Personal Counsellor

Ms. S. Fiddler: School Liaison

Mr. G. Gubbe: Public Health Nurse


Students and parents are encouraged to discuss educational concerns with a counsellor. The Student Services office is open throughout the day. Scheduling an appointment is recommended but not always needed.

The Student Services office contains a lot of information dealing with most of the topics listed below.

Educational Counselling

  • selection of courses, program planning blueprint
  • grade 12 credit checks
  • diploma requirements
  • post secondary entrance requirements and program details
  • student concerns regarding courses
  • study skills, progress analysis
  • financial assistance – scholarships, grants, student loans
  • distance education
  • international exchanges
  • reference materials

Career Counselling

  • self profiles, self assessment
  • occupational profiles
  • career cruising – computer based career exploration
  • reference materials
  • online reference material - "Career Planning With Teens: A Guide for Parents, Guardians and Counsellors" 
    (Flippable Pages Version)  OR  (PDF Version) 
  • Living Sky School Division careers website - an extensive source of information for post-secondary schools, scholarships, careers, etc.

Social/Personal Counselling

  • confidential discussion of personal concerns
  • decision making skills, conflict resolution, mediation
  • referrals to outside agencies/services
  • reference materials
  • family school liaison
  • addictions