Hello and welcome to GHS Guidance!
Jennifer Schandlen - Head of Student Services.
If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact me at (705) 687-2283, ext. 228. I can also be reached at: Jennifer.Schandlen@tldsb.on.ca
Transcript Request - If you are a former GHS student and would like a copy of your transcript:
- Order your transcripts as part of your online application – you will be prompted to request your transcripts online as part of your application, and this information will be sent directly to www.ontariocolleges.ca from your high school.
- Any questions? Just call Mrs. Sanderson at GHS: 705-687-2283
The method of calculation of the Honour Roll will be as follows:
- 640 marks in Gr. 9 – average of all 8 credits taken in one year - July to June
- 640 marks in Gr. 10 – average of all 8 credits taken in one year
- 560 marks in Gr. 11- best 7 credits taken in one year
- 480 marks in Gr. 12 – best 6 credits taken in one year
Georgian College will be hosting a “College Info Night” on Tuesday December 12th, 2017 from 4:30 – 8 pm at the following campus locations:
Barrie, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay. For details and to RSVP, please visit their website at: http://www.georgiancollege.ca/collegeinfonight/
Please note that the college application fee will be paid for the first 50 participants (that still need to submit).
Valued at $28,000 The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award is one of Canada's most established and prestigious awards. Students who demonstrate the ideals of Terry Fox - true humanitarians, individuals who are compassionate and altruistic in their intention to improve the lives of others and human welfare overall. Apply online at
Burger King Scholarship.
Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. Senior High School Students are eligible to apply.
Applications for the Scotiabank National Scholarship are now open!
The scholarship will award fifteen (15) successful applicants a $5,000 Scholarship. If students apply by September 20, 2017 they’ll be entered for a chance to win† one (1) of five (5) $1,000 Early Bird Prizes.
How can students apply?
To apply, students will have to answer the scholarship question:
In 150 words or less, tell us what word, quote, or phrase best represents your life as a student and why.
Share the scholarship on the morning announcements, tell them by email, distribute this handout, or pass along this video
Applications for the Loran Scholarship are now open!
TD Scholarship for Community Leadership
Attention Grade 12 students......The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership applications are due November 17, 2017. If you have shown exceptional initiative in making a meaningful and lasting difference if your community, you should apply! Applications are available in the Guidance office. Last year, out of 2,500 applications, 20 students were awarded full scholarships, valued at up to $70,000 each.
University Information Program
When: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Sign up in the Main Office if you are: in Grade 12, taking U/M level classes, and interested in applying to University. See Mrs. Schandlen in Guidance for more information. All universities in Ontario will be here at GHS to answer any questions you might have about programs, admission requirements, residence, varsity sports, etc. You don't want to miss it!
College Information Program
When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Where: Georgian College - Orillia Campus
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Sign up in the Main Office if you are: in Grade 12, taking U/M or C level classes, and interested in applying to College. See Mrs. Schandlen in Guidance for more information. All Colleges in Ontario will be there to answer any questions you might have about programs, admission requirements, residence, varsity sports, etc. You don't want to miss it!
Grade 12 Parent Information Night
If your son/daughter plans on attending College or University next September, you won't want to miss the Parent Information Night.
When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Trillium Room at GHS (Room 121)
This is your opportunity to learn about the application and admission process for the postsecondary pathway. GHS Parent-Teacher Interview Night will be occurring the same night from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
February 1st is the deadline to apply to Ontario Colleges. See Mrs. Schandlen in the Guidance Office if you need assistance. www.ontariocolleges.ca
Deadline for Ontario high school students to submit their completed application to the OUAC: January 17, 2018
Note: The OUAC still processes applications received after this date and distributes them to the universities; however, specific university deadlines will apply.
The initial application includes all final grades from completed Grade 11 and 12 courses and a list of all current-year courses in progress.
CampusTour.ca allows Canadian high school students to take virtual campus tours of every university and college in Canada. Students can also click to the school's website, social media and more.
Please take a look at this new resource at [ http://www.campustour.ca/ ]www.CampusTour.ca and consider adding it to your online links for your students.
The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) offers two kinds of money:
grants: money you don’t have to pay back
- a student loan you need to repay.
The maximum amount you can get depends on your circumstances.
For one academic year (two terms) for a typical, full-time student:
- single, no dependents: $12,240
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Altitude Healthcare Mentoring
Altitude: Healthcare Mentoring is a program that can help grade 12 students navigate through their first year of university and build the skills necessary to achieve a career in healthcare. See Mrs. Schandlen in guidance if you would like more information about this program. It's FREE!