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Welcome to the Guidance Department!
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Grade 8 Parent Information - Course Selection

Grade 8 Parent and Student Registration Information

The Choices program encourages youth between the ages of 12 to 17 to make informed and relevant decisions and to promote positive choices in their lives. Please click on the following link for more information:  Choices
How to book an appointment:

  • before or after school, on a spare or during lunch go into Guidance Office, not during class time                                                 
  • book an appointment with your counsellor by speaking to the Guidance Secretary
  • if the appointment is during a class period, the secretary will give you an appointment slip
  • show the slip to the teacher when leaving or returning to class
  • appointments to accommodate parent schedules can also be made

Staying Informed

The Guidance Department diseminates information to the students of  St. Maximillian Kolbe CHS through one or more of the following vehicles:

  • PA announcements & Electronic display board
  • in school presentations
  • field trips
  • bulletin boards found outside of the guidance office
  • Updates on this website
  • Resource materials located in the Guidance Office
  • Counsellors will do their best to return parent phone calls within 48 hours

All students are reminded to complete 40 hours of Christian Community Service. Complete the attached form and submit to guidance to ensure that your hours are recorded.

Guidance Curriculum

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The Guidance Department is responsible for delivering the compulsory grade 10 Career Studies course coded GLC 2O1. This course is designed to guide students through an inquiry process that they will use to develop their personal career and life planning. Student progress will be assessed based on the four achievement categories as outlined in the Ministry of Education’s Guidance and Career Education curriculum document.

GLC2O1 Course outline is given to all students at the start of the course.

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All students are assigned a counsellor by their last name alpha

Department Head

Mr. Jim Stevens -  A to COR


Ms. Diane Wieser - COS to HAN
Ms. Renée Jordan - HAR to MAY
Ms. Katie Quinn - Mc to ROS
Ms. Kyla King - ROT to Z

Guidance Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
7:30 am – 3:00pm

Phone: 905-727-0934
Fax: 905-727-1884

Last Modified: Jan 16, 2017
St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School 278 Wellington St. East Aurora, Ontario L4G 1J5 © Copyright York Catholic District School Board
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