Guidance Corners – January 16 – 20, 2017
Feeling stressed out about exams? The Guidance Department is offering two workshops that may help! A Stress Management Workshop will be held at lunch on Monday, January 16th in the Hadfield Lab in the Library. A Study Skills/Exam Prep Workshop will be held at lunch on Tuesday, January 17th(note it’s a late start day) at lunch in Hadfield Lab in the Library. The sign-up sheet for these workshops are in the Guidance Office.
Night School: Students are reminded that TDSB Night School registration opens on January 9th at 12:01 a.m.., and closes on February7th at 2:00 p.m. Classes start the week of February13th and run to the week of June12th (twice per week for three hours each – no break). Registration is on-line through www.creditprograms.ca. For more information, see bulletin board across from the main office. You need to get approval from your Guidance Counsellor as the final step before the deadline, or you are not registered in the course!!!
Timetable changes for Semester 2 must be requested by January 24th. Course availability is limited but if you would like to consider a change, please come in to Guidance to discuss with your Counsellor ASAP.
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre needs volunteers to help with various events and education initiatives. If you are looking for a meaningful volunteer experience with FSWC, please contact Tracey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre – looking for Friendly Shopper Volunteers to visit once a week to help seniors buy grocery items and let them feel someone cares. Email Lydia@splc.ca or call 416-493-3333.
Looking for extra income? Shovel snow for seniors this winter. Call Nyunyuzi Tibagwa at 416-698-1626, ext 207 between 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Four Seasons Connections – Needs workers to help out a senior in your community this fall and winter. Call 416-447-5074.
Peer Tutoring is well under way. If you want help or want to help, then registration forms for tutors and tutees can be found on the SLC page, in the Guidance office or in the Library. Drop off your signed forms at the Guidance office or come by room C1.
FOR GRADS AND POTENTIAL GRADS
A reminder, that the Ontario College equal consideration deadline is February 1st, 2017. Get your applications completed over the holidays if you haven’t done so already. See Ms. Chow for more information. www.ontariocolleges.ca.
Western National Scholarships: VPCI can nominate up to 4 students with high academic achievement (90% average on Grade 12 courses), exceptional leadership and commitment to community service. The 2017 application is on-line. Submission of necessary documents (letter of nomination and Scholarship Information form) for consideration is January 16thto Guidance. Please book your appointment for review of your documents for January 16thor 17th.
Ontario Volunteer Service Awards: In recognition of continuous years of service to a single community organization. NOMINATION. Deadline: January 25, 2017
University of Guelph President’s & Chancellor’s Scholarships (12): Academic excellence (90%+), significant contributions, innovation, community and school engagement. Deadline: January 25, 2017
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program: Volunteer experience, courage in overcoming obstacles, participation in sports, community service and academic standing; be in need of financial assistance to further educational plans & exhibit potential for success (College and University applicants). Deadline: February 1, 2017
Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation Scholarships and Citizenship Award: Students who exhibit exemplary citizenship qualities through extensive community service. Financial criteria are a consideration. (College and University applicants). Deadline: February 1, 2017
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