The Guidance Office will be open beginning Wednesday, August 30th, 2023.

Appointments for registration for students who are current WRDSB students, or who are new to our area, will be starting Wednesday, August 30th, 2023.  Please email to set up the appointment and indicate your child’s name, grade in September, the school they are coming from, and current address.  Please ensure you bring your child’s birth certificate, proof of address, and transcript from the previous school with you for the appointment.

Have a safe and happy summer Hawks!!!



  • If you have been registered in a WRDSB school at any time, please contact the Guidance department for registration to begin the process and to choose courses.
  • If you are a student who has never attended a WRDSB school:
Thanks and we look forward to meeting you,
JHSS Guidance Department

If you aren’t already part of one of the guidance Google classrooms, please use the appropriate code to join!  These classrooms will be used throughout the remainder of the year to provide important updates, etc. from JHSS guidance!

Class of 2024 (grade 12) – sb7pkys

Class of 2025 (grade 11) – yvukyhj

Class of 2026 (grade 10) – 2jijymb

Class of 2027 (Grade 9) – g7glgkr

Guidance Appointments

To make a Guidance appointment, please click on this  link

JHSS Supports

Guidance Counsellors

Mrs. Skowron, Head of Guidance

(G, H, I, N, O, P, Q, R, S)

X 5525

Mrs. Ruppenthal (A, B, C, D, E, F, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z)

X 5526

Mrs. Macallum (J, K, L, M)

X 5530

Guidance Secretary

Mrs. Hobson

X 5520

Child and Youth Workers (CYW) 

Mrs. Pitts  (A-G)

X 5661

Mrs. Leblanc (H-Z)

X 5659

Social Worker

Cheryl Cotten

X 5515


  • Post-secondary planning & school information:
    • career research and planning
    • interest inventories
    • university/college/apprenticeship/job application process
  • Course selections
  • Class concerns – class work/teacher concerns/student concerns
  • Study skills/work habits
  • Student exchange programs
  • Summer school, E-learning & night school
  • Personal support
  • Volunteering:
  • Job search:

Appointments with your Guidance Counsellor

Students are strongly encouraged to visit the MyBlueprint site regularly to complete recommended tasks and work on their high school planner/post-secondary research.  This website provides many helpful resources for students to plan high school courses, research potential post-secondary pathways and discover personal skills, interests, and more!  It includes direct links to post-secondary programs, financial literacy resources, resume/cover letter tools, and employment information!  CHECK IT OUT!   To access the site, use your WRDSB school account login/password.