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Bur Oak Guidance 402
Bur Oak Guidance

Welcome to the Bur Oak Secondary School Guidance Department!​

One of the goals of the B.O.S.S. Guidance Department is to prepare our students for life beyon​d high school. To accomplish this we provide a wide range of support, information, guidance, and referrals that are tailored and specific to each student and their academic year. For example, during the fall, much of the work we do with grade 12 students is focused on the preparation and completion of college and university applications; with grade 10 students we concentrate on informing them about career realities and pathway choices. 

We are available to support Bur Oak students with any academic, social, or emotional concerns they may have. The guidance office is open all day and is located beside the main office; students are welcome to come in at any time to make an appointment with a counselor. We are always happy to help - helping our students is our number one priority.

Grade 12s!

Check out our site page just for you!​

Looking for volunteer opportunities? 

Details coming through our board and Guidance Classroom.  Coming Soon!


The Guidance Team:






Dedicated to


Email and Extension

Ethan Milberg


Head of Department

All International Visa Students

Last names S - Z

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Gillian Andersen

All Dual Credit Students

Last names A - K

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Ruth MacSween

All Special Education Students

Last names L - R

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Tiina Krabi


All Specialist High Skills Major Students

Scholarships & Financial Aid

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Carolynn Mar

Administrative Assistant

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Stay Updated:

Please visit this site frequently for updates.  We are currently revisiting our social media communications and will be launching a new system to keep on top of Guidance items by grade and topics in the coming weeks.

How to Book an Appointment:

  • visit the Guidance Office before or after school, on a spare, or during lunch
  • book an appointment with your appropriate counselor in the appointment binder
  • if the appointment is during a class period, write the date and time on the orange appointment slip
  • show the slip to the teacher when leaving or returning to class​​​​​​​​​
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