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Guidance

 Welcome to the Maple High School

Guidance Webpage!

 
 
 
 

​​Mr. Weinstock Ext. 156 ​A - Di

​Ms. James Ext. 333 ​Do - Ke

Ms. Gunarajah​ Ext. 128 ​Kh - Na (plus Student Success)
Mr. Luong​ ​​Ext. 155 ​Ne - Ri (plus​ Interanational Students)
​Ms. Khatri ​Ext. 154 Ro - Z

​Ms. Mansonhing ​​​Ext. 125 ​Student Success

Ms. Carinci​ ​​Ext. 129 ​Guidance Secretary

 

 

 Important (but TENTATIVE) 2020-2021 Dates and Information 

  • College Application Workshop - October 22, 2020 via Google Meet at 11:45 a.m. (Google Meet Link will be on the 'Maple Grads 2021' Google Classroom)
  • University Application Workshop - October 23, 2020 via Google Meet at 11:45 a.m. (Google Meet Link will be on the 'Maple Grads 2021' Google Classroom)​
  • Ontario Colleges Virtual Fair - November 4 & 5, 2020
  • Post Secondary Fair - Maple HS - November 5, 2020, 7pm - cancelled
  • Take Our Kids to Work Day - November 4, 2020
  • Deadline to apply to an Ontario University - January 15, 2021
  • Equal Consideration Date for applying to an Ontario College - February 1, 2021
  • Course Selections must be sub​mitted in myPathwayPlanner (myBlueprint) - February 24, 2021
  • Commencement (Virtual Ceremony) - November 26, 2020

 


 


 

About Applying Onl​ine to College - instructions for students applying to college programs for September 2021 

College Application Video Tutorial for college entry - September 2021

About Applying Online to University​  - instructions for students applying to university programs for September 2021

University Application PowerPoint for university entry - September 2021
 
SAT information sheet and ACT information sheet for U.S. university applications

 

 

To submit Community Involvement Hours:

 

  • Please log into your browser with your GAPPs​ login and password, and fill in and submit the Google Form found here
  • Please ensure that the ​Notification and Completion of Community Involvement Activities Form has been completed fully and signed.  If you have all of the necessary information, including signatures and contact information, in a different format (i.e., on the organization's letterhead), you can submit this instead of the Notification and Completion of Community Involvement Activities Form.
  • Please ensure you are accessible at the phone number you provide.  The Guidance Department may need to speak with you directly for clarification.  Also, ensure that you answer calls from "Private", "Blocked" or "Unknown Callers" as we may or may not be calling from the Guidance Office at Maple High School.
  • Please also note that we may contact organizations to verify community involvement hours information.  The expectation is that all information submitted is accurate and reflective of your community involvement activities.​

 
The Google Form allows you to upload one ​Notification and Completion of Community Involvement Activities Form.  All hours compiled on one Notification and Completion of Community Involvement Activities Form, even if they are from different organizations, can be submitted together.  If you have multiple Notification and Completion of Community Involvement Activities Forms, you will need to submit multiple Google Forms to have the information recorded on your file.​

 


 


Scholarship and Bursary information can be found on the "Paying for Postsecondary" tab from the left-hand menu on this page.


 

How to Apply for OSAP - Youtube video


 

The 2020-2021 OSAP application is now open!

 

If you’re a full-time student making your first OSAP application for the 2020-21 school year, you’ll need to complete a short information session presented just before you start your application.

The session will help you understand:

  • how OSAP works
  • your roles and responsibilities if you become an OSAP recipient
  • basic financial information to support you through your postsecondary education (for example, creating a budget, understanding credit and debt)

How the module works

The module contains short, self-study sections with information you must read before you start your OSAP application. At the end of each section, you will be asked to answer a question about what you’ve just read.

Correct answers let you move to the next section of the module. When you’ve finished the information module, your OSAP application will open.

You can log in and out of the module at any time, and your progress will be saved.

If you choose to complete the module in one sitting, it will take you approximately 15 minutes.

Only full-time students making their first OSAP application for the 2020-21 school year, need to complete this module. If you choose to reapply to OSAP for the 2020-21 school year, you will not need to complete this module again.


 


 

 

 

 

In our changing society, new life experiences are everyday occurrences.  In order to cope with the increasing number of factors influencing young lives, counsellors are available in the Maple High School Guidance Department to assist students in making informed decisions regarding their educational, vocational, and personal concerns. 

Guidance and Career Education offers to students, teachers, parents, and the community a variety of services and programs.  We look forward to being of assistance to you throughout the coming year.

 
Counselling: Counselling is available on a one-to-one basis, with counsellors available to assist the students in planning and working toward their educational and career goals, and to help them resolve their personal and social difficulties.
 
Group Instructions: Counsellors will provide classroom instruction and/or small group seminars related to educational and career planning, study and examination skills, and orientation to secondary and post-secondary environments.
 
Liaison Support: The counsellor provides a communication and resource link to local elementary schools, to social service agencies in the community, to part-time and full-time employment opportunities, and to post-secondary educational and career facilities including apprenticeship programs, colleges (public and private), and universities.
 
Career Resources: Students are encouraged to come to the Guidance Department to make appointments with their alpha counselor.  Parents are invited to take an active role in their child’s educational and career planning decisions.  Interviews with Guidance Department personnel may be arranged by calling the school.  Information on careers and post-secondary education is available in the career centre. 
 
Course Changes
The selection of courses is the responsibility of the student in conjunction with his/her parent or guardian where appropriate.  Course selections are normally done in February for the following year.  Subject teachers and guidance counsellors are available to provide valuable assistance to students.  Once courses are selected it is very difficult to make changes as staffing and timetabling are driven by initial student choices.  They will only be made for sound educational reasons.
 
A student may request a change in the level of difficulty in a course provided this is done no later than one week after report cards are distributed in November and April.  It should be noted that level of difficulty changes might be contingent on space available in the desired class. 

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