Ms. J. Cantwell
Mrs. R. Gill
Ms. D. Pasin
Get to know your counsellor, and donâ€™t be afraid to make an appointment if you need help. You can make an appointment with the counsellor before school, at noon, or after school, or by leaving an appointment request form in the counselling area.
Counsellors can help you and your parents in the following ways:
- Orientation to the school.
- Individual counselling of a social or personal nature.
- Guidance in course selection and timetables.
- Information for educational planning.
- A liaison between students, teachers, and parents.
- Referral to community and professional services.
LIBRARIAN LIBRARY TECHNICIAN
Mrs. W. Phillips/Mr. McBurney Mrs. R. Hercus
The library is open before school, at lunch and after school. All students are given a library orientation session early in the school year. If you happen to miss the session, the Librarian will be pleased to help you personally.
Ms. M. Lieffering, Mrs. T. Aldridge, and Mrs. T. Sedola
Secretaries do a variety of jobs for you, including answering general questions regarding school activities, signing you into the school if you are late, confirming permission for early dismissals, preparing and printing your report cards and transcripts and phoning home when you are absent.
Mrs. Y. Semotiuk/Mrs. I. Trouw
The Business Assistants office is located in the main office. She is the person to see if you are asked to submit any money owing to the school or if you have any questions about your locker or textbooks.
Ms. M. Mayer
The Career Centre is part of the Counselling Department. It offers students an opportunity to explore career and post-secondary options and to obtain information and/or applications on the following: labour market trends, careers, post-secondary programs, Language Proficiency Index (LPI)), TOEFL, SAT, ACT, scholarships, exchange programs and employment or volunteer opportunities. Students may also be able to sign out some of the post secondary calendars. The career centre is open two days a week. Please see the schedule posted on the door.
Educational Assistants support individual and small groups of students in their classes and around the school during breaks.
NOON HOUR SUPERVISORS
Three noon hour supervisors support students by helping to ensure that students are safe during the lunch break.
Mr. D. Isley, Daytime Custodian
The custodians, Mr. Isley, 2 evening and 2 night custodians, do a lot of work to keep the building clean and livable. You can help them just by picking up your own garbage and reporting any spills. If your locker is stuck or broken, they can assist you.
The school nurse is a resource to students and teachers providing information and counselling on topics such as nutrition, illness, immunization, lifestyle, and community resources. The nurse is at the school one morning a week. When not at the school, the nurse can be reached by phone at 604 233-3150.
R.C.M.P. LIAISON OFFICER
An R.C.M.P. Liaison Officer is assigned to every secondary school in the Richmond School District. The objectives of the Liaison program are to:
- promote a positive image of policing among the young people and enhance their knowledge and appreciation of the Criminal Justice System.
- promote Crime Prevention and Public Safety programs within the ten secondary schools.
- promote a visible deterrent to the undesirable elements that may trespass and / or affect the peace and security of school.
In addition, our Liaison Officer speaks to classes and provides advice and support to anyone who needs it. Students may leave messages for our R.C.M.P. Liaison Officer in the Liaison Officerâ€™s mailbox in the main office.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
Chimo Youth Counselling Program 604-279-7077
CHIMO Crisis Line (English) 604-279-7070
Richmond Health Department Youth Clinic 604-233-3150