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Welcome to SJA Virtual Guidance Office!

We are here to help and support you. You will find on this website many links to answer your questions and places who offer assistance in many different areas.

You can also make an appointment with your guidance counsellor during your study period or if you do not have a study period, select a time that is easier for you to miss class. To book an appointment write you name in the binder of your guidance counsellor for the day and time you would like to meet.

 

PPT OF GRADE 9 COURSE SELECTION FOR STUDENTS and FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS are at the bottom of this page.

PPT of GRADE 10 AND 11 COURSE SELECTION is also at the bottow of this page.

StFX is offering non-credit, math and English university preparation courses online this summer. They are intended to assist individuals who may find university level math courses a challenge or want to improve their writing skills. http://sites.stfx.ca/continuingeducation/

MUN is offering Summer Orientation for Academic Readiness. This two-day program will allow student to develop friendships, meet faculty and become familiar with the St. John<s campus. $90 fee which covers accommodations, food and activities. www.mun.ca/student/leadership/soar/index.php?utm_source=exact-target&utm_medium=email&utm_content=body-link&utm_campaign=soar-f18-gc-may-2017

Summer Writing Workshop at SMU Get a head start on university. Aug. 15 & 16, 2017 $200 Meals and materials included. www.eply.com/sww2017

Emploi d'été avec radio OUI 98,5 Aider à optimiser les outils techniques et contribuer à la production de capsules et d'émissions. Voir affiche dans la fenêtre du bureau de Student Services.

Summer Social Skills Day Camp Bridgeway academy. July 4 - Aug. 24, 2017. Full 8 weeks or individual week. www.bridgeway-academy.com

Women inScience and Engineering - Demystifying DNA May 16 Student ages 13-15. MSVU 10:00-11:30 www.WISEatlantic.ca Girls Get WISE Science Summer Camp  28-31 August ages 15-16 Registration opens on May 11 http://wiseatlantic.ca/SummerCamps.asp

Virtual Reality Workplace Experiences Explore fascinating workplaces across the country with 360 degrees videos http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/virtual-reality-workplace-tours

Interested in Marine Communications and Traffic Services? Applications are now being accepted. 6 month course all expenses paid at the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney, NS. https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicatnt/page1800?poster=1016490&toggleLanguage-en

Encounters with Canada 2017-18 1 week in Ottawa to explore a of 14 themes that students are interested in. They have some promotional discounts until May 1st. https://www.ewc-rdc.ca

Canadian Parents for French camps: There are week-long overnight camps available that cover a range of French levels and activities. All camps provide a great oppotunity for kids to learn and reinforce language skills over the summer. For more info and application forms, visit ns.cpf.ca or call 902-453-2048 or 1-877-273-5233. Register at http://ns.cpf.ca/activities/youth-activities/camps

Actuarial Science Camp July 9 to 14 in Annville PA www.lvc.edu.academics/summer-community-programming/actuarial-science-camp/

Do you love reading? Did you just put on a play? Do you follow politics? Do you dream of being a writer? Do you ever wonder what university might be like? If so, HYP Humanities for Young People is for you. Grade 9-11 July 7-16, 2017 www.hyp.ukings.ca

Need a ride around the Bay? Call BayRides. Affordable, accessible, local transportation. Rides must be booked 24 hours in advance. 902-820-6600www.bayrides.ca

Nova Scotia International Student Program is looking for host family for the 2017-18 school year. Students stay for periods of 2 to 10 months. This is a great opportunity for your family to experience and share culture first hand. For more information, contact International Services at 464-2000 Ext. 2548 ormhurst@hrsb.ns.ca