Mrs. Corey Parsons

Counsellor for students with surname A-G &  02 Programcparsons@hrce.caPhone: (not texting): 902-826-3222 ext.  7901053

Mrs. Jennifer BanksCounsellor for students with surname H-McJBanks@hrce.caPhone: (not texting): 902-826-3222 ext.  7901051

Mme  Julie Mireault-Wiseman

Counsellor for students with surname Me-Z & NSISP studentsjwiseman@hrce.caPhone: (not texting): 902-826-3222 ext. 7901054

Ms. Carlene Nowek

Administrative Assistant Student Servicescarlene.nowek@hrce.caPhone: (not texting): 902-826-3222 ext. 7901052

Counselling & Student Services

Welcome to Bay View High School Counselling and Student Services.  You will find many links on this site to answer your questions and/or to offer assistance in many different areas.  As Counsellors, we are here to help and support students' personal, social, academic and career development and to provide youth with the opportunities to achieve their true potential.

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT  visit us in the school counselling office and write your name in our appointment books. Remember the day and time, as we don't call into classes. 

COUNSELLING GOOGLE CLASSROOMS: Join to get the latest information about post-secondary, scholarships, opportunities, and jobs. 

Grade 10-11 code: ux43xwd 

Grade 12 code: zw3bnmx 


Applying to Nova Scotia post-secondary institutions? Simply include your ten digit student number with your application and you are not required to send transcripts. 

Applying to out-of-province post-secondary institutions? Please fill out the google form here, above and Tanya Pelley, our school counselling secretary, will email it for you. 

The Post-secondary institutions are asking you allow approximately two to three weeks for your transcript to be attached to your application.

The application deadline for entrance scholarships at most universities is March 1st, and NSCC is March 15th. It is the student's responsibility to check those deadlines on the post-secondary website of their choice. 


If you graduated, or attended SJA/BVH, since 2012, and you are applying to Nova Scotia post-secondary institutions, simply include your ten digit student number with your application and you are not required to send transcripts. 

For all others, please complete the form here.   

Please allow 3-5 business days for transcripts to be completed. 

Community resources for youth:

Mental Health Supports:

Kids Help Phone: Text CONNECT to 686868 OR Call 1-800-668- 6868

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team: 902-429-8167

IWK Mental Health: Visit HERE (  OR Call 902-464-4110 and press 1 to book an appointment

Togetherall: Visit HERE (ages 16+) 

Hope for Wellness Helpline: Call 1-855-242-3310 OR visit WEBSITE 

Black Youth Helpline: visit WEBSITE  OR 1-833-294-8650

General Health Supports

811: visit WEBSITE  OR Call 811

Cobequid Youth Health Services: 902-869-6131, 902-869-6106 or 902-869-7107

IWK Emergency Department: 1-888-470-5888 OR 911

Sexual Health Supports

Halifax Sexual Health Centre: visit WEBSITE  OR call 902-455- 9656STI

NS Women’s Choice Clinic: 1-833-352-0179

Sexual Health Website: visit HERE 

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre: visit WEBSITE  OR 902-422- 4240

Youth Project: visit HERE 

Crisis, Housing & Food Supports

FEED NS: 902-457-1900

Phoenix Youth Services: visit WEBSITE  OR 902-818-5737

211: visit HERE 

HRCE SchoolsPlus offers families and students: Confidential services, Support to ensure student success, Help finding the right services & programs. Contact Sherry Battiste at 902-471-2445 or 

THE FOOD BOX PROGRAM If your family is in need of food as a result of school closures, please dial 2-1-1 on Monday-Friday between 8am-8pm. A 211 navigator will take your information and arrange for a food box to be delivered to your home free of charge by Feed Nova Scotia. 

Parent Navigators Do you have questions about supports available for your child? Are you wondering where to turn? HRCE’s Parent Navigators can guide you! Missy Searl and Zach Garcia are available to help you find the support that you or your child may need to achieve success, inside and outside of school. They will chat with you over the phone, via email or a ZOOM meeting. They will help guide and connect you with the most appropriate services and resources. They will be your co-pilots. Missy Searl 902-464-2000 x4362 and Zach Garcia 902-464-2000 x4361

Looking for Host Families for International Students 2023-24

The Nova Scotia International Student Program through the Halifax Regional Center for Education, is currently looking for host families in the Bay View High School area. We have students arriving for September 2022 from over 32 countries. The students are grades 8-12, and will live in your home and go to school in the area you live. If you are interested in hearing more about the opportunity of hosting a student in your home, please contact Janet Gates at   for more information.