STL Guidance Department

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2016-2017 Guidance Department Staff

Brian Knuff

Department Head

Counsellor for students

A - Choi

Lisa Joseph

Counsellor for students

Chong - F

Tiziana Hayhoe

Counsellor for students

G - K

Ernmond Wong

Counsellor for students

L - O

Germaine Falzone

Counsellor for students

P - Shin

Tanya Emmanuel

Counsellor for students

Shiri - Z

Anna DiRezze

Guidance Secretary

Attention: Graduating Grade 12's

It is YOUR responsibility to ensure that the marks you have earned (midterm & final) have been accurately posted at Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) and Ontario Colleges. (please refer to page S8 in the Student Agenda)

How To Book A Guidance Appointment with your Counsellor

  • Before school, after school, or during your lunch, (but not during class time); go to Guidance Office. See Mrs. DiRezze to complete an appointment slip.
  • During your homeroom class, your teacher will give you appointment slip with the time of your appointment.
  • If the appointment is during a class period, show your teacher the appointment slip. Bring the slip to the meeting. At the end of your meeting, the counsellor will sign the slip and write in the time you left the Guidance office.
  • Show the slip to your teacher when you return to class
  • Attempts to accommodate parent appointment availability can also be made

Staying Informed

The Guidance Department disseminates information to the students of St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS through one or more of the following vehicles:

  • PA announcements
  • In school presentations
  • Bulletin boards found outside of the Guidance office
  • Resource materials located in the Guidance Office
  • Guest speakers, representatives from post secondary institutions, etc.
  • Field trips

The counsellor's role is to counsel and to help (provide guidance), not to decide for students. Students are encouraged to make use of various planning tools in order to make informed decisions about their pathways. Counsellors may also provide referrals, and liaison with community social service agencies when necessary.

Guidance Curriculum

The Guidance Department is responsible for delivering the compulsory grade 10 Career Studies course coded GLC 2O1. This course is designed to guide students through an inquiry process that they will use to develop their personal career and life planning. Student progress will be assessed based on the four achievement categories as outlined by the Ministry of Education for the province of Ontario. Ministry of Education’s Guidance and Career Education curriculum document.

The GLC2O1 Course outline is given to all students at the start of the course.

Education, Career/Life Planning Program promotional flyer...click here.

Guidance News:

Specialist High Skills Major: For more information regarding STL's Information Communication Technology SHSM program visit:

Scholarship Link: See Scholarship Info sheet below

eLearn Courses: Available for Grade 11 and 12 only. Please refer to the following google site. Click here

Post-Secondary:

i) OUAC Fair Sept. 23/24 Metro Toronto Convention Centre

ii) OCAS Fair Sept. 24/25 Enercare Centre

iii) STL/Jean Vanier Post-Secondary Fair Oct. 12 (@JV)

***Last Day to change Grade 11/12 Semester 1 courses: Friday Sept 15th.

Scholarship:Click Here



Student Copy Scholarship 2018.docx