Student Services

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Student Services/Guidance

At Adult High School, the Student Services Department is here to help students plan their high school and post secondary education, and to help them achieve their education and career goals. The student services department is a good first contact point to help students deal with personal issues that might compromise their goals. 

Head of Student Services:
Shannon Hendrycks
Counsellors: Bill Clarke 
Dan Refausse 
Krista Simonett
Guidance Technician: Debbie Davidson
Guidance Office Assistant: Jennifer Justa

Services Available:

  • Educational Planning
  • Career Counselling/Resources
  • Post-Secondary Planning/Information
  • Personal Counselling/Referrals

Support Personnel:

  • Nurse: Laura Kollemberg
  • Psychologist: Jessica Kurta
  • Social Worker: Victoria Hasbani
  • School Resource Officer: Lauren Dupasquier
  • Multicultural Liaison Officer: Susan Al-Riffai
  • Rideauwood Counsellor: Adam Kayiwa


AHS students are assigned a counsellor according to the first letter of the student's last name.   For counselling and Education Plans:

          A-E: Krista Simonett

          F-M: Dan Refausse

          N-Z: Bill Clarke

For PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition), a student must have an Education Plan prior to booking a PLAR appointment:

          A-Z - Shannon Hendrycks

Students can book an appointment with their counsellor by clicking on the links below:

Krista (A-E)
Dan (F-M)
Bill (N-Z)

Counsellors will request appointments with a student when there is some concern.

a)  AHS Post Secondary
b)  January 2019 Grads
c)  June Grad Info
d)  PLAR


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