Student Services

Information on registration, post-secondary planning, career planning, and student support.

School Counselling Office

Welcome to the GMHS School Counselling Department. Our office is located on the first floor, room 1002.


Our team:

Ms. Sonya Quinlan-Jacob (Last Name A-L)

phone Ext:6161

To book an appointment please see link below.

Ms. Katelyn Grimbly  (Last Name M-Z)

phone Ext: 6116

To book an appointment please see link below.


Please feel free to e-mail or book an appointment with the School Counselling Department. As School Counsellors, we are here to assist students in the following areas:

  • Academic Advising
  • Career/Post Secondary Advising
  • Timetable Setup and Changes
  • Personal Counselling
  • Referrals to outside counselling and other resources


Mental Health and Community Supports

Some common numbers we provide to student's and their families to access Mental Health Supports in the community include:

  • Access Mental Health: call 403-943-1500
  • Health Link: 811
  • Distress Centre: Phone 403-266-4357 (24 hrs) or online counselling @
  • Free 24 Hour Family Violence Helpline: 403-234-7233 (SAFE) to speak with a counsellor or to access the Child, Youth and Family Support Programs or other appropriate services.
  • Woods Homes CRT: Text: 587-315-5000 (24 hrs) or Phone: 1-800-563-6106
  • Connect Teen: Phone 403-264-8336 (24 hrs) or Text: 587-333-2724 (Evenings/Weekends)
  • Kid's Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 (24 hr, bilingual)
  • Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-784-2433 (24 hrs)
  • Centre for Sexuality: Phone: 403-283-5580
  • Calgary Hospice Children's Grief Counselling
  • Non Suicidal Self Injury Parent Information Sheet click here
  • Reccovery Access Alberta: Centralized access point to provincial addiction treatment. This is a matching tool based on self-selected criteria. https;//


Community Services Guide for Youth



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My Blueprint


My Blueprint is a one stop shop for information on post-secondary and career pursuits. Includes information on post-secondary programs and their admission requirements, scholarships and exploring career paths! Students and parents can create profiles.

Activation code for new users: "mustangs"



All students must register by their grade 12 year.

My Pass Instructions- Get you High School Transcripts and register for Diploma Rewrites:

Click here for instructions


High School Diploma Requirements:

Alberta High School Diploma Requirements:


How to finance your Post-Secondary Education:

Alberta Student Aid

This Government of Alberta website will provide you with information to applying for scholarships, like the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship and provide you with information on student loans.

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

If you are wondering how your averages are calculated for the Rutherford scholarship, please visit this link! It is especially helpful for those of you wondering how taking -1 or -2 classes effect your averages!


Federal/Provincial Grant for Post-Secondary Students with Permanent Disabilities - Alberta

If you have a documented permanent disability and are attending post-secondary studies, you may be eligible to receive more student aid. You must include medical documents with your first application. Information and eligibility details can be found here


Main Scholarship Websites

Student's can use these external websites to create profiles and access thousands of scholarships available!



Rockyview Schools Scholarships

  • Rocky View Teachers' Scholarships (for students graduating with a Certificate of Achievement)

To be awarded to students with an active apprenticeship ID number or entering the first or second year of study in a full time post secondary program.  The award is made on the basis of final grades obtained on 36 credits as specified on application form.  Award varies.  Application available from your school counsellor.

  • Rocky View Teachers' Scholarships (for students graduating with a High School Diploma)

Must attend a Post-Secondary Program.  Must have an 80% average (totaling 25 credits) in their best grade 12 subjects or advanced 3000 level CTS marks.  One subject must be English 30-1 or 30-2.  Award varies.  Applications available from your school counsellor.


Scholarhip Opportunity for students in Foster Care

Storwell Self Storage offers an annual bursary of $2,000 to support foster children as they pursue their post-secondary education and to help them as they progress into a new and exciting stage of their lives. This is the direct link to the online application, which outlines all eligibility requirements:

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Guidance Resources

Counselling, Peer Support, Steppingstones

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My Pass Instructions

Please use this information to register for diploma exams and to request transcripts.

myPass-instructions 2016.pdf — PDF document, 979 kB (1003170 bytes)

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