School Counselling Office

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

 


Our team:

Mr. Cordell Osmond (Last name A-L) cosmond@rockyview.ab.ca

Ms. Erin Duggan (Last name M-Z) eduggan@rockyview.ab.ca

 

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

  • Academic 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 or WALK IN (Tuesday and Thursdays 1-3:30pm at AHS Annex Building)
  • Health Link: 811
  • Distress Centre: Phone 403-266-4357 (24 hrs) or online counselling @ www.distresscentre.com
  • 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 info@centreforsexuality.ca
  • Calgary Hospice Children's Grief Counsellinghttps://www.hospicecalgary.ca/childrens-grief-centre
  • Non Suicidal Self Injury Parent Information Sheet click here

 

Community Services Guide for Youth

 

 

Apply for Mechanics 10-20-30 at Cam Clark Ford:

http://rvsclc.rockyview.ab.ca/programs/mechanics

 

My Blueprint

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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.

https://www.myblueprint.ca/

Activation code for new users: "mustangs"

 

MY PASS

All students must register by their gr 12 year.

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

https://public.education.alberta.ca/PASI/myPass/Welcome/Index

Click here for instructions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3VGsnrhIg4

 

 

High School Diploma Requirements:

Alberta High School Diploma Requirements:

https://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mychildslearning/alberta_high_school_diploma.html

 

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.

https://studentaid.alberta.ca/

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!

https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/alexander-rutherford-scholarship/course-requirements/

 

Main Scholarship Websites

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

  • Scholartree.ca
  • Scholarshipscanada.com
  • yconic.com

 

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.

 

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