The guidance office is a comfortable and welcoming environment for students and families - a place where you can obtain information and support. The secondary school guidance department serves the school community in a variety of ways:

  • Supports students in academic planning and course selection
  • Helps students seek out special pathways programs in secondary school that support their learning styles, interests and needs
  • Helps individual students to envision a plan for post-secondary and target some short- and long-term goals
  • Provides information about all post-secondary and career pathways
  • Supports students in establishing effective study habits and exam preparation
  • Coaches in career/life planning, including college and university scholarship application process
  • Supports students with life skills like decision-making, problem-solving, conflict resolution, stress and time management and relationship awareness
  • Provides personal support and referrals to community resources


Contact Us:

Our guidance office is open Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.



Mr. Patrick Manson:

Guidance Curriculum Co-Lead

(Last Names A - K)

705-424-5030 ext: 43771

[email protected]

Mr. Manson

Ms. Jennifer Mansfield-Oehm:

Guidance Curriculum Co-Lead

(Last Names L - Z)

705-424-5030 ext: 43770

[email protected]

Ms. Mansfield-Oehm

Mrs. Kristen Neale:

Guidance Admin-Support

705-424-5030 ext: 43768

[email protected]


Mrs. Cathy Bidwell:

Social Work Services

705-424-5030 ext: 43769

[email protected]



Graduation Coaches:


Simone Shears

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

[email protected]


Don Latondress

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

[email protected]


Roxann Whittingham

Graduation Coach for black students

[email protected]


Jacob Mcnamara

Elementary Student Success Teacher

[email protected]


Colleen Moreau

Graduation Coach for Indigenous Students

[email protected]



Timetable Changes:

Welcome Back Timberwolves!  Most timetable requests for the 2023-24 school year were accommodated in the spring. However, if you were unable to make a timetable request before the end of the school year, we ask that you complete the course change request form below.  The form will be available to complete starting on the first day of school, September 5, 2023. Timetable changes will only be considered if they are for a valid reason (ie. missing a course, level change, etc). It is important that you use the Google Form to communicate with us, as this is a central place that will enable us to work through your timetable issues in a prompt manner. While making your timetable changes, we will contact you directly should we have any questions. Otherwise, please continue to monitor your PowerSchool app for your updated schedule. Thank you for your patience and understanding.



Click here to access the 2023-2024 Course Calendar:

2023 calendar


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