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​​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

Guidance Office Contact Information

95 Little Avenue, Barrie, ON L4N 2Z4​
Tel: 705-726-2552, "3" (ext. 41609)
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday


Assigned based on last name of student

  • Ms. Evelyn Tigwell, Leader (A-C), ext. 41612
    e-Learning, College 
  • Mr. John Knight, Counsellor (D-G), ext. 41631 
    College, Apprenticeships
  • Ms. Sarah Coleman, Counsellor (H-L), ext. 41614 
    University, SHSM
  • Ms. Lisa Swain, Counsellor (M-R), ext. 41610
    University, Scholarships
  • Ms. Susan Rhee-Schofield, Counsellor (S-Z), ext. 41611
    International Students & Exchange Students