St. Marys DCVI Student Services
Booking Guidance Appointments:
Want to meet with a Guidance Counselor to discuss your:
- Planning Your Academic Future
- Personal Concerns/Challenges
- Social Concerns
- Mental Health Concerns
- Addiction Concerns
Your Student Services Team!
Mr. Moore: [email protected]
- Department Head Student Services
- Department Head Physical and Health Education
- Guidance Counselor
- Dual Credit
- Department Head Co Op Education
- Pathways Lead - SHSM
- Ontario Youth Apprenticeship
- Guidance Counselor
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Community Involvement Hours
All students working towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) must complete 40 hours of Community Involvement.
Students can start accumulating their community involvement hours in the summer before entering Grade 9.
Students may wish to consider virtual volunteering, such as connecting with seniors, organizing virtual fundraising events and facilitating discussions with newcomer youth. Outdoor volunteer opportunities could include, for example, picking up litter. Volunteer opportunities can be found in Student Services.
The Ministry is providing increased flexibility in how all secondary students can earn hours. At the principal’s discretion, students may count the following towards their community involvement hours:
- Up to 10 hours of paid employment if a student is 14 years or older and completes a reflection exercise demonstrating how their work contributed to their community
- Community involvement during school time, for example, walking a younger child to and from school or helping younger siblings with school work
- Duties normally performed at home, for example, helping an elderly relative with errands or providing after school care for a sibling
These hours spent in the community are meant to encourage students to:
- Develop an awareness and understanding of civic responsibility
- Understand the role they play and contributions they can make to support and strengthen the community
- Learn more about themselves and possible career opportunities