2020-21 Planning Guide

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Which Counsellor Should You See?

Guidance counsellors continue to be available to students requiring support. Please email your guidance counselllor to set up a phone or skype conversation. We will be sharing some mental health supports to our students and their famlilies.

Guidance counsellors are assigned based on the first letter of your last name.

A-F 

Mr. Oakes groakes@cbe.ab.ca

G-L 

Ms. Murray kkmurray@cbe.ab.ca

M-R

Mrs. Alladin kaalladin@cbe.ab.ca

S-Z

Mrs. Chan lochan@cbe.ab.ca

Student Services is staffed with four full-time Guidance Counsellors, one part-time Guidance Counsellor and a full-time Student Services Secretary. Guidance Counsellors are available to provide personal, educational and career counseling.

Our Work Experience teacher, Mrs. Behrens, also works with scholarships. She will provide information on scholarships, grants, bursaries and student loans. She is located in the library.

Making Appointments

To make an appointment, go to the Student Services office located behind the main office. Let Mrs. Austin know that you would like to make an appointment, and she will book you one with your Guidance Counsellor in the period that works best with your schedule. Fill out the green Student Services appointment slip which will enable you to be excused from the class during the time of your appointment. You must get permission from the class teacher to leave. Please check in with the secretary when you enter the Student Services Office. Please book appointments before school, at lunch, or after school (not during class).

Resource Officer

Constable Friesen, a member of the Calgary Police Service, is assigned to Churchill. He will assist students in a variety of ways, including legal advice, classroom presentations on numerous topics and one-to-one consultation with students. Constable Courchesney’s main role is to assist students and improve police and school communications. His office is located in the zebra hallway.

School Nurse

Mrs. Linda Garden is the school nurse and is frequently at Sir Winston Churchill throughout the school year. She is available to answer any health related questions or concerns you may have. If you want to be in touch with her, let your Guidance Counsellor know, and they will assist you.

The Learning Centre

The Learning Centre is located in Room 101. This centre is staffed with resource teachers and educational assistants. This area is open all day, including before and after school and at lunch. The Learning Centre hours are from 7:30 AM to 3:45 PM. If you need some extra help, please feel free to drop in. If you have an IPP we encourage students to stop by and meet the team in the learning centre if you haven't already.

School Psychologist

We are very fortunate to have access to a school psychologist here at Churchill. Andrea Laughlin has been assigned to this position. The first step is for you to connect with your guidance counsellor. Referrals to the psychologist are then made through your guidance counsellor, and prioritized based on school needs.

Graduation Coach

Our graduation coach will provide assistance to students through academic support and mentorship. Mr. Kerkhovan works with our to our First Nations, Metis and Inuit students in the Chartwell room that is located in the library. This room will be a place for students to work quietly to complete credits that are needed for high school graduation. Support is provided for all subjects while credit recovery is also an option based on approval from your Guidance Counsellor and teacher.

Tutorials

  • 8:15 AM – 8:50 AM (Monday – Thursday)
  • So important to get in the habit of attending tutorials early on
  • Great opportunity to connect with your teacher to check understanding or look for clarification on homework or assignments.

Mentorship Program

To help ease the transition to SWC we developed the grade 10 mentoring program, we made every effort to match each incoming grade 10 students with a mentor who can provide information about the school and who can provide support when needed. If you have not been matched to a mentor, please see Mrs. Austin in Student Services and she will make arrangements to connect you with a mentor.

Transfer Requests

All students requesting a transfer from one Calgary Board of Education high school to another must complete a Transfer Request: High School form.

ELL/ESL Support

ELL/ESL students who desire extra language assistance must attend morning subject tutorials on a regular basis as recommended by their subject area teachers. Additional support is available in the Learning Resource Centre before school, during the lunch hour, and after school. Students who do not access extra time support throughout each of the semesters will be denied extra time support for final exams and Alberta Education diploma exams.

Alberta High School Diploma Graduation Requirements

Please visit our Academic Guidelines page to learn more.

Post-Secondary Research

As mentioned in the grade meeting, myBlueprint is a fantastic resource to support you in your post-secondary research. You can access myblueprint from your cell phones and tablets as well. More information is available on our Career Centre page.

Student Services

2020-21 Planning Guide

Click on link in bottom right hand under blue Resources Tab

Which Counsellor Should You See?

Guidance counsellors continue to be available to students requiring support. Please email your guidance counselllor to set up a phone or skype conversation. We will be sharing some mental health supports to our students and their famlilies.

Guidance counsellors are assigned based on the first letter of your last name.

A-F 

Mr. Oakes groakes@cbe.ab.ca

G-L 

Ms. Murray kkmurray@cbe.ab.ca

M-R

Mrs. Alladin kaalladin@cbe.ab.ca

S-Z

Mrs. Chan lochan@cbe.ab.ca

Student Services is staffed with four full-time Guidance Counsellors, one part-time Guidance Counsellor and a full-time Student Services Secretary. Guidance Counsellors are available to provide personal, educational and career counseling.

Our Work Experience teacher, Mrs. Behrens, also works with scholarships. She will provide information on scholarships, grants, bursaries and student loans. She is located in the library.

Making Appointments

To make an appointment, go to the Student Services office located behind the main office. Let Mrs. Austin know that you would like to make an appointment, and she will book you one with your Guidance Counsellor in the period that works best with your schedule. Fill out the green Student Services appointment slip which will enable you to be excused from the class during the time of your appointment. You must get permission from the class teacher to leave. Please check in with the secretary when you enter the Student Services Office. Please book appointments before school, at lunch, or after school (not during class).

Resource Officer

Constable Friesen, a member of the Calgary Police Service, is assigned to Churchill. He will assist students in a variety of ways, including legal advice, classroom presentations on numerous topics and one-to-one consultation with students. Constable Courchesney’s main role is to assist students and improve police and school communications. His office is located in the zebra hallway.

School Nurse

Mrs. Linda Garden is the school nurse and is frequently at Sir Winston Churchill throughout the school year. She is available to answer any health related questions or concerns you may have. If you want to be in touch with her, let your Guidance Counsellor know, and they will assist you.

The Learning Centre

The Learning Centre is located in Room 101. This centre is staffed with resource teachers and educational assistants. This area is open all day, including before and after school and at lunch. The Learning Centre hours are from 7:30 AM to 3:45 PM. If you need some extra help, please feel free to drop in. If you have an IPP we encourage students to stop by and meet the team in the learning centre if you haven't already.

School Psychologist

We are very fortunate to have access to a school psychologist here at Churchill. Andrea Laughlin has been assigned to this position. The first step is for you to connect with your guidance counsellor. Referrals to the psychologist are then made through your guidance counsellor, and prioritized based on school needs.

Graduation Coach

Our graduation coach will provide assistance to students through academic support and mentorship. Mr. Kerkhovan works with our to our First Nations, Metis and Inuit students in the Chartwell room that is located in the library. This room will be a place for students to work quietly to complete credits that are needed for high school graduation. Support is provided for all subjects while credit recovery is also an option based on approval from your Guidance Counsellor and teacher.

Tutorials

  • 8:15 AM – 8:50 AM (Monday – Thursday)
  • So important to get in the habit of attending tutorials early on
  • Great opportunity to connect with your teacher to check understanding or look for clarification on homework or assignments.

Mentorship Program

To help ease the transition to SWC we developed the grade 10 mentoring program, we made every effort to match each incoming grade 10 students with a mentor who can provide information about the school and who can provide support when needed. If you have not been matched to a mentor, please see Mrs. Austin in Student Services and she will make arrangements to connect you with a mentor.

Transfer Requests

All students requesting a transfer from one Calgary Board of Education high school to another must complete a Transfer Request: High School form.

ELL/ESL Support

ELL/ESL students who desire extra language assistance must attend morning subject tutorials on a regular basis as recommended by their subject area teachers. Additional support is available in the Learning Resource Centre before school, during the lunch hour, and after school. Students who do not access extra time support throughout each of the semesters will be denied extra time support for final exams and Alberta Education diploma exams.

Alberta High School Diploma Graduation Requirements

Please visit our Academic Guidelines page to learn more.

Post-Secondary Research

As mentioned in the grade meeting, myBlueprint is a fantastic resource to support you in your post-secondary research. You can access myblueprint from your cell phones and tablets as well. More information is available on our Career Centre page.

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