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May 30
March Break Trip 2018 Parent Information Session

March Break Trip 2018 Parent Information Session:

Thursday, June 1st, 6:30pm in the HVHS lecture theatre (across from the main office)
This session will be for parents of students interested in traveling with the school to Germany, Italy and Switzerland next March Break (March 1st-10th, 2018).
Please come and learn about this exciting learning experience offered to the students of HVHS!
Hope to see you there,
Jennifer Oram & Sonya Moran 
Trip Chaperones

May 26
Attention Grade 11 Students and Parents:  Saint Mary's University Annual Out of Province Event July 22-23rd

Are you a student in Grade 11 and considering attending Saint Mary’s University?  If so, plan to attend the annual Out –of Province Event being held from July 22-Juley23rd.  This event is a great opportunity for grade 11 students to fully experience a university environment and see what Saint Mary’s has to offer.  During the event students and their parents will:

·        Receive complimentary accommodations and meals on campus

·        attend sessions highlighting student services at Saint Mary’s

·        attend a campus tour as well as a guided tour of Halifax


This event is open to all grade 11 students living more than two hours outside of Halifax.  Students can register for the event by emailing: or




Cynthia Smith

Guidance Counsellor

Harbour View High School

305 Douglas Avenue

Saint John, N.B.

E2K 1E5


Phone: 658-5359 /  Fax:  658-4642




May 25
Summer Job Opportunities on the Kingston Peninsula- Application Deadline May 30th

Attention Students:

Are you looking for a summer job and interested in working on the beautiful Kingston Peninsula?  If so, check out the following employment opportunities currently available.  Don’t delay, apply today as applications close for some positions on May 30th


Summer Employment on the Kingston Peninsula


Peninsula Heritage invites applications for a number of employment opportunities at either the John Fisher Memorial Museum and/or 1810 Carter House Tea Room. Currently we have 4 positions: 2 Site Managers & 2 Host - Guide positions. All positions run from June 25th to August 26th inclusive. Salary is $11 or $12 an hour, depending upon experience. Hours are Tuesday to Saturday, daytime hours.


Note: As our funding falls under different programs we will receive and evaluate applications from students who are returning to school in September, both high school and post-secondary, as well as applicants between the ages of 18 to 29 years. This latter group does not have to be a student nor be returning to school.


Host - Guide positions

Responsibilities will include: Welcoming visitors to the tea room and museum; food handling and preparation, serving, and housekeeping duties. As well, you must be able to stimulate visitors interest in our local history and heritage; provide information on other sites and activities occurring on the Peninsula and provide tours of Carter House and the Museum.


Qualifications: Able to work collaboratively with people of all ages; demonstrate skills and values of the hospitality sector; have an interest in local heritage and history and have the ability to engage visitors and stimulate their interest in our sites. Previous food handling, preparation and serving experience are a definite asset.


Site Manager positions

Responsibilities will include: Assisting with the daily activities of the Peninsula Heritage site including operation of the tea room and kitchen (see Host - Guide responsibilities), scheduling and supervision of summer staff. As well you will be asked to be involved in the design and delivery of special Canada 150 events as well as providing tours of both sites. Site Managers will also be required to assist our Host - Guides, as needed.


Send all resumes to on or before May 30th, 2017. Interviews will be scheduled for the week of June 5th.


Summer Job

Peninsula Heritage Archive Assistant

Kingston,an historical Loyalist community in southern New Brunswick, is home to the Peninsula Heritage John Fisher Memorial Museum and Archives. The Archive Assistant will help build the Peninsula Heritage Archives, established in 2016, into an accessible research resource. The incumbent will assist a team of community volunteers to preserve, arrange and describe archival resources making them available to the public on site and through the digital archive.Collaborating with a team of volunteers and summer students, the assistant will enhance public access and interest in our heritage.

This position is of particular interest to students pursuing archival management, Canadian history and rural development.

To apply, please submit a resume and covering letter by June 2, 2017 to:


Applicants must be students between 16 & 30.

The position is for 14 weeks, 35 hours/wk, $12/hr


Cynthia Smith

Guidance Counsellor

Harbour View High School

305 Douglas Avenue

Saint John, N.B.

E2K 1E5

 Phone: 658-5359 /  Fax:  658-4642

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April 24
It Takes A Village to Raise A Teen

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On Thursday, May 4th the PSSCs of the four high schools will host their third and final It Takes A Village to Raise A Teen parent session for the year at Harbour View High.

Guest speaker Dr. Daniel Chorney will provide an informative session on anxiety and parenting strategies. 

There will also be a very good mix of professionals from local organizations who provide services for youth who will be on hand before and after to answer any questions specific to access and service.  Some of these include Cdn Mental Health, Gentle Path, Teen Resource Centre, PEER SJ, LINK Program and ISD.  

This session is intended for the parents of middle and high school students, but we welcome parents from any level if they have interest in attending.

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April 20
Professional Engineering Society Presentation for Grades 9-12

​Are you interested in learning more about a career in engineering?  Representatives from the Professional Engineering Society will be here at HVHS on Wednesday, April 26, during our study period, to speak to interested students.  Topics covered will include the different types of engineering, jobs available to graduates of the program, what courses you should be taking in high school to be eligible, and why you should consider engineering.

April 20
UNBSJ Faculty of Computer Science Presentation for Grades 9-12

​The UNBSJ Faculty of Computer Science will be at Harbour View on Wednesday, May 3 during our study period to present to all students interested in learning more about university-level programs in Computer Science.  Please sign up in the guidance area if you are interested in attending this presentation.

April 20
Attention Grade 11 Vikings

Are you considering a post-secondary program at NBCC?  Did you know that you  were eligible to apply beginning  on April 1st for seats in programs beginning in September 2018 and beyond?  If you have not yet applied and are interested in doing so, please see either Ms. Smith or Mrs. Morgan-Ahearn in the guidance department to have your transcript sent.

Are you considering UNB Fredericton  for your post-secondary path?  If so,  please see Ms. Smith in Guidance to register for an upcoming information session on programs available at  UNB Fredericton and campus life.   This session will take place on Friday, May 12th.  Please see Ms. Smith in Guidance for further details.

April 20
New Brunswick Student Financial Assistance Information Session – Tuesday, April 25th 6pm

Are you planning on attending post-secondary education and think you may need to apply for financial assistance to do so?  

Harbour View High will be hosting an information session on the New Brunswick Student Financial Assistance Program on Tuesday, April 25th @ 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  Parents and students are encouraged to attend.  

Schelly Mackinnon,  Educational Liasion Officer with Student Financial Services (Post-Secondary Education, Training and Laborwill provide a detailed overview of the current program available to New Brunswick students and review the application process.  

This session will be of great  importance to any grade 12 student needing assistance for the upcoming school year.  Howeverparents and students of any grade level are welcome to attend. 

April 20
HMCS Brunswicker

Representatives from the HMCS Brunswicker will be visiting Harbour View High on Thursday, April 27th.   

Are you interested in learning more information about opportunities with the  Canadian Armed Forces  including the Military, Navy and Air Force?  If so, plan to attend an information session in the Lecture Theater on Thursday, April 27th @ 11:30 a.m. .   Interested students must sign up in the Guidance Center by Wednesday, April 26th.   

Be sure to attend and gain insight into the many opportunities available with the forces including full time and part- time opportunities for summer employment! 

April 18
Grad Information Sheet 2017
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