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October 05
St. Francis Xavier University - Apply for Free Up Until October 10th
Thinking of applying to St. Francis Xavier University?

 Students can apply for free if they do so by October 10th! Their application must also be accompanied by a digital copy of their transcript.  Students should see one of the Guidance Counsellors to obtain their transcript which can be sent by email: admit@stfx.ca

Cynthia Smith
Guidance Counsellor
Harbour View High School
305 Douglas Avenue
Saint John, N.B.
E2K 1E5
 
Phone: 658-5359 /  Fax:  658-4642




October 05
Guidance Events
Potential Graduates  Take Note:

There will be  a number of post-secondary information sessions in the upcoming weeks that will assist you in defining your post-secondary path.  If you are interested in attending any of the information sessions below you must sign up in the Guidance Department and gain permission of the applicable subject teacher. 

Upcoming Guidance Events For Potential Graduates- October / November 2017:

Western University Information Session
Friday, October 6th  @ 11:30-12:30 p.m. Lecture Theater
 Students must sign up in advance and gain permission of their period teacher to attend


University of Alberta Information Session
Wednesday, October 11th @ 9:00 a.m. - Lecture Theater
Students must sign up in advance and gain permission of their period teacher to attend


St. Mary's University Information Session
Friday, October 13th @10:30-11:30 a.m.  Lecture Theater
Students must sign up in advance and gain permission of their period teacher to attend


University of New Brunswick - Saint John and Fredericton Information Session
Monday, October 16th 2:30-3:30 p.m. Lecture Theater
Students must sign up in advance and gain permission of their period teacher to attend



Mount Allison University Information Session
Monday, October 23rd 11:30-12:30 p.m.  Lecture Theater
Students must sign up in advance and gain permission of their period teacher to attend


NBCC Advising Event Tuesday, October 24th
Location:  Guidance Center

Students can sign up in Guidance to book an appointment with the admission officer to gain insight into any programs they are considering or get help with their actual application.


St. Thomas University Information Session / On site Admissions
Monday, October 30th 1:25-2:25 p.m.  Lecture Theater
Students must sign up in advance and gain permission of their period teacher to attend. 
On site admissions will also be offered during this event subject to a fee of $40.  Students must advise Guidance when they sign up if they wish to take part in on site admissions.

Memorial University of Nfld.  Information Session
Thursday, November 16th @ 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Lecture Theater

Students must sign up in advance and gain permission of their period teacher to attend. 


Additional Guidance Events:

Thursday, October 12th Undergraduate Awards- (Period 2 Grades 11 and 12 and Period 3- Grades 9/10). 

Wednesday, November 1st - Take Our Kids to Work - Grade 9 Students

Wednesday, November 1st- Post- Secondary Days Evening Session for Parents and Students @ HMCS Brunswicker- 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Thursday November 2nd Post-Secondary Days -HMCS Brunswicker- (Grades 11 and 12 Students)








Cynthia Smith
Guidance Counsellor
Harbour View High School
305 Douglas Avenue
Saint John, N.B.
E2K 1E5
 
Phone: 658-5359 /  Fax:  658-4642



October 02
Scholarship Opportunities

​Attention Grade 12 students interested in applying for scholarships.  Please bring in an activity/volunteer summary sheet to the guidance office as soon as possible.  Also, current opportunities include the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships (deadline October 25, 2017), Loran Scholars (direct pool applications due October 25, 2017), and TD Scholarships for Community Leadership (deadline November 17, 2017).  Please see the TV in the guidance area for more information.

September 25
Yearbooks 2018
The Back-to-School Campaign to order yearbooks at the special price of $45 is only until October 9th. Make your cover unique by adding personalization and up to 4 free icons for an extra $5.  Price will increase to $55 on October 10th. Order at school or online at jostensyearbooks.com
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:

 

 emma.wicks@smu.ca or recruitment@smu.ca

 

 

 

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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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 jfmmuseum@nb.aibn.com 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:



JFMMuseum@nb.ainb.com

 

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.

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