Guidance

Changes to your 2020-2021 timetable ...
If a request was already made, counsellors will still be processing those requests
There will be another chance to change timetables the first week of September.

2020-2021
Counsellor Alpha Breakdown

519-452-2600

  ALPHA

 

*ONLINE GUIDANCE
APPOINTMENTS
ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE
FOR THE 2019-2020
SCHOOL YEAR.

Please email your counsellor
if you need assistance.

 

Ms. R. Martin (email) A – C

Mr. K. Potter* (email)

D – J 
Ms. S. Salyga (email)  K  – P
Ms. M. Aitken (email)  Q – Z
  For general inquiries, please contact Valerie Rausch, Guidance Secretary, (email)

*Guidance Department Head - Kris Potter

 GUIDANCE GOOGLE CLASSROOM - 4rc7na5

 

Resource Department (IEP)  
Room 107

Mr. Kneeshaw* (email) Gr. 9 & 10 ext 60050

Please use email

to contact your LST

Mrs. Kokkoros (email)

Gr. 11 & 12  ext 60008 

Mrs. Fletcher (email) 

Gifted 9 -12 ext 60029

*Acting Resource Department Head - Jeff Kneeshaw 

 

Student Success - Room 109

Mrs. Green (email) - Ext. 60045 Mrs. Blais-Piper (email) - Ext. 60011

 

myBlueprint

(Click on myBlueprint image above > School account Log In) 

Summer School 2020

Summer School 2020       

eLearning New Credit - July 2-26 (5-7 hours per day) 

This program provides secondary school students and incoming grade 9 students with an opportunity to complete a full credit curricular program (110 hours). Course offerings have been expanded this year to meet student demand and need. 
Registration closes June 15
 

More information about registration and a list of eLearning New Credit courses offered can be found at the following link:

 
 
 
eLearning Improvement Credit - August 4-14 (5-7 hours per day) 

This program is available this summer for current TVDSB secondary school students who wish to improve their marks and consolidate their learning in a course that they have passed. The 55-hour program will focus on key concepts and overall expectations that allows students to demonstrate knowledge and skills. 
 
Registration closes June 24
 
More information about registration and a list of Improvement courses offered can be found at the following link:

CO-OP Information 

* Click for application process, dates, interviews, etc

 

Travel for CreditCANCELLED for Summer 2020see TVDSB page for details

                                          

 

Important Dates

  • Civics/Careers Switchover - Term 1 ends on Nov 7 / Term 2 Starts on Nov 8

  • Midterm Report Cards - 3rd week in November

  • Full Disclosure - 5 business days after mid-term reports are distributed

  • Deadline to Apply to University - Wednesday, January 15, 2020

  • Deadline to Apply to College - Saturday, February 1, 2020

  • SEMSTER 1 EXAMS - January 24-30, 2020

  • Semester 2 start - Monday, February 3, 2020

  • Deadline to register for 2020-2021:
    • Grade 8's - due to elemetary school for Lucas feeder school's - February 5, 2020
    • Grade 8's - non-feeder school students or out of area students - February 14, 2020
    • current Lucas students: February 14, 2020
    • new to Lucas: February 14, 2020 
  • March Break - March 16-20, 2020
  • Midterm Report Cards - last week of April, 2020 
  • Full Disclosure - 5 business days after mid-term reports are distributed
  • Commencement - Class of 2020 - Friday, June 12, 2020
  • SEMESTER 2 EXAMS - Jun, 19-25, 2020
Postsecondary Information including College and University Application Info and Links)

 

HOW TO APPLY TO UNIVERSITY - watch this series of videos ... written instruction sheet available at the guidance office. 

 

 

 

For more videos go to the OUAC site 

Scholarships

The application deadline for the David Scott Galbraith Memorial Award has been extended to Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 11:59 pm. 

 

This new award was established in honour of David Scott Galbraith who attended A.B. Lucas in the 1970s. It is a $750 award. Any graduating student who has taken a co-op work term or work internship during his/her/their high school career is eligible to apply. The student will have shown personal growth through their placement. 

 

In the essay portion of the student application the student will share their growth experience/self-reflection and how their co-op or work internship will assist them in their future goals.  

 

Please submit the TVEF Award / Bursary / Scholarship Application along with the essay, and two (2) letters of reference to be considered for this award. The TVEF Award/Bursary/Scholarship Application is attached. 

 

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 23nd by 11:59 pm.

 

Please upload the completed application to this google form:

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdolOWPsWf-KyeVd-7-pa4IBUCpQ33WgCayDql15mUsvaCKlQ/viewform

 
If you have any questions at all, please contact your guidance counsellor.
 High School Credit Options (other than Lucas)
 
 Educational Planning
 
 Resources for Parents and Students
 
 Mental Health and Wellness Resources
 
 Study Skills and Stress Management
Volunteer Information and Postings
 Volunteer Hours Form.pdf

Lucas Vikings Letterman Award Applicationhttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1EQDv_eH0_fMFlDUazZ96-9CbWzJG3pkXyH0FdbeEscE/copy

Please email completed applications to Mrs. Grozelle AND Mr. Potter no later than 3 pm on Friday, May 22nd, 2020.

 

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