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November 03
AARAO Institute Profiles

​Hi Students,

To the right of this blog, there is a form called "AARAO Institutional Profiles".  Click it and check out information on over 30+ colleges and universities.  It is a handy guide!

November 03
Virtual Post-Secondary Opportunities Fairs - AARAO FAIRS

​The AARAO Tour (the group of over 30 colleges and universities that used to come to the CNHS gym) will instead be hosting a series of VIRTUAL FAIRS this year.  These virtual fairs will be taking place from November 17th - 30th.    

All events will be open, free of charge, to ALL STUDENTS AND PARENTS/GUARDIANS, who choose to register in advance (up to a maximum of 1000 attendees).  

PLEASE VISIT www.aarao.ca/fairs to register in advance, and also to explore all of the AARAO colleges and universities that will be presenting to make sure you know all of your options!

***PLEASE NOTE that all presentations will also be live-streamed, recorded, and shared on the "AARAO Executive" YouTube page for 24/7 viewing. 

October 05
Grade 12 Info Packets

​Attention Grade 12s!  Your blue folder with all of your info for grade 12 and post secondary prep is an important folder.  You can see all of the documents saved to the right of this blog, except for your transcript.  If you have ANY questions at all, please book an appointment with guidance. Thank-you!

April 18
Scholarship Information Is Here!

​Attention students. Our Guidance section has been updated to include available scholarships for 2020-2021. Go to Guidance and then on the right side you will see Scholarship. Click there for all the up-to-date scholarships. Good Luck to all those who apply.

February 25
Course Selection Guide out now!

This is the course selection request guide for 2020-2021.  Please make a note that the course selection request process has started, and students will receive a copy of this booklet during the February 24-28th school week.  This booklet outlines potential courses to be offered next year, graduation requirements, post-secondary pathways, and more.  Students are encouraged to review the booklet and discuss course requests with their parents/guardians. 


Students will be bringing home a pink course request form to complete and get signed by a parent or guardian.  This pink form is due to their English teacher on Wednesday, March 11th.  Students who are applying for courses with application forms and teacher reference forms are due to the guidance office by Friday, March 20th


If students have questions, they can ask their English teacher, a guidance counsellor or the vice principal. 


On a separate note, the booklet for the students entering grade 10 will come out next week. I have to update it over the weekend, as it is very different because of the new grad requirements.​

May 02
June Scholarships Posting

​Hi Grade 12 students:

Please see the scholarships section to the right. June 2019 Scholarships are available. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Applications are available in the guidance office.

April 01
May 2019 Scholarships

​May 2019 Scholarships are now available for students to apply. Please look for these to the write of this blog, under scholarships, to view the list.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  

Students are reminded to send thank-you notes or cards to any institutions, companies or families that award them scholarship or bursary money.  

March 12
April Scholarships Posting

Scholarships with April deadlines are now posted to the right under the scholarships tab. Students in grade 12 planning to go college or university next year are strongly encouraged to apply. ​

February 27
Course Preferences and Selections Information

​Hello Grades 10 and 11 Students and Families,

Next year, you will be entering either grades 11 or 12, depending on which grade you are in now.  It is the time of the year to take a look at courses offered next year, and to select your preferences.  

To the right, under Guidance - Course Selections, you will see a "Grade 11 Course Selection Planning Guide 2019-20" and a "Grade 12 Course Selection Planning Guide 2019-20".  Please use these forms as a guide to select the courses you will take next year.  To do this, you will also need to take a look at the booklet to the right titled "2019-2020 Course Selection Guide for Grades 11 and 12" to view the information needed to make your choices.  All of the information needed is in this booklet.  A hard copy of these forms and booklet will also be sent home with students on Thursday, February 28th.  

We are asking that students and parents/guardians review these over March Break and work on a draft copy of their course preferences/selections. 

After the March break, beginning on Tuesday, March 12th, students will have the opportunity to ask teachers, resource, guidance and administration questions to ensure proper completion of the forms.  Teachers help students work on completing these in class the first week back.


December 17
Schulich Leader Scholarship Application

Grade 12 students, there is a scholarship available for students planning to study Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics at university next year.  The name of the scholarship is the Schulich Leadership Scholarship.  You will find more information and the application guidelines to the right, uncer the scholarships link, or in the guidance office.  

DUE DATE to Guidance office is Friday, January 11th, 2019​

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