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Guidance Department

​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the St. Paul Guidance Department!

                                                                           ​ Guidance Department


  • Wondering how to add or change a course? 
  • Are you unsure what level of study you should choose?
  • Wondering what you need for post-secondary study? 
  • Unsure what pathway you want to pursue after high school?
  • Interested in one of our Specialist High Skills Majors programs?
  • Want to try Co-operative Education or the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)?
  • Need ideas for community service hours or need a copy of the Community Service record form?
Our Guidance Department is the place to be! The Guidance Office (Room 128) is located just across from the Student Success Room and Learning Commons.

You can book a meeting with Mrs. Harrison or Mr. Devenish or visit the office to investigate your options, ask your questions or find the information you need!


Scan the QR Code and complete the form! A counsellor will connect with you soon.

​​SPCSS Guidance Appointments QR code​


​​Guidance Secretary:          Ms. Donna Cassidy (ext.# 229)

​​​Guidance Counsellors:      Mrs. Nickie Harrison (ext.#225)​​

​​​                                             Mr. Jed Devenish (ext.# 227)

​​​Co-operative Education:   Mr. Tony Lombardi (ext.# 269)  



Use the school's course calendar to see the list of potential courses offered next year:


We begin the course selection process in January 2021. 

Please click the relevant link​, below, to learn how to select your courses!

Grade 9 to grade 10:

Grade 10 to grade 11

Grade 11 to grade 12:


Are you coming to St. Paul for Grade 9? 

​Check out our resources for incoming grade 9 students!

Watch this course selection video if you are a student coming to us from one of our feeder schools (within ALCDSB):

Grade 8 to grade 9: ALCDSB students- Grade 9 Course Selection Video​

Watch this course selection video if you are not a student coming from one of our feeder schools (outside ALCDSB):

Grade 8 to grade 9 out of board: Out of Board students- Course Selection video​

Use the school's GRADE 9 COURSE CALENDAR to see the list of grade 9 courses offered next year. Included you will find information about St. Paul C.S.S., levels of study, pathway options, expectations, extra-curricular activities and so much more!​

Grade 9 Course Calendar 2021-2022




There are many available University / College / Trades information pamphlets that can serve to help inform decisions that impact your future. 

Be sure to ask us questions - remember, this is the Guidance Off​ice and we are here to help!

Resources for further post-secondary research:

Ontario Universities:  Ontario University Research

Ontario Colleges: Ontario College Research

Thinking about transferring from College to University or University to College

Check out this handy resource to help you plan your transfer no matter where you start!  Ontario post-secondary Transfers

Are you interested in the TRADES?

  • Thinking about an apprenticeship? 
  • Use these links to find out more about this pathway​

Apprenticeships in Ontario

​​Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program

Going directly into the WORKFORCE?

  • are you going straight to work after high school?
  • do you need help finding employment?
  • Use these links to find out more about this pathway and to get support finding a job or temporary job placement: