Student Services


guidance team

The Student Services Department at Birchmount Park is dedicated to assisting all students in the development of personal, educational, and career goals.

We want to support our students and our school community in a variety of ways:

  • Supports students in academic planning and course selection
  • Helps students to seek out special pathways programs in secondary school that support their learning styles, interests and needs
  • Helps individual students to envision a plan for post-secondary and target some short and long term goals
  • Provides information around all post-secondary pathways (workplace, college, apprenticeship, university) and career pathways
  • Supports students in establishing effective study habits and exam preparation
  • Coaches in the scholarship application process
  • Supports students in such life skills as decision-making, problem-solving, conflict-resolution, stress & time management and relationship awareness
  • Provides personal counselling and referrals to community resources
  • Provides crisis counselling and referrals to community resources  


guidance google classroom 

Guidance Google Classroom by 2023 - 2024 grade:
Grade 9: emfhmri
 Grade 10:  uphphle
Grade 11:  7hvu25p
Grade 12 and 12+: pxzl7hx


Counsellor Name Caring for Students with the last names Starting with: Email
Jo Grundy  H to R
Jeevan Augustine A to G
Misty Russell S to Z



guidance connects


Also know that for 24 hours a day someone is there to listen at Kids Help Phone.You can text them at 686868, call them at: 1800-668-6868, or live chat at: You can start a confidential conversation at any time of day! Not just for little kids...Big Kids too!   tough times