Review of grad requirements and credits
Presentations to Grades 9, 10, and 12
Evaluation of out-of-province documents
Planning for post-secondary requirements.
Post-Secondary and Career Counseling
Calendars and web-site information for universities, colleges, and technical schools
Post-secondary and career planning
Information about post- secondary and career events in the community and province
Short-term support for personal issues
Referral to community agencies for long-term support
Sensitive listening and problem-solving
Personal problems may include:
Grief and loss
Personal health and safety
Family and peer relationships
Stress and conflict
Depression and suicide
An AHS addictions counsellor offers support and counselling at Sexsmith Secondary School on a weekly basis to students who . . . . .
- struggle with addiction
- want to prevent harmful involvement
- want to know it they are at risk
- live in families where there is or has been alcohol or drug abuse
Talk to a principal or counsellor if you wish to meet with the AHS addictions counsellor.
(First Nations, Metis and Inuit Liaison Worker
Cindy Wunsch, our First Nations, Metis and Inuit liason worker, is available multiple times per week. Her role is to:
Meet with students to help assess and support the academic and social needs of the students
Support students in their efforts to obtain an education
Assist students to develop pride in, and appreciation for, their culture and heritage
Assist teachers and those working with students to develop an understanding and respect forFNMI culture
Promote awareness in the school and communityserve as liaison between students with the various agencies concerned with the education and welfare of people
Increase the knowledge and understanding of history in a true and accurate fashion
Sexsmith Schools Community Team
What is it?
The school-community team is a joint service of Sexsmith Secondary School and Robert W. Zahara Public School. It is made up of agency representatives who meet in the school to work closely and confidentially with parents and students who are in need of additional support.
The team consists of the following members:
Mental Health Worker
AHS Health Nurse
First Nations, Metis and Inuit Support Worker
As needed: R.C.M.P. Officer
Access to Community Services
What can the team offer?
Having difficulty at school or at home?
The team is willing to help!
The team offers . . . . .
a listening ear
. . . on a wide variety of topics.
What does the team address?
Conflict and Anger
Depression and Suicide
Family Problems and Crises
Grief and Loss
Sexual Abuse and Assault
Any other issue affecting your family
How do I get help?
Talk to the principal or counselor at your school.
The service is free, confidential, and effective.