Potential Graduates: Experience Ontario 2017-2018

Experience Ontario 2017-2018: Student Information Sheet

Did you graduate this past June (2017) or are you graduating by June 2018 and interested in attending postsecondary education or apprenticeship training, but…

  • you are not sure what you want to do after high school?
  • you applied and were accepted to university, college, or apprenticeship training programs but aren’t sure if you’re ready?
  • you applied to college or university and weren’t accepted?

Experience Ontario may be for you!

You are invited to apply to Experience Ontario. Experience Ontario provides a combination of career exploration experiences, career coaching and supports to explore postsecondary education and apprenticeship training (PSE) opportunities.

If any students have questions, please have them contact

Bernadine O’Brien
Employment Advisor/Job Developer
MTW Employment Services/Services d’emploi
423 Main Street, Suite A, Geraldton, ON
Ph: (807) 854-1234  Fax: (807) 854-2522


Attached is the registration form:


Students who are interested but are under 18 need to have parents sign this document and we can scan and email it back. If students complete the registration form online at home, the parents can sign electronically.

SP100 Forest FireFighter Training Schedule – October

GCHS is proud to partner with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s Aviation and Forest Fire Management branch to offer SP100 forest firefighter training to eligible students in the Specialist High-Skills Major program.

Here is the October 2017 training schedule. Students in the program are reminded that attendance is critical in order to be successful in the program.


Any students or parents with questions can contact Mr. Haslam, who is leading the program.

Important Upcoming Dates

Mrs. Humphreys has put together a calendar of upcoming events. Some of these dates are very important for potential graduates. 


Monday Sept.18 –9:30


Lakehead University presentation- gr. 11 & 12

Sign up at student services



Wednesday Sept. 27– 2 to 3:15

Aboriginal Post Secondary Information Program

-schedule to be determined



Thursday Sept. 28 – 2to 3

College Information Session

-schedule to be determined



Thursday Oct. 5– 9:30 to 10:30

University Information Program- gr. 12 students-

Bussing to be determined based on interest- sign up list posted

NipRock High school


Friday Oct. 13 -11-2:30- 3:15

Laurentian University- gr. 11 & 12- sign up list will be posted



Tuesday Nov. 7- 9:00

Sault College- gr. 11 & 12- sign up list will be posted



Tuesday Nov.7- 9:00 to 4:00

Career Fair-

Schedule to be determined



Tuesday Nov. 14- ?

University On-line application session- sign up list will be posted

Computer lab


Tuesday Nov. 21- ?

College On-line application session- sign up list will be posted

Computer lab

Mrs. Humphreys will be meeting with each potential grad to answer questions and to ensure each student has the requirements to graduate.

Students who have signed up for the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program will also need to meet with Mrs. Humphreys to discuss program requirements.

Scholarship/award information will be posted and announced as soon as possible. There is a binder and postings in Student Services which will be available for students to see.

The local scholarship booklets will not be available until the new year.

Any students or parents with questions can call or email Mrs. Humphreys