Category: Guidance

Mental Health Resource List

This page contains links that may be helpful to students/parents/guardians who are interested in learning more about mental health and wellness, as well as how to access support and services. The resources primarily provide information on specific topics in mental health and well-being with some providing further links to community resources. Resources in Waterloo Region […]

Mental Health & Well-Being

What does mental health and well-being have to do with school? Good mental health is vital to our well-being. It provides us with a positive world view, helps us to deal with life’s challenges, and supports healthy relationships with our friends, families and communities. Mental health helps us to reach our potential. Who can I […]

Night School – Winter/Spring -2019

Night school is offered at Galt Collegiate Institute and Cameron Heights Collegiate. Classes begin Monday February 11 and end Monday May 27, and run Mondays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Textbooks will be loaned to students for a $50 cash refundable deposit.  This is due the second night of classes. Current High School students:  register […]

Summer School Co-op

  • The Application Form is a fillable PDF document. Students are encouraged to download, complete, and print the form before meeting with their Guidance Counsellor for the assignment of a related subject code and provision of supporting documents.
  • Summer School Co-op Teachers are responsible for arranging placements for the Summer School Co-op Program. Students, Parents, Counsellors, Teachers, Site-Based Coordinators etc. must not contact Employers.
  • An Information Session for parents and students will be held in the Cambridge Room at the Education Centre on Tuesday March 31st at 7:00 p.m.
  • Application packages must be received at the Education Centre by Friday April 10th–3:00 p.m.  Your guidance counsellor will mail it for you.

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English as a Second Language

GCI is home to the English as a Second Language (ESL) program and English Language Development (ELD) program for Cambridge.  The programs for English Language Learners bring richness and diversity to GCI.   Flags in the main hallway and the library represent countries from which former and current GCI students have come. The Welcome Centre The […]

Leaving School Early Resources

Have you left school without graduating? Transcripts – (a copy of all high school marks) available at GCI for $15.oo.  Call Mrs. Daub  519-623-3600  ext . 548 High School Credits and Upgrading Online Co-operative Education (WRDSB) – an opportunity for students to earn high school credits through Co-op placements.  Contact:  Ingrid Wolf-Deleplanque  519-658-4910  ext. 523 […]

Transcript Requests

The Ontario Student Transcript (OST) is the official record of a student’s academic achievement in Ontario at the secondary school level. Transcripts are required for application to post-secondary institutions and may be required for many other reasons such as employment. They are available from the the last public secondary school you attended. If the last […]

Scholarship Information

Scholarship and Bursary General Information  How to increase your chances of winning a scholarship and/or bursary:   1.             Complete the GCI Scholarship & Busaries Application that is available in the Guidance Office.    2.             Check out the following resources/websites:   www.scholarshipscanada.ca             (set up your own profile)   www.studentawards.com                    (set up your own profile)   www.ontariocolleges.ca                       (College […]

Registration – Grades 9 – 12

How to Register at Galt Collegiate Institute The following documentation is required to register at Galt Collegiate Institute: Proof of Age e.g. birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport Proof of Address e.g. a copy of residence property tax bill or a utility bill containing parent/guardian name and address of residence or a copy of offer to purchase a […]

Enrichment Opportunities

Enrichment Links E=MC2 (Queen’s University Conference) Students are given the opportunity to explore a subject of their choosing at the advanced level for one week in May. Open to grades 9-12 Encounters Canada One week learning opportunities in Arts and Culture, Business, Ecology, International Affairs, Journalism, Law, Fitness etc. Guelph Interaction Conference One day introduction […]

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