Our department offers confidential guidance and support in the areas of career, educational and emotional counselling to all Notre Dame students. Students should schedule an appointment with the secretary if they wish to speak with a counsellor.

Dep’t Head Mrs. A. Little-Velianou (H-N)
Counsellors Mrs. G. Beltrano (A-G)

Mr. G. Montesi (O-Z)

Secretary: Ms. P. Davis
Phone: (905) 335-1544 x1015


Licensed to Learn (L2L) is an Ontario-Based charitable organization dedicated to boosting student success through personalized peer tutoring. Programming is provided at no cost to families, and is proven to benefit youth by improving academic success among those being tutored. L2L fosters the development of leadership skills among Tutors, and thereby nurtures positive relationships that make up a vibrant and inclusive school community.

For more information on the L2L program, please click here

CREDIT RESCUE PROGRAM:  TBD later on this semester




Spaces in this program are competitive and limited. Please confirm intention to participate by DATE – TBD.  If you have any further questions please contact out Student Success teacher Ms. E. Sneyd or register by email at sneyde@hcdsb.org or by phone (905) 335-1544 ex 1010.

SUMMER SCHOOL 2020 APPLICATIONS (details to follow in the spring of 2020)

Summer School 2020 registration is not opened yet DATE TBD.  Courses for the summer of 2020 will be held at Corpus Christi, Holy Trinity, and Jean Vanier.
NEW THIS YEAR – If interested in taking a summer school course, students will need to register through myblueprint and bring a verification copy back to their guidance counsellor for approval.  See instruction sheet and video tutorial for assistance with the registration process.

Once registered please note that your Microsoft Office 365 email will be the only email used for correspondance. firstname.lastname.(last 3 digits of OEN)@students.hcdsb.org Log-in Instructions for Office 365

Summer School Registration 2019 – instructions
Summer School Registration 2019 – video tutorial
Summer School Co-op Information


Transcript Requests will be processed through Privacy, Records and Information Management Services (HCDSB). An online Ontario Student Transcript (OST) Request Form is available through the Board website. For questions or more information please contact records@hcdsb.org


Educational Planner – Students are encouraged to visit www.myblueprint.ca to explore pathways and set educational goals…details

Grade 12’s – please visit the Grade 12 page for important links and announcements on graduation and post-secondary information.

Peer Tutors – Sr. students that have excellent grades and the time to tutor another ND student are needed in all subject areas, especially Math & Science.  Earn community service hours! Visit the Guidance Office to sign up.

Support Resources – Visit the Medical Health & Safety page for a list of phone numbers and websites of support services for youth and families.

Do you need extra help in some of your classes?  Help is right around the corner.  Check out some of the options that Notre Dame has to offer.

Need extra help in some classes? Visit the Academics page for a list of resources available.

Homework Help in Math – FREE – Students in grades 9 and 10 visit Homework Help.