About Us

Our Guidance office is located on the ground floor next to the main office.  Our office hours are ?? to ??

Through individual and group counselling, information sessions and classroom visits we work collaboritvely to support all students with innovative programs, course selection, advice and a range of other initiatives.

The Guidance counsellors support a safe learning environment and work to safeguard all students.


Counsellors are available to meet with parents.  Contact Mrs Wharton the Guidance Secretary to book an appointment.  Students are able to book appointments by coming into the Guidance Office and using the sign up sheet for the appropriate counsellor.

All counsellors are unavailable every Thursday morning during Period 1 & 2 (???)


Current APHS students requiring transcripts should see Mrs Wharton the Guidance Secretary.  All former students should visit the HDSB website for information and to download a request form.

Contact Us

You can reach us by phone at (905) 827 4101 or by fax at (905) 825 5265
Use the directory below to assist in directing your call.

John Maras, Head of Guidance, 
Gr 10 & 12 Counsellor
ext 2245

Bonnie Barran, Pathways Coordinator, 
Gr 9 & 11 Counsellor 

 Addie Pietryszyn, Student Success,
Gr 9 & 13 Counsellor

Jen Dugas, Lead ESL Counsellor & Teacher

Jon Ng, Gr 10 Counsellor
ext 2237

Gosia Siuda, Head of Special Education
ext 2246,

Mr. Paul Dick, SERT for Clustered Program
ext 2247,

Mrs. Janet Scott, SERT

Mrs. Crystal Sitzer, School Social Worker
ext 2242,

Diane Wharton, Guidance Secretary,