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3000 Pinewood Avenue, Coquitlam, BC, V3B 7Y7| Phone: 604-464-2513| Contact Us
Pinetree Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Counselling Department

Here to Help.jpgCounsellors:

Mr. K. Nelson​:  J-O

Ms. M. Dhillon:  P-Z

Ms. L. Ririe:  A-I

Ms. N. Carson:  International Education Coordinator

​Post Secondary & Career Advisor:

Carmen Moorhouse​

Youth Workers:

Amanda Walraven:  School Based Youth Worker
James Cone​​​dera:  Immigrant Youth Worker
Yvonne Xie​:  International Chinese Youth Worker
Angela Jeoung​:  International Korean Youth Worker

Becky Gulenchyn​: Indigenous Youth Worker

The Counsellor’s role can be divided into four major areas: counselling, consultation, coordination and education. Our goal i​s to provide a balanced counselling service that encompasses all four areas. Some of the services we offer include: ​

  • Assistance with program and course selection;

  • Solving academic difficulties and problems in arranging for tutorial assistance, and in improving study skills;

  • Providing information about the school and its functioning and orientation;

  • Providing information on post-secondary training and registration (universities, colleges, vocational schools, tech. institutes, apprenticeship programs, etc.), and on transition to such training;

  • Providing information on vocational and career planning, family life, intellectual skills (learning styles, learning disabilities, study skills), relationships, child/sexual abuse, substance abuse, mental well being and healthy living;

  • Discussion of personal problems and assistance in making their own personal decisions;

  • Support in crisis situations and referral to community agencies (mental health, counselling, public health, Ministry of Children and Families, etc.).

2023/2024 Scholarship & Post Secondary Power Point:
Grade 12 students who missed the October 6th Scholarship/Post Secondary Meeting can review the PowerPoint below. It highlights the topics covered during the meeting. If you have questions, please make an appointment with Mrs. Moorhouse.

Grade 12 Students- Check your DVRs!
Your Diploma Verification will be published in MyED BC on November 15, 2023. Follow the steps in the PowerPoint below to ensure you will meet graduation requirements by June 2024. If you have any questions, please see your counsellor.

November 2023 - Gr. 12 Assembly.pptx

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DVR Instructions.docx
JANUARY 2023 ItK Event Poster - PST.pdf
November 2023 - Gr. 12 Assembly.pptx
Sample DVR.docx
Scholarship Power Point Oct. 2022.pptx
STS Instructions.docx
STS Power Point Nov. 2021.pptx
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Pinetree Secondary School

3000 Pinewood Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3B 7Y7
604-464-2513 604-937-8056
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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