College Information Program

All Ontario Colleges will be at the College Information Days.  This is your opportunity to talk to representatives of colleges that do not visit Madill.

Conestoga College – Wed. October 19 from 10:30am to 1:30pm and 5pm to 7pm

Fanshawe College – Wed. October 26 from 9am to 12pm

Lambton College – Thurs. October 20 from 10:30am to 12:30pm

A free bus trip to the Conestoga date will be happening at our school.. See Guidance or Co op for your permission forms and details.

Ontario Universities’ Fair

See all 21 Ontario universities under one roof at the 2016 Ontario
Universities’ Fair!

The OUF takes place September 23-25, 2016, at the Metro Toronto Convention
Centre, 10 to 5 daily. Admission is free.

New this year: Register for an OUF Passport – the easiest way for students and
counsellors to share contact information with the universities.

Registration will open August 22. Students are strongly encouraged to save time
and get their Passport in advance:


OSAP and Financial Planning — New Date

The OSAP and financial planning information session that was cancelled in April has been rescheduled for May 26 at 10:15 in the library. If are in grade 12 and going to college or university next year, sign up for this very important session in guidance right away. Space in the library is limited.

Experience Ontario

Attention graduating students who are not going to university, college or an apprenticeship and not returning to Madill next year…

Consider applying to Experience Ontario, a government funded program that could get you a career coach, a possible paid employment placement, and help with applying to postsecondary opportunities. If this sounds interesting to you, come to guidance or see Mrs. Finch in the office. The deadline is coming up quickly, so find out more today!

More information is also available at .

Grade 12 Exit Survey

Grade 12 Madill students who are not returning to Madill next year need to complete the following brief survey:

OSAP and Financial Planning

All grade 12 students planning to go to university or college next year are invited to attend an OSAP / financial planning information session during period 4 on Monday, April 11. Sign up in guidance right away to be able to attend this important session.

YMCA Celebration of Youth Scholarship

The deadline for the YMCA Celebration of Youth Scholarship has been extended to March 14. Take a look at the information in the scholarship list (at left).

Attending Madill Next Year

All students who plan to be a grade 9 to 12 student at Madill next year (2016-2017) should have selected courses by Friday, February 12. If you haven’t done so yet, see guidance right away.

If you will be new to Madill in 2016-2017 (grade 9 to 12), please ensure you have selected courses right away (try to get them in by Feb. 12), in order to have a space in the classes you want!

Study and Go Abroad Fairs

The Study and Go Abroad Fair is an international university and student travel expo, offering students an opportunity to learn about degree, certificate and diploma programs abroad, as well as information about internships, volunteer programs, work abroad, and adventure and language travel.

A Study and Go Abroad Fair will take place in Toronto on February 28, 2016. Go to for more information.

Grade 9 Course Selection 2016-2017

Grade 8 students planning to attend Madill for grade 9 are reminded of the following course selection and registration deadlines:

Madill Elementary, Howick and Brookside students (and any others attending an AMDSB elementary school):

  • submit your course selection using MyBlueprint as instructed by your teacher, then bring your printout (signed by you and your parent) to your teacher by January 29, 2016.

Howick and Brookside students (and any others attending an AMDSB elementary school):

  • also give your teacher your completed registration form (including copy of birth certificate and proof of residency) by January 29, 2016.

Wingham Sacred Heart, Teeswater Sacred Heart, Lucknow Central and Hillcrest Public students:

  • bring your course selection (preferably also signed by your teacher) and other registration materials (registration form, copy of birth certificate, proof of residency) directly to the guidance office at F.E. Madill by February 12, 2016.

Students attending an AMDSB school but living outside of the Madill busing area:

  • take your border crossing request form to your home school (the AMDSB school that is where you are ‘supposed’ to attend, even though you plan to attend Madill instead) before February 1, 2016.

Students living and attending a school outside of AMDSB:

  • bring your registration (including copy of birth certificate and proof of residency), course selection and border crossing request form to the guidance office at F.E. Madill before February 1, 2016.

If you do not have a registration package, please download what you need from the menu to the left here on the guidance website.