Career Planning

When selecting High School courses, students and their parents must be careful to ensure that the courses selected with lead to success in obtaining an High School Diploma and will not impede with various career paths that may be available to the student.   Students and parents are encouraged to discuss career planning together or with a High School Career counsellor.

Career planning is an ongoing process which is probably revisited a number of times in our life. As we grow and evolve, our roles change and we move forward.  We find ourself reassessing, redirecting or refining our career path.

One of the best resources is the Alberta Learning Information Service where you will find great career planning information and resources no matter what stage of life you are in.  The most relevant information for high school students is found here:


Contact Info

Father Mercredi High School
455 Silin Forest Rd
Fort McMurray, AB,
T9H 4V6
Phone: (780) 799-5725
Fax:  (780) 799-5740

To report attendance
General Inquiries

Mrs. Natasha MacArthur-Poole

Vice Principals
Mrs. Kirsten McConnell

Mr. Jeff Power

Mrs. Daron Van Lingen

Learning Coaches

Bob Van Thiel

Eithne Pierre



Mrs. Jamie Beaton (extension 5416)

Mrs. Trudy Finnson (extension 5512)

Classroom Support Teachers

Christa DeMerchant (extension 5413)

Jennifer O’Brien (extension 5415)

Science & Technology Centre

Mr. Tim Kilburn-Project Consultant

FNMI Aboriginal Liaisons

TrudieAnn Plamondon (extension 5477) Grade 10-12

Kayla Aikins (extension 5516) Grade 7-9