Barrie North Collegiate Institute
|110 Grove Street E.
Barrie, Ontario, L4M 2P3, Canada
|School board||Simcoe County District School Board|
|School type||Public high school|
|Team name||Barrie North Vikings|
|Colours||Green and Gold|
Barrie North Collegiate Institute is a public secondary school (grades 9-12) located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. It was established in 1957 as part of the Simcoe County District School Board in southern Ontario. It currently has an enrollment of approximately 1300 students. The administrative staff includes Michael J. Schneider (principal), Linda Kuehr (vice-principal) and Mark Ruzylo (vice-principal). The current Student council Prime Minister is Tammy Do. Barrie North celebrated its 50th anniversary in October 2007.
Barrie North has hosted numerous public speaking events open to the community, featuring keynotes such as David Suzuki, Jay Ingram, Romeo Dallaire and Craig Kielburger. It was also the first Ontario high school to hold a major Writer's Conference for students and the public in May 2008, run by the iDeology students.
Specialized Program Offerings
Barrie North is home to Barrie's first Communications Technologies program, and offers a Specialist High Skills Major in Broadcasting (TV, Film and Journalism), Automotive, and Business. Other specialized academic programs include Geostudies, a 4-credit environmental outdoor ed. program and iDeology, a combination of English and writer's craft credits.
Barrie North's improvisational team won Gold in 2009/2010 for the Canadian Improv Games (Toronto Region). The team placed 9th in Canada at the Canadian Improv Game National Championship beating out 600 teams cross-country.
- Barrie North Collegiate Institute
- Barrie North's Studio 168
- Profile at the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) web site
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