Windsor Secondary School

Windsor Secondary School
Address
931 Broadview Drive

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Canada
Information
School typePublic, high school
Founded1961
School boardSchool District 44 North Vancouver
SuperintendentMark Pearmain
Area trusteeGeorge Tsiakos
PrincipalJ. McGowan
Grades8-12
Enrollment950 (June 1, 2017[1])
LanguageEnglish and French immersion
AreaNorth Vancouver - Seymour
Colour(s)Green and gold
MascotNancy Roberts
Team nameDukes
Websitenvsd44.bc.ca
Last updated: June 10, 2013

DescriptionEdit

Founded in 1961, Windsor Secondary School currently[when?] has an enrollment of 950 students.[1] In 2009, Windsor introduced a French immersion program.

Windsor Secondary is constructed entirely out of steel and concrete and consists of five floors, along with three additional wings. It also has an artificial turf field and 'the Windsor Bubble', which is an outdoor field inside a sort of white 'bubble', hence the name.

SportsEdit

Windsor is known for its AA senior football team, the "Dukes", who have been successful in the past decade, as well as the juniors who won a AA Provincial Championship in 2008 and 2015. The Senior Dukes brought back another championship to Windsor with their historic 2017 Season going undefeated (10-0) and breaking the Windsor record for highest scoring game beating the Ballenas Whalers (61-14). The Dukes beat Abbotsford Secondary 44–19 in the Subway Bowl with the majority of their roster winning their second provincial title. Later "Varsity letters" published an article about the team and hinted at the possibility of them being one of the greatest AA teams in history. They also have multiple other strong sports teams and programs, including gymnastics, ultimate frisbee, mountain biking, skiing/snowboarding, hockey, and wrestling.

ProgramsEdit

The school holds a Hockey Academy program, where students can build their hockey skills. This course replaces Physical Education.

In 2012, a Soccer Academy was introduced which allows students to build upon their soccer skills instead of taking the standard physical education curriculum, much like the Hockey Academy program.

Windsor also has a "Peak Performance Program" for high performance athletes. This allows athletes to attend 3 classes a day instead of 4, and leave at 12:50 to train in their sport of choice. This process requires a letter from the sporting organization the student plays for, verifying their enrollment, as well as acceptance from the school.

Windsor's music program is one of the city's strongest. About 1 out of every 3 students are in either band or choir, and the Jazz Band has consistently ranked highly at competitions and festivals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "North Vancouver School District". Archived from the original on 2007-06-22. Retrieved 2007-01-27.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 49°18′51″N 122°59′52″W / 49.31412°N 122.99779°W / 49.31412; -122.99779