Aden Bowman Collegiate
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|Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute|
|1904 Clarence Avenue South
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7J 1L3
|School type||High School|
|School board||Saskatoon Public School Division|
|Area trustee||Bronwyn Eyre|
|School number||(306) 683-7600|
|Vice principal||David Fisher|
|Colour(s)||Green and Gold|
Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute is located in the Queen Elizabeth subdivision, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, serving students from grades 9 through 12. It is also known as Aden Bowman, Bowman, or ABCI. The school was opened on September 2, 1958.
Currently its feeder schools are Buena Vista School, Hugh Cairns V. C. School, John Lake School, Queen Elizabeth School, and Victoria School.
Aden Bowman is home of the Robert Hinitt Castle Theatre. The theatre, designed by a former teacher, includes a fly tower, a thrust stage and seating for about 600 people. Renovations occurred in the late 1990s which improved but altered the look of the original design of the theatre. A new ceiling was installed over the house, the thrust stage was redesigned and its ability to move under the proscenium stage was removed, a loading gallery for the fly gallery was installed, seating which came from the Capitol Theatre was removed and replaced with new seating and the lobby was reconfigured. The theatre is rented to many outside groups. Robert Hinitt died on November 11, 2011, at Oliver Lodge, Saskatoon. Senior Drama Productions are held each fall. They are open to Grade 11 & 12 students Youth Theatre and Musicals happen every 2nd year alternating One Acts take place each spring and are directed by senior students
Hordern Hall, designed by the school's first band director, houses the music facility. The Hall includes a large rehearsal hall (none of the walls are at 90 degrees for acoustics) and has 4 smaller music practice rooms and 2 larger ensemble rooms. Hordern Hall also has easy access to Robert Hinitt Theatre.
|Junior and Senior Football||9-12||Aug-Nov|
|Frosh, Junior and Senior Volleyball||9-12||Sept-Nov|
|Freshmen, Junior and Senior Basketball||9-12||Nov-March|
|Junior and Senior Badminton||10-12||March–May|
|Cross Country Running||9-12||Aug-Oct|
|Girl's and Boy's Curling||9-12||Oct-Mar|
Aden Bowman's Sr. Football team competes in the Saskatoon League, in the 4a division which is the highest level of collegiate football in
Saskatchewan. The team has played 52 seasons since forming in 1958, and has won eight city championships (1963, 1964, 1965, 1970, 1976, 2007, 2008 and
2009) and three provincial 4a titles (1970, 2007, 2009). Since the rebirth of its program in the 2004 season, Aden Bowman football has led Saskatoon
including the 2011 season). In this time Aden Bowman has amassed the leagues best winning percentage in both regular season (.85), playoff contests
(.80) and have played in six of the last seven city league championships (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010). The Bears' traditional rivals are
The name for the school comes from a local business man, Aden Bowman, who came to Saskatoon in 1907 at the age of nineteen with no more than a grade
nine education(ironic). With little knowledge about the field at all, Bowman purchased a small bicycle repair business on 20th street. The business
was very successful and over the next few years it expanded to more than just bicycle repairs but now automobile and motorcycle repairs. Throughout
Bowman' success he realized the importance of a strong education in which he shared to his children and grandchildren. Bowman also wanted to help the
community with his self made success, so he served as the alderman for twelve years and was the chairman of the collegiate board for fourteen years.
This became the first collegiate to be named after a person, rather than a program or location of the school. The school opened in 1958 on September
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