Henry Munro Middle School

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Henry Munro Middle School
Address
2105 Kender Avenue
Gloucester, Ontario, K1J 6J7, Canada
Information
School board OCDSB
School type Middle school
Grades 6-8
Language English & French Immersion
Mascot Lion(el)
Founded 1966
Enrollment ~600
Homepage http://www.henrymunroms.ocdsb.ca/

Henry Munro Middle School is located in Beacon Hill, Ottawa, Canada and is operated by Ottawa Carleton District School Board. The school educates in grades 6-8. Henry Munro offers both late French immersion(Late French immersion is ending in 2012) and early French immersion.

The school's official name is 'Henry Munro Middle School' after Henry Munro, a Canadian political figure.

Mission statement[edit]

"To develop and provide to each adolescent learner an education of the highest quality in a positive multi-cultural environment, with caring staff members focusing on the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of the students." Mbfcd

Athletics[edit]

Henry Munro, known for its athletics won the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) soccer title four times in a row, in the 2005-06, 2006–07, and 2007–08 and 2008-09 seasons.[1]

In 2007, the school won five gold medals at the OCDSB intermediate track and field championships including a sweep of the boys 1500 metre events.[2]

The school tied for first place tied in the medal standings at the OCDSB track and field championships in 2008.[3]

Between 2006 and 2008 Henry Munro was known for its absolute dominance in basketball both Jr. and Intermediate. Consecutive Regional and City Championships were won those years.

Awards[edit]

The school won the Outstanding Intramural Achievement Award from Mohawk College for a notable seven consecutive years between 2000–01 and 2006-07.[4]

Henry Munro won the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance's Diamond Award in 2006-07 for outstanding achievement in physical education and athletics, for the daily physical education program, sports sanwal teams, and intramurals.[5][6]

Student awards[edit]

In 2005, the school picked up eight awards at the Ottawa Regional Science Fair, including first place in the 'Engineering and Computing Sciences: Junior' category.[7]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherwin, Fred (2007-06-16). "Henry Munro successfully defends Grade 7/8 soccer championship". Orléans Online. Archived from the original on 2007-10-20. Retrieved 2008-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Henry Munro Lions roar at public board intermediate track and field championships", Orléans Online, August 18, 2008
  3. ^ Sherwin, Fred (2008-06-13). "Pair of Lions roar at OCDSB track and field championships". Orléans Online. Retrieved 2008-06-14. 
  4. ^ "Outstanding Intramural Achievement Award Winners", Mohawk College
  5. ^ "Recognition Award Program". Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Retrieved 2008-06-14. 
  6. ^ "Henry Munro Middle School profile". Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Retrieved 2008-06-14. 
  7. ^ "Divisional Award Winners - 2005", Ottawa Regional Science Fair, April 28, 2008

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°27′28″N 75°35′48″W / 45.4579°N 75.5967°W / 45.4579; -75.5967