John Fraser Secondary School

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John Fraser Secondary School
Address
2665 Erin Centre Boulevard
Mississauga, Ontario, L5M 5H6, Canada
Information
School board Peel District School Board
Religious affiliation Public
Superintendent Carol Speers
Area trustee Brad MacDonald
Meredith Johnson
Jeff White
Principal Mary Nanavati
Vice principal Sherry Couttie-Griffin
Karen Quinton
School type High school
Grades 9-12
Language English
Mascot Jaguar
Team name

John Fraser Jaguars

(formerly John Fraser Royals)
Colours Blue, Silver and White             
Founded 1990
Enrollment 1,426 (March 2013)
Homepage http://johnfraserss.peelschools.org/

John Fraser Secondary School is a high school (serving grades 9-12) located on Erin Centre Boulevard, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Domenic DiGiacomo had been the principal from 2005 to 2009. After his retirement, Julie Solomon became the new Principal as of September 2009. Mary Nanavati is now the current Principal as of September 2013. The school has consistently ranked amongst the top secondary institutions in Ontario, and is currently ranked as first in Mississauga.

History[edit]

The school was named for John Fraser who retired as Director of the Peel District School Board in 1984. The school was established in 1990. In 2002, the school began an expansion which resulted in a new wing being added on to the school to meet the rising population.

Community involvement[edit]

John Fraser has community partnerships with General Motors, Unifirst, Unisource, Agfa, and Computers for Schools.

The school hosts an annual Charity Week. They have raised funds for Kids Can Free the Children to build two schools in Sierra Leone and Sleeping Children Around the World to provide bed kits for 302 children around Canada. In addition, the school donated $15,150 for the Herbie Fund at the Hospital for Sick Children. Mission Afghanistan pre-face started last year January, phase one starts year of January 2010. Last year John Fraser raised approximately $20,000 for women and girls in Afghanistan, and other charitable causes.

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Coordinates: 43°33′35″N 79°42′59″W / 43.5598°N 79.7164°W / 43.5598; -79.7164