North Park Secondary School

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North Park Secondary School
Address
10 North Park Drive
Brampton, Ontario 251, L6S 3M1, Canada
Information
School board Peel District School Board
Religious affiliation Public
Superintendent Jan Courtin
Area trustee Beryl Ford
Principal Pat Geale
Vice principal Donna Moore and Kimberley Jones
School type High school
Grades 9-12
Language English
Mascot The Viking
Team name Vikings
Colours Blue, Orange and White             
Founded 1978
Enrollment 1419
Homepage http://schools.peelschools.org/sec/northpark/Pages/default.aspx

North Park Secondary School is one of the oldest high schools in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. It is located at the major intersection of Williams Parkway and North Park Drive.

Highlights[edit]

It is also one of three schools to host the International Business and Technology Program. This school has also hosted the International Co-op Program in conjunction with AFS (American Field Services), which has sent a selected number of students for one semester to Paraguay, South America for volunteer work. The program has been hosted by North Park Secondary School since 1998 and has been a great success thanks to the work of Jon Ruhnke and principal Mr. Tunner. After nearly 30 years, the school portapack was demolished in 2008 to make way for a long-awaited extension. As of June 2010, there were 1,314 full-time students attending NPSS.[citation needed]

IBT[edit]

The International, Business and Technology (IBT) Program is the best innovative program that enriches and extends the traditional secondary school curriculum by incorporating 21st century skills, preparing students for the challenges of an increasingly and technological demanding world. Get ready for the STOCK MARKET PROJECT and the Arc Gis applications.

Clubs[edit]

North Park Secondary School offers several different clubs which accommodate a vast amount of students. The following are most of the clubs present in North Park:

  • Abstract (choir)
  • Anime Club
  • Book Club
  • Computer Club
  • Culture Club
  • Debate Club
  • DECA
  • Drama Club
  • Eco Club
  • GSA Club
  • Photography Club
  • Running Club
  • Science Club
  • Social Justice Club
  • Reading Club
  • Zonta (women's rights)

Sports/Teams[edit]

North Park Secondary School offers many different sport teams such as:

  • Cricket
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Flag Football

There are many more to come.

SHSM (Special High Skills Major)[edit]

North Park Secondary School offers a program for business students, which is funded by the government;students enrolled in this program do not pay for any of the events associated with the program.

The SHSM Business at North Park Secondary School is based on providing students in all pathways the opportunity to develop into business leaders who think globally, act strategically and contribute to the advancement and competitiveness of our community and country. The SHSM will allow students to customize their high school experience to reflect their interest in the field of business. The SHSM will contribute to a unique learning experience that will prepare students for lifelong success. The program will allow students the opportunity to explore the world of business, to develop the skills and knowledge for success in the global economy and become leaders in their chosen pathway.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

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