Prince Andrew High School
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|Prince Andrew High School|
|31 Woodlawn Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B2W 2R7, Canada
|School number||HRSB ID 127|
|School board||Halifax Regional School Board|
|Principal||Mr. Gregory MacKinnon|
|Vice principal||Ms. Lee Anne Amaral
Mr. Sohael Abidi
|School type||High school|
|Area||12000s (decade)q. ft|
|Team name||Prince Andrew Panthers|
|Colours||Blue, Black and White|
|Enrollment||984 (September 2013)|
Prince Andrew High School is a Canadian public school, in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. It is operated by the Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB) and is now an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school, offering the Diploma program. It also offers the O2 program (options and opportunities).
984 students currently attend, and graduating classes consists of approximately 300 students.
The school was opened in 1960 and has gone through numerous renovations throughout the years, now boasting the largest auditorium east of Montreal, and a second gymnasium added in renovation. Additionally, upgrades to the cafeteria and auditorium have given them a more modern design. They are currently going through a new set of renovations from new lockers, re done exterior, The "New" gym Has been repainted and has had a new hardwood floor put in. The cafeteria wall has been removed, opening the space up to the hallway. The school has added several new computer labs, a new media production lab, and two production technology labs.
The school was built for the 1960/61 school year. In 1970 an addition to the school created a second gym, now known as the new gym, and a new wing. The additions in 1978 and 1986 added on wings, an auditorium, and expanded the library. Prince Andrew's unofficial rival school is Dartmouth High School
Prince Andrew High School celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010, when it its 50th class graduated.
2013:A Midsummer Night's Dream
2012: The Sound of Music
2010: Jesus Christ Superstar
2006: The Crucible
2005: Twelfth Night
2004: Anything Goes
2003: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
2002: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2000: Tonight We Improvise
1999: Romeo and Juliet
1998: Bye Bye Birdie
1997: Oliver Twist
1997: Secret of the Palace
1996: Comedy of Errors
1994: Jane Eyre
Courses, clubs, and teams
In the 2013-2014 school year the departments at Prince Andrew High School include Business and Technology, English, Fine Arts, Languages and Library Services, Math, Science, Social Studies, Wellness and Guidance. There are four levels of courses available within these departments— Essential, Foundation, Academic and Advanced.
Prince Andrew is an IB World School. It has been offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme since 2007, with its first graduates matriculating in 2009.
The clubs at Prince Andrew High School include:
- Safe Grad (a graduation celebration similar to prom which is free of alcohol and drugs)
- Christian Fellowship
- Student Council
- School newspaper club
- PA Tech
- PA Robotics
- Jazz Band
- Flute Choir
- Jam Band
- Dance Club
- Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
- Big Bunch (Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada)
- Key Club
- Debate Club
- PA Players
- Vinyl Renaissance
Teams & Sports
Some of the sports offered at Prince Andrew High School include football, hockey, basketball, rugby union, track & field, volleyball, soccer, field hockey, cheerleading, badminton, cricket, table tennis, softball, cross country, skiing, golf and Snowboarding. Prince Andrew High Panthers Football Team has a strong winning tradition dating back to the 1960s.
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