Archbishop MacDonald High School
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|Archbishop MacDonald High School|
"Comprendere et Concudere"
Edmonton, Alberta, T5N 2P7, Canada
|School board||Edmonton Catholic School District|
|Principal||Mr. J. Fiacco|
|Vice principal||Ms. C. Dallaire, Mrs. M. Settle|
|School type||Catholic High School|
|Language||English and French|
|Area||Edmonton Catholic School District|
|Colours||Purple and Gold|
Archbishop MacDonald High School is an academic high school in Edmonton, Alberta. It is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), a non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland whose International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is recognized by leading universities around the world.
Prospective students must have scored at least 75% in all grade 9 core subjects including English, social studies, mathematics, science, and religion.
Archbishop MacDonald is the top academic Catholic high school in the Edmonton school district. It is ranked as the second best academic high school in Edmonton, after Old Strathcona Academic High School, and is also ranked 3rd in all of western Canada.
Archbishop MacDonald has a wide range of extracurricular activities, including afterschool band programs, sports teams, and various clubs. Some of these clubs include Yearbook, Social Justice, Environment, Photography, Ski, The Edge, Anime, Science, LAN, Model UN, and Improv, which competes in both the Canadian Improv Games and Nosebowl competitions.
Archbishop MacDonald opened in 1967, the year of Expo '67. The school has been repainted several times, from yellow brick, royal blue (mid 80's) to baby blue (2004), to grey (August 24, 2010).
- Tim Feehan - Recording Artist
- Jason Strudwick - Professional Hockey Player - Edmonton Oilers
- Keith Krause - political scientist - Rhodes scholar
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