Archbishop MacDonald High School

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Archbishop MacDonald High School
2012-10-31 Archbishop Macdonald High School.jpg
"Comprendere et Concudere"
Address
10810-142 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5N 2P7
Canada
Coordinates 53°33′10″N 113°34′01″W / 53.55278°N 113.56694°W / 53.55278; -113.56694Coordinates: 53°33′10″N 113°34′01″W / 53.55278°N 113.56694°W / 53.55278; -113.56694
Information
School type Catholic High School
Founded 1967
School board Edmonton Catholic School District
Superintendent Joan Carr
Principal Mr. J. Fiacco
Vice principal Ms. C. Dallaire, Mrs. M. Settle
Grades 10-12
Enrollment 1200+ (2014-2015)
Language English and French
Area Edmonton Catholic School District
Colour(s) Purple and Gold ‹See Tfm›    ‹See Tfm›    
Mascot Marauder
Team name Marauders
Website

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.

Admission[edit]

Prospective students must have scored at least 75% in all grade 9 core subjects including English, social studies, mathematics, science, and religion.[1]

Reputation[edit]

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.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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).

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

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External links[edit]