Banting Memorial High School

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Banting Memorial High School
Banting Memorial Official Crest.png
203 Victoria Street East
Alliston, Ontario, L9R 1W7
Type Public, Coeducational
Motto Quacumque optima
(Whatsoever is Best)
Established 1951
School board Simcoe County District School Board
School number 893464
Principal Jo Shako
Faculty 102
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1600 (September 2016)
Student to teacher ratio 17:1
Language English
Colour(s)                Maroon, White and Baby Blue
Mascot Marauder
Last updated: 2016-31-OCT

Banting Memorial High School is a public secondary institution serving grades 9-12, located in Alliston, Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Simcoe County District School Board and currently has a student population of about 1600. The current principal is Jo Shako and vice principals are Nancy Arnold- Sallows, Julie Underhill & Marcell Wolf. The school is named in honour of Sir Frederick Grant Banting, a key member of the Canadian scientific team that discovered how to extract and use insulin for treating diabetes mellitus. Alliston, Ontario, Canada was the home town of Sir Frederick Banting, and is also the foundation of his homestead. Banting Memorial offers attending students programs in Extended French courses and Specialist High Skills Major in Health & Wellness, Horticulture & Landscaping, Agriculture, and Transportation. The school participates in county sporting events under the name of the "Marauders".The school serves students residing in Alliston, Beeton, Tottenham, Hockley Valley and Adjala Township.

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Coordinates: 44°09′21″N 79°51′33″W / 44.1557°N 79.8591°W / 44.1557; -79.8591