Beaver Brae Secondary School
|Beaver Brae Secondary School|
|1400 Ninth Street North
Kenora, Ontario, P9N 2T7
|School type||Public high school|
|School board||Keewatin-Patricia District School Board|
|Grades||7 - 12|
|Enrollment||approx. 875 (September 2009)|
|Colour(s)||Purple and white|
|Team name||Beaver Brae Broncos|
Beaver Brae Secondary School is home to grades seven through twelve and has 65 staff members. The school offers trades, college, and university level programs.
Beaver Brae Secondary School provides a course calendar that features nearly two hundred courses. In addition to the major subject areas of English, Math, Science, Social Sciences, French (Core and Extended) and Physical Education, students may take classes in Instrumental Music, Guitar, Vocal Music, Visual Art, Drama, Construction, Automotive Technology, Communications, Business, Foods and Nutrition, and Hospitality and Tourism. Other courses offered at Beaver Brae include Outdoor Education, Ojibwe, Native Studies, Computer Engineering, Law and Information Technology.
Professional hockey player and Stanley Cup champion Mike Richards of the Los Angeles Kings was educated here. Both Mike Smith, who competed in the 1988 Olympics, and Kyle Koch, an offensive lineman for the Edmonton Eskimos, were educated at Beaver Brae. UFC fighter Jesse Bongfeldt attended Beaver Brae; he made his debut at UFC 124 and fought at UFC 131.
In 1989 there was a high tech renovation. A library, music room, and art room were added in 1992. In 2000-2001 there was an addition consisting of four classrooms and a gym. Beaver Brae was updated with a new student atrium in 2007. The atrium holds paintings which were painted by students, a big screen TV, projectors, pictures and awards.
The school has concert, band, choir and drama.
Despite not having track and field team since the 1990s, the school still holds NWOSSAA records. Some of the records include the senior boys triple and long jump records and the senior girls 400m and high jump records.
In 2013, the Bronco Cheerleading team won The Cheer Evolution Canadian Nationals in Niagara Falls, claiming the schools first national title.
List Beaver Braes NorWOSSA championships:
|Senior boys volleyball (13)||2009, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1982, 1980, 1979|
|Senior girls volleyball (14)||1999, 1998, 1993, 1992, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1970|
|Senior boys basketball (15)||2005, 2003, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1992, 1990, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1963|
|Senior girls basketball (9)||2005, 1998, 1996, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1984, 1981, 1980|
|Boys soccer (5)||2008, 2007, 2000, 1995, 1992|
|Girls soccer (6)||2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2003, 1997|
|Boys hockey(5)||2006, 1997, 1982, 1979, 1970|
|Girls hockey(6)||2012, 2011, 2008, 2004, 2003, 2002|
Medals won at the OFSAA championships: