Burlington Central High School
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|Burlington Central High School|
|1433 Baldwin St
Burlington, Ontario, L7S 1K4
|School type||Public, middle school and high school|
|School board||Halton District School Board|
|Area trustee||Leah Reynolds|
|Enrollment||609 (September 2013)|
|Language||English, French Immersion|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Team name||Central Trojans|
Burlington Central High School is a public middle school and high school in Burlington, Ontario, Canada in the Halton District School Board. Enrollment was 686 students in September 2008. The current school building was constructed in 1922 and has been added to extensively over the years. The last major addition was made in the 1965, which added a new technical wing and gymnasiums. In 2012 the auditorium was upgraded with new seats and equipment. Spearheaded by business and tech teacher Todd Ford, the school raised funds through community donations and fundraisers. Now the theatre is a state of the art facility with IMAX speakers, industry standard lighting console and optimal acoustics. Originally called "Burlington High School", it is the oldest operating high school in Burlington.
The longest serving principal, J. M. Bates, started at the school in 1929 and served until 1964.
Many B.C.H.S. students fought in the Second World War and are commemorated in the school's War Memorial.
Academically, Burlington Central High School was ranked as the # 1 high school in Burlington, according to the 2011 Fraser Institute Report.
Athletic Hall of Fame
This list is not complete. There have been many other championships over the 85-year history of the school.
Clubs and activities
- Student Council
- Athletic Council
- World Club
- Anime Club
- Inclusiveness Team
- Glee Club
- Gay–straight alliance
- Eco Team
- Link Crew
- Mark Oldershaw, Olympic bronze medallist.
- Adam J. Harrington, Canadian actor, voice actor and producer.
- Sinead Russell, Canadian Olympic swimmer.
- "Burlington Central High School". Halton District School Board. Retrieved 2013-12-19.
- "Burlington Central High School". Secondary School Profile. Ontario Ministry of Education. 2010-02-18. Retrieved 2010-07-19.
- "Burlington Central HS (897353)" (PDF). Halton District School Board (EQAO). Retrieved 2013-10-30.
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