Campbell High School (Canberra)

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Campbell High School
Campbell High School (Australian Capital Territory) logo.gif
Address
Treloar Crescent
Campbell, ACT, 2612
 Australia
Coordinates 35°16′41″S 149°08′53″E / 35.278°S 149.148°E / -35.278; 149.148Coordinates: 35°16′41″S 149°08′53″E / 35.278°S 149.148°E / -35.278; 149.148
Information
Motto Ne Obliviscaris (Do Not Forget)
Opened 1965
Principal Kerrie Heath
Campus type Year 7-10
Houses Daley, Dickson, Lind, Stephens
Website

Campbell High School is a school in Campbell, an inner suburb of Canberra, Australia, for students in years 7-10 in the Australian Capital Territory's education system.

The school is located at the foot of Mount Ainslie adjacent to the CSIRO's headquarters and the Australian War Memorial, with the front of the building running along Treloar Crescent, and the school oval facing Limestone Avenue.

History[edit]

President Obama and Prime Minister Gillard with Campbell High School students

The school was opened in 1965 and was named for Scottish settler Robert Campbell who settled in the area in the early 1820s. The school maintains links to the Clan Campbell.[1]

On 17 November 2011 President of the United States Barack Obama and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke to eighteen students at the school during Obama's visit to Australia.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Template:Cite Campbell High School
  2. ^ "Students get the scoop as Obama pays a visit to Campbell High". The Australian. 17 November 2011. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Byrne, Elizabeth (17 November 2011). "Canberra high school students quiz Obama". ABC News. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 

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