Carson Graham Secondary School

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Carson Graham World IB Secondary School[1]
Address
2145 Jones Ave
North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7M 2W7
Canada
Coordinates 49°19′44″N 123°04′57″W / 49.3288°N 123.0824°W / 49.3288; -123.0824Coordinates: 49°19′44″N 123°04′57″W / 49.3288°N 123.0824°W / 49.3288; -123.0824
Information
School type Public, high school
Founded 1965
School district School District 44 North Vancouver
Superintendent Mr. John Lewis
Area trustee Susan Skinner
School number 4444036
Principal Karim Hachlaf
Staff 60
Grades 8-12
Enrollment 420 (November 22, 2012)
Colour(s) White and Red
         
Mascot Eagle
Team name Eagles
Website

Carson Graham Secondary is a public high school in the city of North Vancouver, British Columbia and part of School District 44 North Vancouver.

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History[edit]

The school opened September 15, 1965, and is named after Dr. Carson Graham. In 2009, Carson Graham only offered grades eleven and twelve because of the construction work being done. All of the grade eight, nine, and ten students were sent to Balmoral Secondary.

Academics[edit]

Carson Graham offers courses in a variety of subjects, including the humanities, sciences, language arts, business, fine arts and performing arts, engineering, and computer technology. Carson Graham is also an IB MYP and DP school.

Notable alumni[edit]

Athletics[edit]

The school has teams in football, rugby union, rowing, wrestling, volleyball, field hockey, basketball, swimming, mountain biking, and soccer.

Past championships include:

  • Rugby
    • AAA Boys Rugby Provincial Champions: 2008, 2006,[5] 2002[6]
    • AAA Girls Rugby Provincial Champions: 2016, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004
  • Wrestling
    • Provincial Boys Wrestling Champions: 1990 1992 1993 1995
    • Provincial Girls Wrestling Champions: 2009 2008,[7] 2006,[7] 2004[7]
  • Football
    • AAA Football Provincial Champions: 2001[8]
    • AA Football Provincial Champions 2015
  • Soccer
    • AAA Boys Soccer Provincial Champions: 2001

Soccer Provincial Champions : 1979–1980

  • Basketball
    • AAA 3rd Place: 1998
    • AAA 5th Place: 2002

The school's football, rugby, soccer, and field hockey teams play at Confederation Park.

Every year, the Carson Graham Gibys football team play their rivals, the Handsworth Jesters, in the Buchanan Bowl. The very first Buchanan Bowl was played in 1987 and is named after Mr. James Buchanan, a teacher and administrator who worked at both schools and died in 1986.[9]

See also[edit]

Balmoral Jr Secondary School - Balmoral campus of Carson Graham school

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For School Data, Source: BC Schools Book Archived July 12, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.." Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Education January 16, 2006.
  2. ^ "Home - North Vancouver School District". 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-25. Retrieved 2009-12-05.  Karen Magnussen
  4. ^ McCredie, Andrew (27 August 2012). "Swollen Members' Madchild riffs on the drug addiction that nearly killed him". The Vancouver Sun. 
  5. ^ Boys Rugby Archived August 27, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. BC School Sports
  6. ^ [1] Carson Legacies
  7. ^ a b c Wrestling Archived August 27, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. BC School Sports
  8. ^ [2] Carson Legacies
  9. ^ Eagles snatch bowl win Archived November 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. "North Shore News 09/10/2008"

External links[edit]

School Reports - Ministry of Education