Cedarview Middle School

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Cedarview Middle School
2760 Cedarview Rd.

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Coordinates45°16′37″N 75°46′48″W / 45.27694°N 75.78000°W / 45.27694; -75.78000Coordinates: 45°16′37″N 75°46′48″W / 45.27694°N 75.78000°W / 45.27694; -75.78000
School typeMiddle school
School boardOttawa-Carleton District School Board
SuperintendentPeter Gamwell
Area trusteeDonna Blackburn
PrincipalAlan Brule
Enrollment650 (2017)
LanguageEnglish or French immersion
Colour(s)Purple and white
Team nameHawks
Public transit accessOC Transpo routes 170, 270

Cedarview Middle School is a dual-track English/French immersion middle school in the Barrhaven neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. As of 2017, it has 650 students; most students studying in English. Cedarview was opened in 1994. The building is characterized by its bright blue roof. As of the 2018-2019 school year, the principal is Alain Brule and the vice-principal is Diana MacFarlane. The school is also home to a Grade 7 and 8 Congregated Gifted class and an autism program.

Cedarview holds a world record for Largest Simultaneous Yo-yo, which they broke on June 8, 2006.[1] On June 6th, 2006 the record was attempted by the entire staff and students, and the attempt was successful, beating the previous record by a mere six people. The record was featured in the Canadian edition of the Guinness Book of World Records 2008, in the upper right corner of page 7.Students have also participated in the Annual Cedarview Middle School Walkathon and raised over $96,000 toward help for adults with multiple disabilities. Grade 8 teacher Barbara Troutman was awarded the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board's 2007 Community Award for her role in organising the event to raise funds and awareness within the school and community.[2][3][4]

The school's facilities include two computer labs, three science labs, a double gym with change rooms, and a spin room with over 30 spin bikes. Each classroom has six Chromebooks each; some have a SmartBoard, and most have a TV/VCR.

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

The 2004 Cedarview Middle School flag football team won the Reebok NFL/CFL Flag Football national championship tournament at the 92nd Grey Cup in Regina, Saskatchewan. They went on to win the bronze medal at the 2004 NFL Reebok Flag Football World Championship.[5][6][7]

Cedarview is also home to a Junior, Senior, and Jazz band. In the year of 2007-2008, the senior band came back from music fest with a silver medal, and the jazz band, a gold medal. In the 2008-2009 school year. Cedarview Middle School got gold in Junior, Senior, and Jazz in the Ottawa area.


  1. ^ "Yo-Yo World Record" (PDF). Cedarview Middle School Newsletter: 6. September 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-03. In June 2006 staff and students participated in a World Record breaking event here at Cedarview. We finally made this year's edition of the Guinness World Record Book (on page 7) for the largest simultaneous yo-yo.
  2. ^ "Cedarview MS Walkathon: Students Learn the True Meaning of Community Spirit through a Unique Friendship". Ottawa Start. 2007-06-03. Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2008-01-03.
  3. ^ "Cedarview Middle School Students Dare to Make a Difference" (PDF). Strategic Directions: A Report to the Community: 16. Fall 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-03.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Ottawa-Carleton District School Board: Chair's Award Winner". Ottawa Start. 2007-05-22. Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2008-01-03.
  5. ^ "Field of Ten Set For NFL Flag Football World Championship". Slam! Sports. 2004-06-15. Archived from the original on August 3, 2004. Retrieved 2008-01-03.
  6. ^ "Field of Ten Set For World Championships in Vancouver". Slam! Sports. 2004-07-13. Archived from the original on August 3, 2004. Retrieved 2008-01-03.
  7. ^ "Michael-Ann Russell JCC Wins NFL Reebok Flag Football World Title". JCC Association. 2004-08-17. Archived from the original on 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2008-01-03.

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