Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany
|Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany (CDJ)|
Diplôme en main, prêt pour demain (2007)
Diploma in hand, ready for tomorrow
|300 Martin Rd.
Edmundston, New Brunswick, E3V 3K8
|School type||High School|
|School board||Francophone Nord-Ouest School District|
|Superintendent||Mr. Luc Caron|
|Principal||Mr. Bertin Lang|
|Deputy to Administration/Finances, Deputy to Student Life, Deputy to Pedagogy||Mr. Éric Marquis
Ms. Denise Emond-Gendron
Mr. Eric Levesque
|Language||Canadian French, English Second-Language|
|Colour(s)||Red, blue , and yellow|
Arts at CDJ
The Cite des Jeunes is known for making good theater productions. Lots of young talented artists attend CDJ. Each year, the theater students go to a competition in Fredericton called "NB Dramafestival". They are the only french school attending and are known for receiving many awards each year. In 2015, they went with "The Outsiders" and won 19 prizes, a record they had never reached with only one play. A lot of students also play music and represented CDJ at competitions like "Accro de la chanson" and "Tremplin de Degelis" The school is also filled with artistic creations like painting and sculptures the students made.
La Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany has over a thousand students attending. According to the 2006-2007 student census, precisely 1349 students attend this institution. Grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 are admitted including handicapped students.
The standard curriculum of the institution is divided in the following departments:
- Arts (Music and visual arts) and Language (French, English and Spanish)
- Mathematics and Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
- Home Economics
- Human Sciences
- Physical Education
Its optional classes curriculum is one of the most varied in the province of New Brunswick with optional classes available in all aforementioned subjects. This includes such subjects as drama, sewing, dance and astronomy.
"La Chaîne Humaine"
La Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany is renowned for its annual community food and fund raising for the local food bank ("R.A.D.O.") in Edmundston. The students gather over a hundred thousand food items (as well as other household items) every year. This event is organised by the school's humanitarian committee operated by teachers and students.
The high school has a school mascot named Cidji.
The name was coined by a student during a name-the-mascot contest.
The Cité des Jeunes have a theme song that was written by Étienne Deschênes, À moi la vie
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