Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School

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Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School
Address
415 Great Lakes Drive
Brampton, Ontario, L6R 2Z4
Canada
Coordinates 43°44′22″N 79°46′14″W / 43.73954°N 79.77066°W / 43.73954; -79.77066Coordinates: 43°44′22″N 79°46′14″W / 43.73954°N 79.77066°W / 43.73954; -79.77066
Information
School type High school
Motto Dream, Believe, Succeed
Religious affiliation(s) Public-secondary
Founded 2003
School board Peel District School Board
Superintendent Joy Uniac
Area trustee Harinder Malhi
School number 943916
Principal Sherry Dalcin
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,055 (September 2014)
Language English
Colour(s) Purple, silver and black             
Mascot Blizzard The Bear
Team name Blizzards
Website

Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School is a public high school located in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

History[edit]

The school is named after Harold M. Brathwaite, a former Director of Education of the Peel District School Board, who retired in 2003, which is also when the school opened. The school strives to assist its students in developing their competencies academically, technically and professionally. The school promotes unity in a diverse society. Harold M. Brathwaite proves a multitude of opportunities for students to grow and reach their goals. It has had a number of successful alumni. The school will continue to support its motto of "Dream, Believe, Succeed", as it is a driving factor for many students.

Highlights[edit]

  • Site of OISE/University of Toronto student teacher education programme
  • SHSM - Specialist High Skills Major Program in both Business and Law: This program caters to students who wish to pursue a career in the specified fields of business and law. To achieve the designation, students must follow through with a comprehensive itinerary of courses, which also requires them to serve one term in a co-op position.
  • IB Program- a rigorous pre-university program leading to assessments in six subject areas. IB offers a challenging curriculum, taught by accredited IB teachers. The program is noted for its depth and its international perspective. The IB Diploma provides a coherent and demanding educational experience across the full curriculum and requires IB students to engage in community service, individual research, and an inquiry into the nature of knowledge.

Clubs and extracurriculars[edit]

Students are encouraged to get involved in the many clubs and teams available at Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School. Extra-curricular activities include archery, basketball, cricket, rugby, ball hockey, cross country, volleyball, soccer, football, badminton, track and field, table tennis, the arts (music, drama, dance, visual arts), Environmental Club, Outdoor Club, Peace By Peace, yearbook, Zonta Club, Robotics (FRC), and DECA.

Notable alumni[edit]

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