Marion M. Graham Collegiate

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Marion M. Graham Collegiate
Marion-M-Graham-Collegiate.jpg
Address
602 Lenore Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7K 6A6
Canada
Coordinates 52°10′37″N 106°37′09″W / 52.176994°N 106.619305°W / 52.176994; -106.619305Coordinates: 52°10′37″N 106°37′09″W / 52.176994°N 106.619305°W / 52.176994; -106.619305
Information
Type Secondary
Motto Ne Oublie
(Do Not Forget)
Opened 1984 (1984)
School board Saskatoon Public Schools
Principal Doug Njaa
Vice Principal Karen Peterson
Grades Grade 9 to Grade 12
Enrollment 725[1] (2016)
Education system Public
Language English, French Immersion
Colour(s) Maroon and Black         
Team name Falcons
Website

Marion M. Graham Collegiate is the only public high school in the north end of Saskatoon, serving the Silverwood Heights, Lawson Heights, River Heights, Richmond Heights, and North Park neighbourhoods. Former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien visited Marion M. Graham Collegiate in 1999.

This school has the distinguished honor of having the first French Immersion graduation class in the Saskatoon Public School Division in 1993. Its main focuses are in the arts, and athletics. Marion Graham has a wide range of artistic classes including visual arts, dance, photography, music, design, theatre arts, carving classes, industrial arts and more.

Currently its feeder schools are Brownell School, Lawson Heights School, North Park Wilson School, River Heights School and Silverwood Heights School.

History[edit]

Marion M. Graham Collegiate was opened in September 1984 by the Governor General of Canada, Jeanne Sauvé. The school is named after Marion Margaret Graham OC,[2] an educator who taught in Saskatoon for thirty years and served as a member of the Saskatoon Public School Board from 1967 to 1982. During these years she worked for the development of learning resource centers in Saskatoon public schools, a service that is now available to all students. Graham also volunteered with the Air Cadet Movement, the St. John Ambulance Association, the YMCA, and the United Way.

Principals[edit]

  • Doug Njaa (2014–Present)
  • Dr. Shirley Figley (2010–2014)
  • Cole J. Kirby (2005–2010)
  • Mrs. Shammi Rathwell (2002–2005)
  • Dr. Karren E. Dellow (1999–2002)
  • Dennis A. Ens (1994–1999)
  • Lindsay W. Fast (1986–1994)
  • Lorne Glauset (1984–1986)

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Sports[edit]

Marion M. Graham Collegiate offers the following sports to students.[4]

Season Junior Sports (9-10) Senior Sports (9-12)
Fall Boys & Girls Cross Country
Boys Volleyball
Girls Volleyball
Football
Boys & Girls Cross Country
Boys Volleyball
Girls Volleyball
Football
Girls Soccer
Golf
Winter Boys Basketball
Girls Basketball
Boys & Girls Wrestling
Boys Basketball
Girls Basketball
Boys Curling
Girls Curling
Cheerleading
Spring Boys & Girls Badminton
Boys & Girls Track & Field
Boys Soccer
Golf

The following is a list of the championships that Marion M. Graham Collegiate has won throughout its existence. [5]

Sport City Championships Provincial Championships
Sr Boys Basketball '15
Sr Girls Basketball '08
Sr Boys Volleyball '91, '92, '93, '07, '08 '93
Sr Girls Volleyball '11, '12, '13
Girls Curling '89, '91, '96, '98, '00, '01, '02, '03, '06, '07, '14
Boys Curling '94, '02, '06, '08, '14
Girls Wrestling '99, '00
Boys Wrestling '00, '12, '13 '00, '12
Badminton '87, '88, '89, '91, '92, '93, '94, '95, '96, '97, '98, '99, '02, '03
Sr Boys Soccer '13, '14, '15
Sr Girls Soccer '90, '00 '00
Cheer/Pom '06, '07, '08, '09, '15, '16 '06, '09
Football '88, '90, '07, '08, '09, '14 '88, '90, '09


Arts[edit]

Marion M. Graham Collegiate offers the following Arts to students.[6]

Activity Grades
Boys Choir 9 – 12
Girls Choir 9 – 10
Mixed Choir 9 – 12
Jr. Concert Band 9 – 10
Sr. Jazz Ensemble 9 – 12
Drumline 9 – 12

Musicals performed by the arts department include Grease (1992), West Side Story (1993), Bye Bye Birdie (1994), Guys and Dolls (1995), South Pacific (1996), Oklahoma (1997), Crazy for You (1998), Anything Goes (1999), Good News (2000), Lady be Good (2001), Footloose (2002), Strike up the Band (2003), Copacabana (2005), Area 51 (2006), Grease (2007), High School Musical (2008), Crazy for You (2009), West Side Story (2010), Guys and Dolls (2011), Beauty and the Beast (2012), Fame (2013), All Shook Up (2014), Aladdin (2015) and Anything Goes (2016).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Active List of Saskatchewan Schools/Programs (PDF), retrieved 2016-11-28 
  2. ^ "Recipients (search results)". The Governor General of Canada. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ Pictures in the Hallway
  4. ^ "Offered Sports" (PDF). 2015–2016 Student Handbook. Marion M. Graham Collegiate. p. 25. 
  5. ^ "Saskatchewan High School Athletics Association". 
  6. ^ "Clubs and Activities" (PDF). 2015–2016 Student Handbook. Marion M. Graham Collegiate. p. 27. 
General references

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