Pickering High School, Ajax

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Pickering High School
Pickering High School logo.jpg
Pickering High School Front Entrance.jpg
Address
180 Church Street North
Ajax, Ontario, L1T 2W7
Canada
Coordinates 43°51′31″N 79°3′31″W / 43.85861°N 79.05861°W / 43.85861; -79.05861Coordinates: 43°51′31″N 79°3′31″W / 43.85861°N 79.05861°W / 43.85861; -79.05861
Information
School type Public Secondary School
Motto Enter to Learn. Go Forth to Serve.
Founded 1951 (1951)
School board Durham District School Board
Superintendent Camille Taylor
Area trustee Patrice Barnes
Principal Randy Tennant
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2029 (2014)
Medium of language English
Colour(s) Green and Yellow
        
Mascot Trojan
Team name Trojans
Website

Pickering High School is a Canadian high school located in Ajax, Ontario, within the Durham District School Board. Specifically, the school is found in historical Pickering Village, Ontario. The school has students in grades 9 to 12, and offers gifted and French immersion classes.

Rankings[edit]

Pickering High School was ranked 222th of 740 schools in a study of Ontario high schools in 2015/2016. It obtained an overall score of 7/10 in 2016, up from 6.5 in 2012 and 5.2/10 in 2009. Scores are based on academic performance of students on grade 9 mathematics and the OSSLT. In 2012, Pickering HS rose in rank for the last three years, having been ranked 528th overall in 2009. The study was conducted by the Fraser Institute, which conducts studies on educational policy across Canada.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

Sports[edit]

Pickering High has many former professional and former Olympic athletes as coaches:

  • Mr. John Martini – a former CFL player
  • Mr. Stan Tzogas – an Olympic wrestler and Canadian Olympic Coach[8]
  • Mr. Jens Kraemer – played for a Hamburg B Squad[clarification needed "Hamburg B"?]

OFSAA champions[edit]

  • 1965 Boys' Volleyball [9]
  • 1986 Boys' Rugby [10]
  • 1990 Boys' Rugby [11]
  • 2005 Boys' Football (Golden Horseshoe Bowl) [12]
  • 2007 Boys' Basketball [13]
  • 2008 Boys' Basketball [14]
  • 2013 Girls' Soccer [15]

•2017 Girls Wrestling

Provincial track and field titles – OFSAA champions[edit]

  • 1987 Junior Boys
  • 1991 Overall Boys
  • 1992 Senior Boys
  • 1997 Overall Boys
  • 1998 Midget Boys
  • 1998 Ovelol
  • 2002 Midget Boys
  • 2002 Overall Boys
  • 2003 Junior Boys
  • 2007 Midget Girls
  • 2007 Overall Combined Co-Ed
  • 2007 Overall Girls
  • 2008 Midget Boys
  • 2009 Junior Boys
  • 2009 Overall Boys
  • 2009 Overall Combined Co-Ed
  • 2009 Overall Girls
  • 2010 Overall Boys
  • 2010 Overall Combined Co-Ed
  • 2010 Overall Girls

News Stories[edit]

In February 2009 the school was placed in lock down after a stabbing and ensuing motor vehicle accident occurred several blocks away, at a nearby park.[16]

Feeder schools[edit]

Located in Ajax, Ontario

  • Alexander Graham Bell Public School
  • Cadarakque Public School
  • Eagle Ridge Public School
  • Lincoln Alexander Public School
  • Lincoln Avenue Public School
  • Roméo Dallaire Public School (
  • Vimy Ridge Public School
  • Westney Heights Public School
  • Roland Michener Public School
  • Applecroft Public School

Located in Pickering, Ontario

  • Frenchman's Bay Public School
  • William Dunbar Public School
  • High Castle Public School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Fraser Institute
  2. ^ a b c d "Seven famous people who attended Pickering High School". durhamregion.com. Metroland Media Group Ltd. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Part two: Famous people who attended Pickering High School in Ajax". Ajax News Advertiser. Metroland Media Group Ltd. 29 June 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016 – via durhamregion.com. 
  4. ^ McNair, Brian (28 June 2016). "Ajax's Nichelle Prince takes advice from Christine Sinclair to heart". Ajax News Advertiser. Metroland Media Group Ltd. Retrieved 26 October 2016 – via durhamregion.com. 
  5. ^ "Sara Kaljuvee". Official Canadian Olympic Team Website. Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  6. ^ http://www.durhamregion.com/whatson-story/6498784-seven-famous-people-who-attended-pickering-high-school/
  7. ^ http://www.metronews.ca/news/toronto/2016/04/20/one-raptors-stamp-all-over-a-pickering-school.html
  8. ^ McNair, Brian (30 June 2012). "Pickering High School coach Stan Tzogas headed to first Olympics". Newmarket Era. Metroland Media Group Ltd. Retrieved 26 October 2016 – via Simcoe.com. 
  9. ^ https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1b66OPKPeC4bRWwUAssUoHlmueBe8MldYy-wlhM0dnzk/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html
  10. ^ https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m0yfhsOKy2NV6XYFV6OAf7SAA0AE7M8-MxOCv97kwlE/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html
  11. ^ https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m0yfhsOKy2NV6XYFV6OAf7SAA0AE7M8-MxOCv97kwlE/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html
  12. ^ https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pPrMkONX_AxZstK-DzUOEOnvXRMPhhks6LVmEZeKu0I/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html
  13. ^ Basketball https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12Jz_E74TCr9lXsSQNupdcRBOn9lSWuvNqmbFvYUhOvM/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html
  14. ^ Basketball https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12Jz_E74TCr9lXsSQNupdcRBOn9lSWuvNqmbFvYUhOvM/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html
  15. ^ https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19Q-rMWhvM3-J6qArpIsC8pGJcJgngmH6fWA2PSiejQI/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html
  16. ^ "Police investigate 'whodunnit' MVA, stabbing in Ajax | CTV Toronto News". Toronto.ctv.ca. 2009-02-27. Retrieved 2013-09-21. 

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