Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School (St. Catharines)

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Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School
Address
101 Glen Morris Drive

, ,
Canada
Coordinates43°08′26″N 79°13′40″W / 43.14053°N 79.227819°W / 43.14053; -79.227819Coordinates: 43°08′26″N 79°13′40″W / 43.14053°N 79.227819°W / 43.14053; -79.227819
Information
School typeSecondary school
MottoLatin: Facta non verba
("Deeds, not words")
Established1959
School boardDistrict School Board of Niagara
School number238
PrincipalAnn Gilmore
Vice-principalCatherine Matheson
Grades9–12
EnrolmentApprox. 1000 students
Language
  • English
  • French
Campus typeSuburban
Colour(s)Navy blue and gold         
MascotBulldog
CommunityGlenridge
Website

Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School is a Canadian secondary school located in St. Catharines, Ontario. It is one of eight public secondary schools in the city, and is situated in the community of Glenridge. The secondary school is known for their competitive sports, extremely strong acedemics, arts, their bulldog mascot and extensive list of extracurriculars. It is administered by the District School Board of Niagara.

History[edit]

Sir Winston was founded in 1959. It was named after the British Prime Minister, who led the United Kingdom through the Second World War.


The campus in November 2006

Extended French program[edit]

Sir Winston Churchill's Extended French program has been in existence for over 30 years. The school offers the program through grades 9 to 12 to students who participated in Extended French previously in elementary school. Twelve of the forty credits that an Extended French student completes will be taught in French. These are mainly core subjects like French, Math, Science and Social Sciences.[1]

Sports[edit]

Sir Winston Churchill offers several extracurricular sports activities to its students, including football, swimming, cross country running, track and field, volleyball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, hockey, rowing, and others.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

Graduation year is in parentheses:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sir Winston – Extended French". Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Extra-Curricular Programs At Sir Winston Churchill" (PDF). Retrieved 11 August 2016.

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