Sullivan Heights Secondary

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Sullivan Heights Secondary
Sullivan Heights Secondary (144 Street).jpg
Address
6248 144 Street
Surrey, British Columbia, V3X 1A1
Canada
Coordinates 49°06′59″N 122°49′18″W / 49.1164°N 122.8218°W / 49.1164; -122.8218Coordinates: 49°06′59″N 122°49′18″W / 49.1164°N 122.8218°W / 49.1164; -122.8218
Information
School type Public, high school
Founded 2000
School board School District 36 Surrey
Superintendent Mike McKay
Principal R. Puri
Staff 50
Grades 8-12
Enrollment Approximately 1500 (September, 2015)
Language English
Area Newton, South Surrey
Team name Sullivan Heights Stars
Website

École Secondaire Sullivan Heights Secondary is a high school located in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

Sullivan Heights opened on October 24, 2000, with a student population of over 1000 students (grades 8 through 10), with grade 11 being added in the 2001-02 school year, and grade 12 being added in the 2002-03 school year. Today, Sullivan Heights is home to over 1600 students (grades 8 through 12), and over 50 staff members.

The school's programs include Dance, Drama, Musical Theatre, Band, Leadership, Electronics, Drafting, Sewing, Cooking, Tourism, Information Technology and many more. The school also offers a wide array of extracurricular activities including Student Council, Grad Council, Athletics, GSA, Outdoors Club, Programming and Improv/Theatre Sports.

The school has an attached theatre, The Bell Centre For Performing Arts. The Centre cost about 8 million to construct and, although its main focus is to be a rental venue for community user groups, it is also used by the school from time to time.

The school also features fields for kabaddi, cricket, and soccer.

Notable students[edit]

  • Dominika Kopcik, a former student of Sullivan Heights, was a part of the Canadian Olympic Synchro Team during her grade 12 year. On October 27, 2006, she and Isabelle Rampling finished fifth at the FINA World Trophy 2006 in Moscow, Russia.[1]
  • Elicia MacKenzie, winner of the reality show How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.synchro.ca/documents/CanadafinishesfifthinDuet-trophycup.pdf/[dead link]
  2. ^ Zillich, Tom (2008-07-29). "Dream comes true for Surrey's 'dark horse'". Surrey Now. Archived from the original on 2012-11-09. Retrieved 2008-08-05.