Tamanawis Secondary School

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Tamanawis Secondary School
Tamanawis Secondary (66 Avenue).jpg
12600 66 Ave
Surrey, British Columbia, V3W 2A8
Coordinates 49°07′20″N 122°52′18″W / 49.1222°N 122.8716°W / 49.1222; -122.8716Coordinates: 49°07′20″N 122°52′18″W / 49.1222°N 122.8716°W / 49.1222; -122.8716
School type Public, high school
Motto Caring Community, Engaged Learners, Inspired Citizens
Founded 1994
School district School District 36 Surrey
School number 3636150
Principal Mr. J. Lamond
Staff 88
Grades 8-12
Enrolment 1461 (April 11, 2014)
Language English
Area Newton, Surrey
Colour(s) Blue/White/Red
Team name Wildcats

Tamanawis Secondary is a public secondary school in Surrey, British Columbia. It is a part of School District 36.

The school provides many choices regarding subjects for its students. Here is a list of some of the subjects offered:

Fine Arts, Business, Biology, AP Calculus, Chemistry, Drama Dance, Home Economics, French, Mathematics, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Physics, Science, Information Technology, Woodworking, Metalworking, Electronics, Punjabi, Spanish

and other after school programs.

The school is well known for its sports programs, with its basketball and other teams consistently performing well in the BC Provincial Championships. The boys basketball team won the Fraser Valley's in 2014 and 2016 while finishing 3rd in the Province in 2014 and 2nd in 2016. Tamanawis is the only Surrey public school to win the Fraser Valley since 1981. The boys soccer team also won the Fraser Valley in 2013 and 2015.

Tamanawis is also the home school of STUDIO99,[1] a group of teen filmmakers who make short films in all genres as well as cover many school events, like the Tamanawis Christmas Community Dinner.[2]

Also, Tamanawis hosts ; a film festival open to all in the Lower Mainland. Tamanawis also hosts a number of clubs including Global Awareness, Empowerment, and Cure for Cancer Club.

Tamanawis Secondary School and Elgin Park Secondary School both share the same architectural design.

Scott Hannan (Retired San Jose Sharks Defenseman) graduated from Tamanawis, as well as Canadian Olympian Natasha Wodak and 3-time Canadian wrestling champion Jessy Sahota.