Walter Murray Collegiate Institute

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Walter Murray Collegiate
WalterMurray.jpg
Address
1905 Preston Avenue
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7J 2E7
Canada
Coordinates 52°06′23″N 106°37′17″W / 52.1064°N 106.6214°W / 52.1064; -106.6214Coordinates: 52°06′23″N 106°37′17″W / 52.1064°N 106.6214°W / 52.1064; -106.6214
Information
Type Secondary
Opened 1961 (1961)
School board Saskatoon Public Schools
Principal Tom Sargeant
Vice Principal Dave Sloboda
Vice Principal Jay Harvey
Grades Grade 9 to Grade 12
Enrollment 1,346[1] (2015)
Education system Public
Language English, French Immersion
Colour(s) Blue and Grey         
Mascot Haggis
Team name Marauders
Website

Walter Murray Collegiate Institute, also known as Walter Murray Collegiate and WMCI, is a high school serving grades 9 to 12, located in south-eastern Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This public secondary school was established in 1962 and is supported by the infrastructure of the Nutana Suburban Centre, a part of the Nutana Suburban Development Area. This school falls under the jurisdiction of the Saskatoon Public School Division.

The school is named after Dr. Walter Charles Murray, first president of the University of Saskatchewan. It is one of only two Saskatoon high schools to offer the Advanced Program (the other is Bedford Road) for gifted students, and a full French Immersion program (the other is Marion M. Graham Collegiate). WMCI has a technology wing that offers mechanics, welding, electronics, wood-working, machining, and photography/graphic arts to its students. WMCI also offers courses to those learning English as a second language.

As well, Walter Murray offers many successful athletic programs, such as its cross country team, which is a 7 consecutive time defending city championship winning team, wrestling team, whose girls won cities in 2007 and boys were runners-up, as well as their football program, where Walter Murray had made it to the city final 3 of the past 8 years and their junior football team, who sported the only undefeated record in the city. Recently, they added a hockey program to their list of athletic programs.[timeframe?]

Currently its feeder schools are Alvin Buckwold School, Brevoort Park School, Brunskill School, Greystone Heights School, Holliston School, Hugh Cairns, V. C. School, Lakeridge School, Lakeview School, Prince Philip School and Wildwood School.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Active List of Saskatchewan Schools/Programs (PDF), retrieved 2015-12-26 
  2. ^ "Mitch Clarke WMCI Wrestler". Retrieved 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Mitch Clarke UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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