Woodroffe High School (Ottawa)

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Woodroffe High School
Address
2410 Georgina Dr
Ottawa, Ontario, K2B 7M8
Canada
Coordinates 45°21′46″N 75°46′47″W / 45.362656°N 75.779743°W / 45.362656; -75.779743Coordinates: 45°21′46″N 75°46′47″W / 45.362656°N 75.779743°W / 45.362656; -75.779743
Information
Founded 1960
School board Ottawa Carleton District School Board
Superintendent Frank Wiley
Area trustee Theresa Kavanagh
Administrator Lorraine Demers
Principal William Arden[1]
Staff 90
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 800-1000
Language English
French
Campus Suburban
Colour(s) Orange and Black         
Mascot Tiger
Team name Tigers
Feeder schools D. Roy Kennedy Public School,
Pinecrest Public School,
J.H. Putman Public School and Fisher Park Public School
Website

Woodroffe High School is a secondary school situated in the west end of Ottawa, Ontario. Woodroffe High School hosts an extensive variety of 20 school clubs, organizations and inter-school and intramural athletics. Woodroffe High School is a secondary school with a large athletic program, and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. A number of programs are being developed to better serve the students' interests. These include the development of a number of multi-disciplinary courses, an arts certificate, and an international studies certificate.

A variety of school clubs, organizations and inter-school and intramural athletics are offered under the direction and supervision of teacher and community volunteers.

The school is under the jurisdiction of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.

Location[edit]

Woodroffe High School is located at the western end of the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, near the Lincoln Fields Shopping Centre and Lincoln Fields Station. A section of bike path connects the school to the Ottawa River Pathway running parallel to the Parkway. In turn, this path is interconnect with the network of bike paths stretching throughout the Ottawa Region that make up part of the greater Ontario Trails Council Trails network. A satellite location for Woodroffe High School has been proposed, but was never passed by the school board

Programs[edit]

Woodroffe is noted for its French Immersion and Arts programs, included in which are drama and dance programs. These programs are frequently showcased in Woodroffe's Dance Showcases and annual musicals hosted in the school's auditorium. Woodroffe has a strong athletics program, winning many championships over the years in sports such as basketball, volleyball, rugby, soccer, wrestling, and hockey.

School Features[edit]

  • Campus featuring regulation sized gymnasium, tennis courts, track, Soccer Field and two playing fields,
  • Science labs rebuilt in 1995
  • Auditorium with theatrical fly gallery
  • French immersion and Spanish programs
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Outdoor Pursuits, Police Academy
  • Computer Science and Technology programs
  • Active extra-curricular program
  • Athletic programs, NBA Facility
  • Partnerships with Pinecrest-Queensway Health and Community Services, Wal-Mart and Algonquin College
  • Extensive Cooperative Education Program
  • Innovative Arts Certificate Program
  • Extensive ESL & ELD programs
  • Growing number of International Students coming to WHS
  • Excellent Leadership Course and camp

References[edit]

  1. ^ // Woodroffe High School Contact Information //

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