- Huron Heights Secondary School
"This article is about the school in Newmarket. For the school in Kitchener, see
Huron Heights Secondary School (Kitchener)."
Infobox Education in Canada
name = Huron Heights Secondary School
motto= "Reach for the Heights"
York Region District School Board
streetaddress = 40 Huron Heights Dr.
enrollment = 1,850
teamname = Warriors
principal = Tod Dungey
website = [http://www.huronheights.ss.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/ www.huronheights.ss.yrdsb.edu.on.ca]
Huron Heights Secondary School is a public
high schoolin the York Region District School Boardwhich opened in 1962. Additions were added in 1965and 1969. It is located in Newmarket, Ontario, Canadaand serves students from the Newmarket and East Gwillimbury area.
The name comes from the
First Nations tribe that inhabited the area and the height of land on which the school is located in the northwest part of the town. It also began to share the Newmarket-area enrichment program with Newmarket High Schoolin 2000.
It is also home to the Regional Arts education program for North York Region, called "Arts Huron". This rivals Unionville High School, of Markham, which is the regional arts school to south. Arts Huron provides students with a quality education in dance, drama, visual arts, technology, and music. Graduates receive a certificate of specialization in whichever area of the program for which they earned 5 or more credits.
2005student population was approximately 1,850, in grades 9-12. The floor area is approximately 20 900 m².
Tyler Stewartof the band Barenaked Ladiesattended Huron Heights between 1980 and 1986, and was active in various school bands and the music program.
Curtis Joseph, long-time NHL goalie, also attended Huron Heights between 1980 and 1986.
Andrew Walker, singer songwriterfrom Austin, Texasattended Huron Heights.
Veronica Brenner, a graduate, won a silver medalin freestyle skiingat the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Jim Brennan, professional Football (soccer) player, member of the Canadian national team, first player of the Toronto FC franchise, and played in the English Premier League.
St. Elizabeth Catholic High School
Westmount Collegiate Institute
Unionville High School
York Region District School Board
* [http://www.huronheights.ss.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/ Huron Heights: official website]
* [http://www.huronheights.ss.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/hhss.sc/ School Council Website]
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