Huron Heights Secondary School

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"
schoolboard= York Region District School Board
affiliation= Secular
schooltype=High School
streetaddress = 40 Huron Heights Dr.
postalcode=L3Y 3J9
enrollment = 1,850
teamname = Warriors
principal = Tod Dungey
website = []
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Huron Heights Secondary School is a public high school in the York Region District School Board which opened in 1962. Additions were added in 1965 and 1969. It is located in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada and 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 School in 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.

The 2005 student population was approximately 1,850, in grades 9-12. The floor area is approximately 20 900 m².

Notable Alumni

*Tyler Stewart of the band Barenaked Ladies attended 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 songwriter from Austin, Texas attended Huron Heights.
*Veronica Brenner, a graduate, won a silver medal in freestyle skiing at 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.

ee also

* Arts York
* St. Elizabeth Catholic High School
* Westmount Collegiate Institute
* Unionville High School
* York Region District School Board

External links

* [ Huron Heights: official website]
* [ School Council Website]

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