Bluevale Collegiate Institute
Infobox Education in Canada
name= Bluevale Collegiate Institute
motto= Main Entrance
streetaddress= 80 Bluevale Street North
postalcode= N2J 3R5
Waterloo Region District School Board
principal= Kathy Young
mascot= Norm, the knight
teamname= The Knights
colours= maroon, light blue and white
Bluevale Collegiate Institute is a public
high schoolin Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Run by the Waterloo Region District School Board, Bluevale is the largest high school in Waterloo with approximately 1,450 students (2007-08) and teaches grades 9-12. The school opened in 1972under the direction of principal Robert Chilton. As of 2003, the principal is Kathy Young.
Motto and colours
The school colours are maroon, powder blue and white, and the school's motto is "Non Quis Sed Quid", meaning "It's not who you are, but what you are." Bluevale's mascot is a knight, named Norm.
* OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program)
* Co-op: students can chose from a variety of placements in many different employment settings
* Arts programs such as Dance, Drama, Vocal and Instrumental Music
* Enrichment Opportunities
* Advanced Placement Courses (also known as "AP" courses)
Geomatics(students up to date, industry standard software such as ArcGIS9)
The school has one of the largest arts/music programs in the
Waterloo Region District School Boardoffering five different choirs, four bands, and three small ensembles. The main choir (Bluevale Singers) alone has over 180 members. The music program features an award winning Jazz Quartet, which achieved gold status at MusicFest Canada in both 2005, and 2007.
Todd Brooker- An Olympic skier, who was a member of Canada's national ski team from 1976-1987. He won three Alpine skiing World Cuptitles. He was one of a group of top Canadian skiers referred to as the Crazy Canucks. [ [http://www.alpineontario.ca/rl-04-05/rl-09-15-04-Miele-FutureChampions.htm Alpine Ontario Alpin ] ]
Jennifer Button- Olympic swimmer
Captain John Couch- Pilot of Canadian Airforce who's pCC-130 Hercules plane crashed near Alert, Nunavut, killing four crew members on impact, and later claiming Couch's life due to exposure to harsh Arctic weather. Before dying, Couch gave his supplies such as his coat to the surviving crew members to assist them until rescuers arrived.
Victor Davis- Olympic gold medal winner in swimming.
Jennifer Fratesi- Olympic swimmer [http://citzine.ca/stuff.php?lng=e&sub=2&cid=17] ]
C. Ernst Harth- Character actor known for such films as and Thir13en Ghosts.
Sunil Kuruvilla- Playwright who has done screenplays for Showtime and CTV. [ [http://www.playscripts.com/author.php3?authorid=201 Playscripts, Inc. - Sunil Kuruvilla ] ]
Julian Radlein- Player for the Hamilton Tiger-Catsin the Canadian Football League. [ [http://www.ticats.ca/index.php?module=Roster&func=display&tid=12 Hamilton Tiger-Cats :: Official Site of the Tiger-Cats ] ]
Steven Rice- National Hockey League[ [http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php3?pid=00004546 Steven Rice's profile at hockeydb.com ] ]
Guillermo Verdecchia- Playwright has won the Governor General's Award for English language dramaand a Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award. [ [http://www.wier.ca/gverdecchia.html Guillermo Verdecchia ] ]
Mike West- As a member of the Canadian Swim Team, he won a Bronze Olympic medal in 1984. [http://www.wrdsb.on.ca/school_profiles/profile_BCI_Profile_2008.pdf Bluevale Collegiate profile (PDF)]
* [http://bci.wrdsb.on.ca/ Official site of Bluevale Collegiate Institute] - Includes [http://www.wrdsb.on.ca/school_profiles/profile_BCI_Profile_2008.pdf school profile (PDF)] , which contains enrollment, program, and alumni information.
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