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Encyclopedia > General Vanier Intermediate School
General Vanier Intermediate School
Home of the Vikings
Address
1500 Cumberland St.
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Information
School board UCDSB[1]
Principal Tim Mills
Vice principal Patrick Pender
School type High school
Grades 7-10
Language English French immersion Mohawk(language)
Campus Suburban
Colours maroon, grey
Founded 1962
Enrollment 700
Homepage http://gvis.ucdsb.on.ca/

General Vanier Intermediate School (GVIS)is a public intermediate school located in Cornwal, Ontario. It shares a building with the catholic high school St. Joe's. Having existed first, St. Joes uses the cafeteria and the fairly large auditorium of General Vanier. Image File history File linksMetadata General_Vanier. ... Cornwall (Cornish: Kernow) is a county in South West England on the peninsula that lies to the west of the River Tamar. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24... High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory secondary education. ... Education in Canada is provided, funded, and overseen by federal, provincial, and local governments. ... Canadian English (CaE) is a variety of English used in Canada. ... French immersion is a form of bilingual education in Canada in which a child who has not spoken French as his or her first language studies in French. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... Middle school and junior high school cover a period of education that straddles primary education and secondary education and serve as a bridge between them. ... St. ...

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History

General Vanier was built in 1962 to house students from the overcrowded CCVS and Saint Lawrence High Schools. It was a grades 9-13 high school until 2002 when grades 11-12 were sent to CCVS to make way for grades 7 and 8. The school was thereafter known as an Intermediate School.


Students

The aproximately 700 students at General Vanier come form a wide array of ethinic and socio-economic backgrounds. Apoximately half of the school is white with the other half being either native mohawk students from nearby Akwesasne or from the growing immigrant community. Socioeconomics is the study of the social and economic impacts of any product or service offering, market intervention or other activity on an economy as a whole and on the companies, organization and individuals who are its main economic actors. ... Mohawk is: A tribe of American Indians: see Mohawk nation The Mohawk language spoken by the Mohawk people. ... The Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne is a Mohawk Nation territory located across the intersection of the New York_Ontario-Quebec borders on the south bank of the St. ... Immigration is the act of moving to or settling in another country or region, temporarily or permanently. ...


Extra-Curricular Activities

Many activities are availible to students including concert and jazz band, Drama, and many sports. GVIS competes against other teams in S, D and G and often competes in EOSSA finals.


Famous and Notable Alumni and Staff

  • Chad Kilger - Hockey Player, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Lori Dupuis - Gold Medal-Winning Olympian (hockey)
  • Darren Dugan - All-Around All-Star (Staff)
  • Charles Banhardt - Die Hard Van Halen Fan(Staff)
  • Justin Hammel - Patriots fan/Pearl Jam fan/ Good guy(Staff)
  • Jerry C - Lead Guitarist (the C Band) guitar God
  • Eric Hendry - The Up-Downs Bass player
  • Brendan Haas - Google Video Rock star/stuntman
  • Will Marshall - Semi Pro Skateboarder
  • Darcy Jansen - The ladies man
  • Billy Barnhart - Owner of Midnight/guitar virtuosso, Lead Guitar Chwah
  • Zach Roy - Drummer of Chwah, Movie star, Extreme Gamer, Mexican Wrestler (Z-RO Tolerance)
  • Shane Besner - Owner of a lockdown guitar and a Xbox 360
  • Walleed Salamon - Cyclist, Ganster
  • Raju - Future Akon
  • Thor Grant - All star athlete/ Beast
  • Keith Vanderwall - Also known as T.K. - Hellraiser, Extreme offroader
  • David Gautier - Also known as Goat - Lives in Barnes pants/ Very sexy

Chad Kilger (born 27 November 1976 in Cornwall, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey player currently playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL. He is a right winger. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

Pictures

Auditorium of General Vanier File links The following pages link to this file: Cass Business School, London ...


 
 

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