David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute (GR. 09-12)
Sine Magno Nil Labore
(Nothing worthwhile is accomplished without hard work).
David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute welcomed it's first students in September, 1958. Since then, Thomson has maintained a reputation for academic excellence. The programs for Grades 9 to 12 are semestered to accommodate the program needs of all students. The school's population of approximately 1100 is ideal for teacher/student mentoring. In Grade 9, students receive special attention throughout the year in order to ensure a smooth transition to high school. Extensive use is made of peer leaders in Grade 9 classes, as well as, PASS (Peer Assisted Student Success), and peer tutors.