Northview Heights Secondary School (Gr 09 - 12)
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Northview is proud of its tradition of providing a vast array of programs for students. We have high expectations for academic achievement and encourage active participation in school-wide activities. Our safe and caring community embraces the diversity of all students and works to meet the needs and interests of all. Students are provided rich and challenging curriculum that enable them to successfully acquire the essential skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to meet the demands of a rapidly changing world. The specialty programs we offer give students enrichment opportunities and industry certification.
2011 - 2012 Features
Northview offers special programs in CyberARTS, Academic Programming for Gifted Athletes; Honours Mathematics, Science & Technology; and Construction Trades Exploration Cooperative Education. We also have a Specialist High Skills Major Program in Information and Communication Technology. Northview maintains strong bonds with community groups to promote partnerships. Weekly tutorials, guest speakers, volunteer opportunities for students, leadership development and peer tutoring are provided to students.
Many Programs, Many Choices
Our diverse programs, such as Hospitality and Tourims, and Visual and Performing Arts, offer students a variety of secondary education opportunities. Flexible and unique programs have also been designed for students requiring literacy, numeracy, ESL and Special Education support. Northview is a great place to learn. Together, staff and students work to make Northview an academically challenging, caring and safe community. Our belief is that the greatest learning takes place when positive relationships, mutual respect and preservation of dignity are developed and practiced among all persons in the school building.
Many Supports, Many Successes
Northview takes care of its students. New Canadians are supported by our Settlement (SEPT) workers and participate in our Newcomer Orientation Week program. Our support system includes caring teachers and support staff as well as endless opportunities for students sch as peer mentoring/tutoring, homework help, clubs, councils, and athletic events.
Involved Parents, Involved Community
Parents and community members have been actively involved with Northview to provide valuable support, input and suggestions. Opportunities to participate include the School Council, Parent-Teacher Interviews, Gr. 9 Curriculum Night, Gr. 9 & 10 Parent Course Selection Night and many, many more. We are also pleased to be home of the North York Harvest Food Bank.
Some winter events include: Parent-Teacher Night, Arts Everywhere, Writer's Festival, Winter Employment Fair, Volunteer Fair, Carnival Day, Destination Northview, and Grade 8 Parents' Open House.
Some Spring events include: Parent-Teacher Night, Talent Show, Music Night, Summer Employment Fair, Prom, Carnival Day, Athletic Banquet, Recognition Assemby and Graduation Ceremony.