To be honest, I prefer the Canadian way of educating high schoolers better, but I also believe both education systems are some of the best in the world.
Westwood Senior High School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE AND ACADEMICS
Opened in 1998, Westwood Senior High School is part of the Lester B. Pearson School Board and its mission is to allow students to play an active role in their education. The school is located in the French-speaking province of Quebec, and while the school’s curriculum is fully taught in English, it offers French Immersion to students looking to further their knowledge of the French language. Westwood also offers an advanced math and technology program, “Matrix,” offering an academically challenging curriculum along with fun field trips to New York City, Boston, and Ottawa.
Students at Westwood Senior High School have access to modern classrooms, a library, a computer lab, open green space, and more.
ARTS AND DRAMA
Students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular and extracurricular programs such as mural painting and ceramics. A wide variety of art courses are also offered including woodworking, art plastique, and digital photography.
The school’s drama program produces a musical each year. Students will be learn subjects such as acting, rehearsing, directing, set design, promotional advertising, and more. Each year, the students also perform in a play.
The music program at Lester B. Pearson offers lessons in wind, percussion, and string instruments such as acoustic guitar. Singers can take a rock band course where they explore and learn about rock ‘n’ roll, pop music, R&B, hip-hop, rap, and more.
Hudson, situated on the southern shores of Lake of Two Mountains, celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2015. Located less than an hour away from the historical city of Montreal, it’s a great place to live, work, and visit. The town offers an unrivaled combination of natural beauty, heritage, culture, and arts in a beautiful waterfront setting.
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- 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
- 5% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsFrench Immersion; “Matrix” Math and Technology; Work Oriented Training Path (WOTP)
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Grades Accepted: 9-11; English proficiency required (determined upon interview) Grades Accepted: 9-11; English proficiency required (determined upon interview)
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