Magee Secondary School
Magee Secondary is well known in Vancouver for its long tradition of excellence in Academics, Athletics and the Arts. It is housed in a bright, modern building, completed in 2000, featuring an atrium design that focuses and enhances the school’s sense of pride and community. Magee’s gyms, library and computer facilities are up to date and fully equipped. Magee’s Arts wing includes the city’s finest school theatre facility, locus of the extensive Performing Arts program as well as many special district and community events.
The Magee Leaders Profile
Beginning in September 2006, the Magee Leaders Program, a new “school within a school”, will offer an enriched curriculum of integrated studies, challenges and unique experiences to a limited number of highly motivated students.
The program is designed to develop leadership skills through:
1. Commitment: to instill an understanding of the responsibilities
of citizenship, and of the individual’s potential to effect positive
change in our society.
The Magee Leaders Program
An exciting program designed for new grade 8 students
looking for more:
Intended for current grade 7 students living in
Magee’s catchment area or attending one of Magee’s feeder
Friday, January 12, 2007
Friday, February 23, 2007
During Grades 8 and 9, the Magee Leaders are grouped together for enriched courses in Social Studies, English, Drama and Physical Education. Their learning program will promote leadership through integrated, thematic units.
The Magee Leaders Program will continue through to grade 12.
The program will feature a leadership retreat, thematic field trip and “challenge days” throughout the year. These days will allow students and staff to engage in creative problem solving, team building and leadership activities.
Transportation, special events and other related program cost is $250.**Vancouver School Board policy states that no student shall be denied entry to a program for financial reasons.
If this sounds like you, complete the application form, attach a recent photo of yourself to it, attach a photocopy of your Grade 6 final and Grade 7 Term I Report Cards, and return the package to “Magee Leaders Program” at:
Magee Secondary School:
Applications must be mailed or hand-delivered to the school by Friday, January 12, 2007.
Next, plan to attend the group interview session on Friday, February 23, 2007. There will be opportunities to interact with other grade 7 applicants and get to know the teacher involved in the Magee Leaders Program.
In preparation for the interview session, please
research a leader who interests you. Be prepared to share this information
during your interview.