Prince Andrew High School
is a Canadian public school
, in Dartmouth
, Nova Scotia
. It is operated by the Halifax Regional School Board
(HRSB) and is now an International Baccalaureate
(IB) world school, offering the Diploma program.
Over 1000 students currently attend, and graduating classes consists of approximately 350 students.
The school was opened in 1960 and has gone through numerous renovations
throughout the years, now boasting the largest auditorium
east of Montreal
, and a second gymnasium added in renovation. Additionally, upgrades to the cafeteria
and auditorium have given them a more modern design.
The school was built for the 1960/61 school year. In 1970 an addition to the school created a second gym, now known as the new gym, and a new wing. The additions in 1978 and 1986 added on wings, an auditorium, and expanded the library
. Prince Andrew's unofficial rival school is Dartmouth High School
, with whom they play a football game against every Thanksgiving weekend called the Turkey Bowl.
Prince Andrew High School celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010, when it its 50th class graduated.
Prince Andrew High School's Fine Arts
program has a wide variety of courses including Visual Art
, and Drama
Each year in March, April, or May, the theater
group "The PA Players" performs a play
:The Sound of Music
: Jesus Christ Superstar
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