Sir Alexander Mackenzie Senior Public School
is a senior middle school (grades 7 and 8) located in Agincourt, Toronto
, Ontario. The school was found in 1971, and was named after the explorer Alexander Mackenzie
(abbrev.) is a part of the Toronto District School Board
. In the 2007-2008 school year, there were nine Grade 7 classes and nine Grade 8 classes. SAM also has three French programs. One is the 'French Extended Program,' which has 3 periods of French in place of the English core classes, and vice-versa. The students in the 'French Extended Program' learn French, geography and history in French. 'French Immersion Program,' where they learn French, geography in French, history in French, as well as math in French. Lastly, in the 'Core Program,' which is the normal program, there are 3 periods of English.
The students usually continue education through Agincourt Collegiate Institute
.students are exposed to different resources and tools that help to create a better learning opportunity. Whitehaven Junior Public school
, North Agincourt, Alexmuir, C. D. Farquharson and Agincourt Junior are the home elementary schools.
Every 2 years, the students in the French Extended/Immersion Programs get to go on a trip to Quebec City to improve their French language skills; all the students has the opportunity to go on a big trip to different parts of the world. (Past trips have been to New York, Chicago, and Japan) Read More