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Crescent Heights High School (Medicine Hat)

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Motto  Invictus
Grades  7–12
Phone  +1 403-527-6641
Number of students  1,300
Principal  Pat Grisonich
Enrollment  1,300 (210 per grade)
Province  Alberta
School type  Public junior/senior high school
School board  Medicine Hat School District No. 76
Address  1201 Division Ave NE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 5Y9, Canada
District  Medicine Hat School District No. 76
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Crescent Heights High School is a public high school with approximately 1,300 students in grades 7-12 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The school is part of the Medicine Hat School District No. 76 and is one of four high schools in the city of Medicine Hat, Alberta supporting a population of some 60,000 people. There are approximately 210 students per grade. The junior high school students are grouped in homeroom classes while the senior high school students are in classes independent of each other.

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Sports and extracurricular programs

CHHS offers a wide variety of extracurricular programs and sports activities for students to participate in including:

Athletics

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cross country running
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Rugby
  • Track and Field
  • Ringette Academy
  • Table Tennis
  • Extracurriculars

  • Anime
  • Jr and Sr Council
  • Chess
  • Religion Based Groups
  • Robotics Club
  • Grad Choir
  • Jazz Band
  • Myplace activities for grade sevens and eights
  • E-Sports Club
  • Fine Arts

    CHHS is also known for its remarkable arts programs that include the drama, band, and visual art programs.

    Theatre Arts

    CHHS Drama has set the bar high for its outstanding renditions of plays and musicals year after year. Their plays are often known for their outstanding live musicians in the pit orchestra. Many CHHS graduates of the Drama program have gone on to pursue the Fine Arts professionally.

    In the spring of 2011, CHHS Drama proudly presented the amateur showing of the Broadway musical "Happy Days: The Musical". In the Winter of 2016, CHHS Drama presented the incredible "Addams Family Musical".

    Senior Band

    The CHHS Senior Band, directed by Curtis Perrin, has toured around the world and is best known for success at the Harrogate International Music Festival. They have been requested as repeat performers at St. James Church, Birstwith, UK for the past 6 years. Many graduates of the Band program have gone on to pursue music professionally, achieving outstanding success.

    Notable alumni

  • Terri Clark - Country music star
  • Gordie Johnson - Musician, current frontman of Grady, former frontman of Big Sugar
  • Aaron Crawford - CFL Football Player
  • References

    Crescent Heights High School (Medicine Hat) Wikipedia


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