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Penticton Secondary School  

Pen High boasts both a first class, state of the art facility and a record of academic and extracurricular excellence.  Pen High is an institution steeped in a tradition of pride and a culture of community building.  It offers students variety, comprehensive course offerings, a reputation of teaching excellence and innovation, and a challenging, vibrant, and safe learning environment.

PSS "Pen High" hosts students attending the Okanagan Hockey Academy and the KISU Swim Academy.  Soccer Academy students can also attend Pen High.  Soccer Academy students attending Pen High walk to the nearby soccer facility 4 times per week and take a bus to Princess Margaret Secondary once per week.

 

School Motto: Excellence through Action - Integrity, Respect, Compassion and Commitment

 

Student Population:   Approximately 1250 students

International Student Population:   Approximately 50 students

1% Rule: No more than 13 students per country

 

 

Highlights

 

Large, beautifully renovated school
Amazing facilities and grounds
Largest course selection
Hockey, Swim and Soccer Academy
Competes in the highest level of sports
 
 
 
 
 
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​Princess Margaret Secondary School 

"Maggie" is an active school with strong academic, athletic, fine arts and leadership traditions involving students from all grades and backgrounds.  The school has a diverse student population and prides itself on having a culture of acceptance, excellence and inclusion.

PMSS  is now a International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) -  grade 9 and 10.

PMSS  hosts the Soccer Academy.

 

School Motto: Maggie Pride is in the A.I.R. - Accountability, Integrity and Respect 

Student Population:   Approximately 550 students

International Student Population:   Approximately 30 students

1% Rule: No more than 6 students per country

 
 
Highlights
 
Medium sized school
Offers the benefits of both a large and small school
Operates Soccer Academy
Band and Drama
 
 
 
 
 
Princess Margaret Photos
 
   
 
 

Summerland Secondary is a dual-track school offering strong academic programs in both English and French.  The school, located in the picturesque town of Summerland, is proud of its positive school culture and offers a wide variety of courses across many disciplines.  Students are also actively involved in extra-curricular activities such as gardening, theatre and a full slate of athletics.  Due to the size of the school, International student attending Summerland has a real  opportunity to get involved in the extra-curricular activities happening at the school. SSS is home to the Centre Stage Theatre, a refurbished state of the art theatre with a seating capacity of 295 people.

 

School Motto: Improving Achievement of all Students 

 

Student Population: Approximately 450 students

International Student Population:   Approximately 15 students

1% Rule: No more than 5 students per country

 

 
Highlights
 
Personable and friendly
International students become very connected to other students and staff
Greater ability to get involved in extra-curricular sports and drama
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summerland Secondary Photos