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Mitchell District High School was built in 1954 and currently has approximately 550 students from grades 7-12. The town of Mitchell is situated about 20 kilometres north-west of Stratford, Ontario. It is centrally located between Stratford, Goderich, London, and Listowel.

MDHS aims to develop in our students those academic skills necessary for them to become enthusiastic, independent, life-long learners and to encourage them to achieve their fullest potential as responsible, productive members of society. By providing a positive learning environment, we are committed to instill in our students such values as self-worth, cooperation, and respect for others so that they will be able to successfully meet the challenges of the future.

 

STAFF

ADMINISTRATION:

PRINCIPAL: Emma Bannerman
VICE-PRINCIPALS:  Ian Moore

TEACHING STAFF:

Adam Agar - Mathematics, Science
Rick Boon - Language/Drama, Science
Kelly Bridge - English & French
Brenda Brodhagen - Mathematics, AMDEC
Kelly Caldwell - Mathematics, IDC, English
Joy Cheskes - SERT & Language/Drama
Michelle Clarke-Ellison - Student Services, SERT
Heather Cumming - Social Science, IDC, Student Success
Bob Ellison - Health and Physical Education, Drama
Amanda Finkelstein - Food Technology
Karen Haefling - Library, Canadian & World Studies
Pam Hamilton - Science, English, SERT
Ed Havenga - Science, AMDEC
Scott Hlusiak - Health and Physical Education, Language, Drama, History/Geography
Nick Keller - Co-op, Canadian & World Studies
Diana MacLeod - English, Student Success
Michelle McDonald - Language, Math, & Physical Education, Science
Trish Menheere - Art, Business Studies, SERT
Courtney Miller - French
AJ Moses - Health and Physical Education, Science
Shana Pereira - Cosmotology, SERT, Canadian & World Studies
Greg Poetker - Physical & Health Education, Civics, Careers
John Schmalz - Machine & Construction Technology
Kristen Schoonderwoerd - SERT
Gail Sinclair - Science, Music, Canadian & World Studies
Jason Sippel - Art, Music
Philip Vousden - English
Danielle West - Mathematics
Doug Wong - Science, Mathematics, AMDEC (Online Education)
Meghan Worden-Wolfe - Student Success, C.O.P.E. & Literacy Lead
Fred Yundt - Co-Op & Technical Drafting

NON-TEACHING STAFF

Head Secretary: Diane Yausie
Student Services Secretary: Pam Schoonderwoerd 
Attendance Secretary: Margaret VanBakel

Head Custodian: Kevin Koch
Neal Ebel - Custodian
Jordan Nuhn - Custodian

Jacquie Mohr - Educational Assistant
Alan Young - Educational Assistant
Lori Nesbit - TRA
Catherine deJong - Cafeteria

DEPARTMENT HEADS:

ARTS: Trish Menheere
CANADIAN & WORLD STUDIES: Karen Haefling
CO-OP: Nick Keller
ENGLISH: Philip Vousden
LIBRARY: Karen Haefling
MATHEMATICS & BUSINESS: Adam Agar
SCIENCE: Doug Wong, Assistant Head: Ed Havenga
SOCIAL SCIENCE & FRENCH: Heather Cumming
SPECIAL EDUCATION: Kristen Schoonderwoerd
STUDENT SERVICES: Michelle Clarke
TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION: John Schmalz




MITCHELL DISTRICT
HIGH SCHOOL

95 Frances St.
R.R. #5 Mitchell, ON
N0K 1N0

Phone: 519-348-8495
Fax: 519-348-4224

Principal: E. Bannerman
Vice-Principal: I. Moore