Prince Andrew Extreme College in Dartmouth renamed Woodlawn Extreme College

The Halifax Regional Center for Education has launched Prince Andrew Extreme College in Dartmouth, NS, is perhaps renamed Woodlawn Extreme College.

The title change will take impression Aug. 1.

The faculty was named in 1960 to mark the beginning of Prince Andrew, the son of Queen Elizabeth II.

In February, Prince Andrew settled a lawsuit that accused him of sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl supplied to him by financier Jeffrey Epstein. Prince Andrew supplied a substantial donation to the charity of his accuser, Virginia Giuffre, and declared he certainly not meant to malign her character.

In a letter to households Monday, Elwin LeRoux, the regional govt director of coaching for HRCE, acknowledged the title was decided in session with faculty administration, the College Advisory Council, faculty college students, households, employees and the group.

“Our priority and objective with the renaming of our college is to create an environment of safety and real inclusion for every pupil,” acknowledged a report from the renaming committee.

“This was in response to questions and concerns from the varsity group regarding the appropriateness of the title Prince Andrew Extreme College. Our college ought to actually really feel like a protected place for everybody.”

Completely different potentialities

Together with Woodlawn Extreme College, the names Metropolis of Lakes Extreme College and Ponamogoatitig Academy had been moreover throughout the working for prime three names.

Completely different options included naming the varsity after RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson. She was shot by the one that killed 22 people in Nova Scotia in April 2020. Completely different options included:

  • Viola Desmond Extreme College.
  • Wade Smith Extreme College.
  • Dr. Robert Strang Extreme College.
  • Gloria McCluskey Extreme College.
  • Mayann Francis Extreme College.
  • Pjila’s Academy.