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Winston Churchill Collegiate Institute
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Winston Churchill CI (main entrance)
2239 Lawrence Ave East
Toronto, Ontario, M1P 2P1, Canada
Coordinates 43°44′54″N 79°16′42″W / 43.74833°N 79.27833°W / 43.74833; -79.27833Coordinates: 43°44′54″N 79°16′42″W / 43.74833°N 79.27833°W / 43.74833; -79.27833
School board Toronto District School Board
School district South-east
Religious affiliation None
Superintendent Rauda Dickinson
Area trustee Scott Harrison
Principal Sheryl Freeman
Vice principal Ken Mulgrew
Anant Sukhram
Administrator Shannon Meechan
School type Public High school
Grades 9-12
Language English
Mascot Bulldogs
Founded 1953
Enrollment 1021 (Spring 2007)

Winston Churchill Collegiate Institute is a public high school in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario. Although the language of instruction is English, 59 percent of the students do not use English as their primary language, and 26 percent have resided in Canada less than five years. As of Spring 2007, there were 554 male students and 467 female students.[1]



Churchill is host to many special events such as the Churchill Cheer, a December event where money is raised for charities, and the Cultural Connections Week.[1] The school has a lot of extra curricular activities and participates with the TDSB night school program. Churchill also has hands-on and computer courses such as Auto Shop, Wood Shop, Electronics, Machine Shop, Computer Electronics, Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.


Winston Churchill Collegiate Institute opened in 1954. While the school was named after the British Prime Minister during the Second World War, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, the school's name does not have a Sir; it is simply Winston Churchill C.I. The school started with 23 classrooms and an enrolment of 690 students. As of 2004, Winston Churchill Collegiate Institute has 75+ classrooms and an enrolment of 1200 students.

Sports and Clubs

Winston Churchill C.I. has a wide variety of sports and clubs. Student Activities Council, CBC (Churchill Bulldog Council) are among the student clubs. There are also many sports teams at Churchill such as Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football, Ice Hockey, Baseball, Ultimate Frisbee, Rugby, Cricket, Volleyball, Badminton, and many others.

Colours and Mascot

The school colours are mainly purple and white, but black is sometimes added. The Churchill mascot is the Winston Churchill Bulldogs. The school has a big sign in the upper gym saying Welcome to Bulldog County.

Notable alumni


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