Imagine High Integrated Arts and Technology Secondary School
Chilliwack School District
For Immediate Release
May 5, 2020
The Board of Education of School District No. 33 has chosen a name for the new north side integrated arts and technology secondary school, scheduled to open in September 2021. Suggestions from the public were reviewed and two names were presented to the Board of Education for consideration. We are excited to share the name: Imagine High Integrated Arts and Technology Secondary School.
Additionally, we are pleased to announce that Brooke Haller has been appointed Principal of Imagine High Integrated Arts and Technology Secondary School. Ms. Haller is currently the Principal of the K – 12 Desert Sands Community School in Ashcroft BC. Prior to her current role, she served as Principal at Cache Creek Elementary School, was a District Technology Collaboration Teacher at School District 74, and a Classroom Teacher at Lytton Elementary/Kumsheen Secondary School. Ms. Haller has a Master of Arts in Education from University of British Columbia, a Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Lethbridge. Ms. Haller is an innovative, collaborative and creative leader and we look forward to welcoming her to the Chilliwack School District on August 1, 2020!
Ms. Haller is excited to work with teachers, district staff, and community to create a learning space where design, technology, the arts, and meaningful learning flourishes. She is committed to nurturing an integrated instructional approach connected to authentic learning that mirrors the real world. She believes that the redesigned curriculum offers incredible potential to enhance student learning, and holds great promise as a catalyst for innovative pedagogy at the secondary level. She hopes to build a vibrant culture that supports inclusion, risk-taking and the cross pollination of new ideas through deep and transformative collaborative work.
Imagine High will open September 2021 with students at the grade 9 and 10 level and will grow to a grade 9-12 secondary school by 2023. Registration will open in the fall of 2020.