Bonar Law Memorial High School

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Bonar Law Memorial High School
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Bonar Law Memorial High School
197 Main Street [1]

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Canada
Coordinates 46°38′29″N64°51′31″W / 46.64151°N 64.85854°W / 46.64151; -64.85854 Coordinates: 46°38′29″N64°51′31″W / 46.64151°N 64.85854°W / 46.64151; -64.85854
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School type Public, high school
StatusOpen
School district Anglophone North (ASD-N) [2]
SuperintendentMark Donovan [3]
PrincipalCarol Davis
Grades 9–12
LanguageEnglish
French immersion
Area Rexton, New Brunswick
Colour(s)  Orange
  Black
MascotBengal Tiger
Team nameBonar Law Bengals
Website bonarlaw.nbed.nb.ca
All statistics in this infobox (unless otherwise cited) is referenced with [4]

Bonar Law Memorial School (BLMS) provides service to grade 9–12 students in Rexton, New Brunswick. BLMS serves approximately 400 students from Rexton and the surrounding communities. The cultural make-up of the school is varied and includes representation from the local English and Acadian populations. By far the single largest population, however, is First Nation, with representation from Elsipogtog, Indian Island and Bouctouche Federal Reserves. The indigenous students comprise approximately 52% of the total population.

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BLMS receives students from two feeder schools: Eleanor W. Graham Middle School and Elsipogtog School. Given the regional nature of BLMS, the vast majority of students are bused to school.

BLMS has a teaching staff of 34 teachers (this number includes two Guidance Counselor and two Methods and Resource teachers) and twenty educational assistants who meets the needs of the student population.

History

The school in named in honour of British Prime Minister Bonar Law, who was born in Rexton.

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