Horton High School (Nova Scotia)

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Horton High School (Nova Scotia)
75 Greenwich Road South

Wolfville Ridge
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PrincipalMr. Jodye Routledge
Colour(s)Crimson, Black, and Gold    
Website hortonhighschool.ca

Horton High School is a public high school located in Wolfville Ridge, Nova Scotia, Canada. It succeeded Horton District High School (1959-1998). [1]


As of 2022, the school principal is Jodye Routledge. [2] The athletic teams are the 'Griffins'. In 2015, there were approximately 867 students enrolled in grades 9–12 at the school.

The school is fully networked and offers a less than 1.9:1 student-to-computer ratio. The school was a part of Canada's SchoolNet Network of Innovative Schools program which is no longer active.



Horton High School students compete in numerous academic competitions, such as the math, computer science, and chemistry contests run by the University of Waterloo and the AMC.[ who? ] It has been highly ranked in standardized testing.[ citation needed ]

Extra-curricular activities

The Arts


  • Badminton
  • PP contest
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Curling
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Table Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling


Girl Division 2 won NSSAF provincial championship in 2014-2015


Horton's boys' basketball team was nearly unbeatable for two years. In 2008 the Horton Griffins went 41–0, capturing their 2nd consecutive provincial title. In December 2008, Horton broke the Canadian national record with their 73rd straight win. Horton has appeared in five of the last seven provincial championships. Horton Boys and Girls Basketball won 2015-16 provincial Division 1 championship.


The JV girls soccer team has won five provincial championships in a row from the years 2017-2021


  • Because I Am a Girl
  • Best Friends for Lunch
  • Environment Club
  • Gender and Sexuality Alliance
  • Horton Christian Fellowship
  • Horton CHEF
  • Horton Headstrong Committee
  • Horton Tech Crew
  • Hydra Debate Club
  • Interact Club
  • LEGO Robotics
  • Math League
  • Mysterious Encounters
  • Neurodiversity Club
  • Peer Tutors
  • PLAYAS - Peer Leadership About Youth And Sexuality
  • Prefects
  • Prom Committee
  • Relay for Life
  • Respect for Diversity
  • S.A.C. Club
  • Social Justice Club
  • Students Council
  • Student Music Executive

Notable alumni

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  1. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2021-12-09. Retrieved 2021-12-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Administration". Horton High School. Retrieved April 2, 2022.
  3. "Welcome to JSoCS - Computer Science".

Coordinates: 45°04′19″N64°24′21″W / 45.072075°N 64.405783°W / 45.072075; -64.405783