David and Mary Thomson Collegiate
Institute is an English-language high school located in
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.
David and Mary Thomson C.I. was opened in September, 1959.
school is located in the heart of historical Scarborough.
It was named after Scarborough's first
European pioneers, David and Mary Thomson. The land David and Mary
Thomson C.I. is located on was owned by descendants of the Thomson
The Thomson Music Department offers a comprehensive band and vocal
program with a regular concert season featuring its signature
ensembles: The Thomson Singers, Junior Concert Band, Jazz Band, and
The Thomson Senior Concert Band. There is also a Music Executive
which facilitates and assists in concert planning and music events.
This year there will be a musical in April.
Councils, Clubs, Extra-Curricular
David and Mary Thomson C. I. provides the following councils,
clubs, and extracurricular activities:
- Thomson Archery Team
- Senior Concert Band
- Junior Concert Band
- Jazz Ensemble
- Thomson Music Executive
- Thomson Singers
- Thomson Prefect Society (a.k.a Prefects)
- Student Administrative Council (a.k.a SAC)
- Thomson Athletic Council (a.k.a TAC)
- Muslim Student Association (a.k.a MSA)
- Students Taking Action Together In Society (a.k.a STATIS)
- CanTYD (Canadian Tamil Youth Development)
- Clay Club
- Creative Hands
- Environmental Club
- Homework Club
- Improv Team
- Theatre groups
- Audio-Visual (a.k.a AV Crew)
- Formal Committee
- Reach for the Top (trivia team)
- Peer Mediation
- Yearbook Committee
- White Pine and Red Maple Reading Groups
- Society For The Study Of Modern Visual Culture (a.k.a
Exterior of David & Mary Thomson
In 2009, David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute will be
celebrating its fiftieth anniversary. The anniversary reunion
celebration will be held on Saturday May 2, 2009, at the school.
All former staff and students are welcome. The official web site is
Merger and Demoliton
On February 4, 2009, The Toronto District School Board approved a
plan to merge David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute with the
neighbouring Bendale Business and Technical Institute, forming an
expanded state-of-the-art education campus on Midland Avenue, north
of Lawrence Ave. This plan foresees eventual demolition of Thomson
Collegiate and the sale of its prime land fronting Lawrence Avenue
for commercial development.
Lockers in the 140s Hallway.