Lord Byng Secondary School is a grade 8-12 school located in the West Point Grey neighbourhood on the west side of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The school opened in 1925 and was named in honour of The Lord Byng of Vimy, a hero of Vimy Ridge as well as the Gallipoli Campaign, and was largely responsible for the incorporation of tanks on a large scale at the Battle of Cambrai in 1917. At the time the school opened, Lord Byng was the Governor General of Canada.
The school was expanded in 2003 with a library and gymnasium, as well as studios and classrooms. After being ranked the most vulnerable school to earthquakes in 2004/05, Lord Byng Secondary became the site of a seismic upgrade. Construction ended in the summer of 2005.
In the 2005-2006 school year, Byng Art's Theatre Company and the school gained national attention for staging the play The Laramie Project after the Surrey School Board banned the play.
... Whig 1769 Henry Luttrell Tory 1774 John Wilkes Radical 1779 Thomas Wood Whig 1780 George Byng Whig 1784 William Mainwaring Tory 1790 George Byng Whig 1802 Sir Francis Burdett, Bt Whig 1804 George Boulton ... George Byng (later Viscount Enfield) b Liberal 1867 Henry Labouchère Liberal 1868 Lord George Hamilton Conservative 1874 Octavius Coope Conservative 1885 ... b Byng received the courtesy title of Viscount Enfield in 1860 ...
... James Byng (born 1985) is an English actor and vocalist ... Byng also played Gavroche in Les Misérables at the Palace Theatre ... and then taking over the part of Frodo Baggins in Matthew Warchus' theatrical adaption of The Lord of the Rings ...
... The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for sportsmanship in the National Hockey League Lord Byng Secondary School, Vancouver ...
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