Leavenworth High School
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Leavenworth High School
Leavenworth High School
Leavenworth USD 453 logo.png
Address
2012 10th Avenue
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
Coordinates 39°17?46?N 94°55?47?W / 39.29611°N 94.92972°W / 39.29611; -94.92972
Information
School type Public, High School
Established 1865
Status Open
School district Leavenworth USD 453
Superintendent Mike Roth [1]
Principal Christina Lentz
Teaching staff 107
Grades 9 to 12
Gender coed
Enrollment approximately 1400 (2018-19)
Student to teacher ratio approximately 14:1
Language English
Schedule type Block
Hours in school day 7 hours
Color(s)      Blue
     White
Slogan Home of the Pioneers
Athletics KSHSAA 5A
Athletics conference Sunflower League
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling, and many more
Mascot Pioneer Pete
Nickname LV, LHS
Team name Pioneers
Rival Lansing High School
Yearbook Junebug
Affiliations KSHSAA
Website

Leavenworth High School, located in Leavenworth, Kansas, was established in 1865, making it one of the first high schools in Kansas. Students studied Latin, Math, Rhetoric, Science, Caesar and Virgil like their counterparts from the East Coast.

Extracurricular activities

The Pioneers compete in the Sunflower League and are classified as a 5A school, the second-largest classification in Kansas according to the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Throughout its history, Leavenworth has won 22 state championships in various sports.[2]

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ https://www.usd453.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=429618&type=u
  2. ^ Extracurricular Activities Archived 2012-08-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Brendel, Dale (October 12, 2010). "Leavenworth's own Melissa Etheridge lets us... inside her window". Leavenworth Times. Retrieved 2014. 
  4. ^ "This and That". Leavenworth Times. Newspapers.com. July 15, 1974. Retrieved 2014. 
  5. ^ "Amy Hastings". USA Track & Field. August 25, 2016. 
  6. ^ "KSHSAA inducts Wayne Simien into Hall of Fame". Lawrence Journal World. March 2, 2012. Retrieved 2014. 
  7. ^ "Edwin E. Slosson papers, 1896-1937". WorldCat. Retrieved 2014. 
  8. ^ Richmeier, John (September 28, 2013). "Leavenworth High grad enjoys Miss America experience". Leavenworth Times. Retrieved 2014. 

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