Annapolis High School (Michigan)

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Annapolis High School
Address
4256 Clippert St.
Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, Michigan, 48125
United States
Coordinates 42°16′34″N 83°14′48″W / 42.276°N 83.2468°W / 42.276; -83.2468Coordinates: 42°16′34″N 83°14′48″W / 42.276°N 83.2468°W / 42.276; -83.2468
Information
Motto Achieving Higher Standards
Established 1966
Opened 1967
Status Open
School district Dearborn Heights School District No. 7
Dean Kevin Knierim
Principal Dan Scott
Asst. Principal Cheryl Howard
Grades 9-12
Gender Mixed
Number of students approx. 900
Hours in school day 6
Color(s) Blue & Gold
Fight song Fight on Cougars
Nickname AHS
Team name Cougars
Newspaper The Cougar Crier
Website

Annapolis High School is a high school located in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, United States.[1] Annapolis High School is one of three high schools located in Dearborn Heights, the others being Crestwood High School and Robichaud High School. The school was built in the late 1950s and was known as Best Junior High School. It wasn't until Nov. 29, 1966 at a school board meeting when it was decided that Annapolis High School was to be established. Annapolis opened their doors in Sept. 1967 to approximately 450 students.

In 2002, the high school made headlines when it dropped its football program due to lack of student interest.[2][3][4] This happened again in 2012 when the team did not have enough upperclassmen to support a varsity team, and the few varsity players that were left played JV football with the freshmen and sophomores. This resulted in controversy throughout the school's athletic conference, and additional controversy was caused by uncalled penalties on the offensive line in a win at Garden City.

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