Atascadero High School

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Atascadero High School
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Address
1 High School Hill
Atascadero, California, United States
Information
Type Public
School district Atascadero Unified
Principal E.J. Rossi
Staff 91[1]
Enrollment 1,493[1]
Color(s)      Grey
     Orange
Mascot Greyhound
Website

Atascadero High School is an American public high school located in Atascadero, California. Atascadero High School is 1 of 2 high schools in the Atascadero Unified School District. The school receives its students mainly from the Atascadero Junior High School and Atascadero Fine Arts Academy, and also attracts students from outlying areas of northern and eastern San Luis Obispo County. The mission of Atascadero High School is to provide educational opportunities which empower students to reach their fullest potential, and participate as responsible and productive citizens in a continuously changing world.[2] All students have access to personal support services, activities, and opportunities, and have equal access to the school’s many programs.

Curriculum[edit]

The school offers different paths of study, from trade-based programs to a wide variety of college prep, honors, and advanced placement courses. The school has a rigorous, relevant, and coherent standards-based curriculum using a broad range of educational opportunities in order to meet the growing needs of the students.[2]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Sports[edit]

The school's biggest athletic rival is Paso Robles High School. Both schools have faced off over the years within the California Individual Finals.

Fall Sports[edit]

American Football

Cross Country Running

Boys Water polo

Girls Tennis

Girls Golf

Girls Volleyball

Winter Sports[edit]

Wrestling

Boys Basketball

Girls Basketball

Boys Soccer

Girls Soccer

Girls Water polo

Spring Sports[edit]

Baseball

Softball

Swimming

Diving

Track and Field

Boys Golf

Boys Tennis

Clubs[edit]

The High School offers many clubs,and allows students to form their own clubs. Some of the clubs are listed as the following: Rugby Club

Key Club

California Scholarship Federation Club (CSF)

National Honor Society Club

Choir Council

Bike Club

Future Farmers of America Club

Astronomy Club

Sci-fi Club

Yoga Club

Earth Club

and many, many more...

Programs[edit]

Performing Arts[edit]

Atascadero High School also is home to a one of the county's strongest performing arts departments, led by theater director Catherine Kingsbury, band director Nate Conrad, and choral director Emy Bruzzo.

Robotics[edit]

Atascadero High School is home to FIRST Robotics Team 973, recently one of the most competitive teams in the nation. In 2009 and 2013, the team won the Los Angeles Regional competition, and were selected second in the draft at the World Championship. In 2011, Team 973 was one of the three winners of the FIRST Championship in St. Louis.

Location[edit]

1 High School Hill Rd Atascadero, CA 93422

35°29′01″N 120°40′17″W / 35.48361°N 120.67139°W / 35.48361; -120.67139

Notable Alumni[edit]



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