Bellevue West High School

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Bellevue West High School
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Location
Bellevue, Nebraska 68123
Coordinates 41°09′48″N 95°56′11″W / 41.16333°N 95.93639°W / 41.16333; -95.93639Coordinates: 41°09′48″N 95°56′11″W / 41.16333°N 95.93639°W / 41.16333; -95.93639
Information
School type Senior High School
Founded 1977
School board Bellevue Public Schools
Principal Kevin Rohlfs
Vice principal Larry Murry
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,165[1] (2014)
Language English
Area Bellevue, Nebraska
Color(s) Purple, Gold, & White
Team name Thunderbirds
Website

Bellevue West High School is a public secondary school located in Bellevue, Nebraska[2] with about 1,250 students. The principal is Kevin Rohlfs.[3] The school's athletic teams are the Thunderbirds; and their school colors are purple, gold and white.[2] The school's cross-town rival is Bellevue East.[3] Bellevue West is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. The school also serves as an off-campus location for the Omaha, Nebraska, Metropolitan Community College.

Extracurricular Activities[edit]

Athletics[edit]

State championships[edit]

State Championships[4][5]
Season Sport/Activity Number of Championships Year
Fall Volleyball 12 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Winter Bowling, Boys 4 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007
Bowling, Boys 3 2004, 2006, 2007
Basketball, Boys 3 2000, 2004, 2005
Basketball, Girls 3 2007, 2009, 2010
Spring Baseball 1 1978
Total 26

Non-athletic programs[edit]

Music[edit]

The school's instrumental music department has three concert bands (Concert, Symphonic, and Wind Ensemble), two jazz bands, and a marching band. The school's vocal music department consists of three main choirs (Concert Choir, Arie Armonie, and West High Singers) as well as a show choir (West Connection), a contemporary a cappella group (Project 424) and other small ensembles.

Notable alumni[edit]

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