Bellevue West High School
|Bellevue West High School|
|School type||Senior High School|
|School board||Bellevue Public Schools|
|Vice principal||Larry Murry|
|Color(s)||Purple, Gold, & White|
|Website||Bellevue West H.S.|
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Bellevue West High School is a public secondary school located in Bellevue, Nebraska with a 2013 enrollment of 1,584 students. The principal is Kevin Rohlfs. The school's athletic teams are the Thunderbirds; and their school colors are purple, gold and white. The school's cross-town rival is Bellevue East. 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.
|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||4||2000, 2004, 2005, 2014|
|Basketball, Girls||3||2007, 2009, 2010|
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.
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