Center Line High School
|Center Line High School|
|Center Line, Michigan|
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Center Line Public Schools|
|Principal||Mr. Ben Gurk|
|Number of students||~820|
Center Line High School is a public high school located in Center Line, Michigan. It is part of Center Line Public Schools. The school mascot is the Panther. CLHS is a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and is NCA Accredited. There are many clubs and organizations such as Link Crew and Student Congress. Link Crew was introduced in the 2007-2008 school year to help freshmen adjust to high school. The high school has been referenced by Detroit rapper Eminem in his song Yellow Brick Road.
Activities and Clubs
JROTC: Panther Battalion cadets learn military basics such as leadership traits, rank, marching, physical fitness, history and culture. Students in the JROTC are eligible for college ROTC scholarship.
Stagecrew : Stagecrew is an after school activity at Center Line where students design and build sets for the Drama club plays.
Link Crew: Link Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen to make them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience. Link Crew is built on the belief that students can help students succeed.
National Honor Society: NHS is an organization that recognizes students who show achievement in character, scholarship, leadership, and service.
Community Outreach: Community Outreach is a program that betters the community through different activities and acts of kindness. Some of these activities include, Roadside clean-ups, food delivery, Adopt-a-family, and volunteering at the Special Olympics.
Math Club:The Math Club is a fairly new club founded in 2008. Dubbed “Fun with Numbers,” Center Line’s math club is a good place for math-lovers to gather.
Spanish Club: The Spanish Club helps students learn Spanish while having fun.
Drama: The Drama Club hosts many plays for not only Center Line students, but also other students in the district and anyone else who wishes to come and watch.
Student Council: Student Council hosts several blood drives, dances and other activities every year.
DECA: DECA is a business related competition.
Students Against Destructive Decisions: SADD’s goal is to help students see the importance in making safe decisions. SADD hosts Grim Reaper, SADD game night and other activities throughout the year.
International Club: This club is a club where students learn about different cultures and do fun activities from different cultures. You don't have to be an international student to join this club instead we want to make this club open to everyone no matter what their race, religion or their sex is.
Center Line's Sports Teams are as follows: Boys' Junior Varsity Soccer, Boys' Varsity Soccer, Girls' Varsity Soccer, Girls' Junior Varsity Soccer, Cross Country, Girls' Varsity Basketball, Girls' Junior Varsity Basketball, Boys' Varsity Basketball, Boys' Junior Varsity Basketball, Boys' Freshman Basketball, Varsity Football, Junior Varsity Football, Freshman Football, Girls' Varsity Tennis, Girls' Junior Varsity Tennis, Boys' Varsity Tennis, Varsity Girls' Swimming, Boys' Swimming, Varsity Volleyball, Junior Varsity Volleyball, Freshman Volleyball, Varsity Wrestling, Varsity Baseball, Junior Varsity Baseball, Varsity Softball, Junior Varsity Softball, Marching Band, and bowling.
Girls Varsity Swim
Coached by Charlie and Erin Roddis, the team has taken four MAC silver division championships. The team is composed of about 20 girls. On November 7, 2009 the team received their fourth MAC Silver Division Championship in a row. They also received the 2009 Silver Division Dual Meet Championship.