Colonial Heights High School

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Colonial Heights High School
Location
3600 Conduit Road
Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834

United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1957[1]
School district Colonial Heights Public Schools
Principal Kristin Janssen
Faculty 72 (on FTE basis)[2]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 985[2] (2008-09)
Student to teacher ratio 12.9[2]
Color(s) Red, White and Navy Blue
            
Mascot Minuteman
Team name Colonials
Accreditation Virginia Board of Education
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Website

Colonial Heights High School (CHHS) is a public secondary school located in Colonial Heights, Virginia, USA. The school serves about 900 students grades 9 – 12. The high school includes a Technical Center which offers a variety of vocational education programs.

Sports[edit]

The Colonial Heights athletic teams are referred to as the Colonials. Their Athletic logos are a minuteman holding a Revolutionary War era musket, and the Flying Elvis head (very similar to the New England Patriots logo). Colonials colors are Red, White, and Blue.

The Colonials' main rivals are: the Thomas Dale High School, Prince George High School, Matoaca High School, Petersburg High School and Hopewell High School.

Soccer for the Colonials is on the rise. In the 2006-07 season, the Colonials made it to the VHSL Central District Finals, where they lost to defending state champions, Thomas Dale High School.[citation needed]

Music[edit]

The Colonial Heights marching band, the CHHS Marching Colonials, include over 100 members. The band has traveled many places including, Disney World, Cedar Point, New York, and many others. The Marching Colonials are 11 time VA State Honor Band.[citation needed] During the 2010-2013 seasons, The Marching Colonials went undefeated in competition, winning numerous awards including Grand Champion and multiple venues. The band travels to many competitions during each season, but most notably (as well as most highly anticipated by members) the James Madison University Parade of Champions, hosted by JMU's Marching band, the JMU MRDs.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Our School". Colonial Heights High School. Retrieved 2008-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Colonial Heights High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2008-03-20. 
  3. ^ "Bob Taylor Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved March 11, 2014. 

Coordinates: 37°16′5.3″N 77°23′29.5″W / 37.268139°N 77.391528°W / 37.268139; -77.391528