Colony High School (Alaska)
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|Colony High School|
|9550 E. Colony Schools Drive
Palmer, Alaska, 99645
|School type||Public secondary school|
|School district||Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District|
|Enrollment||1249 (August 2010)|
|Student to teacher ratio||18:1 (2008)|
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Colony High School (CHS) is a public secondary school in Palmer, Alaska, United States, serving students in grades 9–12. It is part of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. Colony High School's rivals include Wasilla High School and Palmer High School.
Colony's sports include football, cross-country running, swimming, cross-country skiing, wrestling, hockey, basketball, track and field, soccer, baseball, volleyball, and softball. Its cross-county ski team has three state championships and two national championships.
Colony High School has the state's only high school marching band. The marching band was invited to march at the inaugural parade for the 2009 Inaugural Parade for Barack Obama. It participated in the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, CA.
The school produces its own newspaper, entitled The Knightly News.
Statistics for the 2010-2011 school year
Student-teacher ratio 18:1
|Colony High School students by grade|
|9th grade students||340|
|10th grade students||321|
|11th grade students||333|
|12th grade students||248|
|Colony High School students by race|
|Two or more races||46|
- "IES School Information". Archived from the original on 2008-11-14.
- Kyle Hopkins (January 21, 2009). "Alaska band gets a wave from new president". Anchorage Daily News. Retrieved January 16, 2011.
- Rose Bowl Parade Accepts Colony High Marching Band for 2014!, Alaska Music Educators Association, 2012