Columbus North High School

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Columbus North High School
Address
1400 25th Street
Columbus, Indiana, 47201
United States
Coordinates 39°13′28″N 85°54′36″W / 39.22444°N 85.91000°W / 39.22444; -85.91000Coordinates: 39°13′28″N 85°54′36″W / 39.22444°N 85.91000°W / 39.22444; -85.91000
Information
Type Public high school
Motto Respect. Responsibility. Relationships.
Principal David Clark
Teaching staff 123.00 (FTE)
Enrollment 2034 (2012-2013)
Student to teacher ratio 16.54
Color(s) Royal Blue and White         
Nickname Bull Dogs
Website
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Columbus North High School (CNHS) is one of the public high schools located in Columbus, Indiana. It is part of the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC). Columbus North High School was previously known as Columbus High School. It was renamed Columbus North High School in 1973 upon the founding of Columbus East High School.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the students enrolled for the 2013-2013 school year is as follows:[1]

  • Male - 52.3%
  • Female - 47.7%
  • Native American - 0.8%
  • Asian/Pacific islander - 3.2%
  • Black - 1.8%
  • Hispanic - 7.8%
  • White - 82.2%
  • Multiracial - 4.2%

Extra-curricular[edit]

Athletics[edit]

The North Bull Dogs are members of Conference Indiana.[2] The school colors are royal blue and white. The following IHSAA sanctioned sports are offered:[3][4]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (boys & girls)
  • Cross country (boys & girls)
    • Boys state champs - 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2011
    • Girls state champs - 2009
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (boys & girls)
    • Boys state champs - 1933, 2013
  • Gymnastics (girls)
    • State champs - 1973, 1974
  • Soccer (boys & girls)
    • Boys state champs - 2012
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swimming (boys & girls)
    • Boys state champs - 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1985, 1998, 1999, 2000
    • Girls state champs - 1986
  • Tennis (boys & girls)
  • Track (boys & girls)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Wrestling (boys)

Bands[edit]

The Columbus North bands frequently represent the school in state finals competitions as well. The Sound of North Marching Band is one of the top bands in the state having qualified for and attended ISSMA marching band class A state finals competition in 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2009, and 2012. The band has also participated in Bands of America national competitions since 2005, having qualified for the Grand National Semi-Finals in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. The Sound of North is the 2009 Bands of America Louisville Regional Class AAA Champion, the 2011 Mid-States Band Association Class AAAA Grand Champion, and the 2012 Bands of America Indianapolis Super Regional Class AAA Champion. Additionally, the band marched in the 2004 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California and attended the Fiesta Bowl in December 2006, where it took the Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship title, scoring in first place. The concert band has enjoyed similar success over the past decade, attending state finals competition in 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2011, and 2012.

Publications[edit]

Columbus North is also known for its outstanding publications.[citation needed] Being a member of the Indiana High School Press Association, the school's newspaper The Triangle, its yearbook Log, its magazine 33 Things, and its news station BNN have received numerous state and country awards.[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Columbus North High School". ed.gov. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ "IHSAA Athletic Conferences". ihsaa.org. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ "2014-2015 School Directory" (pdf). ihsaa.org. IHSAA. p. 41. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "IHSAA State Championships by School". ihsaa.org. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 

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