De La Salle North Catholic High School

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De La Salle North Catholic High School
Address
De La Salle North Catholic High School is located in Portland, Oregon
De La Salle North Catholic High School
De La Salle North Catholic High School
7528 North Fenwick Avenue
Portland, Oregon, (Multnomah County), 97217
United States
Coordinates 45°34′39″N 122°41′4″W / 45.57750°N 122.68444°W / 45.57750; -122.68444Coordinates: 45°34′39″N 122°41′4″W / 45.57750°N 122.68444°W / 45.57750; -122.68444
Information
Type Private, coeducational
Motto Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 2001
President Matt Powell
Principal Tim Joy
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Black, silver and Carolina blue             
Athletics conference OSAA Northwest League, 3A
Team name Knights
Accreditation Northwest Accreditation Commission [1]
Affiliation Cristo Rey Network
Website

De La Salle North High School is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic high school in Portland, Oregon, United States. It is a part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland. The school is located in the former Kenton Elementary school building, which is owned by Portland Public Schools; De La Salle has a long-term lease on the property. It is located at the corner of North Lombard Street and Fenwick Avenue. The mascot of the school is the Knights.

Background[edit]

De La Salle North Catholic High School was founded in 2001. It is sponsored by The De La Salle Christian Brothers and is a part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland/Western Oregon. The Founding President was Matthew D. Powell and the Principal is Tim Joy. De La Salle was also one of the founding members of the Cristo Rey Network of high schools, the original being Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, located in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. De La Salle employs the Cristo Rey model of education -- a high-quality, faith-based college preparatory with an integrated Corporate Internship Program in which students are employed one day a week..[2] Students attend class four days a week and work for a local company one day as part of their Corporate Internship Program (CIP). The CIP provides work experience, business contacts, and helps defray the cost of tuition, helping some students who might not be able to afford a Catholic education.

Sports[edit]

In 2004, after two years in existence, the De La Salle Knights' boys soccer team finished second in the Oregon 2A state playoffs of the Oregon School Activities Association. They lost the championship game 0-1 to Catlin Gabel, but defeated the Oregon Episcopal School Aardvarks in the regional playoffs, and progressed to the Oregon championship game. In 2014, the Knights' boys basketball team finished second in Oregon 3A playoffs, losing to rival Valley Catholic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ NAAS. "Northwest Association of Accredited Schools". Retrieved 2009-07-29. [dead link]
  2. ^ DLSNCHS. "School History". Archived from the original on 2007-04-05. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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