Dunedin High School

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Dunedin High School
Dunedin, Florida High School pmr01.jpg
Location
1651 Pinehurst Road
Dunedin, Florida, United States
Coordinates 28°01′41″N 82°46′06″W / 28.0280736°N 82.768435°W / 28.0280736; -82.768435Coordinates: 28°01′41″N 82°46′06″W / 28.0280736°N 82.768435°W / 28.0280736; -82.768435
Information
Type Comprehensive Public High School
Opened 1960
School district Pinellas County Schools
Principal Reuben C. Hepburn
Assistant Principals Eric Allen, Tom Brittain, Antelia Campbell, Kathy Rossi
Campus type Suburban
Mascot Freddie the Falcon
Website

Dunedin High School is a high school in Dunedin, Florida, U.S. It is operated by the Pinellas County Schools school district. The school mascot is Freddie the Falcon. The official school colors are red and white, though red and black have become the unofficial, and more popular, school colors.

Community involvement and partnerships[edit]

  • Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA)
  • School Advisory Council (SAC)
  • Partnerships: Bright House Networks, Nielsen Media Research, Raytheon Company, City of Dunedin, Dunedin Chamber of Commerce
  • Award-winning volunteer program

Activities and clubs[edit]

  • Academic Team, Chess Club, Anime Club, thespian honor society, BIRD'S EYE VIEW newspaper, Students' Coalition For Animal Rights (SCAR), Environmental Club, Cosmetology Club, Crime Watch, College Reach-Out Program (CROP), Future Business Leaders of America, Gay-Straight Alliance, Flight Central Dance Team, Falconaires, Madrigals, Tether-Ball Enthusiasts Club, Interact, Marine Science Club, Math Honors Team, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, FIRST Robotics Club, Skills USA (formerly VICA), Spanish Honor Society, Steppers, Students Targeted for Educational Performance (STEP), The Talon yearbook, Key Club, French Club, Tri-M, Scottish Highlander Marching Band, Grade 4 Pipe and Drum Band, NJROTC.

NJROTC[edit]

The Naval Junior Reserve Officer's Training Corps program provides an opportunity for cadets to learn valuable leadership skills, citizenship skills, and the value of commitment, honor and courage (the Navy's core values). Dunedin High School's NJROTC unit has been awarded the Distinguished Unit award four times in a row, from 2007-2010. This award is the highest honor any NJROTC unit can earn. DHS's NJROTC unit has also won the state Orienteering championships for Florida, 3 years in a row, from 2007–2009. The Navy JROTC is the only one of five JROTC programs in the county.

Scottish Highlander Band[edit]

The Scottish Highlander Band is one of the biggest organizations on campus and most prominent. There are several different ensembles within the program including: Marching band, concert band, jazz band, percussion ensemble, orchestra, and pipe band. All of the ensembles mentioned have won many awards. In 2012-2013 school year the band added in a color guard

Notable Dunedin alumni[edit]

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