Halls High School

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Knoxville Halls.jpg
Location
Halls Crossroads, Tennessee, USA
Information
Type Public
Motto dedicated to excellence
Established 1916
School district Knox County Schools
Principal Mark Duff
Asst. Principal Dana Hall
Ken Dunlap
MikeToth
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,169[1]
Campus 30 acres
Color(s) Red and white          
Athletics Athletic Director: Ken Dunlap
Mascot A Red Devil
Nickname Red Devil's
National ranking 4110
Yearbook The Annual
Website
Halls High Main Entrance.jpg

Halls High School is a high school in the Halls Crossroads suburb of Knoxville, Tennessee, operated by Knox County Schools. Founded in 1916, the school was one of the first in the area. It is named for Pulaski Hall, a prominent citizen and owner of one of the first businesses in the town.

The school's mission statement is: "Our goal is to prepare each student to be thoughtful, confident and self-reliant, equipped with the knowledge and integrity to face the challenges of his/her complex world." The school includes the North Knox Career and Technical Education Center. The principal is Mark Duff, who was a longtime history teacher at Halls High before entering administration in Knox County Schools. [2]

Academics[edit]

Halls High School offers an extensive academic array from technical studies to college preparatory programs. The school shares its campus with the North Knox Career and Technical Education Center, a school that provides intense, hands-on studies in a variety of fields. The school also sponsors many clubs and academic societies:

Athletics[edit]

Halls High School boasts a strong tradition in athletics and hosts a number winning teams. The Red Devils football team won the AAA state championship in 1986, and finished runner-up behind Pearl Cohn in 1996. The men's golf team won the Tennessee state championship in 1986 and has since established a winning program. They have won the last 5 consecutive district titles.[3] In 2010 the school hosted the 1st Annual Halls High School Golf Tournament.[4] The Red Devils Baseball team was ranked 15th in the nation in the 2010 season by ESPN RISE.[5]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ City Data, Halls High School
  2. ^ a b Official School Website
  3. ^ Halls Adds Another District Golf Title, www.knoxnews.com
  4. ^ Halls High Golf Tournament, Halls Stadium Club
  5. ^ ESPN RISE FAB 50, www.rise.espn.go.com