Harrisburg High School (Oregon)
|Harrisburg High School|
|400 S 9th Street
Harrisburg, Oregon, Linn County, 97446
|School district||Harrisburg School District|
|Number of students||280|
|Color(s)||Purple and gold |
|Athletics conference||OSAA PacWest Conference 3A-3|
|Website||Harrisburg HS website|
The Harrisburg band program consists of nearly 50 members. They march in the annual Harrisburg Light Parade every year, and Victoria day parade in Canada once every four years. They play at eight basketball games, and every home football game. The band is under the direction of Mr. Gus Gyde. The high school's concert, pep, and marching bands all consist of the same members. A jazz band program is offered as a zero period class and they play at Hoodoo Ski Resort once a year.
Under the leadership of Wayne Swango Harrisburg has won four state titles in baseball, 1970, 1976, 1980 and 1993. Harrisburg has won state championships in 2A softball in 1999, 2000, and 2001, and in 1A Division B football in 1966. The HHS Track team boys won the 3a district meet, three years in a row from the years 2009-2011 under the leadership of Scott Phelps.
HHS has a Key Club, focused on service, an FFA focused on agriculture, an FBLA focused on business improvement, an NHS focused on honor students. They also have a Cheerleading club with the goal of one day becoming a sport. The main goal of clubs is to improve the schools morale and give diversity to the atmosphere.
- "Oregon School Directory 2008-09". Oregon Department of Education. p. 139. Retrieved 2009-05-28.
- "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
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