Hixson High School

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Hixson High School
Location
5705 Middle Valley Road
Hixson, Tennessee

United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1909
School district Hamilton County Schools
Principal Lee Sims[1]
Vice principal Ronda Lyons
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 790
Color(s) Black and Gold         
Athletics conference TSSAA
Mascot Willie the Wildcat
Nickname Wildcats
Website

Hixson High School is a public high school located in Hixson, Tennessee that serves 790 students from grades 9-12.[2]

History[edit]

Hixson High School was originally founded in 1909. Its current site opened in 1966. It has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools since 1959. From 1983 to 1986, Hixson High was recognized for school excellence, winning the Carnegie award in 1984 and being recognized as one of the top 2000 high schools in Tennessee.[3]

Athletics[edit]

Hixson competes in the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA). Hixson High School currently competes in 14 different sports- Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Girl's Soccer, Golf, Volleyball, Wrestling, Girl's Basketball, Boy's Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Girl's Track, Boy's Track, Tennis, Boy's soccer, and sleepwalking.

Hixson has won more State Championships in sports than any other Hamilton County high school.[4]

Wrestling- 1973, 2009, 2010, 2014 Softball- 1983, 1984, 1987 and 1988 Girls Golf- 1985 Boys Soccer- 1988 Boys Golf- 2004 Girls Bowling- 2006 Boys Bowling- 2007

Notable Sports Alumni- Josh Bullocks, Daniel Bullocks

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