Largo High School (Florida)

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Largo High School
Location
410 MISSOURI AVE
Largo, Florida 33770

United States
Information
Type Public
School district Pinellas County Schools
Principal Brad Finkbiner.
Faculty 112 (estimate)
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 2000+ (estimate)
Color(s) blue and gold         
Mascot packer/hog
Website

Largo High School is a high school located in Largo, Florida. The school's athletic teams are known as the "Packers," and the school colors are blue and gold. Its current principal is Brad Finkbeiner.

Activities and programs[edit]

Largo has an active arts program which includes: Mixed Choir (beginners), Concert Choir (intermediate), Chamber Choir (advanced), Madrigal Singers (club), a new Beginning Band, Blue Band (intermediate), the Band of Gold (both a marching band and concert band), Jazz Band, and is home of Thespian Troop 911. In the 1970s, Largo High School's band program won the Florida state, national, and world-wide title competitions.[citation needed]

The school is home to the ExCEL program, formerly the 21st Century Learning Center and Teaching Arts Academy, a Pinellas County magnet program. The program focuses on using projects and interactive study to teach students instead of using textbooks. It is also home to the Honors Option leading to IB program.

Cross-country program[edit]

In 1983, Largo High School was awarded the National Cross Country Championship through the XC Legacy series.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, Aaron; David Taylor (7 August 2003). "XCLegacy BIG-15 National Rankings". MileSplit US. Retrieved 5 August 2010. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°55′11.2542″N 82°47′14.32″W / 27.919792833°N 82.7873111°W / 27.919792833; -82.7873111