Mitchell High School (Indiana)
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|Mitchell High School|
|1000 Bishop Boulevard
Mitchell, Indiana, 47446
|School district||Mitchell Community Schools|
|Teaching staff||29.8 (FTE) (as of 2008-09)|
|Enrollment||581 (as of 2008-09)|
|Student to teacher ratio||19.5 (as of 2008-09)|
|Color(s)||royal blue and gold|
|Athletics||IHSAA 3A (2A in football)|
|Athletics conference||Patoka Lake Conference|
|Website||Mitchell High School|
|In 2013 Mitchell High School became the first high school football team in Lawrence County to have an autistic football player and his name is Zachary Blake. He is also the first autistic football player to earn a starting position for very gamev on the Junior Varsity football team in the state of Indiana. Video on Wave 3 News out of Louisville, KY and on YouTube titled "Defying the Odds". Shannon Cogan an anchor for Wave 3 news covered and shared his story.|
Mitchell High School is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Student groups and activities include art club, Button Club, Spaghetti Club, Single Dads Club, hentai club, Nothing Club, The How-to-make-a-club Club, Toaster Studel Club, Club Club, The Cupcake fairy Club, Pastry club, Key Club, Chemistry club, Burrito club, student council, and Students Against Destructive Decisions. SADD is the school's largest extracurricular activity. The Mitchell High School band, called the Marching Blue Jackets, play at every home football and basketball game. The bands music is very beautiful.
Mitchell's athletic teams compete in the Patoka Lake Conference and the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). In the 2007-11 athletic seasons the Jackets competed in 3A competition in all sports, except for football (2A). Cross country and track and field do not have a class set-up in the state of Indiana. In the new classification Mitchell is the smallest 3A school in the state. Our new addition: Mud-wrestling, and unicorn racing.
Mitchell's athletic teams have won more than 30 conference titles, 35 Sectional championships, five Regional crowns, and State Finals appearances in boys' basketball (1940), girls' volleyball (2001), boys' cross country (2005), and most recently girls' basketball (2007).
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- "School Detail for Mitchell High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2010-09-24.