Oak Glen High School

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Oak Glen High School
Location
195 Golden Bear Drive
New Cumberland, West Virginia

United States
Coordinates 40°32′36″N 80°33′33″W / 40.54333°N 80.55917°W / 40.54333; -80.55917Coordinates: 40°32′36″N 80°33′33″W / 40.54333°N 80.55917°W / 40.54333; -80.55917
Information
Type Public
Established 1963
School district Hancock County Schools
Principal Barbara Logue[1]
Assistant principals Alice Klakos
Jeff Woofter[1]
Grades 9 to 12
Color(s) Columbia Blue, White, Gold             
Mascot Golden Bear
Website

Oak Glen High School is a consolidated public high school serving the northern half of Hancock County, West Virginia. It is located in New Cumberland, West Virginia and is thus the northernmost high school in the state. The current principal is Barbara Louge, who attended West Virginia University for her degree in education.

The school has 481 students by the count of the WVSSAC placing it in class "AA". The mascot is the "Golden Bear" and the school colors are Columbia Blue, White and Gold.

Notable alumni[edit]

Musician Daniel Johnston is a 1979 graduate of Oak Glen. Johnston was the subject of the 2006 documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston and has performed on the live music television show Austin City Limits. His songs have been recorded by artists such as Tom Waits, Beck, TV on the Radio, Jad Fair, Eels, Bright Eyes, Calvin Johnson, Death Cab for Cutie, Sparklehorse, Mercury Rev, The Flaming Lips, and Karen O.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hancock County High Schools". Hancock County Schools. Retrieved 2011-05-22.