Stanhope Elmore High School
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|Stanhope Elmore High School|
|4300 Main Street
Millbrook, Alabama, 36054
|School district||Elmore County Public School System|
|Principal||Dr. Jamey McGowin|
|Color(s)||Cardinal and White|
|Website||Stanhope Elmore High School|
Stanhope Elmore High School is a grades 9–12 school in Millbrook, Alabama, United States. As part of the Elmore County Public School System, the school is the Home of the Mustangs, Foshee-Henderson Stadium, and the Pride of Millbrook Marching Band.
Stanhope Elmore High School was founded in 1965 and is named after former Alabama Secretary of State Albert Stanhope Elmore (1827–1909). It currently has five main buildings for classrooms, an "agriscience" shop, a distance learning room, and a combination facility containing a gymnasium, cafeteria, band room, and a room for percussionists.
As of 2007, Stanhope has 62 certified teachers, three administrators, and two guidance counselors. The school supports advanced or standard "diplomas", and has AP programs in history, English, and mathematics. Stanhope also participates in the statewide ACCESS distance learning program. The school has made AYP for the past four years in a row.
Stanhope Elmore won its first state title in 2006 in baseball. Stanhope's football team is the Stanhope Elmore Mustangs. The first coach was Conrad Henderson. After the retirement of Henderson in 1973, the school hired Robert Butterworth. Butterworth resigned in 1975, the school then selected Jimmy Foshee as head coach and athletic director. Foshee never had a losing season and went to the semifinals 4 times. In 1992 the stadium formerly known as Conrad Henderson Stadium got a new name: Foshee- Henderson Stadium. Foshee retired in 2000 his record was: 212-81-1, also in 2000 he was selected into the AHSAA hall of fame. Foshee's successor was his youngest son Jeff. Jeff Foshee was a player on the 1992 Alabama Crimson Tide National Championship team. The Mustangs in 2005 moved from 5a to 6a classifications. In 2012 Jeff won his 100th game. The Mustangs top rivals are the Prattville Lions and the Wetumpka Indians.
The school hosts many thriving creativity clubs, such as the Book Club and the Creative Writing Club, as well as many career-oriented clubs, like the Future Farmers of America, FFA, DECA, FCCLA, and Youth in Government.
Proudly she stands
Noble and grand,
Through her portals pass
The future of our land,
Her loyalty is true
May it ever be for you,
Your loyal sons stand by
Hail! Stanhope Elmore High!
- Mu Alpha Theta
- Spanish Club
- Science Club
- Robotics Team
- Outdoor Club
- Nationel Honors Society
- Standard Club
- Terrence Long, Pro Baseball Player
- Dee Milliner, Pro football player
- Antowain Smith, Pro Football Player
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