Thomas Worthington High School

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Thomas Worthington High School
Thomas Worthington High School logo.png
Address
300 West Dublin Granville Road
Worthington, Ohio, 43085
United States
Coordinates 40°5′26″N 83°1′32″W / 40.09056°N 83.02556°W / 40.09056; -83.02556Coordinates: 40°5′26″N 83°1′32″W / 40.09056°N 83.02556°W / 40.09056; -83.02556
Information
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Worthington City School District
Superintendent Thomas Tucker
Principal James Gaskill
Teaching staff 94.75 (FTE)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1543 (2012-2013)
Student to teacher ratio 16.28
Color(s) Blue and Red         
Song "Oh, Worthington" (Words and Music by Henry Shuster, 1955)
Fight song Stand Up and Cheer
Athletics conference Ohio Capital Conference
Nickname Cardinals
Rivals Worthington Kilbourne High School, Upper Arlington High School
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Average SAT scores 1699 out of 2400
Average ACT scores 24.3 out of 36
Newspaper The Phoenix
Website
[1][2][3][4]

Thomas Worthington High School ("TWHS") is a public school in Worthington, Ohio. The school was named Worthington High School until 1991, when sister school, Worthington Kilbourne High School, opened.

With approximately 1700 students, TWHS is the largest school in the Worthington City School District. Its mascot is the cardinal, and the school colors are red and blue. A map of the district divisions is located here.[5]

Within the Worthington City School District, Worthingway Middle School, Kilbourne Middle School, and Phoenix Middle School students who would traditionally go to Worthingway or Kilbourne feed in to TWHS.

Clubs and activities[edit]

Clubs and organizations[edit]

TWHS offers many clubs and organizations to its students.[6]

Athletics[edit]

The following sports are available to students:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Marching Band
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

Other athletic accomplishments[edit]

  • State Champions - Boys Water Polo - 2002, 2003[15] (Sponsored by the Ohio High School Swim Coaches Association)
  • State Champions - Boys Lacrosse - 1989,1990,1991,1996[16][not in citation given] (Sponsored by the Ohio High School Lacrosse Association)

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  2. ^ "General Information". worthington.k12.oh.us. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  3. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2010-02-17. [dead link]
  4. ^ http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_detail.asp?ID=390451302039
  5. ^ http://www.worthington.k12.oh.us/cms/lib02/OH01001900/Centricity/Domain/37/attendance%20areas/map_hs_8-2010.pdf
  6. ^ "2009–2010 THOMAS WORTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITY PROGRAMS". Worthington City Schools. Retrieved 7 September 2010. [dead link]
  7. ^ "In The Know". WOSU TV. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "2009 Convention – Club Point Summary" (PDF). Ohio Junior Classical League. 2009. Retrieved 10 August 2009. 
  9. ^ "Constitution of the Ohio Junior Classical League" (PDF). Ohio Junior Classical League. March 2008. Retrieved 18 September 2009. ...by paying both OJCL annual chapter dues and any annual chapter membership dues required by NJCL. 
  10. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Baseball". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  12. ^ "OHSAA All-Time State Field Hockey Tournament Participation". The Ohio High School Athletic Association. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  13. ^ Emerine, Brad (2011-11-06). "Field hockey: Thomas Worthington wins in overtime". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  14. ^ OHSSCA. "Ohio High School Swim Coaches' Association-Girls Swimming State Champions". Retrieved 2007-03-08. [dead link]
  15. ^ OHSSCA. "Ohio High School Swim Coaches' Association-Boys Water Polo State Champions". Retrieved 2007-03-08. [dead link]
  16. ^ OHSLA. "Ohio High School Lacrosse Association-Boys Lacrosse State Champions". Retrieved 2011-02-08. 
  17. ^ http://watershedcentral.com/html/permanent_record/press/articles/Tides.html
  18. ^ Keck, William (October 18, 2005). "She's not lost in a fog". USA Today. Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  19. ^ "Rachael Harris Biography". Tvguide.com. Retrieved 2015-03-04. 
  20. ^ "Distingished Alumni Award of Worthington Schools". Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  21. ^ a b c "Two cartoonists from Class of '78 are named distinguished alumni". Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  22. ^ "Troy Perkins". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  23. ^ Terry Mikesell. "Movie director Jack Plotnick will attend screening of his 'Space Station 76'". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  24. ^ "Claire Shipman". nndb.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  25. ^ Smith, Jeff (June 16, 2007). "Mix of tradition, fantasy comics pays off for artist". The Washington Times.
  26. ^ "1943 Worthington High School Graduating Class Picture". Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  27. ^ "Worthington High grad Dana Tyler". Retrieved 4 March 2015.