Walkersville High School

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Walkersville High School
Walkersville HS Sign.jpg
Address
81 W Frederick St
Walkersville, Maryland, 21793
USA
Information
Type Public high school
Opened 1976
School district Frederick County Public Schools
Principal Tracey Franklin
Vice principal Jason Lininger, Sheri Murphy, Danny Rumpf
Grades 9-12
Campus rural
Campus size 49.97 acres (202,200 m2)
School color(s) Blue and Gold
Mascot Lions
Newspaper Lion's Pride
Yearbook Kaleidoscope
Website

Walkersville High School (WHS) is a four-year public high school in Walkersville, Frederick County, Maryland, United States. The school's colors are blue and gold and athletic teams are known as the "Lions."

Overview[edit]

The school is located near the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of Western Maryland in the town of Walkersville. The school is located just off Maryland Route 194, east of U.S. 15, and north of Maryland Route 26.

The current building's construction began in 1974 with an addition completed in 1999. The building has 191,104 square feet (17,754.1 m2) of space located on 49.97 acres (202,200 m2) of land.[1]

Students[edit]

Walkersville High School's graduation rate has been very high over the past 12 years. In 2007 the school graduated 96.07%, though it peaked in 2006 at 97.92% and had a low of 89.77% in 2001.[2]

Sports[edit]

State Champions

  • 2011 - Boys' Track & Field[3]
  • 2010 - Boys' Swim Team
  • 2010 - Boys' Indoor Track & Field
  • 2008 - Boys' Track & Field[4]
  • 2003 - Baseball[5]
  • 2003 - Girls' Basketball[6]
  • 1999 - Baseball
  • 1999 - Softball[7]
  • 1996 - Softball
  • 1987 - Football[8]
  • 1986 - Boys' Basketball[9]
  • 1984 - Boys' Basketball
  • 1978 - Baseball
  • 1972 - Boys' Soccer
  • 1964 - Boys' Basketball
  • 1960 - Boys' Basketball

Image gallery[edit]

Walkersville High School has been located in several buildings over the years including the three shown below. The middle image is now Walkersville Middle School.

References and notes[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°28′32″N 77°21′39″W / 39.4756°N 77.3607°W / 39.4756; -77.3607