Wood River High School (Idaho)

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Coordinates: 43°31′05″N 114°17′38″W / 43.518°N 114.294°W / 43.518; -114.294

Wood River High School
Location
950 Fox Acres Road
Hailey, Idaho
U.S. [1]
Information
Type Public [2]
School district Blaine County S.D. (#61)
Principal Pete Jurovich
Assistant principals Lynn Fuger
Keith Nelson
Faculty 59 [2]
Grades 9–12 [2]
Enrollment 823 (2011–12)
Color(s) Green & White [3]
         
Athletics IHSAA Class 4A
Athletics conference Great Basin (West)
Mascot Wolverine [3]
Feeder schools Wood River Middle
Information (208) 578-5020
Elevation 5,350 ft (1,630 m) AMSL
Website

Wood River High School is a public secondary school in Hailey, Idaho, one of two traditional high schools operated by the Blaine County School District #61 (the smaller Carey High School (K-12) is the other).[4] Wood River High School serves the communities of Bellevue, Hailey, Ketchum, and Sun Valley, all in the valley of the Big Wood River,[5] and the current campus opened in August 2003.[6] The school colors are green and white and the mascot is a wolverine.[3]

East of central Hailey, the elevation of the WRHS campus is 5,350 feet (1,630 m) above sea level.

Athletics[edit]

Wood River competes in athletics in IHSAA Class 4A, the state's second-highest classification. WRHS is a member of the Great Basin (West) Conference with Burley, Jerome, and Minico High Schools, all located in the Magic Valley region of south central Idaho.[3] Twin Falls High School (formerly 5A) and the new Canyon Ridge High School, both located in Twin Falls, joined the conference in 2009.[7] Formerly a member of the Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference (SCIC) in 3A, Wood River moved up to 4A in 2004.[8]

State titles[edit]

Boys

  • Cross Country (4): fall (B, now 3A) 1968, 1971, 1972; (4A) 2010 [9] (introduced in 1964)
  • Track (2): (A-2, now 3A) 1970, 1972 [10]
  • Tennis (2): (4A) 2010, 2012 [11] (combined team until 2008)
  • Baseball: (3A) 2003

Girls

  • Cross Country (3): fall (B, now 3A) 1975, 1983, 1984 [9] (introduced in 1974)
  • Soccer (1): fall (A-2, now 3A) 2000 [12] (introduced in 2000)
  • Volleyball (2): (A, now 5A) fall 1977, 1978 [12] (introduced in 1976)

Combined

  • Tennis (3): (B, now 3A) 1982, 1986, 1988 [11] (introduced in 1963, combined until 2008)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Wood River High School". Blaine County School District. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ a b c "Wood River High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  3. ^ a b c d IDHSAA School Information
  4. ^ Blaine County School District : School Summaries
  5. ^ Blaine County School District : Neighborhood School Boundaries
  6. ^ "Open house slated for new high school". Idaho Mountain Express. August 13, 2009. 
  7. ^ Hicks is here CRHS football coach meets players
  8. ^ Cordes, Jeff (October 29, 2003). "ADs advance plans for new 4A league". Idaho Mountain Express. 
  9. ^ a b idhsaa.org Cross Country champions through 2011
  10. ^ idhsaa.org - Track champions - through 2012
  11. ^ a b idhsaa.org - Tennis champions - through 2012
  12. ^ a b idhsaa.org Soccer & Volleyball champions - through 2011

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