Bay Port High School
|Bay Port High School|
|2700 Lineville Road
The school colors are navy blue, Columbia blue and white. Bay Port's mascot is a pirate, with an eye patch over one eye, and a sword clenched in his teeth. He also wears a pirate hat with a skull and crossbones.
Bay Port offers advanced placement courses and the International Baccalaureate curriculum, as well as an iAcademy offering online courses. The school houses film labs, art studios, and a greenhouse, an athletic field, and performing arts wings. Graduation is held in early June with a ceremony in the fieldhouse.
Bay Port's student newspaper is The Portside and its yearbook is The Anchor. Both are published by students with the advising of teachers and staff.
Bay Port has several school traditions, including the annual Homecoming week with daily class competitions. The school also sponsors several formal dances for students such as Homecoming, the Snow Ball, Junior Prom, and Senior Ball.
Bay Port students perform a play every fall and a musical every spring, and its One-Act Play was the first to reach the state-level competition five consecutive years. Bay Port offers choral, band, and orchestral opportunities.
The campus grounds include a track, football field, several soccer fields, baseball diamonds, batting cages, practice fields, a fieldhouse, weight room, and training facilities. Competing in the Fox River Classic Conference, Bay Port has boys' and girls' teams for football, cross-country, soccer, swimming, tennis, basketball, wrestling, baseball, bowling, golf, hockey, lacrosse (boys only), softball, and track and field.
Bay Port hosts academic teams in mathematics, literature, and science. The school participates in Academic Decathlon. The Bay Port Academic Decathlon team won the regional competition in 2017.
- Dan Buenning, former football player
- Jay DeMerit, former team captain of Watford F.C. in England, former defender on the United States Men's National Soccer Team, current team captain of Vancouver Whitecaps.