Bellevue West High School
|Bellevue West High School|
|Bellevue, Nebraska 68123|
|School type||Senior high school|
|School board||Bellevue Public Schools|
|Color(s)||Purple, gold, and white|
|Website||Bellevue West H.S.|
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Bellevue West High School is a public secondary school located in Bellevue, Nebraska, United States. It had a 2013 enrollment of 1,584 students. The principal is Kevin Rohlfs. The school's athletic teams are the Thunderbirds, and their school colors are purple, gold and white. The school's cross-town rival is Bellevue East. Bellevue West is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. The school also serves as an off-campus location for the Omaha, Nebraska, Metropolitan Community College.
|Season||Sport/activity||Number of championships||Year|
|Fall||Volleyball||12||1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006|
|Winter||Bowling, boys'||4||2001, 2005, 2006, 2007|
|Bowling, boys'||3||2004, 2006, 2007|
|Basketball, boys'||4||2000, 2004, 2005, 2014|
|Basketball, girls'||3||2007, 2009, 2010|
The school's instrumental music department has four concert bands (Concert, Symphonic, Wind Symphony, and Wind Ensemble), two jazz bands, and a marching band. The school's vocal music department consists of three main choirs (Concert Choir, Arie Armonie, and West High Singers) as well as a show choir (West Connection), a contemporary a cappella group (Project 424) and other small ensembles.
- Leisha Hailey, actress, The L Word, musician in pop duo The Murmurs and also in band Uh Huh Her
- Mike Slaton, NFL player for the Minnesota Vikings
- Erick Strickland, professional basketball player
- Mark Traynowicz, NFL player for the Buffalo Bills and Arizona Cardinals
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