Bellevue West High School

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Bellevue West High School
Bellevue, Nebraska 68123
Coordinates 41°09′48″N 95°56′11″W / 41.16333°N 95.93639°W / 41.16333; -95.93639Coordinates: 41°09′48″N 95°56′11″W / 41.16333°N 95.93639°W / 41.16333; -95.93639
School type Senior high school
Founded 1977
School board Bellevue Public Schools
Principal Kevin Rohlfs
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,584 (2013)
Language English
Color(s) Purple, gold, and white
Team name Thunderbirds

Bellevue West High School is a public secondary school located in Bellevue, Nebraska, United States.[1] It had a 2013 enrollment of 1,584 students.[2] The principal is Kevin Rohlfs.[3] The school's athletic teams are the Thunderbirds, and their school colors are purple, gold and white.[1] The school's cross-town rival is Bellevue East.[3] 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.

Extracurricular activities[edit]


State championships[edit]

State championships
Season Sport/activity Number of championships Year
Fall Volleyball 12 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006[4]
Football 1 2016[5]
Winter Bowling, boys' 4 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007[citation needed]
Bowling, boys' 3 2004, 2006, 2007[citation needed]
Basketball, boys' 4 2000, 2004, 2005, 2014[6]
Basketball, girls' 3 2007, 2009, 2010[7]
Spring Baseball 1 1978[8]
Total 28

Non-athletic programs[edit]


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.

Notable alumni[edit]


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