Blooming Prairie High School
|Blooming Prairie High School|
|202 4th Avenue Northwest
Blooming Prairie MN 55917
|School district||Blooming Prairie Schools #756|
|Color(s)||Black and White|
Blooming Prairie High School is a Public school located in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota. The high school teaches students in grades 7-12, and has a student body of approximately 350, with a student-teacher ratio of 12:1.
The Blooming Prairie Public School System consists of Blooming Prairie Elementary School and Blooming Prairie High School. The school district consists of a combined student body of approximately 950, with a student-teacher ratio of 14:1. The Minnesota state average is a 16:1.
The High School has a comprehensive, year-round, gender-balanced sports program. This includes football, volleyball, cheerleading, and cross-country in the Fall; wrestling and both boys' and girls' basketball in the Winter; and softball (for girls), baseball (for boys), boys' and girls' golf, and boys' and girls' track teams in the Spring. The Blooming Prairie football team was the 2010 conference champion.
Blooming Prairie High showed its school spirit in March 2011 when it showed support for Jordan Ressler, a junior who died in a motor vehicle accident in November 2010, by displaying the University of Texas logo in a human form and by wearing the distinctive orange clothing of the team he loved.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Blooming Prairie High School
- RS School Today website Blooming Prairie High School Athletics department web page. Use drop down boxes to access individual sports. Accessed March 24, 2011.
- See, e.g.: Amanda Lillie, "Showing support for Jordan Ressler," March 7, 2011, Austin (Minnesota) Daily Herald; found at Austin Daily Herald website. AP, "Minnesota town remembers teen with Texas logo", March 7, 2011; found at Associated Press on WBKT-TV website. Caitlin Perrone, "Human UT logo honors deceased longhorn fan: Community members from Minnesota gathered Sunday to honor an avid UT fan that passed away in November by creating a human UT logo in the snow." The Horn, March 9, 2011 and updated March 14, 2011; found at Read the Horn website. "Remembering Jordan Ressler," March 6, 2011; found at KAAL-TV website. All accessed March 24, 2011.