Blue Valley High School

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Blue Valley High School
Blue Valley High School (logo).jpg
Address
6001 West 159th Street [1]

,
66085

United States
Coordinates38°50′22″N 94°39′19″W / 38.839473°N 94.655356°W / 38.839473; -94.655356Coordinates: 38°50′22″N 94°39′19″W / 38.839473°N 94.655356°W / 38.839473; -94.655356
Information
School typePublic, high school
Established1969
School districtBlue Valley School District USD 229 [2]
SuperintendentTodd White
CEEB code172820 [3]
PrincipalScott Bacon [4]
Grades9 to 12
GenderCoed
Enrollment1,570 (2015-16)[5]
Campus typeSuburban
Color(s)     Black
     Gold
AthleticsClass 6A [6]
District 4 [7]
Athletics conferenceEastern Kansas [4]
MascotTigers
RivalBlue Valley West
NewspaperTiger Print
Website

Blue Valley High School is a fully accredited public high school located in Overland Park, Kansas, United States, serving students in grades 9-12. The school currently operates in the Blue Valley Unified School District. The school opened in 1969. The principal is Scott Bacon. Its two feeder schools are Blue Valley Middle School and Prairie Star Middle School. The school mascot is the Tiger and the school colors are black and gold.

Academics[edit]

The Journalism department produces Tiger Print (newspaper). Its broadcasting class produces Tiger TV.

Sports[edit]

The Tigers compete in the Eastern Kansas League and are classified as a 6A school according to the KSHSAA. Throughout its history, Blue Valley has won 49 state championships in various sports. Many graduates have gone on to participate in NCAA Division I, Division II, and Division III athletics.

Football[edit]

The Blue Valley Tigers have won 6 state championships, and all 6 coming in 5A. They have been state runner-ups a total of 7 times including twice in 6A in 2015 and 2016 losing to Derby High School (Kansas) both times. They have also won EKL 11 times and have had 3 undefeated seasons.[8]

State championships[edit]

State Championships[9]
Season Sport/activity Number of championships Year
Fall Football 6 1991, 1998, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2013
Cross Country 1 2014
Tennis, girls' 1 2010
Debate, four-speaker 13 1992, 1994, 1995, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2016[10][11]
Debate, two-speaker 3 2000, 2005, 2009[12]
Winter Wrestling 1 1997
Swimming and diving, boys' 6 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 2011, 2012
Spring Golf, boys' 1 2005
Golf, girls' 2 1977, 1981
Baseball 5 1992, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2018
Softball 1 1994
Swimming and diving, girls' 2 2011, 2012
Tennis, boys' 1 2016
Speech and Drama 6 1991, 1992, 2004, 2005, 2006,2015[13]
Total 49

Notable alumni[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GNIS for Blue Valley High School; USGS; November 16, 2006.
  2. ^ Blue Valley School District USD 229
  3. ^ High School CEEB Code Search
  4. ^ a b "School Search - Overland Park-Blue Valley HS". Kansas State High School Activities Association. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  5. ^ "Blue Valley High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  6. ^ KSHSAA School Classification List
  7. ^ KSHSAA School District List Archived 2010-09-23 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "About The Tigers" (English). Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  9. ^ "State Records & State Champions". Archived from the original (English) on April 21, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-05.
  10. ^ "State Debate" (PDF). KSHSAA. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  11. ^ "History of 4-Speaker Champions". KSHSAA. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  12. ^ "State Debate" (PDF). KSHSAA. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  13. ^ "State Speech Championships" (PDF). KSHSAA. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  14. ^ "Brian Schottenheimer". Colts.com.
  15. ^ "YahooSports.com".
  16. ^ "NFL.com".
  17. ^ [1] Archived June 9, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.

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