Cedar Shoals High School
|Cedar Shoals High School|
1300 Cedar Shoals Drive
|School type||Public, high school|
|School district||Clarke County School District|
|NCES District ID||1301170|
|NCES School ID||130117000453|
|Faculty||2,986 (on an FTE basis)|
|Color(s)||Blue and orange|
|Feeder schools||Hilsman Middle School, |
W. R. Coile Middle School
Cedar Shoals High School is an American high school established in 1972 in Athens, Georgia, in the Clarke County School District. It and Clarke Central High School are the district's two main high schools, and their rivalry is known as the Classic City Championship.
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Cedar Shoals features a variety of student activities.
- The JROTC Raider team of male and female JROTC cadets compete at many state, regional and national Raider events. For the 70th anniversary of D-Day, they were the only group from Georgia to be invited to march in the D-Day Memorial parade in Ste. Mère-Eglise on June 6, 2014. Their trip was impeded by a delayed flight to New York, forcing them to spend the night at John F. Kennedy Airport. The cadets marched in the parade and toured the Normandy area and Paris before returning home on June 11, 2014.
- The Classic City Sound Marching Band, under the direction of Dr. Zandra Bell-McRoy, has earned several Superior honors at area marching band festivals. Known for their halftime shows highlighting pop, funk, and even Latin fare, the band has performed at the Allstate Sugar Bowl, the National Fourth of July Parade in Washington DC and the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade.
- The school's academic team (known as the QuizJags) has won several city, region and state titles since 2004. On April 30, 2014, they defeated Galloway School to become WSB-TV's High Q champion and won $5000 in scholarship money for the players. The team has also attended four National History Bowls in Washington DC as well as seven NAQT High School National Championship Tournaments since 2004. The JV team won their second Georgia Academic Team Association JV State title in 2015.
- PACS (Positive About Cedar Shoals) is a school-wide philanthropy that raises funds for area programs and performs community events in town, including picking up litter near the school and taking care of the school rain garden.
- The Interact Club is a student division of Rotary International that raises funds for charity.
- Tituss Burgess, Emmy-nominated actor known for playing Titus in the hit comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
- Marieo Foster, First Chief of Law Enforcement for Arlington National Cemetery's Directorate of Emergency Services
- DeDe Lattimore, defensive lineman for University of South Florida and the Chicago Bears
- Quentin Moses, defensive lineman for the Georgia Bulldogs and the NFL
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- Saavendra, Nicole (11 September 2014). "Classic City Championship: Five things to watch". OnlineAthens. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
- Cedar Shoals High School Retrieved August 26, 2011.
- "Cedar Shoals High School". Retrieved August 10, 2011.
- Shearer, Lee (5 June 2014). "Cedar Shoals JROTC group finds flights to France after New York stranding". Athens Banner-Herald. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
- Jackson, Allie (12 June 2014). "Cedar Shoals JROTC cadets now home from Normandy". Athens Banner-Herald. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
- Cedar Shoals wins High Q championship Athens Banner-Herald, May 14, 2014. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
- Tituss Burgess at the Morton Theatre Feb. 13 University of Georgia, Retrieved February 2, 2015.
- Marieo Foster
- First Chief of Law Enforcement
- Directorate of Emergency Services
- Marieo Foster Archived 2015-02-07 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved February 2, 2015.
- DeDe Lattimore Retrieved February 2, 2015.
- Quentin Moses Retrieved February 2, 2015.