Chalker High School

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Southington Township School
Southington Township School Southington OH Feb 2012.jPG
Chalker High School
Chalker High School is located in Ohio
Chalker High School
Location OH 305, Southington, Ohio
Coordinates 41°18′32.4″N 80°57′28.8″W / 41.309000°N 80.958000°W / 41.309000; -80.958000Coordinates: 41°18′32.4″N 80°57′28.8″W / 41.309000°N 80.958000°W / 41.309000; -80.958000
NRHP Reference # 10001214[1] (original)
12000464[2] (increase)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 4, 2011
Boundary increase August 1, 2012

Chalker High School is a public high school in Southington, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Southington Local Schools district. Their athletic mascot is the Wildcats.

History[edit]

Chalker High School is named for Newton Chalker, an attorney who was born in Southington in 1842.[3][4] Chalker created an endowment for the high school when schools in the township agreed to consolidate smaller schools in a central location. The town agreed to consolidation, and the original campus was completed in 1907, consisting of the Chalker High School building and a smaller elementary school.[4] Newton Chalker agreed to pay for Chalker High school, as long as the townspeople would pay for the elementary school building, which wasn't nearly as grand, totaling $6000 as compared to the Chalker Building's $20,000.[citation needed] The high school was constructed in the Neoclassical Revival architectural style, including fluted columns and a pedimented gable.[4] The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 2011.[5]

State sports championships[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Weekly list of actions taken on properties: 7/30/12 through 8/03/12". National Park Service. August 10, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ "About Us". Southington Local Schools. Retrieved 2015-03-13. 
  4. ^ a b c "Marker #29-78 Southington Township Centralized School and Monument Park". Remarkable Ohio. Retrieved 2015-03-13. 
  5. ^ "List of Actions Taken on Properties: 1/31/11 Through 2/04/11". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2011-02-11. Retrieved 2015-03-13. 
  6. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Softball". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  7. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 

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