Fenton High School (Michigan)

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Fenton Senior High School
Location
Fenton, Michigan
United States
Coordinates 42°47′02″N 83°44′03″W / 42.7839°N 83.7343°W / 42.7839; -83.7343Coordinates: 42°47′02″N 83°44′03″W / 42.7839°N 83.7343°W / 42.7839; -83.7343
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1969
Principal Mark Suchowski
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,200(approx)
Color(s) Orange and Black          
Mascot Tigers
Yearbook Fentonian
Website

Fenton High School is a public high school located in Fenton, Michigan. In 2008 the school received International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorization.[1] The high school has over 1,200 students.

History[edit]

The current high school was built in 1969 and the entire Fenton Area Public Schools complex has evolved over decades; the high school recently underwent major renovations and expansion. In 2006, a new addition was made to the English wing of the school. In 2007, the building underwent renovations to expand the fine arts wing, pool, and lunch room, and to add an auxiliary gym. With these new renovations the High School now offers an IB Diploma Programme curriculum.

The previous Fenton High School, which was first built in the 1890s and was expanded in 1938 and 1949, became a middle school, and, with the 2006-07 opening of Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School (known locally as 'AGS') which shares the Fenton Area Public School complex with the high school, Ellen Street Academy. Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation is also housed at Ellen Street Academy.

Athletics[edit]

League Joined Left
County B League  ? 1968[2]
Metro League 1968 Present[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Kenny Allen (class of 2012), Current Kicker and Punter for University Of Michigan football.
  • Jill Ann Weatherwax (class of 1988), model and singer, was murdered in 1998.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fenton Senior High School: IB Diploma Program". edline.net. Retrieved 7 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Tunnicliff, Greg. "Balance, competitiveness, friendships keep league rolling". Flint Journal. Advance Newspapers. p. 2. Retrieved 2007-09-17. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "HISTORY OF FLINT METRO LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP" (DOC). Retrieved 2007-09-18.