Foothill High School (Bakersfield, California)

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Foothill High School
501 Park Drive
Bakersfield, California 93306
Coordinates 35°21′58″N 118°55′05″W / 35.36611°N 118.91806°W / 35.36611; -118.91806Coordinates: 35°21′58″N 118°55′05″W / 35.36611°N 118.91806°W / 35.36611; -118.91806
Type Public
Established 1962
School district Kern High School District
Principal Gail Bentley
Enrollment 2,627
Color(s)         Black & Gold
Mascot Trojans
Rival Highland, East Bakersfield, Mira Monte
Information (661) 366-4491

Foothill High School is located in Bakersfield, California and serves grades 9-12. Their speech and debate team won the State Championship (small schools) in 2004, and in 2003, Foothill had the league record of sending 7 students to the National Championships. Their FFA Advanced Parliamentary Procedure Team won a National Championship at the National FFA Convention in October 2007.

In 2010, the "We The People" team made it to state for the first time in the school's history. Although they did not make it to the final rounds in the capital, Unit 4 of the team received a Unit award out of the remaining 7 schools.

On May 30, 2013, Foothill High School had their fiftieth commencement ceremony; the 2013 graduating class received a commemorative trophy and one-of-a-kind diploma covers with the school's golden anniversary Trojan emblem.

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  1. ^ "NFL: DOLPHINS: Miami Dolphins Linebacker Joey Porter honored by his hometown." Miami Dolphins at Retrieved on July 16, 2009.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-14. Retrieved 2010-02-10. 

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