Forsyth High School (Missouri)

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Forsyth High School, or FHS, is a small rural high school located in Forsyth, Missouri,[1] with an enrollment of about 411 students for the 2015-2016 school year.

Forsyth High School

Academics[edit]

In 2005 the FHS FFA Forestry team took first place in the nation. In April 2007 the FHS Math Team ("Mathletes") took first place in the state for their division.

The FHS class of 2007 holds the distinction of having the most valedictorians in one year, 6 students.

FHS participates in the dual enrollment program through Missouri State University. Dual enrollment classes earn students high school and college credit simultaneously. This program takes the place of other widely known programs such as Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate.

Athletics[edit]

The 2006-2007 girls tennis team made history when they advanced to the state final four, a first for any girls team in the school's history.

Forsyth has a deep tradition in athletics and has visited the final four multiple times in Boys Basketball and Baseball in 2000. The school is a part of the Southwest Central League and is a perennial contender in all conference competitions.

MCJROTC[edit]

Forsyth High has been classified as a Naval Honor School for the past five years.

School Facts[edit]

  • Colors: Blue and White
  • Mascot: Paws the Panther
  • Newspaper: The Prowler, published monthly
  • Yearbook: Duceretanco ("To Lead Taney County"), published annually
  • School-wide clubs include Art Club, Book Club, FBLA, FCA/Y4C, FCCLA, FFA, Industrial Arts/Bin Art, Math Club, NHS, Prom Committee, Student Council
  • Rivalries: Branson High School, Hollister High School, Blue Eye High School, Bradleyville High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ Forsyth High School at forsythr3.k12.mo.us Archived May 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.

Coordinates: 36°41′46″N 93°07′08″W / 36.6961°N 93.1188°W / 36.6961; -93.1188