Harrisonburg High School (Virginia)
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|Harrisonburg High School|
1001 Garbers Church Road|
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
|Motto||Unity in Diversity|
|School district||Harrisonburg City Public Schools|
Navy Blue, red, and white|
Virginia High School League|
5A Region D West
Valley District League
|Team name||Blue Streaks|
Harrisonburg High School (HHS), part of the Harrisonburg City School System, is a public high school located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States. HHS serves grades nine through twelve, and its athletic teams are known as the Blue Streaks. In October 2017, 1782 students were enrolled. It was rated "Fully Accredited" by the Virginia Department of Education for the 2017–2018 school year.
Harrisonburg High School was founded in 1879, and was initially located on South Main Street. In 1928, it was moved to South High Street; in 1967, the high school was moved to Grace Street. During this time it housed students from grades seven upward, but when Thomas Harrison Middle School was built in 1989, grades seven and eight were shifted from the high school department, and the high school expanded to include both the South High Street and Grace Street complexes. The entire complex renovated in 1994, on its hundredth anniversary, but was subsequently leased and later sold to James Madison University, after the construction and opening of a new building on Garbers Church Road on August 24, 2005. The HHS school board has agreed to move to One Court Square in Harrisonburg; its plans were endorsed by the Harrisonburg City Council on February 8, 2011.
- 1969 – 1976 State AA Boys Tennis Champions
- 1978, 1979 State AA Boys Basketball Champions
- 1979 State AA Girls Outdoor Track Champions
- 1980 – 1982 State AA Girls Tennis Champions
- 1991 State AA Boys Tennis Champions
- 1991 State AA Girls Tennis Champions
- 1987, 1989, 1993 State AA Creative Writing
- 1994 State AA Girls Outdoor Track Champions (tied with Abingdon)
- 1996 State AA Boys Golf Champions
- 2001 State AA Division 3 Football Champions
- 2007 State AA Boys Outdoor Track Champions
- 2007–08 State AA Theatre Champions
- 2011–2012 State AA Debate Champions
- Akeem Jordan – Current NFL football player
- John Otho Marsh Jr. – Career U.S. Army officer (1944–1976), U.S. Representative from the State of Virginia (1963–1971), and as the Secretary of the Army under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush (1981–1989)
- Bill Mims – Current Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, former Virginia Attorney General
- Ralph Sampson – Former NBA basketball player
- Howard Stevens – Former NFL football player
- Kristi Toliver – Current WNBA basketball player
- Landon Turner – Current NFL football player
- John Wade – Retired NFL football player 
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