Kuna High School
|Kuna High School|
|637 East Deer Flat Road
|School district||Kuna Joint S.D. (#3)|
|Principal||Brian Graves |
|Enrollment||1,200  (approx)|
|Color(s)||Black & Vegas Gold
|Athletics||IHSAA Class 5A |
|Athletics conference||Southern Idaho (5A) (SIC)|
|Feeder schools||Kuna Middle School|
|Elevation||2,680 ft (820 m) AMSL|
|Website||Kuna High School|
Kuna High School is a public secondary school in Kuna, Idaho, the only traditional high school in the Kuna Joint School District #3, located in southwest Ada County, west of Boise and south of Meridian. The school colors are black and gold and the mascot is a Kaveman.
The school has an active band program. The program includes a pep band, two jazz bands (Lab I & II), a percussion ensemble, a winter drumline, and two concert bands (Varsity Wind Ensemble and JV Concert Band). The Kuna Bands compete in the Idaho District III marching, jazz and concert band festivals. The marching band and also competes in USBands V Open Division, NWAPA and Bands of America AA Classification.
The Kuna High School Band was invited to perform their 2012 program "By The Grace" at the 2012 "Famous Idaho Potato Bowl", as a guest performance group. The band also performed in Disneyland the following spring, appearing in the Disneyland Parade and Disney Performing Arts Series. The Kuna Gold was named the Sweepstakes Champion of the 2013 USBands Regional, The United States Marine Corps Invitational, and The Ontario Battle of the Bands with their program "Espionage". Additionally, the band was awarded the 2013 United States Marine Corps "Esprit de Corps" award.
The Kuna Gold was named 2013 Idaho DIII 4A 1st place champion winning captions for outstanding visual, effect, music, percussion, and 2nd sweepstakes. The band also placed 2nd in the AA division and 13th overall at the 2013 Bands of America US Western Regional Championships in St. George, UT.