La Vernia High School

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Coordinates: 29°21′08″N 98°07′24″W / 29.3521°N 98.1233°W / 29.3521; -98.1233

La Vernia High School
Address
225 Bluebonnet Rd.
La Vernia, Texas 78121-9554
United States
Information
School type Public high school
School district La Vernia Independent School District
Principal Kimberley Martin
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 861[1] (2012)
Color(s)                Blue, Black & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAA
Mascot Bears/Lady Bears
Website

La Vernia High School is a public high school located in La Vernia, Texas (USA). It is part of the La Vernia Independent School District located in northern Wilson County and classified as a 4A school by the UIL. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Athletics[edit]

The La Vernia Bears compete in these sports [3]

Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, Basketball, Powerlifting, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Baseball & Softball

In March of 2017, an investigation into the La Vernia Football program was opened as a result of reports of sexual assault within the football program. Nine high school student athletes were arrested in connection to the sexual assault case.[4]


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Fine Arts[edit]

La Vernia High School currently fields a Marching Band, three concert bands, and a One Act Play Troupe.

Concert Band[edit]

La Vernia High School has three concert bands which includes:

  • the Wind Ensemble
  • the Symphonic Band
  • the Concert Band

Marching Band[edit]

The La Vernia Mighty Bear Band participated in the 2011 3A UIL State Marching Championships and placed 16th.

State Titles[edit]

  • One Act Play - [5]
    • 1984(2A)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Tribune
  2. ^ "2015 Accountability Rating System" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-10. 
  3. ^ The Athletics Department
  4. ^ Minyvonne Burke (March 28, 2017). "Tx. high school students arrested in hazing scandal". NY Daily News. Retrieved March 29, 2017. 
  5. ^ UIL Centennial Webpage Archived 2015-06-01 at the Wayback Machine.

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