Madison West High School

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Madison West High School
Address
30 Ash Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
United States
Coordinates43°4′7″N 89°25′33″W / 43.06861°N 89.42583°W / 43.06861; -89.42583Coordinates: 43°4′7″N 89°25′33″W / 43.06861°N 89.42583°W / 43.06861; -89.42583
Information
TypePublic secondary
Established1930
School districtMadison Metropolitan School District
PrincipalKaren Boran
Grades9–12
Number of students2,062 (2014-15)[1]
Color(s)Maize and Blue         
Athletics conferenceBig 8 Conference
MascotReggie the Regent (A lion)
AccreditationAdvancED
NewspaperThe Regent Review
YearbookWestward Ho
Website
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Madison West High School is a comprehensive four-year high school in Madison, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1930. Its athletics teams compete in the WIAA Big Eight Conference.

Madison West serves students from four municipalities: Madison, the town of Madison, Shorewood Hills and Fitchburg.

Academics[edit]

Madison West's advanced placement classes include French, Spanish, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, European History, Statistics, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Music Theory.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Rocket club[edit]

Madison West Rocket Club was started in 2003. In 2009 and 2012, it placed first in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) national finals.[5][6][7]

Science Olympiad[edit]

The Madison West Science Olympiad team began in 1985. The West team placed in the top 10 in the national tournament in three consecutive years from 1989 to 1991, placing 2nd in 1989.[8]

Math team[edit]

The Madison West Math Team took first place in the 2016 state math meet,[9] the Wisconsin Math League,[10] and the International Online "Purple Comet! Math Meet" for Wisconsin (20th in the U.S.).[11]

Athletics[edit]

State championships[edit]

  • Baseball: 1952[12]
  • Basketball (boys): 1945, 1992[13]
  • Basketball (girls): 1976, 1982[14]
  • Cross country (boys): 1947, 1951, 1955, 1963,[15] 2004,[16] 2012,[17] 2014,[18] 2016[19]
  • Football: 1977[20]
  • Golf (boys): 1934, 1935, 1936, 1949, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1966, 1967, 1976, 1987 1988, 1995[21]
  • Golf (girls): 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976[22]
  • Gymnastics: 1987[23]
  • Hockey (boys): 1983[24]
  • Soccer (boys): 1984, 1987, 1988[25]
  • Soccer (girls): 1988, 1991, 1999,[26] 2000,[27] 2012[28]
  • Softball: 1976[citation needed]
  • Swimming and diving (boys): 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993,[29] 2018
  • Swimming and diving (girls): 1973, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 State champion[30]
  • Tennis (boys): 1948[31]
  • Track and field (boys): 1942, 1944, 1948, 1951 (co-champion), 1952, 1953, 1956, 1964[32]
  • Track and field (girls): 1974, 1975, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985[33]
  • Volleyball (boys): 1947[34]
  • Wrestling: 1965[35]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  2. ^ "Home". West High School. Archived from the original on February 12, 2011.
  3. ^ "West High School". Madison Metropolitan School District. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  4. ^ "Institution Summary". AdvancED. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  5. ^ "2009 Contest Final Results". Team America Rocketry Challenge. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "2012 Contest Final Results". Team America Rocketry Challenge. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  7. ^ DeFour, Matthew (July 12, 2012). "Madison West team will represent US in international rocket competition". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  8. ^ "Past Tournament Results". Science Olympiad. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  9. ^ "2016 State High School Math Contest Results" (PDF). Wisconsin Mathematics Council. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  10. ^ "April 2016 High School Score Report Summary" (PDF). Wisconsin Mathematics League. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  11. ^ "2016 Results". Purple Comet! Math Meet. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  12. ^ "Spring Baseball Champions 1948-2017" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  13. ^ "State Boys Basketball Champions (1916-2018)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  14. ^ "State Girls Basketball Champions (1976-2017)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  15. ^ "Boys Cross Country Team Champions 1913-2017" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  16. ^ "2004 Cross Country State Championships" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  17. ^ Semrau, Dennis (October 27, 2012). "WIAA cross country: Hacker brothers lead Madison West to Division 1 state title". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  18. ^ "WIAA Cross Country State Championships 2014" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  19. ^ "WIAA Cross Country State Championships 2016" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  20. ^ "Football Championship Games (thru 2017)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  21. ^ "WIAA State Boys Golf Champions (1923-2017)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  22. ^ "State Girls Golf Champions" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  23. ^ "WIAA Gymnastics Team Champions (1971-2018)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  24. ^ "Boys Hockey State Champions (1971-2018)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  25. ^ "Boys Soccer Champions 1983-2017" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  26. ^ "Girls Soccer Champions 1983-2017" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  27. ^ "2000 WIAA State Girls Soccer Tournament". Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. June 10, 2000. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  28. ^ "Madison West vs De Pere (Final) 2012 Girls Soccer Championships". Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  29. ^ "Boys Swimming & Diving Team Champions (updated thru 2018)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  30. ^ "Girls Swimming & Diving Team Champions 1970-2017" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  31. ^ "State Boys Tennis Champions 1925-2017" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  32. ^ "State Boys Track & Field Team Champions (1895-2017)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  33. ^ "Girls Track Champions 1971-2017" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  34. ^ "WIAA State Boys Volleyball Champions (thru 2017)" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  35. ^ "Wrestling Team Champions 1940-2018" (PDF). Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  36. ^ "About Tammy". Tammy Baldwin.com. Retrieved November 6, 2012.
  37. ^ Borowski, Greg (October 8, 2006). "Doyle Profile, Part 1: Seeds for race planted early" (ASPX). Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved December 6, 2006.
  38. ^ "Reece Gaines". Basketball Reference.com. Retrieved December 6, 2006.
  39. ^ Moe, Doug (July 22, 2006). "A Poker Story, A Madison Story". The Capital Times. Retrieved December 7, 2006.
  40. ^ Thomas, Rob (February 9, 2012). "Madison West grad J.D. Walsh brings his politically charged series, 'Battleground', home". Madison.com. Retrieved April 27, 2018.

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