Madison West High School

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Madison West High School
Address
30 Ash Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
United States
Coordinates 43°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
Type Public secondary
Established 1930
School district Madison Metropolitan School District
Principal Beth Thompson
Grades 9–12
Number of students approx. 2,400 (2013-2014)
Color(s) Maize and Blue         
Athletics conference Big 8 Conference
Mascot Reggie the Regent (A lion)
Accreditation AdvancED
Newspaper The Regent Review
Yearbook Westward Ho
Website
[1][2][3]

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.[4][5][6]

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 3 consecutive years from 1989 to 1991, placing 2nd in 1989.[7]

Math team[edit]

The Madison West Math Team took first place in the 2016 state math meet,[8] the Wisconsin Math League,[9] and the International Online "Purple Comet! Math Meet" for Wisconsin (20th in the U.S.).[10]

Athletics[edit]

Baseball[edit]

  • 1952 State champion[11]

Basketball (Boys)[edit]

  • 1945 State champion
  • 1992 State champion[12]

Basketball (Girls)[edit]

  • 1976 State champion
  • 1982 State champion[13]

Cross Country (Boys)[edit]

  • 1947 State champion
  • 1951 State champion
  • 1955 State champion
  • 1963 State champion[14]
  • 2004 State champion[15]
  • 2012 State champion[16]
  • 2014 State champion[17]
  • 2016 State champion[18]

Football[edit]

  • 1977 State champion[19]

Golf (Boys)[edit]

  • 1934 State champion
  • 1935 State champion
  • 1936 State champion
  • 1949 State champion
  • 1956 State champion
  • 1957 State champion
  • 1960 State champion
  • 1961 State champion
  • 1962 State champion
  • 1966 State champion
  • 1967 State champion
  • 1976 State champion
  • 1987 State champion
  • 1988 State champion
  • 1995 State champion[20]

Golf (Girls)[edit]

  • 1972 State champion
  • 1973 State champion
  • 1974 State champion
  • 1975 State champion
  • 1976 State champion[21]

Gymnastics[edit]

  • 1987 State champion[22]

Hockey (Boys)[edit]

  • 1983 State champion[23]

Soccer (Boys)[edit]

  • 1984 State champion
  • 1987 State champion
  • 1988 State champion[24]

Soccer (Girls)[edit]

  • 1988 State champion
  • 1991 State champion
  • 1999 State champion[25]
  • 2000 State champion[26]
  • 2012 State champion[27]

Softball[edit]

Swimming & Diving (Boys)[edit]

  • 1977 State champion
  • 1978 State champion
  • 1979 State champion
  • 1982 State champion
  • 1983 State champion
  • 1984 State champion
  • 1985 State champion
  • 1987 State champion
  • 1988 State champion
  • 1989 State champion
  • 1990 State champion
  • 1991 State champion
  • 1993 State champion[28]

Swimming & Diving (Girls)[edit]

  • 1973 State champion
  • 1977 State champion
  • 1980 State champion
  • 1981 State champion
  • 1982 State champion
  • 1983 State champion
  • 1986 State champion
  • 1989 State champion
  • 1990 State champion
  • 1991 State champion
  • 1992 State champion
  • 1995 State champion
  • 1996 State champion
  • 1997 State champion
  • 1998 State champion[29]

Tennis (Boys)[edit]

  • 1948 State champion[30]

Track & Field (Boys)[edit]

  • 1942 State champion
  • 1944 State champion
  • 1948 State champion
  • 1951 Co-State champion; tied Milwaukee Washington
  • 1952 State champion
  • 1953 State champion
  • 1956 State champion
  • 1964 State champion[31]

Track & Field (Girls)[edit]

  • 1974 State champion
  • 1975 State champion
  • 1980 State champion
  • 1981 State champion
  • 1982 State champion
  • 1985 State champion[32]

Volleyball (Boys)[edit]

  • 1947 State champion[33]

Wrestling[edit]

  • 1965 State champion[34]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://westweb.madison.k12.wi.us/ Infobox data validation. Archived February 12, 2011, at WebCite
  2. ^ "West High School". Madison Metropolitan School District. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Institution Summary, AdvancED, Retrieved 2012-07-08
  4. ^ TARC 2009 Contest Standings
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ Matthew Defour, "Madison West team will represent US in international rocket competition," Wisconsin State Journal, July 12, 2012. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  7. ^ "Science Olympiad national results". 
  8. ^ "2016 State High School Math Contest Results" (PDF). Wisconsin Mathematics Council, Inc. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  9. ^ "Wisconsin Mathematics League" (PDF). The Math League. 
  10. ^ "Purple Comet! Math Meet 2016 Results". purplecomet.org. 
  11. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Baseball_Spring/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  12. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Basketball_Boys/teamchamps.pdf
  13. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Basketball_Girls/teamchamps.pdf
  14. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/State_Records/bteamchamps.pdf
  15. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/2004/d1bresults.pdf
  16. ^ Semrau. "WIAA Cross Country". 
  17. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/2014/d1bteamresults.pdf
  18. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/2016/bd1stateteamresults.pdf
  19. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Football/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  20. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Golf_Boys/teamchamps.pdf
  21. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Golf_Girls/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  22. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Gymnastics/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  23. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/hockey_boys/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  24. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Boys_Soccer/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  25. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Soccer_Girls/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  26. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Soccer_Girls/2000/stateresults1.txt
  27. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Soccer_Girls/2012/d1game7.htm
  28. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Swim_Boys/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  29. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Swim_Girls/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  30. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Tennis_Boys/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  31. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Track/State_Records/bteamchamps.pdf
  32. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Track/State_Records/gteamchamps.pdf
  33. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Volleyball_Boys/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  34. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Wrestling/State%20Records/teamchamps.pdf
  35. ^ "Tammy Baldwin's personal website". Retrieved 2012-11-06. 
  36. ^ Borowski, Greg (October 8, 2006). "Doyle Profile, Part 1: Seeds for race planted early" (ASPX). Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved December 6, 2006. 
  37. ^ "Basketball-Reference.com entry for Reece Gaines". Retrieved 2006-12-06. 
  38. ^ Moe, Doug (2006-07-22). "A Poker Story, A Madison Story". The Capital Times, Madison.com. Retrieved 2006-12-07. 
  39. ^ http://host.madison.com/entertainment/television/madison-west-grad-j-d-walsh-brings-his-politically-charged/article_f1b05904-528e-11e1-9b9d-001871e3ce6c.html

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