Mark Morris High School

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Mark Morris High School
Address
1602 Mark Morris Court
Longview, Washington 98632
United States
Coordinates 46°08′41″N 122°56′10″W / 46.14474°N 122.93609°W / 46.14474; -122.93609Coordinates: 46°08′41″N 122°56′10″W / 46.14474°N 122.93609°W / 46.14474; -122.93609
Information
Type Public Secondary
Motto "Roar With The Pride"
Established 1957
School district Longview School District
Principal Phil Suek
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 976
Color(s) Red and Columbia Blue         
Nickname Monarchs
Yearbook Almonarch
Website

Mark Morris High School is a public high school in Cowlitz County in Longview, Washington, USA, for grades nine through twelve. In 2013, it had an enrollment of 976 students.

The school was built in 1957 and is named for Samuel Mark Morris, the third president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company. The school has a partially open campus. Students are allowed to leave campus during lunch if they wish.

Mark Morris was recognized as one of thirteen high schools identified as a high performing school in the area of math growth during the 2013 Washington Achievement Awards at OSPI in Olympia. OSPI assesses data from state testing over the past three years and it made significant growth during that period.

Athletics[edit]

Front of the school

The Mark Morris Monarchs compete in a wide variety of sports, including American football, basketball, girls' volleyball, soccer, cross country, water polo, wrestling, swimming, baseball, golf, bowling, softball, tennis, cheerleading and track and field. Local rivals include the R.A. Long High School Lumberjacks and the Kelso Hilanders. Mark Morris plays its home football games at Longview Memorial Stadium, which is near the R.A. Long campus.

Mark Morris plays rival R.A. Long at least once a year in football in a game called the "Civil War".

The Mark Morris gymnasium is named for Ted M. Natt, former editor of the Longview paper, The Daily News.

The school has a swimming pool on campus, The Dick Mealy Memorial Pool.

State championships[edit]

  • Baseball: 1973[1]
  • Boys Basketball: 1978, 1985, 1987
  • Boys Golf: 1998
  • Boys Tennis: 1989
  • Girls Basketball: 2013, 2015
  • Girls Bowling: 2010, 2011, 2013
  • Girls Golf: 1994
  • Girls Tennis: 1979, 1980
  • Volleyball: 1979, 1980

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Washington Interscholastic Athletics Association. Tournament History: Championship Information.
  2. ^ "Trevor Smith UFC Bio". Retrieved August 4, 2014. 

External links[edit]