Memorial High School (Eau Claire, Wisconsin)

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Memorial High School
Memorial High School is located in Wisconsin
Memorial High School
Memorial High School
2225 Keith Street


Coordinates44°47′45″N 91°28′20″W / 44.79585°N 91.47211°W / 44.79585; -91.47211Coordinates: 44°47′45″N 91°28′20″W / 44.79585°N 91.47211°W / 44.79585; -91.47211
School districtEau Claire Area School District
PrincipalDave Oldenberg
Teaching staff98.10 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Enrollment1,726 (2016-17)[1]
Student to teacher ratio17.59[1]
School colour(s)          Purple and white
Fight songOn Memorial
Athletics conferenceBig Rivers Conference
NicknameOld Abes
RivalEau CLaire North
NewspaperPurple Wings

Memorial High School is a public high school in Eau Claire, Wisconsin that serves grades 9 through 12. It is one of three high schools in the Eau Claire Area School District.


Advanced Placement (AP) classes are offered in English, art, music, science, social sciences, and math. About half of Memorial students take AP classes.[2]


Memorial has two competitive show choirs, the mixed-gender Old Abe Show Choir and the womens-only Eagle Show Choir.[3] The school hosts a show choir competition, Winterfest, which takes place on the first weekend of February each year.[4]


Memorial belongs to the Big Rivers Conference for athletics. It has teams in football, cross country, soccer, golf, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, hockey, wrestling, baseball, softball, and track and field. The boys' hockey team won state championships in 2008 and 2013.[5] The girls' cross country team won back-to-back state championships in 2014 and 2015.[6]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Memorial High". National Center For Education Statistics. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Memorial High in Eau Claire, WI". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  3. ^ "SCC: Viewing School - Memorial High School". Show Choir Community. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. ^ Gallaher, Bob. "2019 Winterfest Show Choir Competition". WEAU. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Boys Hockey - Records & Results". Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  6. ^ Erickson, Nick. "State cross country: Abes repeat as champs; Roberts wins individual title". Eau Claire Leader-Telegarm. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  7. ^ David L. Duax, February 1, 1944 - April 17, 2015. Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
  8. ^ Alowairdi, Raji. "Geoffrey Keezer (1986)". WEAU. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Eau Claire Area School District - Tom Poquette - Class of 1970". Retrieved 10 January 2018.