Middleton High School (Middleton, Wisconsin)

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Middleton High School
Location
Middleton, Wisconsin
United States
Coordinates 43°06′01″N 89°30′27″W / 43.10024°N 89.50754°W / 43.10024; -89.50754Coordinates: 43°06′01″N 89°30′27″W / 43.10024°N 89.50754°W / 43.10024; -89.50754
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1879 as Middleton High School
School district Middleton-Cross Plains School District
Principal Dr. Stephen Plank
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1989 [1] (2016 school year)
Color(s) Maroon and White
Mascot Cardinal
Accreditation AdvancED[2]
Newspaper Cardinal Times Newspaper

Middleton High School is a comprehensive public secondary school located in the city of Middleton, Wisconsin. It was established in 1879. Part of the Middleton-Cross Plains School District, the school serves more than 2,000 students in grades 9 to 12 from the Middleton and Cross Plains areas. Middleton High School's mascot is the cardinal. Its athletic teams play at the WIAA Division 1 level in the WIAA Big Eight Conference.

Demographics[edit]

During the 2007–2008 academic year, about 95.5 percent of the students were white or non-Hispanic. African-Americans, Hispanics, and Asians made up .5, 1, and 2 percent of the student population, respectively.[3]

Academics[edit]

Middleton High School requires 23.75 credits in core classes to graduate. More than 90% of students graduate and attend institutions of post-secondary education.[citation needed]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Orchestras[edit]

Middleton High School has three school orchestras, the Cardinal Orchestra for freshmen and sophomores, the MHS Philomusica Orchestra playing music from many different musical genres from outside the world of regular orchestra music, and the Symphony Orchestra with winds, brass, and percussionists selected from the Wind Ensemble for the full orchestra experience. For more information, see the Middleton High School Band and Orchestra Parents Association site.

Bands[edit]

Middleton High School has three school bands, the cardinal band for freshman, the concert band for sophomores and juniors, and the wind ensemble for seniors and juniors by audition. The MHS marching band was invited to perform in London in the 2011 and 2015 New Year's Day Parade.[4]

Athletics[edit]

State championships[edit]

  • Baseball: 2003[5]
  • Cross country (boys): 1992, 2017
  • Cross country (girls): 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006[6]
  • Football: 1983, 1987
  • Golf (boys): 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2011[7]
  • Golf (girls): 2009,[8] 2015
  • Lacrosse (boys): 2003, 2015
  • Snowboarding (girls): 2017, 2018
  • Soccer (boys): 2004[9]
  • Soccer (girls): 2006[10]
  • Softball: 1989
  • Swimming and diving (girls): 2016, 2017[11][12]
  • Tennis (girls): 2013[13]
  • Track and field (girls): 1997, 1998

Student organizations[14][edit]

  • Amer. singing club
  • Anime-manga
  • Archery club
  • Art club
  • Astronomy club
  • Badminton club
  • Best buddies
  • Black student union
  • Book club
  • Broadway club
  • Car club
  • Cardinal chef club
  • Chamber singers
  • Chinese club
  • Current events club
  • DECA
  • Debate
  • Drama club
  • Ecology club
  • Engineering club
  • Envirothon club
  • FBLA
  • Fashion impressions
  • FCCLA
  • Fishing club
  • Forensics
  • Future learn international
  • Global outreach
  • HOSA
  • Instrumental Studio
  • Jazz
  • Jules
  • Kahoot club
  • Key club
  • Magic gathering club
  • Math team
  • MHS productions
  • Mock trial
  • Model United Nations
  • National Honor Society
  • Nerdfighter's club
  • Philomusica
  • Philosophy club
  • Photography club
  • Ping pong
  • SAGE
  • STEPS
  • Science Olympiad
  • Software programming club
  • Stage crew
  • Student council
  • Triathlon club
  • Ultimate frisbee
  • UNICEF club
  • Water polo club
  • Winter's club
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga club

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