Middleton High School (Middleton, Wisconsin)

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Middleton High School
Address
2100 Bristol St

,
Wisconsin 53562

United States
Coordinates43°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
TypePublic secondary
Established1879 as Middleton High School
School districtMiddleton-Cross Plains School District
PrincipalDr. Stephen Plank
Grades9–12
Enrollment2,044 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)         
MascotCardinal
AccreditationAdvancED[2]
NewspaperThe Cardinal Chronicle

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. The school colors are white and maroon. 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, 2019
  • Soccer (boys): 2004[9]
  • Soccer (girls): 2006[10]
  • Softball: 1989
  • Swimming and diving (girls): 2016, 2017, 2018[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
  • Juggling Club
  • 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
  • Taigu Time Eating Club
  • Triathlon club
  • Ultimate frisbee
  • UNICEF club
  • Water polo club
  • Winter's club
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga club

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Middleton High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Institution Summary, AdvancED, Retrieved 2012-07-08
  3. ^ "What is the enrollment by student group?". Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Retrieved 2008-06-30.[dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.channel3000.com/news/education/30430252
  5. ^ https://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Baseball_Spring/2003/d1game7.htm
  6. ^ https://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/2006/d1gresults.pdf
  7. ^ https://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Golf_Boys/2011/d1teamresults.htm
  8. ^ https://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Golf_Girls/2009/d1teamresults.htm
  9. ^ https://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Boys_Soccer/2004/d1game7.htm
  10. ^ https://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Soccer_Girls/2006/d1game7.htm
  11. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Swim_Girls/2016/d1stateteamresults.pdf
  12. ^ http://host.madison.com/wsj/sports/high-school/swimming/wiaa-state-girls-swimming-gabriela-pierobon-mays-middleton-claim-program/article_014715f2-84a0-5553-8c2b-4b43e6cb903b.html
  13. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Tennis_Girls/2013/d1match7.pdf
  14. ^ "Student Organizations | Middleton High School". www.mcpasd.k12.wi.us. Retrieved 2015-10-15.

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