Mukwonago High School

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Mukwonago High School
Address
605 West Veterans Way,
Mukwonago, Wisconsin 53149
United States
Coordinates 42°52′24″N 88°20′52″W / 42.87345°N 88.34771°W / 42.87345; -88.34771Coordinates: 42°52′24″N 88°20′52″W / 42.87345°N 88.34771°W / 42.87345; -88.34771
Information
Type Public
School district Mukwonago Area School District
Superintendent Shawn McNulty
Principal James Darin
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,595[1] (2014-15)
Color(s) Blue and gold
Mascot Indians
Rival Muskego High School
Newspaper MHS & Then Some
Website

Mukwonago High School is located in Mukwonago in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Mukwonago Area School District. Approximately 1800 students attend the school, which has over 150 staff members.

The original building at 308 Washington Avenue was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 7, 1994, but was delisted on May 12, 2009.[2] The current building, erected in the 1970s, is at 605 W. School Road (Hwy NN) in Mukwonago.

The Mukwonago School District serves the villages of Big Bend and Mukwonago, the Town of Mukwonago, parts of the towns of Eagle, East Troy, Genesee, and Ottawa, part of the village of North Prairie, and part of the city of Muskego.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The 2004 Mukwonago Indians football team had an undefeated[3] season ending with a victory over the Marshfield Tigers in the state championship.[4] Other team state championships include girls' swimming (2011, 2012, 2013), girls' cross country (1994), boys' cross country (1964, 1966), boys' track (1964), as well as titles in debate and dance team.

Mascot controversy[edit]

During the 2009-2010 school year, a Mukwonago High School senior filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction claiming that the Indians mascot and logo were racially discriminatory against Native Americans. The school fought the accusations, but on October 8, 2010, the department stripped the school of the nickname and logo. It called the mascot "unambiguously race-based".[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mukwonago High". Retrieved September 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Weekly List". National Park Service. May 22, 2009. Retrieved May 24, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Team Statistics", 2004-06-01, "[1][permanent dead link]" Retrieved 2009-12-16
  4. ^ "Marshfield vs Mukwonago", 2004-11-19 "[2][permanent dead link]" Retrieved 2009-12-16
  5. ^ [3] Archived November 14, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Amy Nixon (January 19, 2010). "Mukwonago grad heads to Vancouver Olympics". Living Lake Country. Retrieved 2011-04-14. 

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