Preston High School (Idaho)

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Coordinates: 42°05′32″N 111°52′21″W / 42.0922°N 111.8725°W / 42.0922; -111.8725

Preston High School
Preston High School - Preston, Idaho.jpg
Main entrance in 2007
Location
151 East 200 South
Preston, Idaho
U.S. [1]
Information
Type Public [2]
School district Preston S.D. (#201)
Principal Jeff Lords
Faculty 37 [2]
Grades 9–12 [2]
Enrollment 636 [2]
Color(s) Blue, White, & Gold [3]
              
Athletics IHSAA Class 4A [3]
Athletics conference Great Basin (East)
Mascot Indian [3]
Yearbook Quiver
Feeder schools Preston Jr. High
Information (208) 852-0280
Elevation 4,710 ft (1,440 m) AMSL
Website

Preston High School is a four-year public secondary school in Preston, Idaho, the only traditional high school in the Preston School District #201. The school colors are blue, white, and gold and the mascot is an Indian.[3]

PHS was one of the filming locations for the 2004 movie Napoleon Dynamite, where the director Jared Hess graduated in 1997.

Athletics[edit]

Preston competes in athletics in IHSAA Class 4A in the Great Basin (East) Conference with Pocatello and Century of Pocatello. Longtime in Class A-2 and its successor 3A, Preston moved up to 4A in 2004.[4]

State titles[edit]

Boys

  • Football (1): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1993 (official with introduction of A-2 playoffs, fall 1978)[5]
    • (unofficial poll titles - 0) (poll introduced in 1963, through 1977)
  • Cross Country (4): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1994, 2000; (3A) 2001, 2002 [6] (introduced in 1964)
  • Basketball (7): (A, now 5A) 1946; (A-2, now 3A) 1968, 1989, 1990; (3A) 2001, 2003 [7] (4A) 2016 [8]
  • Wrestling (1): (A-2, now 3A) 1979 [9] (introduced in 1958)

Girls

  • Cross Country (4): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1994, 2000; (3A) 2001; (4A) 2008 [6] (introduced in 1974)
  • Soccer (1): fall (4A) 2015 [10] (introduced in 2000)
  • Volleyball (5): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1981, 1983, 1994, 1995; (3A) 2002 [10] (introduced in 1976)
  • Basketball (1): (A-2, now 3A) 1986 [11] (introduced in 1976)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preston High School". Preston School District. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Preston High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Idaho High School Activities Association" (PDF). IHSAA. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  4. ^ Cordes, Jeff (October 29, 2003). "ADs advance plans for new 4A league". Idaho Mountain Express. 
  5. ^ idhsaa.org - Idaho high school football - state champions
  6. ^ a b idhsaa.org Cross Country champions through 2011
  7. ^ idhsaa.org - Basketball champions - through 2012
  8. ^ idhsaa.org - 2016 4A Basketball Final Game
  9. ^ idhsaa.org - Wrestling champions - through 2012
  10. ^ a b idhsaa.org Soccer champions - through 2011
  11. ^ idhsaa.org - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012

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