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Saint Thomas More High School (Milwaukee)

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Saint Thomas More High School
formerly Thomas More
Address
2601 East Morgan Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (Milwaukee County) 53207-3725
United States
Coordinates 42°58′47″N 87°52′35″W / 42.97972°N 87.87639°W / 42.97972; -87.87639Coordinates: 42°58′47″N 87°52′35″W / 42.97972°N 87.87639°W / 42.97972; -87.87639
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto Inspired by Christ, driven by Innovation.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1890 (as Pio Nono)
Opened 1972
School district Archdiocese of Milwaukee
President Dr. Mark Joerres
Faculty 29
Grades 912
Enrollment 445 (2007–2008)
Average class size 22
Color(s) Cavalier Blue and Grey         
Athletics 18 varsity sports
Athletics conference Metro Classic
Nickname TM, STM, More
Team name Cavaliers
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Newspaper The Utopian
Yearbook The Chancellor
Athletic Director John Hoch
Website

Saint Thomas More High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Background

Saint Thomas More High School was established in 1972 by the merger of Don Bosco and Pio Nono High Schools.[citation needed] It was initially named Thomas More High School, but the "Saint" was added to the name in the summer of 2007 to re-emphasize the school's Catholic heritage.

Beginning in 2007 students are equipped with a laptop computer at the start of the school year.[2]

Athletics

Saint Thomas More High School is a member of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association and the Woodland Conference. The school offers the following sports:

Fall: football, boys' cross country, girls' cross country, boys' soccer, girls' volleyball, girls' swimming, girls' tennis, girls' golf, girls' pom pons

Winter: boys' basketball, girls' basketball, boys' bowling, girls' bowling, boys' swimming, girls' pom pons, wrestling

Spring: baseball, boys' track & field, girls' track & field, boys' tennis, boys' golf, girls' soccer, girls' softball

State titles

Thomas More High School has won 18 state titles from 1973 to the present:

  • 1973 Boys' cross country
  • 1974 Boys' cross country
  • 1974 Boys' Wrestling
  • 1975 Boys' Wrestling
  • 1976 Football
  • 1976 Boys' cross country
  • 1977 Football
  • 1978 Boys' cross country
  • 1980 Boys' cross country
  • 1981 Boys' cross country
  • 1981 Football
  • 1981 Boys' track & field
  • 1981 Boys' baseball
  • 1988 Boys' basketball
  • 1996 Boys' baseball
  • 1999 Girls' volleyball
  • 2000 Girls' volleyball
  • 2006 Soccer

Conference championships

PN denotes Pio Nono, DB denotes Don Bosco

  • Boys' soccer (TM: 1998, 1999, 2012)
  • Wrestling (DB: 1958, 1965, 1969, 1970; PN: 1972; TM: 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981)
  • Boys' track & field (TM: 1976, 1981)
  • Boys' golf (PN: 1931; DB: 1962; TM: 1986, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Football (PN: 1927, 1935, 1936; DB: 1953, 1954, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970; TM: 1973, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 2004)
  • Boys' cross country (TM: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1998)
  • Boys' basketball (PN: 1932, 1937; DB: 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1968, 1970; TM: 1977, 1982, 1987, 1988, 1998, 2001, 2002)
  • Baseball (PN: 1931; DB: 1954, 1955; TM: 1975, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1987, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2009)
  • Boys' tennis (TM: 2011, 2012)
  • Girls' volleyball (TM: 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007)
  • Softball (TM: 1995, 1996)
  • Girls' basketball (TM: 1998, 2000)
  • Girls' golf (TM: 2003)
  • Girls' bowling (TM: 2009)


Thomas More's girls' Volleyball team had a winning streak from 1997 to 2005, during which it won 77 conference matches and 8 consecutive conference titles.

The school's mascot is the Cavaliers.

Notable alumni and faculty

References

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ TMHS. "School History". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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