Sandpoint High School

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Sandpoint High School
Sandpoint High Exterior.JPG
Location
410 S. Division Ave.
Sandpoint, Idaho
U.S. [1]
Information
Type Public [2]
School district Lake Pend Oreille S.D. (#84)
Principal Tom Albertson[3]
Faculty 67 [2]
Grades 9–12 [2]
Enrollment 1,170 [2] (2011)
Color(s) Red & White           
Athletics IHSAA Class 4A[4]
Athletics conference Inland Empire League (4A)
Mascot Bulldog
Rivals IEL: Lakeland, Moscow
Yearbook Monticola
Information (208) 263-3034
NRHP Reference# 99001277 [5]
Elevation 2,085 ft (636 m) AMSL
Website
Sandpoint HS is located in the US
Sandpoint HS
Sandpoint HS
Location in the United States

Sandpoint High School is a four-year public secondary school in Sandpoint, Idaho, the larger of the two high schools in the Lake Pend Oreille School District, the other is Clark Fork in Class 1A. The SHS school colors are red and white and the mascot is a bulldog.

Athletics[edit]

Sandpoint competes in IHSAA Class 4A,[4] the second-highest classification in the state. It is a member of the Inland Empire League (4A), along with Lakeland (in nearby Rathdrum) and Moscow, 135 miles (220 km) south.

State titles[edit]

Boys

  • Soccer 13: fall (A-1 Div II, now 4A) 2000, (4A) 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012 [6][7] (introduced in 2000)
  • Football (1): fall (A-1 Div.II, now 4A) 1997 [8][9]
  • Wrestling (6): (A-1, now 5A) 1994, 1995, 1996; (4A) 2001, 2002, 2003 [10] (introduced in 1958)
  • Track (1): (4A) 2003 [11]
  • Baseball (1): (4A) 2006 [12]

Girls

  • Soccer (8): fall (A-1 Div II, now 4A) 2000, (4A) 2001, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2013, 2014 [7][13] 2014 (introduced in 2000)
  • Volleyball (14): fall (A-1, now 5A) 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984,[14] 1985, 1986,[15][16] 1994, 1995, 1999;
    (A-1 Div II, now 4A) 2000, (4A) 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008 [7] (introduced in 1976)
  • Cross Country (3): fall (4A) 2002,[17] 2013,[17][18][19] 2014,[17][19][20](introduced in 1986)

Academic Decathlon[edit]

The school's Academic Decathlon program has been successful in statewide and national competitions. In 2006 team placed first at the Idaho Academic Decathlon State Competition and traveled to San Antonio for the national finals, placing 17th overall and earning the title "Rookie of the Year" for a division II school.[citation needed] In 2008, the team won 6 of the 9 overall individual metals and placed second in the state. In 2008, Sandpoint scored its highest team score ever, earning more than 43,000 points out of a possible 60,000.

In 2009 the team represented Idaho in the online nationals competition for medium-sized schools and placed first overall.[21]

In March 2010, the Idaho Academic Decathlon State Competition was hosted by Sandpoint High School, the first time in the 26-year history of the program that the state championship was held outside the Boise area. Sandpoint defeated Centennial of Boise and represented Idaho at the National Championship in Omaha, Nebraska in April 2010.[22] The team finished 5th in Division 2.[23]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sandpoint High School". Lake Pend Oreille School District. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Sandpoint High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 2011-11-18. 
  3. ^ sh.lposd.org - SHS administration - accessed 2011-11-15
  4. ^ a b "Idaho High School Activities Association" (PDF). IHSAA. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  5. ^ "Idaho - Bonner County". National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  6. ^ "4A Boys Soccer bracket". IHSAA. October 20, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b c idhsaa.org Soccer & Volleyball champions - through 2011
  8. ^ Lee, Greg (November 22, 1997). "Bulldogs win it all". Spokesman-Review. p. C1. 
  9. ^ idhsaa.org - Football champions - through 2011
  10. ^ idhsaa.org - Wrestling champions - through 2012
  11. ^ idhsaa.org - Track champions - through 2010
  12. ^ Plummer, Eric (May 24, 2006). "Comeback kids cap dream season". Bonner County Daily Bee. p. 6. 
  13. ^ Plummer, Eric (October 29, 2013). "Bulldogs’ win over Knights hardly an upset". Bonner County Daily Bee. p. 5. 
  14. ^ Lee, Greg (October 29, 1984). "Oh what a relief winning can be". Spokesman-Review. p. 14. 
  15. ^ Vanausdein, Michael (October 26, 1986). "Sandpoint and St. Maries No. 1". Spokesman-Review. p. D1. 
  16. ^ Lee, Greg (October 30, 1986). "North Idaho volleyball teams win trophies". Spokesman-Review. p. 1-ID. 
  17. ^ a b c "Sandpoint Cross Country History". Sandpoint High School Cross Country. Retrieved 2013-01-08. 
  18. ^ Plummer, Eric (November 5, 2013). "Bulldog cross country team caps stellar 2013 season at state". Bonner County Daily Bee. p. 5. 
  19. ^ a b "Sandpoint Cross Country News Archive". Sandpoint High School Cross Country. Retrieved 2013-01-08.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "SHSXC_News" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  20. ^ Plummer, Eric (November 4, 2014). "Bulldog girls defend 4A state cross country title". Bonner County Daily Bee. p. 5. 
  21. ^ "United States Academic Decathlon 2009 Online Finals" (PDF). USAD Medium & Small School National Online Competition. May 4, 2009. 
  22. ^ "Centennial takes second to Sandpoint in academic decathlon". Idaho Statesman. 2010-03-14. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  23. ^ "United States Academic Decathlon : 2010 Nationals". United States Academic Decathlon. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°16′08″N 116°34′12″W / 48.269°N 116.570°W / 48.269; -116.570