Talk:North Stafford High School

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North Stafford High School's Colors[edit]

The colors for North Stafford High School have never been green and orange. They have always been white, light blue and orange.

I looked over the reference that was used to support this claim, and couldn't find anything about the color change.

I can tell you as a resident of Stafford County from 1981 to 1991, and a graduate of North Stafford High School in 1989, the colors of the school have always been white, light blue and orange.


Hollyhilton13 19:34, 16 January 2007 (UTC) Holly Hilton January 16, 2007

I don't want to carry this argument out any further, if you graduated from North I'm sure you knew what the colors were. I came to the conclusion that green used to be one of the colors because the gym floor was painted with pale green until it was redone in 2004, I saw it with my own eyes. And since on page 7 of the link I gave it does say:

WHEREAS, in 1997, North Stafford High School’s Principal since 1981, Robert White, resigned to become Assistant Superintendent of Schools, ... , and the school colors became navy blue, columbia blue and orange

So thats why I was pretty sure it was green at one time, sorry for the misunderstanding. Since you're a former grad if you have anything else to add to the page that would be great.

--Ohseven4ever 20:06, 16 January 2007 (UTC)


Well, I wasn't trying to be argumentative. I apologize if I came off that way.

I read page 7 of the link you had used as a reference, and it appears the color change was the addition of navy blue to the original school colors, which were always the hideous light blue, orange and white.

If you don't mind my asking, it appeared from your response that you didn't go to school there, so I was just wondering why you posted it on wikipedia.

I just put NSHS in on a fluke and it came up. You did a good job, by the way. I haven't been there since I graduated, so I have no idea what it's like now. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Hollyhilton13 (talkcontribs) 23:15, 18 January 2007 (UTC).

I remember having conversations with the administration about the school colors when we designed senior class t-shirts and invitations and stuff like that. I was always told that our colors were Columbia blue (they always specified columbia) and orange. White was always sort of thrown in, but wasn't mentioned. And navy blue was NEVER mentioned. Unless that was added after 1989. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:36, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

Athletics section[edit]

I tagged this section with {{advertisement}}; it's heavily promotional in tone, and the schedules really don't need to be there (I have removed them myself) - Wikipedia is not a directory, and it's also not a breaking news source. --Coredesat 21:40, 20 April 2007 (UTC)

I'll work on work on removing some of the "promotional" statements in the next few days, but compared to most other school pages, this one is not that bad. --Ohseven4ever 21:33, 29 April 2007 (UTC)

Actually, this section may need to be pruned some more - Wikipedia is not a news source, and the section seems to only report the events of the 2006-07 school year. Also, the baseball and lacrosse sections are totally promotional and I've removed them both. --Coredesat 07:44, 3 August 2007 (UTC)

Notable Alumni?[edit]

Seems strange that the only notable alumni from a school that's been around since 1981 would be from the last 8 years. Is this section needed? If so, is there a way to make it more complete? --Onemoregain 04:45, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Taking out some very recent alums who don't even have wikipedia entries. We can't list every minor college athlete as a notable alumnus. Archived here for reference/discussion.--Onemoregain (talk) 06:31, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

  • Chris Ashinhurst, Class of 1999 - Played baseball and sprint football at Navy[1] 1999 Washington Post All-Met selection.
  • Cordarrow Thompson, Class of 2005 - Virginia Tech defensive tackle, 2004 Washington Post Defensive Player of the Year and All-Met selection
  • Tony North, Class of 2005 - Virginia Tech offensive lineman, 2004 Washington Post All-Met selection
  • Pat Slebonick, Class of 2005 - University of Virginia offensive lineman, 2004 Washington Post All-Met selection[citation needed]
  • Pat Quinn, Class of 2006 - United States Naval Academy Cross Country and Track athlete, AAA All-State indoors (7th 3200m, 2006,North Stafford 5000m XC(15:58-FL South 2005) and indoor 3200m (9:38-AAA indoor states 2006), 2004-present BAMF
  • Alec Meyer, Class of 2006 - Appalachian State University Cross Country and Track athlete, AAA All-State XC (13th-2005), All-State indoors (8th-1000m, 2006), North Stafford 3 mile (15:34-FUMA 2005), 1000m (2:36-AAA indoor States 2006), and 3200 (9:35-AAA outdoor States 2006)recordholder, 2004-present BAMF

Why are they are sports? Tsui Ling Toomer went on to be a producer and director and worked at Comedy Central. That's pretty notable. Jeanine Casler wrote a book. Heck. I'm adding her to the main page! —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:40, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

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  1. ^ "Ashinhurst Named to NCAA Tournament All-Region Team". Patriot League. Retrieved 2006-11-06.