Walled Lake Central High School

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Walled Lake Central High School
Address
1600 Oakley Park Road
Walled Lake, Michigan
United States
Coordinates 42°34′07″N 83°28′21″W / 42.5687°N 83.47247°W / 42.5687; -83.47247Coordinates: 42°34′07″N 83°28′21″W / 42.5687°N 83.47247°W / 42.5687; -83.47247
Information
Type Public High School
School district Walled Lake Consolidated Schools
Principal Charles Morgan
Faculty 142
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1751[1]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Navy Blue & Gold
Mascot Viking
Rivals Walled Lake Northern
Walled Lake Western
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
Feeder schools James R Geisler Middle School
Sarah Banks Middle School
Walnut Creek Middle School
Affiliation Kensington Lakes Activities Association (KLAA)
Website

Walled Lake Central High School is a high school of the Walled Lake Consolidated Schools, located in Commerce Township, Michigan in Metro Detroit.[3] It serves portions of the township, Wolverine Lake, a small portion of the City of Walled Lake,[4][5] and a small portion of Wixom.[4][6] It was built as Walled Lake High School in 1957, and, a year after its first additions were completed in 1968, took its current name. The original addition was part of a construction project that included construction of Walled Lake Western High School. More additions were completed in 1992 and 2000.

Marching band[edit]

The Walled Lake Central Viking Marching Band was the 2010, 2011 and 2013 MCBA Flight I State Champion,[7] as well as a 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014 BOA national semi-finalist.[8] In the Spring of 2014, the Walled Lake Central Viking Marching Band performed in the 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.[9] In addition, the band performed in the Lion's Thanksgiving Day Halftime Show at Ford Field in 2013 with Michigan-native singer Tony Lucca.[10]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Student Count". mischooldata.org. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Zoning Map." (Map) Commerce Township, Michigan. Retrieved on November 8, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Central H.S." (Archive) Walled Lake Consolidated Schools. Retrieved on November 8, 2012.
  5. ^ "Community Facilities." (Archive) City of Walled Lake. Retrieved on November 8, 2012.
  6. ^ "Street Map." (Archive) City of Wixom. Retrieved on November 8, 2012.
  7. ^ "Walled Lake Central Marching Band takes state title at finals". www.theoaklandpress.com. Oakland Press News. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "Michigan Marching". michiganmarching.com. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "WLC Marching Band to play in 2015 Macy's Parade". wlcsd.org. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "Walled Lake Central to Perform at Lions Thanksgiving Game". patch.com. West Bloomfield Patch. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 

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