Walter Panas High School

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Walter Panas High School
Address
300 Croton Avenue
Cortlandt Manor, New York 10567
United States
Coordinates 41°16′45″N 73°51′32″W / 41.27927°N 73.85884°W / 41.27927; -73.85884Coordinates: 41°16′45″N 73°51′32″W / 41.27927°N 73.85884°W / 41.27927; -73.85884
Information
Type Public High School
Motto We believe all students will learn and achieve
Established 1972
School district Lakeland Central School District
Superintendent George Stone
Principal Keith Yi
Faculty 78
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,005 (August, 2013[1])
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Blue and Gold          
Athletics Section 1 (NYSPHSAA)
Nickname Panthers
Rival Lakeland High School
Accreditation Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York
Publication "Calliope" Literary Magazine
Newspaper Panther Post
Yearbook Pawprints
Website

Walter Panas High School is a comprehensive, four-year public high school serving students in grades 9-12 in Cortlandt Manor, New York, USA. It was opened in 1972, becoming the second high school to serve the Lakeland Central School District. It is a sister school to Lakeland High School of Shrub Oak, New York. The schools have a combined catchment area of approximately 40 square miles (100 km2) in northern Westchester County. Along with Lakeland High School, Walter Panas constitutes the largest suburban school district in Westchester County.

Performance[edit]

In 2015, students took 481 AP exams, with over 50% scoring a 3 (out of 5) or better. There were over 30 AP Scholars[2]

Student life[edit]

Clubs[edit]

Students participate in numerous clubs, including: Art Club, Amnesty International, Chess Club, Community and Human Services Club, Debate Club, District Youth Council, The Green Panthers Environmental Club, Gay Straight Alliance, Jazz Ensemble, Journalism, MSG Varsity, Panas Players, National Honor Society, Teach to Learn Foundation, SADD, Spirit Bands, Spirit Committee, Student Government, United Nations Club, Weather Club, and Yearbook.[3]

Sports[edit]

Walter Panas sports teams include: Boys and Girls Cross Country; Boys Varsity & JV Football; Boys Varsity & JV Basketball; Girls Varsity & JV Basketball & Freshman; Freshman Boys & Girls Basketball; Boys Varsity, JV, and Freshman Baseball; Varsity & JV Cheerleading; Girls Varsity & JV Softball; Girls Varsity & JV Volleyball; Boys Varsity & JV Soccer; Girls Varsity & JV Soccer; Girls Varsity Field Hockey; Girls Varsity & JV Lacrosse; Boys Varsity & JV Lacross; Ice Hockey; Boys & Girls Swimming, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Bowling, Winter Track and field and Girls and Boys Varsity Tennis.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Walter Panas High School at a Glance". Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Walter Panas High School Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Clubs & Organizations". lakelandschools.org. Retrieved 23 November 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.lakelandschools.org/files/filesystem/athletic_handbook_2013.pdf

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