Washington High School (Washington, Iowa)
|Washington High School|
|1111 S Avenue B Washington, Iowa
|Number of students||400+|
|Color(s)||Orange and Black
|Athletics conference||Southeast Conference|
Washington High School is the local public high school in Washington, Iowa. It is a member of the Washington Community School district. The building was built in 1918 and is still currently used. Construction of a new building conjoined with the existing junior high began in July 2010 with an estimated completion date set for Fall 2012, 96 years after the opening of the present structure. The school runs on block schedule with 4, 86-minute blocks. The year is divided up into 4 Academic terms. The average graduating class is around 110 students.
Demon athletics has long been a strong competitor in the area, having participated in state championships in several sports. The school's yearbook staffers have won several state and national awards over the years. WHS's Physics Olympics team took first place in the state competition in 2010.
Many graduates of the school go on to 2-year community colleges or 4-year public or private institutions in the area.
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