Webster High School (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
|Daniel Webster High School|
1919 West 40th Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma
|Type||Public broadcasting and digital media magnet school|
|Number of students||476 (2016-17)|
|Website||Daniel Webster High School|
Daniel Webster High School is a high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma.[a] It is part of the Tulsa Public Schools, and is a public school for students from grades 9 through 12. The school opened in 1938 in the West Tulsa section of the city, and is housed in a PWA-style Art Deco building designed by architects Arthur M. Atkinson, John Duncan Forsyth, Raymond Kerr, and William H. Wolaver.
The main building is two stories high plus a full basement. It contains 15 classrooms, a library,2 cafeterias, a lecture room, corrective gymnasium, girls’ gymnasium, a 400-seat auditorium, domestic-science department, 2 manual training rooms, 3 laboratories, offices, dressing rooms. An adjacent building contains shops, the boys' gymnasium and lockers. Both buildings are of fireproof construction with exterior walls of brick and trimmed with stone.
- Bob Ballinger - member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Berryville, Arkansas
- Chris Benge - Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives
- Dick Calmus - former major league baseball pitcher
- Carl Morton - former major league baseball pitcher
- Patti Page - singer, 2013 recipient of Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
- Howard Rutledge (Class of 1946) - Vietnam POW for 7 1/2yrs; wrote book In the Presence of Mine Enemies
- Mitch Schauer - television producer and animator, The Angry Beavers.
- Often referred to as Daniel Webster Middle and High School, because it serves 9th grade students, who would otherwise attend a Middle School (grades 6-9) in the Tulsa Public School System.
- "DANIEL WEBSTER HS". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
- Juanita Crawford Muga, "Clinton-Webster graduates had lots of class in 1938", Tulsa World, November 4, 1998.
- Cristina Dudley, "Webster alumni from 1938-1948 invited to a party", Tulsa World, August 31, 2005.
- Art Deco Buildings in Tulsa: Daniel Webster High School at Tulsa Preservation Commission website (accessed March 4, 2010).
- Tulsa Art Deco at Price Tower Arts Center website (accessed March 4, 2010).
- Andrea Eger, "Sullivan tours several TPS magnet schools", Tulsa World, April 13, 2009.
- "Daniel Webster High School - Tulsa, OK." The Living New Deal. Undated.] Accessed October 3, 2018.
- "Arkansas Access to Justice Commissioners, Rep. Bob Ballinger". Arkansas Access to Justice.
Rep. Ballinger attended Tulsa Webster high school.
- Benge, Chris (February 26, 2014). "Chris Benge: OSU-Tulsa essential to get there from here". Tulsa World.
A lifelong Tulsa resident, I received my high school diploma from Webster High School, went to work for my family's business and then ran for public office in 1998.
- Eaton, Doug. "Rich "Dick" Calmus". Tulsa People.
Rich “Dick” Calmus, a lanky, right-handed and two-time All-State pitcher, helped transform Webster High School into a baseball powerhouse in the 1960s with back-to-back 1961 and 1962 state championships.
- Jones, Jr., Fred (January 27, 2017). "Tulsa North Representation Strong At 2017 TPS Hall Of Fame Induction". The Oklahoma Eagle.
Also honored were... Carl Morton from Daniel Webster High School
- Averill, David (January 6, 2013). "Patti Page: Singer's speaking voice was captivating". Tulsa World.
...graduated from Tulsa's Webster High School
- "Rutledge, Howard Elmer "Howie"". POW Network.
I graduated from Tulsa Webster High School in 1946 and attended the University of Tulsa (1946-1948) before I entered flight training at Pensacola.
- Sherrow, Rita (April 18, 1997). "Beaver Believer". Tulsa World.
Webster High grad Mitch Schauer illustrates Nickelodeon's The Angry Beavers.