West Allis Central High School

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Central High School
Address
8516 W Lincoln Ave
West Allis, Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53227
United States
Coordinates 43°00′12″N 88°01′09″W / 43.00343°N 88.01921°W / 43.00343; -88.01921Coordinates: 43°00′12″N 88°01′09″W / 43.00343°N 88.01921°W / 43.00343; -88.01921
Information
School type Public Secondary
School district School District of West Allis-West Milwaukee
Superintendent Paul Strobel
Principal Amy Van Deuren
Academic Dean Kent Kleinowski
Grades 9-12
Age 14-15 to 17-18
Color(s) Maroon and gold
        
Athletics conference Greater Metro
Mascot Bulldogs
Rival West Allis Nathan Hale
Yearbook WAMAGO

West Allis Central High School is a public high school in West Allis, Wisconsin, located on West Lincoln Avenue and South 84th Street. The school boundaries are the City of West Allis, Village of West Milwaukee and portions of New Berlin and Greenfield. Central's cross-town rival is the Nathan Hale Huskies.

Programs[edit]

Central offers a wide variety or programs to garner academic success such as AVID, Project Lead the Way, and PBIS.

History[edit]

First built and opened in 1920 as West Allis High School, the school's name was changed to West Allis Central in 1941. The original building was closed in 1973, when the school moved to its present location on West Lincoln Ave.

Sports[edit]

Girls Athletics are softball, basketball, bowling, cross country, soccer, pom pons, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, strength and conditioning, wrestling and volleyball. Boys Athletics are basketball, bowling, cross country, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, strength and conditioning, volleyball, baseball, football, golf, and wrestling.

Student organizations[edit]

There are a wide variety of student organizations, including Book Club, Bulldog Buddies, Chess Club, Conservation Club, Debate, Foreign Language Club, Forensics, French Honor Society, Gay-Straight Alliance, German Honor Society, Helping Hands, HOSA, Invisible Children Council, Math Team, Musical/Play, National Honor Society, Orchestra, SADD, Skills USA, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council, and WAC Yearbook.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  • Szudy, L A Half Century of Public Education in West Allis, Wisconsin, From 1906 to 1959, Ann Arbor, University Microfilms International
  • Szudy, L and Thompto, R 100 Years of the West Allis and West Milwaukee Schools, Robert Thompto and the West Allis West Milwaukee School District.

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