West Muskingum High School
|West Muskingum High School|
|150 Kimes Road
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
|School district||West Muskingum Local School District|
|Enrollment||633 (as of 2007-08) |
|School colour(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Athletics||OHSAA AA / AAA |
|Athletics conference||Muskingum Valley League|
|Accreditation||Ohio Department of Education|
|Website||West Muskingum High School|
Educational opportunities include a challenging "College Prep" curriculum, a post secondary enrollment options program, general studies, in-house vocational programs in business, life skills, technology, and agriculture, and 25 vocational programs are offered through the Vocational School District. West Muskingum also provides instruction for the developmentally handicapped and learning disabled. Advanced placement courses are offered in English, Chemistry, Calculus, and History.
Student organizations include chess club, college club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Business Leaders of America, FFA, fishing club, Key Club, National Honor Society, pep club, quiz team, Students Against Destructive Decisions, ski club and TEAMS (Test of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science).
West Muskingum teams, known as the Tornadoes, compete in Ohio High School Athletic Association classification AA for the boys' teams and AAA for the girls' teams. The teams are in OHSAA District II and the Muskingum Valley League. West Muskingum Tornadoes teams include baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, dance team (Twisters), football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling.
Performing arts opportunities available to West Muskingum students include choir, concert band, jazz band, pep band, theater and the Tornado Marching Band.
- Mark Ferguson, second round draft pick (36th overall) by the Oakland Athletics in the 1979 Major League Baseball Draft
- Jeff Stone, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, 1998–present
- "West Muskingum High School 2007-2008 School Year Report Card" (PDF). Ohio Department of Education.
- "OHSAA: Member Directory: West Muskingum".