Windsor High School (Colorado)

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Windsor High School
Windsor High School Colorado.JPG
Location
1100 Main Street
Windsor, Colorado

United States
Coordinates 40°28′47″N 104°55′01″W / 40.479731°N 104.916977°W / 40.479731; -104.916977Coordinates: 40°28′47″N 104°55′01″W / 40.479731°N 104.916977°W / 40.479731; -104.916977
Information
Type Public
School district Weld Re-4 School District
Principal Michelle Scallon [1]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1,129[2] (10/01/2011)
Color(s) Maroon and gold
Mascot Wizard
Team name Wizards
Website

Windsor High School is a high school located in Windsor, Colorado, United States. The school is part of the Weld Re4 School District. It serves about 1,100 students, and employs about 63 faculty members.[3]

Marching band[edit]

The school's marching band has a long history. In 1991 and 1992 the band won state 2A championships, and in 2008 and 2011 it won state 3A band.

It changed its name from "The Windsor High School Marching Band" to "Pride of Windsor Marching Band" after the state competition finals in 2008. The band performed for President Barack Obama's inaugural parade on January 20, 2009.

They also took second in the state finals for 3A bands, with the highest score this band has received, a 70.20. They took third place in 2010 with only the semi-finals practice to use as their finals run. The band has been selected to march in the 75th Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Hawaii on December 7, 2016.

Clubs and organizations[edit]

19 clubs and organizations are offered at Windsor High School, some of which are listed below.[4]

Club/organization Description Related website
Bio Club This club is for students interested in biology. It is a member of NABT BioClub.[5] http://www.nabt.org
Cheer-leading
Drama Club The club is separate from an available theater class.[6]
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America This club is part of the national FCCLA organization. It prepares students for life, students can compete in events at conferences such as illustrated talks and entrepreneurship.[7] www.fccla.cccs.edu
Foreign Language Club
Future Business Leaders (FBLA) This group is part of the national FBLA organization. In this organization students can improve their business skills and compete in conferences in business related events.[8] www.fbla-pbl.cccs.edu
FFA This club is part of the national FFA organization. This organization is for agriculturally minded students, who can compete in conferences in events such as floriculture and other agriculturally related events.[9] www.ffa.cccs.edu
Knowledge Bowl
National Honor Society
Spanish Club
Spirit/Dance
Student Council
W-club
Yearbook

Sports[edit]

Windsor offers several sports, including football, basketball, swimming, track and cross country.[10]

The boys' basketball team went to state competition in 1924, and went to nationals to win the national competition. They made it all the way to the state championship game in 2011 and lost to Sterling High School. In 2015, they reached the 4A Championship and defeated the Loveland Indians 35-14.

The boys' soccer team went to the quarter round of state playoffs in 2010. After a record of 16 shutouts, they lost to Mullen High School. They won their conference with only one loss against rival Northridge High School.

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