Winston Churchill High School (Eugene, Oregon)

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Winston Churchill High School
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Address
1850 Bailey Hill Road
Eugene, Oregon, Lane County 97405
Coordinates 44°02′21″N 123°09′01″W / 44.03929°N 123.15017°W / 44.03929; -123.15017Coordinates: 44°02′21″N 123°09′01″W / 44.03929°N 123.15017°W / 44.03929; -123.15017
Information
Type Public
Motto Lancer Pride[citation needed]
Opened 1966
School district Eugene School District
Principal BJ Blake[1]
Grades 9–12[2]
Number of students 1,195[2]
Color(s) Red, white, & blue             [1]
Athletics conference OSAA Midwestern League 5A-4[1]
Team name Lancers[1]
Website

Winston Churchill High School, also known as Churchill High School, is a public high school located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. The school was named after Winston Churchill.

Academics[edit]

In 2008, 93% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 276 students, 258 graduated, 8 dropped out, 6 received a modified diploma, and 4 remained in high school for the following academic year.[3][4]

Rachel Carson Center[edit]

The Center for Natural Resources offers another alternative to the traditional high school curriculum. Students enrolled in this program spend a portion of their time at the Rachel Carson Center and the rest of their time at their home high school. The center provides students with experience, knowledge, and skills that relate to the natural environment.[5]

Sports[edit]

State championships[edit]

  • Football: 1978
  • Softball: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992, 2016
  • Boys Basketball: 1995, 2001
  • Boys Tennis: 2007, 2008, 2015 Singles State Champion - Nathan Hampton
  • Boys Soccer: 2008
  • Boys Track: 2001, 2002, 2015
  • Girls Track: 1971, 1983, 1987
  • Girls Volleyball: 1974
  • Cheerleading: 2001, 2003(co-ed)
  • Dance: 2008

Notable alumni[edit]

Student media[edit]

Radio[edit]

Churchill is one of the local high schools contributing to KRVM (AM) and KRVM (FM), a public access radio station which includes student involvement.[7]

Child development center[edit]

Churchill hosts an educational preschool program for children aged 2½ to five years old. The state licensed program also provides an opportunity for the high school students to gain credit and experience working with the children.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d http://www.osaa.org/schools.aspx/Churchill/
  2. ^ a b "Oregon School Directory 2008–09" (PDF). Oregon Department of Education. p. 139. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  3. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Rachel Carson High School". Retrieved 2009-08-23. 
  6. ^ "Evan Dunham UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  7. ^ http://www.krvm.org/links/links.html
  8. ^ "Child Development Center" (PDF). G'Lancer. 2009-08-01. Retrieved 2009-08-23. [dead link]