Worthington Senior High School
|Worthington Senior High School|
|1211 Clary Street
Worthington, Minnesota 56187
|Number of students||571 (grades 9-12, 09-10 school year)|
|Color(s)||Red and Black|
Worthington Senior High School is a public high school in Worthington, Minnesota, in the southwest corner of the state. Worthington Senior High School is in Class AA of the Minnesota State High School League. The current campus is located on Clary Street, adjacent to the ISD #518 building on Marine Avenue.
WHS also offers Advanced Placement classes, including AP Calculus, AP Biology and AP Psychology. Honors and College Bound classes are offered in the core areas of the curriculum, and students in their junior and senior years are able to enroll in Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) courses at Minnesota West Community and Technical College.
All students are offered their choice of extracurricular activities, if they choose to participate. Academic extracurricular activities include Knowledge Bowl, Student Council, Drama, Speech, FFA, FCCLA, and others. The music program at WHS includes choir (Trojan Choir (grades 9-10) and an audition Concert Choir), a 9-12 Marching/Concert Band, and a concert orchestra. The choral program also has three audition groups: VOX (men's ensemble), Bel Canto (women's ensemble) and Trojan Express (mixed ensemble).
Worthington Trojans athletic teams include baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling. Worthington High School is a member of the Big South Conference. They are currently in Section 2AA of the Minnesota State High School League.
- Wendell Butcher, NFL football player
- Matt Entenza, former minority leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives (2002–2006) and a 2010 Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate for governor of Minnesota
- Peter Ludlow, prominent analytic philosopher
- Lee Nystrom, NFL football player
- Tim O'Brien, author of The Things They Carried
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