J. P. McCaskey High School

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J. P. McCaskey High School
Location
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, United States
Information
TypePublic High school
Established1938
School districtSchool District of Lancaster
SuperintendentPedro Rivera[1]
PrincipalDwight Nolt[2]
Jay Butterfield[3]
Assistant principalsShelby Cunningham
Matthew Bramucci
Tim Altieri
Sue Maher[2]
Enrollment3,000 students
Color(s)Red and Black
         
MascotRed Tornado

Tornado Man

Website
 
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J. P. McCaskey High School
Location
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, United States
Information
TypePublic High school
Established1938
School districtSchool District of Lancaster
SuperintendentPedro Rivera[1]
PrincipalDwight Nolt[2]
Jay Butterfield[3]
Assistant principalsShelby Cunningham
Matthew Bramucci
Tim Altieri
Sue Maher[2]
Enrollment3,000 students
Color(s)Red and Black
         
MascotRed Tornado

Tornado Man

Website

J. P. McCaskey High School is a public high school located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. Located on the east side of Lancaster, it is named after John Piersol McCaskey, a Lancaster educator. The McCaskey campus consists of two buildings: J.P. McCaskey, which is usually referred to either as "JPM" or simply "JP"; and McCaskey East, which is referred to as "East". Also on the McCaskey campus are a number of playing fields (for soccer, baseball, softball, and field hockey), tennis courts, and a stadium. Nearby are Wickersham Elementary School and Lincoln Middle School.

History

John Piersol McCaskey High School opened in 1938, accepting Lancaster city's first gender-integrated, class of students. The high school was named for John McCaskey, a local educator, composer, and politician. [1].

The construction is a product of the post-depression, Works Progress Administration. While the main building was subsequently extended, the original façade, lobby, and auditorium are set in Art Deco style.

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