Northland High School (Columbus, Ohio)

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Northland High School
Address
1919 Northcliff Drive
Columbus, Ohio, (Franklin County), 43229
 United States
Coordinates40°4′17″N 82°57′59″W / 40.07139°N 82.96639°W / 40.07139; -82.96639Coordinates: 40°4′17″N 82°57′59″W / 40.07139°N 82.96639°W / 40.07139; -82.96639
Information
TypePublic, Coeducational high school
Established1965
SuperintendentGene Harris[1]
PrincipalDaniel A. Martin[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,300
Color(s)Green and Gold [1]         
Athletics conferenceColumbus City League[1]
Team nameVikings[1]
Accreditation(s)North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
Yearbook'Valhalla'
Athletic Director[1]
Website
 
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Northland High School
Address
1919 Northcliff Drive
Columbus, Ohio, (Franklin County), 43229
 United States
Coordinates40°4′17″N 82°57′59″W / 40.07139°N 82.96639°W / 40.07139; -82.96639Coordinates: 40°4′17″N 82°57′59″W / 40.07139°N 82.96639°W / 40.07139; -82.96639
Information
TypePublic, Coeducational high school
Established1965
SuperintendentGene Harris[1]
PrincipalDaniel A. Martin[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,300
Color(s)Green and Gold [1]         
Athletics conferenceColumbus City League[1]
Team nameVikings[1]
Accreditation(s)North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
Yearbook'Valhalla'
Athletic Director[1]
Website

Northland High School was established in 1965. NHS is a part of the Columbus City Schools system. It is located at 1919 Northcliff Drive, Columbus, Ohio, USA. The current principal is Daniel A. Martin. Northland is the home of the Vikings. The school colors are Green and Gold. This school has one of the best marching and symphonic bands in both the district and state. Both musician, songwriter and actor Dwight Yoakam and former NFL football player Doug Smith graduated from Northland on June 9, 1974. Film Director/Cinematographer Samuel Bayer also graduated from Northland in 1980, as did Art Director for NBC/Universal, Lori Reffett. John Lloyd Smith graduated in 1997 and went on to work for ESPN. John Bowie graduated in 2002 and was drafted to the NFL by the Oakland Raiders in the 2007 NFL Draft. Ironically, John Bowie and John Lloyd Smith are from the same neighborhood in Columbus. Jared Sullinger graduated in 2010 and was drafted to the NBA in the first round by the Boston Celtics in the 2012 NBA Draft.

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Mission statement

The staff of Northland High School is committed to creating an atmosphere that promotes high expectations and successful achievements among its student body; meeting the students' diverse educational needs while encouraging and stimulating critical thinking and developing positive, strong interpersonal skills in our students.

Alma mater

Northland we will all be true,

Hearts unite in song for you:

Wave we high the green and gold

Mem'ries last 'tho years will roll.

Lives are molded be your frame

Loyalty is not in vain

Echo back the proud reply

We all love you old Northland High!

Fight song

Go! Go! Go! Northland High

For we will hold our Viking banner high

Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight! Team let's fight

As we are going to beat our foes tonight

Come on let's win! Win! Win! Win is our cry

And let them know that our spirit's ever high!

Let's go, let's fight, let's win tonight

Onward to Viking victory!

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships

Ohio High School Athletic Association Semi-Finals

Clubs and activities

The school's Latin Club functions as a local chapter of both the Ohio Junior Classical League (OJCL)[4] and National Junior Classical League (NJCL).[5]

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". http://www.cdab.org/members.asp?SCHOOL_ID=1140. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". http://www.advanc-ed.org/schools_districts/school_district_listings/?. Retrieved 2010-02-17.[dead link]
  3. ^ a b c OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". http://www.ohsaa.org/. Retrieved 2006-12-31.
  4. ^ "Executive Board Pre-File Application". OhioJCL.org - June 2007. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine. 2010. Archived from the original on June 17, 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20070617024347/http://ohiojcl.org/prefile.shtml. Retrieved August 16, 2010.
  5. ^ "OJCL Constitution". OhioJCL.org - July 2002. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine. 2010. Archived from the original on July 21, 2002. http://web.archive.org/web/20020721140258/http://www.ohiojcl.org/resources/constitution.html#c31. Retrieved August 16, 2010. "... by paying both OJCL annual chapter dues and any annual chapter membership dues required by NJCL."

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