Norwayne High School

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Norwayne High School
Location
350 S. Main Street
Creston, Ohio 44217

United States USA
Information
TypePublic
Established1953
School districtNorwayne Local School District
PrincipalDoug Zimmerly
Faculty21.4 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades9 to 12
Enrollment450[1]  (2007)
Student to teacher ratio21.1[1]
Color(s)Scarlet & Gray          
Athletics conferenceWCAL
MascotBobcat
Website
 
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Norwayne High School
Location
350 S. Main Street
Creston, Ohio 44217

United States USA
Information
TypePublic
Established1953
School districtNorwayne Local School District
PrincipalDoug Zimmerly
Faculty21.4 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades9 to 12
Enrollment450[1]  (2007)
Student to teacher ratio21.1[1]
Color(s)Scarlet & Gray          
Athletics conferenceWCAL
MascotBobcat
Website

Norwayne High School is a public high school in Creston, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Norwayne Local School District, which also consists of a middle school in Creston, and one elementary school in Creston (which opened in January 2010). Their mascot is the Bobcat. The name 'Norwayne' is derived from its location in northern Wayne County.[2] The district was approved for consolidation in 1950 by merging the Burbank, Creston, and Milton Local (Sterling) school districts together, and the school opened in the fall of 1953.

This school has 21 teachers and about 450 students for a 1:21 student to teacher ratio.[1]

The school's roof was damaged by a wind storm in 2007.[3]

Starting in June 2009, The school district started building the new Norwayne High School, consisting of grades 9-12. The building was then completed in August 2010. This new building was a part of the Ohio Schools Facility Commission. The new building has a wide variety of new technologies. Every classroom has a Mimio Interactive Whiteboard, Projectors, In-Ceiling Speakers, Computers, and Teacher Microphones. The building also features Air-Conditioning.

Notable faculty[edit]

Lorraine Merrill, who founded Power of the Pen, a non-profit creative writing program for students in grades seven and eight in Ohio, taught at the school in 1954-55.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

Activities[edit]

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

The Norwayne Bobcats football team, led by head coach Joe Harbour, won the school's first state championship by defeating Kenton High School 48-42 on December 3, 2011. The game took place at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massillon, Ohio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Norwayne High School. National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved on 2008-04-23. "Students: 451 (2005-2006)"
  2. ^ Vasas, Michale Paul (1989). A History of Wayne County Football 1899 to 1988. Collier Printing Company of Wooster, OH. 
  3. ^ {{cite news R.I.P. Caleb Barner. You will be greatly missed. | first = Bryan | last = Schaaf | authorlink = | author = | coauthors = | title = North Central Local Schools Wind storm speeds up roof replacement | url = http://www.the-daily-record.com/news/article/2486162 | format = | work = The Daily Record | publisher = | location = Wooster, Ohio | id = | pages = | page = | date = September 1, 2007 | accessdate = 2008-04-23 | language = | quote = | archiveurl = | archivedate = }}
  4. ^ "About us". Power of the Pen. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  5. ^ Ryan Brown. Lambiek.net. Retrieved on 2008-04-23.
  6. ^ Donna Robb (December 19, 1995). "KILLBUCK MARSH THING IS COMING". Akron Beacon Journal. pp. A1. 
  7. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2011-12-03. 

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