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For schools of a similar name, see North High School (disambiguation).
Westerville North High School
Address
950 County Line Road
Westerville, Ohio, (Delaware County), 43081
United States
Coordinates 40°7′58″N 82°53′51″W / 40.13278°N 82.89750°W / 40.13278; -82.89750Coordinates: 40°7′58″N 82°53′51″W / 40.13278°N 82.89750°W / 40.13278; -82.89750
Information
Type Public, Coeducational high school
Opened 1975
School district Westerville City Schools
Superintendent John Kellogg [1]
Principal Kurt Yancey
Vice principal Stephanie McGeorge
Asst. Principal Scott Gaddis
Grades 9-12
Color(s) cardinal and Gold[1]         
Athletics conference Ohio Capital Conference[1]
Mascot Warrior
Team name Warriors[1]
Rival Westerville South High School
Website

Westerville North High School is a public high school in Westerville, Ohio in Delaware County, Ohio. It is one of three high schools in the Westerville City School District. The school's current principal is Kurt Yancey.

Background[edit]

The high school has been open since 1975. Westerville North's colors are cardinal and gold and its mascot is a representation of a classic Roman "warrior." Students follow a moral code known as "The Warrior Way" which focuses on respecting each other, their parents, their school and their community. There are many traditions that are part of the school including Seniors painting "The Rock" and walking around the Warrior logo in the front lobby for good luck.

The high school is one of three in the Westerville school district.

Clubs and activities[edit]

The school's mock trial team is one of the most successful in Ohio. They've qualified for the state tournament for 16 straight years, and won the state championship in 2015.[2]

In the media[edit]

Westerville North has occasionally received national press attention, usually for unusual events taking place at the school. An incident involving marijuana-laced Rice Krispies treats sold at a bake sale was mentioned on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.[3] Many news networks featured a story involving Taylor Killian, a student who oiled himself down, went streaking throughout the school, and was subsequently tased twice by Westerville police officer Doug Staysniak.[4] The school was also mentioned in a March 2008 episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, after Democratic presidential candidates appeared at rallies on the same day at Westerville North and Westerville Central.

Westerville North has also received local media attention for its service to the local food bank, WARM (Westerville Area Resource Ministry).[citation needed] The school regularly raises over $20,000 each year to support local families in need of food, clothing, and gifts for the holidays.[citation needed] It also was recognized as one of Fox 28's Cool Schools. Highlights for this recognition focused on the Hydroponics program in which WNHS raises plants and herbs to donate or sell to local businesses, the show choir called the Notables, and school spirit.[citation needed]

Ohio High School Athletic Association State championships[edit]

  • Boys Basketball – 1994
  • Boys Track and Field – 1998*
  • Boys Soccer – 1995,2003
  • Girls Soccer – 1990,1992[5]
* Tie

Individual Wrestling State Champions 2008 Jesse Dong, 152 Pounds & Chris Kline, 160 Pounds 2009 Josh Demas, 152 Pounds 2010 Josh Demas, 171 Pounds

Academic honors[edit]

Westerville North is listed #1205 on Newsweek's list of "America's Top High Schools" for 2010[6]

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Westerville North Wins Mock Trial State Championship". Ohio Center for Law Related Education. OCLRE. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  3. ^ John Petrick (February 26, 2003). "A popular cereal keeps its crackle". The Record (Bergen County, NJ). 
  4. ^ Associated Press (January 20, 2007). "Cops Taser Student Running Naked Through High School Cafeteria". Fox News. 
  5. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  6. ^ "America's Best High Schools: The List". Newsweek. 

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:48:45 -0800

Westerville North High School wrestling coach David Grant takes pride in his program, so the fact that the Warriors are closing in on their third consecutive outright OCC-Cardinal Division title is not something he takes for granted. North is 6-0 in ...
 
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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:03:45 -0800

Corey Benton became the fourth Westerville North High School boys basketball player to reach 1,000 career points and made the game-winning shot Feb. 5 against visiting Canal Winchester. Benton reached the milestone with a third-quarter free throw, and ...
 
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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:30:00 -0800

The Westerville North High School girls basketball team got off to a quick start and then held off Hilliard Bradley 36-31 on Feb. 2. The Warriors denied Bradley a chance to celebrate the outright OCC-Cardinal Division championship on their home floor.

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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:33:45 -0800

The Westerville North High School swimming and diving program is gearing up for what it hopes is a successful postseason. The Warriors prepared for a Division I sectional Feb. 13 at Upper Arlington by competing in the OCC-Cardinal Division meet Jan.
 
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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:30:00 -0800

Audrey Peeples, a Denison University student and graduate of Westerville North High School, is studying with the Institute for American Universities Program in France for the 2016 spring semester. * Westerville students among the nearly 300 ...

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:11:02 -0800

The Westerville North High School wrestling team is moving closer to its third consecutive OCC-Cardinal Division title. The Warriors are 5-0 in the league with matches remaining Feb. 4 at home against Westerville South and Feb. 11 at Canal Winchester.
 
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 10:00:00 -0800

Westerville North High School sophomore guard Julian Malone was lost for the season with a left ACL injury sustained in the boys basketball team's 76-60 loss to Westerville South on Jan. 8. Malone also plays quarterback for the football team. Last ...

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:08:23 -0800

As the Westerville North High School boys basketball team continues the second round of OCC-Cardinal Division play, coach Shan Trusley is hoping it will have similar efforts like in its victory Jan. 15 over Hilliard Darby. The Warriors rallied for a 57 ...
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