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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
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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ThisWeekNews

ThisWeekNews
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:07:30 -0700

As the Westerville North High School baseball team broke its huddle after a 4-3 win over visiting Hilliard Bradley on April 22, the Warriors chanted "seven." With his team struggling, coach Sean Ring established new goals midway through the season ...

HerdZone.com

HerdZone.com
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:00:00 -0700

Napier, 29, is a St. Louis native whose family relocated to Columbus, Ohio, where she graduated from Westerville North High School. She has what she calls "a long academic history." She graduated from Miami (Ohio) with a B.A. in sociology, then went to ...

Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Dispatch
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 02:33:45 -0700

About 175 people came to Westerville North High School for presentations that gave both big-picture and grass-roots views of the crisis in Ohio, where a record 2,482 people died of unintentional overdoses in 2014, most of them from heroin and ...

ThisWeekNews

ThisWeekNews
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:22:30 -0700

Westerville North High School boys tennis coach Rob Carlson calls this year's team the most talented he's had in his three seasons leading the Warriors. The players' recommitment during the offseason is the key behind Carlson's optimism. "They put so ...

ThisWeekNews

ThisWeekNews
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:48:45 -0700

The Westerville North High School boys volleyball team returned all but two players from a squad that finished 8-12 overall last season. The Warriors have used that experience to their benefit during a strong start, as they already are closing in on ...

10TV

10TV
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:58:24 -0700

Westerville North High School Chemistry teacher Jeff Bracken said sometimes outside help is necessary to provide a different learning experience. He also said he's glad the Westerville Education Foundation has an easy way right on its website for the ...
 
ThisWeekNews
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:48:45 -0800

Rodger Elander's tenure as Westerville North High School football coach was the most successful at the school in almost a decade, but he will not return for a fifth season. After a season in which the Warriors went 0-10 overall and 0-7 in the OCC ...

Parent Herald

Parent Herald
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 01:39:32 -0700

"That's the kind of thing that makes teaching come alive," Chemistry teacher Jeff Bracken of the Westerville North High School said, per WBNS-10TV. He and his co-teachers have come to learn setting up donation sites through the Westerville Education ...
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