Apple Valley High School (Minnesota)


Apple Valley High School (Minnesota)

Infobox_School2 | name = Apple Valley High School



caption = Apple Valley High School depicted from its western side
motto = Home of the Eagles
established = 1976
type = Public
head_name = Principal
head = Steve Degenaar
students = approx. 2,300
mascot = Eagle
free_label = Colors
free = Brown, Gold, and White
city = Apple Valley
state = Minnesota
country = USA
website = [http://www.isd196.k12.mn.us/avhs www.isd196.k12.mn.us/avhs]

Apple Valley High School, commonly referred to as AVHS, is a public four-year high school in Apple Valley, Minnesota.Cite web|url=http://district196.org/avhs/|title=Apple Valley High School|accessdate=2007-05-06|publisher=Independent School District No. 196|work=Apple Valley High School|format=html|language=English] It is a part of Independent School District 196 (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District).Cite web|url=http://district196.org/avhs/about/history.html|title=History of Apple Valley High School|accessdate=2007-05-06|publisher=Independent School District No. 196|work=Apple Valley High School|format=html|language=English] It is also affiliated with the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL).Cite web|url=http://www.mshsl.org/mshsl/schoolpage.asp?school=16|title=Apple Valley High School|accessdate=2007-05-06|publisher=Minnesota State High School League|work=Activity page|language=English] The school was completed in 1976, and at that time was the second high school added to the district. As of 2006, it is one of five high schools serving District 196.

Accomplishments and recognitions

Academics

Apple Valley High School received an award from the Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which is considered the highest accolade an American school can receive.Cite web|url=http://www.journalinquirer.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=17475750&BRD=985&PAG=461&dept_id=161556&rfi=6|title=CIBA cited as one of the best by Education Department|accessdate=2007-05-06|year=2006|author=Rubin, Ben|work=Journal Inquirer|language=English] It has also been selected as one of the "140 Best High Schools" in the United States, and has gained recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Scholastic Coach and Athletic Journal, and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Science.

Athletics

Apple Valley High School plays in the Lake Conference,Cite web|url=http://www.lakeconference.org/g5-bin/client.cgi?G5button=7|title=Lake Conference|accessdate=2007-05-06|work=Member schools|language=English] which is part of the Minnesota State High School League. Since being opened in 1976, the school has accumulated 53 state championships, placing it second overall in the number of state championships won in Minnesota.

Notable alumni

Notable alumni of Apple Valley High School include (those who have had considerable success since graduating):

*David Fischer, a first-round pick of the Montreal Canadiens in 2006.
*Karl Goehring, a goaltender for the Nashville Predators.
*Trevor Laws, drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL, former Minnesota Gatorade Player of the year and Defensive Lineman at Notre Dame
*Mike Lundin, defenseman in NHL for Tampa Bay Lightning
*Shani Marks, a triple jumper [http://www.usatf.org/athletes/bios/Marks_Shani.asp] who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics. [cite web| title = Women's Triple Jump Qualifying Round - Group B| publisher = NBC| url = http://www.nbcolympics.com/trackandfield/resultsandschedules/rsc=ATW062900/index.html| accessdate =2008-08-27] [http://www.kare11.com/news/olympics/olympics_article.aspx?storyid=511609]
*Derek Rackley, tight end and long snapper for the Seattle Seahawks.
*Reggie Rolle, an actor who portrayed the Green Ranger in "".
*Maria Thayer, an actress who has appeared in sitcoms "Strangers with Candy" and "Will & Grace", as well as the films "Hitch" and "Accepted."
*Erik Westrum, a Center for the Toronto Maple Leafs farm team

tate championships

*Bowling 2005 (doesn't qualify for above)

Notes

External links

* [http://www.district196.org/avhs/ Official website of Apple Valley High School]


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