Marana High School
Marana High School Address 12000 W. Emigh Road
Tucson, Arizona, Pima County, 85743
Information Type Public Established 1975 School district Marana Unified School District Principal Allison Murphy Grades 9-12 Number of students 1,953 students (Oct. 2010) Campus Rural Color(s) Blue and Gold Team name Tigers Rival Mountain View High School Website http://az-maranausd.civicplus.com/index.aspx?NID=2867
Marana High School is one of two high schools for the town of Marana, Arizona. It was established in 1975.
The student body is organized into distinct academies, each with a focus on specific career fields. Freshmen are introduced to the academy system through the Freshmen Academy. In the Freshman Academy, students cycle through all four of the school's academies, changing at the beginning of each new quarter, so they can make an informed decision in time for their sophomore year. The Arizona School Boards Association awarded the 2010 Golden Bell Award to the program.
Business & Human Services Academy
The Academy of Business and Human Services (BHS) focuses on business administration, computer programming, marketing, design and merchandising, culinary arts, early childhood professions, and public service careers. Some Tech Prep courses are eligible for Pima Community College credit.
Fine Arts & Performing Arts Academy (FAPAA)
The FAPAA focuses on fine arts education, with pathways in photography, fine art, digital media, band, orchestra, drama, and choir.
The MedStart Academy offers a curriculum geared to the medical, fitness, and health fields.
Science & Technology
The Marana Academy of Science & Technology offers specialized science, agriculture, and technology. courses
Marana High is a member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. It is a 4A Conference school.
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs
Activities and clubs include Academic Decathlon, Art/Anime Club, Athletic Training, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Cube Club, Culinary Arts, Dance Club, DECA, Drama, E.R.A.S.E., Everyday Christians, FCCLA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FFA, Flying Tigers I & II, International Club, Journalism, Key Club, Library Club, Marine Sciences, Med Start Club, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Orchestra, Photography Club, Speech & Debate, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions, S.T.A.N.D., Thespians, VICA-Automotives & Welding, Yearbook, and YES.
- ^ Arizona Interscholastic Association conference alignments:
- ^ "It's state award for Marana program". Arizona Daily Star. http://azstarnet.com/news/local/northwest/article_71dfb0f9-f6f5-5a38-9e79-5c5701bd3518.html. Retrieved 12 July 2011.
- ^ "Business & Human Services Academy". MHS website. http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?NID=4591.
- ^ "Fine & Performing Arts Academy". MHS website. http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?NID=4590.
- ^ "MedStart Academy". MHS website. http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?NID=4589.
- ^ "Science & Technology Academy". MHS website. http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?NID=4592.
- ^ "School Sponsored Clubs". MHS website. http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?nid=3810.
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