Lawton Chiles High School

Infobox Secondary school
logo=
name=Lawton Chiles High School
type=Public Secondary
address=7211 Lawton Chiles Lane
city=Tallahassee, FL
state=Florida
country=USA
information=(850) 488-1756
established=1999
grades=9 to 12|enrollment=
principal=Dr. Alan Cox
mascot=Timberwolves
colors=Maroon, Green and Silver
district=Leon County Schools
yearbook=Wolf Pack
television=Wolfcenter Studios
website= [http://www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us/ www.chiles.k12.fl.us]

Lawton Chiles High School is public high school located on US 319 north of Tallahassee.

History

Lawton Chiles High School was established in 1999 and is the newest public high school in the Leon County school district. The first graduating class was the class of 2002. The school is named in honor of Lawton Chiles, governor of Florida from 1991 to 1998.The school motto "Cognosco, Duco, Perficio" translates from Latin to "I learn, I lead, I achieve."

tudent Life

Clubs

* [http://www.homestead.com/chilessga/ Student Government Association]
*Band
*BBW
*Book Club
*Model UN
*Chess Club
*Civinettes
*Equestrian Club
*Fellowship of Christian Athletes
*International Thespian Society (ITS)
* [http://www.homestead.com/chileskeyclub/ Key Club]
*Anime Club
*Juggling Club
*Junior Classical League
*Marine biology Club
*Mock Trial
*Movie/Theater Critics Club
*Mu Alpha Theta
*National Junior Classical League
*Psychology Club
*SADD
*Waffle Club
*National Art Honor Society
*National French Honor Society
*National Honor Society
*National Latin Honor Society
*Spanish National Honor Society

Academic activities

Advanced Placement Program

*Art History
*Biology
*Calculus AB
*Calculus BC
*Chemistry
*English Language and Composition
*English Literature and Composition
*Environmental Science
*European History
*French Language
*Government And Politics: United States
*Human Geography
*Latin: Vergil
*Macroeconomics
*Music Theory
*Physics B
*Psychology
*Spanish Language
*Statistics
*Studio Art: 2D Design
*Studio Art: 3D Design
*Studio Art: Drawing
*United States History
*World History

Co-curricular activities

*Band
*Chorus
*Corner Cafe
*Drama
*Externship
*Fine art
*Orchestra
*Newspaper
*Web Design
* [http://www.wolfcenterstudios.com/ WolfCenter Studios]
*Yearbook

Extracurricular activities

*Big Bad Wolves
*Little Red Riding Hoods

Athletics

Although the school prides itself more on academic and other achievements, LCHS offers a variety of athletics including the following:
*Baseball
*Basketball (Boys and Girls)
*Cheerleading- placed 2nd at the American Open National Championships.
*Crew
*Cross Country - division 3A state champions for the years 2003, 2005, and 2006
*Dance
*Flag football
*Football
*Golf (Boys and Girls)
*Lacrosse(Boys)
*Soccer (Boys and Girls)
*Softball
*Special Olympics - through the ESE program, Chiles offers Basketball for students with physical or mental disabilities.
*Swimming
*Tennis
*Track and Field - Division 3A state champions for the year 2003
*Volleyball - LCHS is home to the first men's volleyball team in North Florida.
*Weightlifting (Boys and Girls)
*Wrestling

National Board Certified Teachers

*Emily Barbacci, Social Studies
*Kathy Corder, English
*Kelly Little, Art
*Cana Nudi, Media Specialist
*Pat Phelan, English
*Eugenia Traylor, Science
*Nancy Watson, Social Studies
*Jennifer Womble, Social Studies
*Kristie Chan, Mathematics
*Susan Thomas, Social Studies
*Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus and CHS Teacher of the Year, 2007-2008

Chiles Band

The Lawton Chiles High School Band is under the direction of Mr. Mike German. It currently contains 107 members including auxiliary. In the 2007-2008 school year, the Chiles Marching Band earned superior ratings [http://www.flmusiced.org/FBA/dnn/Portals/0/mparesults_07-08/d03marching07.pdf] , one of only three in the district. The Chiles band program also includes two concert bands (Wind Ensemble, and Symphonic Band.)

References

External links

* [http://www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us/ Lawton Chiles High School Website]
* [http://www.homestead.com/chilessga/ Chiles Student Government]
* [http://www.leon.k12.fl.us/ Leon County Schools Website]
* [http://www.chilesvolleyball.com/ Official Timberwolves Volleyball Website]
* [http://www.chileslacrosse.com/ Official Timberwolves Lacrosse Website]
* [http://www.callibeth.com/mao Chiles Mu Alpha Theta]
* [http://www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us/real_chiles2/students/clubs/JCL/Index.htm Chiles Junior Classical League]
* [http://www.apheliondesigns.com/chiles/Index.htm Chiles Chorus Website]
* [http://www.chswolfpac.org/index.html Wolfpac Performing Arts Boosters and Performing Arts Productions Online Ticket Sales]
* [http://www.wolfcenterstudios.com/ Chiles High's WolfCenter Studios Website]


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