Norwalk High School (Connecticut)


Norwalk High School (Connecticut)
Norwalk High School
Our Mission Spells SUCCESS
Location
23 Calvin Murphy Dr.
Norwalk, CT 06851

Information
Type Public
Established 1902
Principal Leonard Mecca
Faculty about 100
Enrollment approx. 1,700
Information (203) 838-4481
Colors
Mascot
Green and white          
Bear
Website

Norwalk High School is a secondary school located in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. It is the oldest high school in Norwalk, created in 1902. The current building for the school was built in 1971. The principal of the school is Lenny Mecca.

The school mascot is a bear and the school colors are green and white. Its crosstown rival is Brien McMahon High School and the two schools compete annually in football on Thanksgiving day. The $4 million Shea-Magrath Sports Complex, which includes the astroturf Testa Field sits just to the south of the school. It replaced the aging Andrews Field, located 1/4 mile west of the school. The school is a member of the FCIAC athletic conference. The school also contains a theater, gymnasium, swimming pool, library, and cafeteria.

The school is divided into 5 lettered houses (A, B, D, E, and S) with a housemaster in charge of students in his/her house. Students are assigned lockers, homerooms, and guidance counselors within their house.

The NHS Bears girls basketball team won the FCIAC championship in 1999, and then lost in the Class LL state championship in 1999. They then won another FCIAC championship in 2000, and won the Class LL state championship in 2000.

The NHS Bears boys soccer team won the 2002 FCIAC championship and advanced to the FCIAC championship and Class LL state championship in 2004.

The NHS Bears baseball team won the FCIAC championship in 2007, then proceeded to be eliminated in the second round of that Class LL state tournament.

The NHS Bears outdoor track team won the FCIAC championship in 1967 and 1995.

West Rocks Middle School and Nathan Hale Middle School feed into Norwalk High School.

Contents

Marching band

The Norwalk High School marching band has placed highly in regional and national competitions. The marching band practices on the Andrews Field parking lot.

Notable alumni

Former high school building, now City Hall

References

External links

Coordinates: 41°7′19″N 73°23′22″W / 41.12194°N 73.38944°W / 41.12194; -73.38944


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Norwalk High School — may refer to: Norwalk High School (California) Norwalk, California Norwalk High School (Connecticut) Norwalk, Connecticut Norwalk High School (Iowa) Norwalk, Iowa Norwalk High School (Ohio) Norwalk, Ohio This disambiguation page lists ar …   Wikipedia

  • Westhill High School (Connecticut) — Infobox School2 name = Westhill High School established = 1972 type = Public head name = Principal head = Camille Figliuzzi students = 2300 2800 mascot = Vikings free label = Colors free = Purple and Gold city = Stamford state = CT country = USA… …   Wikipedia

  • Brien McMahon High School — Home of the Senators Location 300 Highland Ave. Norwalk, CT 06854 Information Type Public …   Wikipedia

  • Richard C. Briggs High School — Infobox School name = Richard C. Briggs High School type = Public opened = 1938cite web url=http://www.csde.state.ct.us/public/der/ssp/sch0203/sr087.pdf title=STRATEGIC SCHOOL PROFILE Briggs High School date=2002 03 accessdate=2008 05… …   Wikipedia

  • Darien High School — Location Darien, Connecticut, United States …   Wikipedia

  • J. M. Wright Technical High School — J.M. Wright Technical High School, also known as J.M. Wright Vocational Technical School and, more familiarly, as Wright Tech , is a vocational high school run by the state of Connecticut in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Enrollment at the …   Wikipedia

  • New Canaan High School — Location New Canaan, Connecticut, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Danbury High School — 320x250px Location Danbury, Connecticut, United States Information Type Public Established 1906 Principal …   Wikipedia

  • Stamford High School — Infobox Secondary school name = Stamford High School picture = established = 1874 type = Public principal = Rodney Bass students = 2,000 mascot = Black Knights colors = Orange and Black city = Stamford state = Connecticut country = United States… …   Wikipedia

  • Center for Global Studies at Brien McMahon High School — The Center for Global Studies (CGS) is a magnet school within Brien McMahon High School, in Norwalk, Connecticut. Its primary purpose is to teach students the language, history, and literature of Japan and China. Starting in the 2006 2007 school… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.