La Vergne High School

Infobox school
name = LaVergne High School
type = Public high school
grades = 9-12
principal = Melvin Daniels
enrollment = 1,941 (as of 2005-06)
faculty = 92.5 (on FTE basis)
ratio = 21.0
address = 250 Wolverine Trail
location = La Vergne, Tennessee 37086
founded = 1988
motto = Integrity. Pride. Perseverance. Honor.
teamname = Wolverines
website = [ School website]
write up = Correct as of December 2007.
Located in La Vergne, Tennessee, La Vergne High School is a comprehensive public high school including grades 9 through 12. Part of the Rutherford County School System, La Vergne High School has an enrollment of 1,973 students for the 2007-2008 school year. [ [ LaVergne High School Official Web Site] ]

The school's principal is Melvin Daniels. Assistant principals are Marilyn Hill, Dr. Wayne Coward, George Hockenberry, and Avy Seymore.

As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,941 students and 92.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 21.0. [ La Vergne High School] , National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 1, 2007.]

Extracurricular activities

The school's marching band has compiled a record of success in regional and national school band competitions. [" [ LaVergne High School Percussion Section Finishes Successful 2006 Season] ," Pro-Mark Corporation website (accessed December 20, 2007) and " [La Vergne High School Marching Band Places at Nationals] ," "Living in La Vergne, Tennessee" weblog, November 28, 2007.] The Instructor Of Percussion and Vocal Studies is Edward Freytag. With Chris Crumley being the Instructor of Wind Studies as of 07-08.


La Vergne High has become embroiled in a dispute with the county over an assembly to which only black, Asian, and Hispanic students were invited, and the local NAACP chapter has filed a complaint. [ [ Schools Director tells principals no assemblies for ethnic groups : Knoxville News Sentinel] ] [ [ NAACP files complaints against county system (20071128) - My.Tennessean] ] In a separate incident, principal Daniels, who is black, alleged that he was passed over for promotion, and received a $57,000 settlement from the county. [ [ Rutherford County Schools Racial Discrimination Settlement] ]


The football team is the led by head coach Will Hester.


External links

* [ School website]
* [ LHS Band website]

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