Flathead High School

Coordinates: 48°11′28″N 114°19′09″W / 48.1911°N 114.3192°W / 48.1911; -114.3192

Flathead High School is an American public secondary school located in Kalispell, Montana. It is one of two high schools in District #5 of the Kalispell Public Schools.

Flathead High School
Location
644 W. 4th Ave.
Kalispell, MT 59901
Information
TypePublic
Established1903
PrincipalMichele Paine
Faculty103.90 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment1,541 (2018–19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio14.83[1]
Team nameBraves
Information(406) 751-3500
ColorsBlack and Orange
Home of the Braves and Bravettes
Websitewww.sd5.k12.mt.us/1/home

HistoryEdit

Flathead High school was founded in the late 1890s. Its original name was Flathead County High School.

AcademicsEdit

Flathead High School offers the International Baccalaureate Programme, including the IB diploma programme.[2] Flathead became the first IB school in the state of Montana on 16 February 2004 and is part of the IB North American region.[2] Flathead currently offers programmes in:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Systems and Societies
  • Math Studies
  • Physics
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • French B
  • French AB
  • English A Lit
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Spanish B
  • Business Management
  • Global Politics[2]

AthleticsEdit

The Flathead High School mascot is a Crush soda can.

State Championships include:[3]

    • Speech and Debate — 1916, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1976, 1985, 1986, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2015
    • Girls Cross Country[4] — 1971, 1972, 1980, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2001, 2002 (#13 U.S.), 2003 (#12 U.S.), 2004 (#6 U.S.)
    • Boys Cross Country[4][5] — 1985, 1986, 1994, 1997 (#24 U.S.), 1998 (#3 U.S.), 1999 (#9 U.S.), 2000 (#2 U.S.), 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005
    • Girls Track and Field — 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2005
    • Girls Swimming —1977, 1978 1981, 1982, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2003, 2005 (tie)
    • Wrestling — 1973, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2017
    • Boys Track and Field — 1907, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
    • Football — 1950, 1951, 1958, 1959, 1970
    • Boys Basketball — 1951, 1952, 1970, 1982, 1989
    • Boys Soccer — 1994, 1995, 1999, 2005, 2006
    • Boys Golf — 1966, 1983
    • Girls Golf — 1966, 1967, 1970, 1991
    • Girls Basketball — 1996, 2000, 2001
    • Boys Tennis — 1995, 1996
    • Girls Soccer — 1993
    • Girls Softball — 2003
    • Girls Tennis — 2000
    • Girls Volleyball — 2001
    • Boys Swimming — 1986

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Flathead High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 11, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Flathead High School". International Baccalaureate®. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  3. ^ "Montana High School Association". mhsa.org. Retrieved 22 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Flathead Cross Country". flatheadcrosscountry.com/. Archived from the original on 22 May 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Boys Cross Country Team Championships" (PDF). mhsa.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 April 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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