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Joseph A. Craig High School is a public high school located in the city of Janesville, Wisconsin. Constructed in 1954 as Janesville Senior High School, it was renamed Craig High School in 1967 when George S. Parker High School was built on the west side of the city. Craig has a student enrollment of approximately 1,800. Located on the east side of Janesville, it is named after Joseph A. Craig, who was instrumental in attracting the General Motors Janesville Assembly Plant to the city.

Joseph A. Craig High School
Location
Janesville
,
Wisconsin

United States
Coordinates42°40′53″N 89°00′03″W / 42.68152°N 89.00074°W / 42.68152; -89.00074Coordinates: 42°40′53″N 89°00′03″W / 42.68152°N 89.00074°W / 42.68152; -89.00074
Information
TypePublic
Established1954
OversightJanesville School District
PrincipalDr. Alison Bjoin
Grades9–12
Number of students1,678 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)          Blue & White
Athletics conferenceWIAA Big Eight Conference
NicknameBig Blue
Team nameCougars
RivalGeorge S. Parker High School
NewspaperThe Criterion
YearbookThe Phoenix
Website
Girls' basketball game with crosstown rival Parker during the 2004–2005 season

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AthleticsEdit

The school sports teams compete in the Big Eight Conference. State level competition is governed by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA).

State championshipsEdit

 
Janesville Senior High School, 1955
  • Baseball: 1983, 1984, 1998, 2015
  • Cross country (girls): 1991

Janesville High SchoolEdit

  • Cross country (boys): 1950, 1961, 1962
  • Golf (boys): 1951, 1953, 1963
  • Swimming & diving (boys): 1955, 1961
  • Wrestling: 1955 (co-state champion with Madison East)

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Craig High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 7, 2019.

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