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Therrell High School

Daniel McLaughlin Therrell High School is a public high school located near I-285 and Greenbriar Mall in southwest Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Daniel McLaughlin Therrell High School
Address
3099 Panther Trail Southwest
Atlanta, Georgia
United States
Coordinates33°41′57″N 84°29′23″W / 33.699041°N 84.489596°W / 33.699041; -84.489596Coordinates: 33°41′57″N 84°29′23″W / 33.699041°N 84.489596°W / 33.699041; -84.489596
Information
TypePublic
MottoYou can't hide that Panther Pride
Established1960
School boardAtlanta Public Schools
School districtAtlanta Public Schools
Faculty57
Grades912
EnrollmentApprox. 900
Color(s)          Black and red
MascotPanthers
NicknameTherrell, The Panthers, Panther Crew
YearbookVisions

Three schools operate at the Therrell campus:[1]

  • D. M. Therrell School of Health Science and Research
  • D. M. Therrell School of Law, Government and Public Policy
  • School for Technology, Engineering, Math and Science at Therrell (STEMS)

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Alma materEdit

The school's alma mater, performed only at graduation and during anniversary celebrations, was composed in the early days of Therrell High School.

Hail to thee, dear Therrell High;
Black and red we wear with pride.
Hail to thee, dear Panther Crew;
Honor and respect to you.
We're believing and achieving,
Striving hard to reach the top.
WE will praise thee forever more!
Therrell High, we do love you so.

Fight songEdit

Therrell High School Panthers to the top, to the top.
Oh lift your voices high and let your banners fly
Our Therrell spirit will never die
Fight, Fight, Fight

Therrell High School Panthers never stop, never stop
Oh we will fight, fight, fight to victory
Hear our battle cry -
Fight

AthleticsEdit

The Therrell High School Panthers compete in region 6-AA classification. The Therrell Lady Panthers track and field team captured its first AAA state championship since 1989 in 2007.

Notable alumniEdit

Alicia Montgomery - White House HBCU All-Star, United States Military, Business Analyst, Miss Achievers of Today and Tomorrow Incorporated

Therrell High School has an active alumni association. D.M. Therrell High School Alumni Association, Inc. was established in April 2010. The D.M. Therrell High School Alumni Scholarship Fund was also established in April 2010. The alumni's annual weekend is the main fundraiser of the organization, with the first being held October 15–17, 2010. [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Atlanta Public Schools: Office of High Schools, Schools Directory". Atlanta Public Schools. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  2. ^ http://www.therrellhighalumni.com

External linksEdit