Holmen High School

Summary

Holmen High School is a high school in Holmen, Wisconsin operated by the Holmen School District. As of 2016, school enrollment was 1,112. The current facility was opened in 1994 and was expanded in 2000. 2020 led to another expansion after the referendum passed in 2019. Holmen High School is a WIAA Division 1 school in sports and is a North Central Association Renaissance School.

Holmen High School
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Holmen High School in 2020
Address
1001 McHugh Road

,
54636

Coordinates43°58′18″N 91°16′40″W / 43.97167°N 91.27778°W / 43.97167; -91.27778Coordinates: 43°58′18″N 91°16′40″W / 43.97167°N 91.27778°W / 43.97167; -91.27778
Information
TypePublic Secondary
Established1912 (Union Free High School of the Towns of Holland and Onalaska)[1]
School districtSchool District of Holmen
SuperintendentKristin Mueller
PrincipalWayne Sackett
Teaching staff85.13 (FTE)[2]
Grades9-12
GenderCo-educational
Enrollment1,150 (2019-20)[2]
Student to teacher ratio13.51[2]
Color(s)Maroon and white   
Fight songNotre Dame Victory March
Athletics conferenceMississippi Valley
MascotVictor Viking
NicknameVikings
RivalOnalaska
NewspaperThe Viking Voice
YearbookThe Viking
Websitewww.holmen.k12.wi.us

AcademicsEdit

Holmen High School offers Advanced Placement classes.

Holmen High is an NCA/Renaissance School. The Renaissance Program is an academic recognition/reward program in which students are recognized for their academic efforts by academic letters, plaques, and certificates; coupons from local businesses; parking privileges; special academic pep assemblies; and other incentives. Over 20 local businesses support the Renaissance Program. Students are also recognized for their academic commitment and achievements in the Renaissance Program through the Maroon high honor roll and White honor roll. Maroon high honor roll students must have a GPA between 3.67-4.33, and White honor roll students much have a GPA between 3.00-3.66.[3]

AthleticsEdit

The school's sports teams have won five Wisconsin state titles: summer baseball, 1990; girls’ basketball 1995; softball 1999; and gymnastics in 2005 and 2006.[4] The gymnastics team came in third at the 2007 state championships, falling short in their attempt to win a third consecutive Division 2 title.[5]

Extracurricular activitiesEdit

HHS has two competitive show choirs, a unisex women's group called Midwest Magic and a mixed group called Midwest Express.[6] Both Express and Magic have won numerous awards in their respective categories, as Express won two competitions in 2018.[7] The choir program also hosts their own yearly competition, called Gathering of the Stars.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Origin of the Holmen High School, 1912, W.H. Stevenson, 1970
  2. ^ a b c "Holmen High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved June 12, 2021.
  3. ^ http://www.holmen.k12.wi.us/Page/7540
  4. ^ Welcome to Holmen High School Archived 2013-01-12 at the Wayback Machine, accessed March 20, 2007
  5. ^ Gymnasts third in three-peat attempt Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine, Holmen Courier, March 9, 2007
  6. ^ "SCC: Viewing School - Holmen High School". www.showchoir.com. Retrieved 2018-03-31.
  7. ^ "SCC: Viewing Choir - Midwest Express 2018". www.showchoir.com. Retrieved 2018-03-31.
  8. ^ Erickson, Randy (2016-03-02). "Show choirs converge on Holmen for Saturday event". La Crosse Tribune. Retrieved 2018-03-31.
  • https://dpi.wi.gov/cst/data-collections/student/ises/published-data/excel

External linksEdit

  • Welcome to Holmen High School
  • Holmen School District