Madison West High School

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Madison West High School
Address
30 Ash Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
United States
Coordinates 43°4′7″N 89°25′33″W / 43.06861°N 89.42583°W / 43.06861; -89.42583Coordinates: 43°4′7″N 89°25′33″W / 43.06861°N 89.42583°W / 43.06861; -89.42583
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1930
School district Madison Metropolitan School District
Principal Karen Boran
Grades 9–12
Number of students 2,062 (2014-15)[1]
Color(s) Maize and Blue         
Athletics conference Big 8 Conference
Mascot Reggie the Regent (A lion)
Accreditation AdvancED
Newspaper The Regent Review
Yearbook Westward Ho
Website
[2][3][4]

Madison West High School is a comprehensive four-year high school in Madison, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1930. Its athletics teams compete in the WIAA Big Eight Conference.

Madison West serves students from four municipalities: Madison, the town of Madison, Shorewood Hills and Fitchburg.

Academics

Madison West's advanced placement classes include French, Spanish, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, European History, Statistics, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Music Theory.

Extracurricular activities

Rocket Club

Madison West Rocket Club was started in 2003. In 2009 and 2012, it placed first in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) national finals.[5][6][7]

Science Olympiad

The Madison West Science Olympiad team began in 1985. The West team placed in the top 10 in the national tournament in 3 consecutive years from 1989 to 1991, placing 2nd in 1989.[8]

Math team

The Madison West Math Team took first place in the 2016 state math meet,[9] the Wisconsin Math League,[10] and the International Online "Purple Comet! Math Meet" for Wisconsin (20th in the U.S.).[11]

Athletics

Baseball

  • 1952 State champion[12]

Basketball (Boys)

  • 1945 State champion
  • 1992 State champion[13]

Basketball (Girls)

  • 1976 State champion
  • 1982 State champion[14]

Cross Country (Boys)

  • 1947 State champion
  • 1951 State champion
  • 1955 State champion
  • 1963 State champion[15]
  • 2004 State champion[16]
  • 2012 State champion[17]
  • 2014 State champion[18]
  • 2016 State champion[19]

Football

  • 1977 State champion[20]

Golf (Boys)

  • 1934 State champion
  • 1935 State champion
  • 1936 State champion
  • 1949 State champion
  • 1956 State champion
  • 1957 State champion
  • 1960 State champion
  • 1961 State champion
  • 1962 State champion
  • 1966 State champion
  • 1967 State champion
  • 1976 State champion
  • 1987 State champion
  • 1988 State champion
  • 1995 State champion[21]

Golf (Girls)

  • 1972 State champion
  • 1973 State champion
  • 1974 State champion
  • 1975 State champion
  • 1976 State champion[22]

Gymnastics

  • 1987 State champion[23]

Hockey (Boys)

  • 1983 State champion[24]

Soccer (Boys)

  • 1984 State champion
  • 1987 State champion
  • 1988 State champion[25]

Soccer (Girls)

  • 1988 State champion
  • 1991 State champion
  • 1999 State champion[26]
  • 2000 State champion[27]
  • 2012 State champion[28]

Softball

Swimming & Diving (Boys)

  • 1977 State champion
  • 1978 State champion
  • 1979 State champion
  • 1982 State champion
  • 1983 State champion
  • 1984 State champion
  • 1985 State champion
  • 1987 State champion
  • 1988 State champion
  • 1989 State champion
  • 1990 State champion
  • 1991 State champion
  • 1993 State champion[29]

Swimming & Diving (Girls)

  • 1973 State champion
  • 1977 State champion
  • 1980 State champion
  • 1981 State champion
  • 1982 State champion
  • 1983 State champion
  • 1986 State champion
  • 1989 State champion
  • 1990 State champion
  • 1991 State champion
  • 1992 State champion
  • 1995 State champion
  • 1996 State champion
  • 1997 State champion
  • 1998 State champion[30]

Tennis (Boys)

  • 1948 State champion[31]

Track & Field (Boys)

  • 1942 State champion
  • 1944 State champion
  • 1948 State champion
  • 1951 Co-State champion; tied Milwaukee Washington
  • 1952 State champion
  • 1953 State champion
  • 1956 State champion
  • 1964 State champion[32]

Track & Field (Girls)

  • 1974 State champion
  • 1975 State champion
  • 1980 State champion
  • 1981 State champion
  • 1982 State champion
  • 1985 State champion[33]

Volleyball (Boys)

  • 1947 State champion[34]

Wrestling

  • 1965 State champion[35]

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "West High". Retrieved September 24, 2017. 
  2. ^ http://westweb.madison.k12.wi.us/ Infobox data validation. Archived February 12, 2011, at WebCite
  3. ^ "West High School". Madison Metropolitan School District. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Institution Summary, AdvancED, Retrieved 2012-07-08
  5. ^ TARC 2009 Contest Standings
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ Matthew Defour, "Madison West team will represent US in international rocket competition," Wisconsin State Journal, July 12, 2012. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  8. ^ "Science Olympiad national results". 
  9. ^ "2016 State High School Math Contest Results" (PDF). Wisconsin Mathematics Council, Inc. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  10. ^ "Wisconsin Mathematics League" (PDF). The Math League. 
  11. ^ "Purple Comet! Math Meet 2016 Results". purplecomet.org. 
  12. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Baseball_Spring/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  13. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Basketball_Boys/teamchamps.pdf
  14. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Basketball_Girls/teamchamps.pdf
  15. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/State_Records/bteamchamps.pdf
  16. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/2004/d1bresults.pdf
  17. ^ Semrau. "WIAA Cross Country". 
  18. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/2014/d1bteamresults.pdf
  19. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Cross_Country/2016/bd1stateteamresults.pdf
  20. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Football/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  21. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Golf_Boys/teamchamps.pdf
  22. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Golf_Girls/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  23. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Gymnastics/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  24. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/hockey_boys/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  25. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Boys_Soccer/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  26. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Soccer_Girls/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  27. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Soccer_Girls/2000/stateresults1.txt
  28. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Soccer_Girls/2012/d1game7.htm
  29. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Swim_Boys/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  30. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Swim_Girls/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  31. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Tennis_Boys/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  32. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Track/State_Records/bteamchamps.pdf
  33. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Track/State_Records/gteamchamps.pdf
  34. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Volleyball_Boys/State_Records/teamchamps.pdf
  35. ^ http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Wrestling/State%20Records/teamchamps.pdf
  36. ^ "Tammy Baldwin's personal website". Retrieved 2012-11-06. 
  37. ^ Borowski, Greg (October 8, 2006). "Doyle Profile, Part 1: Seeds for race planted early" (ASPX). Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved December 6, 2006. 
  38. ^ "Basketball-Reference.com entry for Reece Gaines". Retrieved 2006-12-06. 
  39. ^ Moe, Doug (2006-07-22). "A Poker Story, A Madison Story". The Capital Times, Madison.com. Retrieved 2006-12-07. 
  40. ^ http://host.madison.com/entertainment/television/madison-west-grad-j-d-walsh-brings-his-politically-charged/article_f1b05904-528e-11e1-9b9d-001871e3ce6c.html

External links

  • School website
  • District website
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