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PRESTON HIGH SCHOOL (IDAHO) Latitude and Longitude:

42°05′32″N 111°52′21″W / 42.0922°N 111.8725°W / 42.0922; -111.8725

Preston High School
Preston High School - Preston, Idaho.jpg
Main entrance in 2007
Location
151 East 200 South

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Information
Type Public [2]
School districtPreston S.D. (#201)
PrincipalJeff Lords
Faculty37 [2]
Grades9–12 [2]
Enrollment756 (2015-16) [3]
Color(s) Blue, White, & Gold [4]
              
Athletics IHSAA Class 4A [4]
Athletics conference Great Basin (East)
Mascot Indian [4]
YearbookQuiver
Feeder schoolsPreston Jr. High
Information(208) 852-0280
Elevation4,710 ft (1,440 m) AMSL
Website

Preston High School is a four-year public secondary school in Preston, Idaho, the only traditional high school in the Preston School District #201. The school colors are blue, white, and gold and the mascot is an Indian. [4]

PHS was one of the filming locations for the 2004 movie Napoleon Dynamite, where the director Jared Hess graduated in 1997.

Athletics

Preston competes in athletics in IHSAA Class 4A in the Great Basin (East) Conference with Pocatello and Century of Pocatello. Longtime in Class A-2 and its successor 3A, Preston moved up to 4A in 2004. [5]

State titles

Boys

  • Football (1): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1993 (official with introduction of A-2 playoffs, fall 1978) [6]
    • (unofficial poll titles - 0) (poll introduced in 1963, through 1977)
  • Cross Country (4): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1994, 2000; (3A) 2001, 2002 [7] (introduced in 1964)
  • Basketball (7): (A, now 5A) 1946; (A-2, now 3A) 1968, 1989, 1990; (3A) 2001, 2003 [8] (4A) 2016 [9]
  • Wrestling (1): (A-2, now 3A) 1979 [10] (introduced in 1958)

Girls

  • Cross Country (4): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1994, 2000; (3A) 2001; (4A) 2008 [7] (introduced in 1974)
  • Soccer (1): fall (4A) 2015 [11] (introduced in 2000)
  • Volleyball (5): fall (A-2, now 3A) 1981, 1983, 1994, 1995; (3A) 2002 [11] (introduced in 1976)
  • Basketball (1): (A-2, now 3A) 1986 [12] (introduced in 1976)

References

  1. ^ "Preston High School". Preston School District. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  2. ^ a b c "Preston High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  3. ^ "PRESTON HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d "Idaho High School Activities Association" (PDF). IHSAA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  5. ^ Cordes, Jeff (October 29, 2003). "ADs advance plans for new 4A league". Idaho Mountain Express.
  6. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. - Idaho high school football - state champions
  7. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. Cross Country champions through 2011
  8. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. - Basketball champions - through 2012
  9. ^ idhsaa.org - 2016 4A Basketball Final Game
  10. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. - Wrestling champions - through 2012
  11. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. Soccer champions - through 2011
  12. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-10-01 at the Wayback Machine. - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012

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