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Dominican High School (Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin)

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Type  Private
Established  1956
Grades  9–12
Mascot  Knights
Gender  Mixed-sex education
Patron saint(s)  St. Dominic
President  Leanne Giese
Phone  +1 414-332-1170
Founded  1956
Colors  Black, White, Green
Dominican High School (Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin)
Religious affiliation(s)  Catholic (Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters)
Address  120 E Silver Spring Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53217, USA
Accreditation  North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Similar  Pius XI High School, Messmer High School, Marquette University High Sch, Divine Savior Holy Angels Hi, Whitefish Bay High School
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Dominican High School is a private, Catholic high school in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, United States. It is in, but not funded by, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee as a college preparatory high school.

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Background

Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, O.P. (1809–1864), an Italian native who preached and established churches throughout Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa, founded the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation of the Most Holy Rosary. This congregation served as the foundation for Dominican High School.

Dominican High School opened in September 1956, with 174 freshmen from 26 parishes. Although sponsored by the Sinsinawa Dominicans, the school was championed by two pastors, Peter E. Dietz, pastor of St. Monica Parish (1912–1947) and Farrell P. Reilly, pastor of St. Robert Parish (1912–1958). Both envisioned the formation of a Catholic high school in the North Shore suburbs. St. Monica Parish donated the land for Dominican High School and St. Robert Parish contributed over half a million dollars for its construction.

Notable alumni

  • Jay Guidinger – NBA player
  • Anthony Pettis – professional mixed martial artist, former WEC Lightweight Champion, former UFC Lightweight Champion
  • Diamond Stone – NBA player
  • References

    Dominican High School (Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin) Wikipedia


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