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McFarland High School (Wisconsin)

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Type  Public secondary
Principal  Jeff Finstad
Enrollment  700
Phone  +1 608-838-3166
Established  1962
Grades  9 – 12
Mascot  Sparty
District  McFarland School District
Color(s)  Navy Blue, Columbian Blue, White
Address  5103 Farwell St, McFarland, WI 53558, USA
Motto  Pride is the catalyst of accomplishment
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McFarland High School is a high school located in McFarland, in Dane County, Wisconsin. Administered by the McFarland School District, it had an enrollment of 700 students in 2007. The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The school's colors are Columbia blue, navy blue, and white and the mascot is the Spartan.

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Academics

McFarland High School offers eight AP (Advanced Placement) classes: calculus, physics, chemistry, psychology, composition, U.S. history, U.S. government, and European history. The school year is divided into two semesters, each about eighteen weeks long. McFarland High School uses block scheduling, with the school day consisting of four 85 minute blocks.

Extracurricular activities

Clubs at the McFarland High School include:

  • Academic Decathlon
  • Ambassadors
  • Art Studio
  • Aud Squad
  • Chess
  • DECA
  • Drama
  • Gay–straight alliance
  • Model United Nations
  • Musical
  • National Honor Society
  • Newspaper (Spartan Spotlight)
  • Driftwood (literary publication)
  • Science Olympiad
  • Social Studies in Action
  • Spirit Dance Team
  • Student Council
  • T.A.D.A.
  • Tutoring Program
  • Yearbook
  • The 2007 marching band was composed of more than 200 musicians. Concert band, jazz band, choir, and vocal jazz are also offered at McFarland.

    Athletics

    Since the 2008-09 school year, McFarland teams have competed in the WIAA Rock Valley Conference. The swim team is an exception because the Rock Valley Conference has no swimming program.

    In 2008-2009, the McFarland football team had a 9-0 record and won the Rock Valley Conference. The girls' tennis team and both cross country teams also won their respective Rock Valley Conference titles that season. The boys' swimming team has won six consecutive Division II state titles, from 2007 to 2012, and was the runner-up in 2003 and 2014. The boys' golf team earned the state title once and runner-up twice in the last five years. The team has been in the state tournament the last nine years, and won the sectional tournament three of the last four years. Girls' soccer took a second place finish in the 2007 state games. The McFarland boys' track team won the WIAA Division 2 regionals. Boys' soccer lost in the state semi-finals in 2013, the McFarland boys' first state appearance in school history.

    References

    McFarland High School (Wisconsin) Wikipedia


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