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West Union High School (Ohio)

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Type  Public High School
Grades  7–12
Phone  +1 937-544-5553
Mascot  Dragon
Teaching staff  45
Team name  Dragons
Principal  Elijah McCarty
West Union High School (Ohio)
Color(s)  Light Green, white, and Gold
Accreditation  North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Address  97 Dragon Lair Dr, West Union, OH 45693, USA
District  Adams County/Ohio Valley School District

West Union High School is a public high school located just outside West Union, Ohio. It is one of three high schools in the Adams County/Ohio Valley School District, the other two being North Adams High School and Peebles High School. All 3 schools are nearly identical in design. The district also has a vocational school (Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center).



The current West Union High School building was completed in August 1997, along with three other public high schools in Adams County, North Adams, Peebles, and Manchester High School. All four schools used the same layout and appear almost identical from the air.


The four regular public high schools in Adams County were built at the same time and all four featured a large granite tablet outside the school carved with the Ten Commandments. They were removed after a lengthy four-year legal battle over the placement of the tablets on public property.


The school's mascot is the Dragon. In 2010, West Union began experimenting with football. Football is only a community sponsored sport, it is not sponsored by the school district. See also Ohio High School Athletic Association and Ohio High School Athletic Conferences

Notable alumni

  • Dave Tomlin, former MLB player and current professional baseball coach and manager
  • References

    West Union High School (Ohio) Wikipedia

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