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Newbury Park High School

Newbury Park High School
Address
456 North Reino Road
Newbury Park, California, 91320
United States
Coordinates
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1967
Principal Josh Eby
Faculty 106
Enrollment 2585 (2013-14)
School color(s) black, gold        
Nickname Panthers
Newspaper Panther Prowler
Website
[1][2]

Newbury Park High School, founded in 1967,[3] is a co-educational public high school located in Newbury Park, California. Newbury Park High School has approximately 2,320 students, 101 faculty, and 62 staff as of the 2006-2007 year.[3] Newbury Park is an International Baccalaureate World School and home of the Panthers.[3]

NPHS was named a recipient of the No Child Left Behind - Blue Ribbon School award in 2006.[4]

Contents

  • General information 1
  • Academics 2
  • Clubs and academic teams 3
  • Athletics 4
    • Major Championships 4.1
  • Performing arts 5
  • Notable alumni 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

General information

Newbury Park High School, a "California Distinguished School" and International Baccalaureate World School, is one of three four-year comprehensive high schools in the Conejo Valley Unified School District. Newbury Park High School is located in Newbury Park, California, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles and fifty-five miles southeast of Santa Barbara. The school was built in 1967.[3]

Academics

NPHS was a 2006 Winner.

The school is the only International Baccalaureate school in Ventura County.

In 2006, NPHS underwent a technological overhaul including the addition of new computers and the introduction of Zangle. Implemented at the beginning of the 2006-2007 academic year, Zangle(now called "Q") is an online system by Aequitas Solutions for parents to access their child's attendance and grade information.[5]

NPHS has a technology academy on campus known as the Digital Arts and Technology Academy, or "DATA." This program is for sophomores, juniors and seniors. The students are enrolled in English, Social Science, Science, and a Technology class together.

Clubs and academic teams

Newbury Park High School has 44 academic teams and clubs. The Interact Club, a social service club sponsored by Rotary International, is the largest club on campus with over one hundred members.[6] The Fencing Club is one of the longest surviving clubs on campus. In addition, NPHS is home to seven competitive academic teams including: Red Cross Club, American Cancer Society Club, Animal Welfare Club, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Invisible Children, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Club, White Rice Club,[7] Philosophical Debate Club,[8] Pay It Forward Club, Drama Club, Equestrian Club, Robotics Club, Hogwarts Club, Indian Club, Surf Club and others. Academic recognition clubs include both the National Honors Society and the California Scholarship Federation.

Athletics

Newbury Park's athletic teams are known as the Panthers, and the school colors are black and gold. The following sports are offered:[9]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (girls & boys)
  • Cross country (girls & boys)
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (girls & boys)
  • Lacrosse (girls & boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Soccer (girls & boys)
  • Swimming (girls & boys)
  • Tennis (girls & boys)
  • Track & field (girls & boys)
  • Volleyball (girls & boys)
  • Water polo (girls & boys)
  • Wrestling (boys)

Major Championships

  • Baseball CIF Champion 1968
  • Swimming CIF Champion 1979
  • Football CIF Champions 1993
  • Women's Basketball CIF Champion and Southern California State Champions 1995
  • Baseball CIF Champion 2012

Performing arts

NPHS has several programs in the Performing Arts. They include an instrumental music program, a colorguard associated with the band program, a well-developed choral department.

The choral department features a large Concert Choir, a smaller Chamber Choir, and a Womens' Ensemble.

The instrumental music department features a first level Concert Band, a higher level Wind Emsemble, and an addition of Marching Band and two Jazz Bands.

The school prides itself of their top-ranked Band and Pageantry which have won

  • Newbury Park High School Website

External links

  1. ^ Whitnall, Becca (August 28, 2014) "Off they go!" Thousand Oaks Acorn
  2. ^ "SchoolProfile2013-14" (.pdf). nphs.org. Newbury Park High School. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d Newbury Park High School : Home
  4. ^ NPHS Press Release - 9-25-06
  5. ^ "Q Student Information System" Conejo Valley Unified School District Accessed 24 May 2014
  6. ^ Principe, Darleen (27 February 2014) "NPSH students organize Dance for Hope" Thousand Oaks Acorn
  7. ^ https:/s.google.com/thewhitericeclub/
  8. ^ https:/s.google.com/nphsphilosophicaldebateclub/home
  9. ^ "Newbury Park Panthers". nphsathletics.com. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  10. ^ Newbury Park High School : Clubs & Organizations

References

Notable alumni

[10]

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