Pullman High SchoolEdit profile
Pullman High School is a U.S. public high school in the city of Pullman, Washington.
It is the only public high school in the city and in the Pullman School District (#267). It is a four-year high school, accepting students from one local public middle school and three public elementary schools as well as other schools around the area in different towns for grades 9, 10, 11, and 12.Academics
Pullman high school has one of the highest passing rates for the WASL in the state for public schools. The school was named a national Blue Ribbon School in 2008Facilities
Pullman High School's facilities are divided into three areas: the main school building and two wings that house the "breezeways" connecting them. The school has a two floor library. The down stairs is for class' computer labs and after-school programs.History
Pullman High School used to be held in what is now the Gladish Community Center. It closed in 1972 and the new building was open for the 1972-1973 school year.Athletics
Pullman High School is a member of the Great Northern League, and offers football, volleyball, wrestling, basketball, cheerleading, swimming, cross-country, track and field, golf, tennis, baseball, softball, soccer, as well as numerous other extracurricular activities.
In the 2004-2005 school year, Pullman High School won the State 2A baseball championship as well as the 2A Girls Track and Field Championship. In the following school year the Greyhounds added the 2A State football and volleyball championships as well as another 2A Girls Track and Field Championship to its trophy cabinet. In the 2006-2007 school year girls swim went almost undefeated in their pre district meets. In the 2007-08 school year, Girls Volleyball, Girls Swim, Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Girls and Boys Track, Girls Basketball, Girls and Boys Tennis, and Boys Swim all participated in their state tournaments. For the 2008-09 year, football finished 5th in state, volleyball finished 4th in state, boys basketball went 8th in state, while the girls finished 5th in state. The Girls Softball team won the league title for the first time ever in the '08-'09 school year.
NFL hall of famer John Elway spent one year at Pullman High. Elway's father Jack, then an assistant football coach at Washington State, became the head coach at Cal State-Northridge in 1976, and the Elways moved to Southern California, where John attended his final two years of high school at Granada Hills High School in Granada Hills, in the San Fernando Valley.
Also, PGA Tour star Kirk Triplett attended Pullman High for all four of his years. Triplett then went on to attend the University of Nevada at Reno on a golf scholarship.School Mascot and Colors
Pullman High School's mascot is the Greyhound, with the school colors being blue and gray.Extracurricular
Pullman High School offers a great deal of extracurricular activity including: Drama (Member of the International Thespian Society) which took best in feast at the state festival, JSA (Junior State of America, the largest student organization at Pullman High), Band, Math Team (state champions 2006-2007), Knowledge Bowl, Choir, Yearbook, ASB, Key Club, Science Bowl(has won the regional competition, advancing to nationals 7 out of the last 8 years),Knowledge Bowl (state champions in 2010), FFA, FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), Recycling Club, and Orchestra.