Boerne

High School

Go Greyhounds! The mission of Boerne High School is to educate and empower all students to excel academically with a strong sense of global and technological awareness, to guide students to develop into compassionate citizens with strong character and to equip students with the skills to become life-long learners. Located at One Greyhound Lane and led by Principal Shane Wilson first opened in 1910 however was completely remodeled in 2009 and received further updates in 2013 and 2016. Home to more than 1170 students this campus serves grades 9-12. The campus operates on an A/B Block Schedule. An A/B block schedule consists of 4 90-minute classes on A day and 4 90-minute classes on B day with alternating days versus of all courses in the same day. Boerne offers core curriculum classes in English and Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies. In addition the school offers a Career & Technical curriculum that includes Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Architecture & Construction, Arts, A/V Technology & Communications, Business Management & Administration, Career Development, Education & Training and Human Services, Finance, Health Science, Hospitality & Tourism, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Marketing, and Distribution & Logistics. Fine Arts concentrations include Art, Band, Choir, Dance & Drill Team, Orchestra, and Theatre. The school has a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, German and Spanish language classes, Special Education Classes as well as Dual and AP Credit courses. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) defines dual credit as a system in which an eligible high school student enrolls in college course(s) and receives credit for the course(s) from both the college and high school. Dual credit courses may be taught on the high school campus by an approved instructor or on the college campus. Dual credit courses include both academic and technical courses. Advanced Placement (AP) is a program of classes developed by the college board to give high school students an introduction to college-level classes and also gain college credit before even graduating high school. AP prepares students to pass an exam to prove their mastery of college-level curriculum. Dual credit in effect enrolls students in college courses while they are still in high school, allowing them to earn credit for both. Boerne High School also offers athletic programs in the sports of Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, Baseball, Tennis, Boys and Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Soccer, Swim & Dive, Golf, Track & Field, Softball, and Cheerleading. There are clubs that are offered to students outside the school hours as well. In the Academic & Honor category are Academic UIL, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Speech and Debate Team UIL, and Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica. In the Career & Technical category is Future Farmers of America and JROTC. Spanish and German Club are offered under the Language and Culture Appreciation category and in the Service Clubs and Organizations there is the Boerne Bass Club, Boerne Outdoor Academy (BOA), Boerne Wilderness Club, Boerne Yearbook, Fencing Club, and Student Council.

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