Truckee High School

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Truckee High School
11725 Donner Pass Rd

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United States
Coordinates 39°19′29″N120°12′59″W / 39.32475°N 120.21637°W / 39.32475; -120.21637 Coordinates: 39°19′29″N120°12′59″W / 39.32475°N 120.21637°W / 39.32475; -120.21637
Type Public Secondary
School district Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
PrincipalLogan Mallonee
Grades 9th12th
Enrollment780 (2019-2020)
Color(s)Silver, Scarlet, and White
Mascot Wolverine
RivalNorth Tahoe
Website Main page

Truckee High School is one of two high schools in the Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District, which is based in the Lake Tahoe area town of Truckee in eastern Nevada County, California.



Truckee High School is one of five California high schools who are a member of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association and competes in the 3A Northern League. In 2011 the girls volleyball team completed a "3-peat" state championship run. In 2012 the football team completed a "4-peat" State Championship run and posted a 47-1 record over a 4 year span. The baseball team is the 2-time defending state champion heading into the 2020 season. The Wolverines are best known for its football program. The Wolverines have won 12 Nevada state championships and have finished runner-up 5 times. The football team tied the Nevada state record (11-man) with 41 consecutive wins from 2009-2012. The football team was recently[ when? ] featured on KCRA news,. [1]

Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association State championships


-Wind Ensemble
-Symphonic Band
-Jazz Bands (1 & 2)
-Jazz Combos (1 & 2)
Truckee High School's Band program was formerly directed by Mr. Dave Green, a well-known name in music, for almost two decades until he retired in 2013. During the 2013-2014 school year, the band was directed by Theresa Smith. Since her resignation in 2014, the band has been under the direction of Jesse Steele. The traditional bands (Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band) contain around 70 students in total and are split into these two bands primary based on age (The Freshmen and Sophomores in Symphonic Band and the upperclassmen in Wind Ensemble). However, there are exceptions due to equalizing class sizes and scheduling conflicts with other classes. The students learn music theory, practice concert pieces, and play skills on their instruments during the school day. During the football season, the band members also participate in Marching Band and can be seen at the varsity home games. The students also have the option to participate in Region V Honor Band in Chico, California, Solo and Ensemble Festival, the local band festival, Sierra College Honor Band, and more. Annually, they take a trip known as band tour, during which they take a charter bus to San Francisco and the surrounding bay area, and Napa, California, and play at convalescent homes, children's hospitals, elementary schools which lack music programs, and Veterans homes.

Clubs and organizations

Truckee High School has an extensive list of programs for students participate in. These include:

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  1. KCRA Article [ permanent dead link ]