Waverly Senior High School

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Waverly Senior High School
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Address
160 Snow Road

,
MI
48917

United States
Coordinates 42°43′53″N84°37′16″W / 42.73139°N 84.62111°W / 42.73139; -84.62111 Coordinates: 42°43′53″N84°37′16″W / 42.73139°N 84.62111°W / 42.73139; -84.62111
Information
School district Waverly Community Schools
SuperintendentTerry Urquhart
PrincipalChristopher Huff
Grades9-12
Enrollment1060 (February 2013)
Athletics conference Capital Area Activities Conference
NewspaperThe Pleiad
YearbookThe Iliad
Website
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Waverly Senior High School or known just as Waverly High School is located in Waverly, Michigan, an unincorporated community in Delta Township. As of February 2013 the school had 1,060 students in 9th to 12th grade. [1]

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History

The school was built between 1959 and 1961, and was renovated several times. In the mid to late 1980s, the school was renovated for removal of asbestos. During the 1990s and mid 2000s, the school was renovated for installation of computers and television sets for classroom use. It is believed that during that time, the school also had installation of SmartBoards and document cameras and projectors. The track was built sometime in the late 1990s and early 2000s by McKearney Asphalt.

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Athletics

Waverly offers football, basketball, baseball, tennis, hockey, soccer, swimming, girls golf, cheerleading, bowling, dance team, and cross country. Students are also able to receive letters for academic achievement while participating in sports.

Academic Achievement

The school is noted for improvement by the State of Michigan, as scores in the past have not been proficient. [2]

Notable alumni

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References

  1. Waverly High School Newsletter February/March 2013
  2. Waverly Senior High School - Lansing, Michigan - MI - School overview
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