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Encyclopedia > Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School
Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School
Established 1970
Type Public Secondary
Affiliations {{{affiliations}}}
Principal Leroy Evans
Students 2135
Grades 9–12
Location Derwood, Maryland,, USA
District Montgomery County Public Schools
Campus Suburban
Colors Blue and Gray
Mascot Colonels
Yearbook The Liberator
Newspaper The Messenger
Website mcps.k12.md.us/schools/magruderhs/

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Magruder is named for Colonel Zadok Magruder, a Revolutionary War patriot and farmer. He was colonel in command of part of the Maryland militia and helped establish Montgomery County's government in 1776. The school is called simply "Magruder" by its students.


The school first opened in 1970 at 149,533 sq ft (13,892 m²)., with 8th, 9th and 10th graders. In 1971, the same student body became 9th, 10th and 11th graders. The first graduating class was the Class of 1973, and numbered approximately 300.


Major additions were added in 1974 (69,000 sq ft (6,400 m²)), 1994 (47,151 sq ft (4,380 m²)), and 2000 (31,178 sq ft (2,897 m²). of additions, 10,519 sq ft (977 m²). of renovation of the 1994 addition, and demolition of 1,384 sq ft (129 m²). of the 1994 addition). The building now totals 295,478 sq ft (27,451 m²).


Magruder has an International Studies Partnership with Hage Geingob High School in Windhoek, Namibia. Windhoek, Namibia Windhoek, population 230,000, is the capital of Namibia. ...

Contents

Academics

The school hosts many innovative programs: Learning Academies

Students who opt for one of these programs will focus on that field and be better prepared for a career in that area. Finance studies and addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses, and organizations raise, allocate, and use monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects. ... Engineering is the applied science of acquiring and applying knowledge to design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ... Part of a scientific laboratory at the University of Cologne. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps The JROTC program at Magruder instills leadership, good citizenship and responsibility in students who may or may not choose a military career. Included in its programs are a drill team, service learning, and a raider team. In addition, in 2006, the Magruder JROTC program was awarded the title "Honor Unit with Distinction", the highest honor a JROTC unit can earn. The word leadership can refer to: The process of leading. ... In the United States, a drill team is a marching unit that performs military style maneuvers in parades, at air shows, football half-time shows, and other ceremonies. ... Service learning is a successful method of teaching, learning and reflecting that combines academic classroom curriculum with meaningful service, frequently youth service, throughout the community. ...


George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy Saturday School The GBTLA Saturday School is new to Magruder for the 2005-2006 school year. The goal of the program is for the students to attain grade level proficiency in reading, language arts, mathematics, and test-taking skills. Reading is a process of retrieving and comprehending some form of stored information or ideas. ... Language arts refers to the class of art forms, including novels, poetry, songs and others, that focus on the creation of art works which are primarily language based. ... Euclid, Greek mathematician, 3rd century BC, as imagined by by Raphael in this detail from The School of Athens. ...


In 2006, Magruder was listed in Newsweek magazine as the 352nd highest-rated school in the country. The Newsweek logo Newsweek is a weekly news magazine published in New York City and distributed throughout the United States and internationally. ...


Students

In the 2006-2007 school year, the students at Magruder were 46.0% white, 19.9% African American, 19.3% Hispanic, 14.5% Asian, and 0.2% American Indian.


After graduation, 76.2% of students expected to go to college or training, 16.2% to college and employment, 3.9% directly to employment, and 1.2% to the military.


Athletics

  • 1984 Maryland B Football State Champions
  • 1986 Maryland A Football State Champions
  • 1997 Maryland 4A Co-Ed Curling Universal Champions
  • 2001 Maryland 4A Men's Basketball Regional and State Champions; 27-0 record, ranked #1 in the metro area by the Washington Post
  • 2001 Maryland 4A Men's Soccer State Champions
  • 2002 Maryland 4A Men's Basketball Regional Champions
  • 2003 Maryland 4A Men's Basketball Regional Champions
  • 2003 Maryland 4A West Region Women's Volleyball Champions and State Finalists.
  • 2005 Maryland Poms State Champions
  • 2005 Maryland 3A 4A State Wrestling Championship Finalists
  • 2005 Maryland 4A West Region Men's Soccer Champions
  • The Men's Varsity Soccer Team and Women's Varsity Volleyball Team completed the 2006 Regular Season undefeated, with both of the above teams and the Women's Varsity Field Hockey Team winning their respective division titles.
  • 2005 Montgomery County Division III Women's Cross Country Champions
  • 2006 Maryland Poms State Champions
  • 2007 Maryland 4A Men's Basketball Regional Champions and State Finalists.
  • 2007 Battle O' Baltimore finalist.

Notable alumni

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External links

  • Official site

 
 

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