FACTOID # 8: Bookworms: Vermont has the highest number of high school teachers per capita and third highest number of librarians per capita.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Louisville Male High School
Louisville Male High School
Motto For God, For Country, For Male
Established 1856
Type Public Secondary
Principal David E. Wilson
Grades 9–12
Location Louisville, Kentucky, United States
District Jefferson County Public Schools
Campus Urban
Colors Purple and
Gold
Mascot Bulldogs
Newspaper Brook n' Breck
Website Louisville Male High School

Established in 1856, Louisville Male High School in Louisville, Kentucky is the oldest public high school west of the Alleghenies. The school is operated by Jefferson County Public Schools. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Educational institutions are often categorised along several dimensions. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A principal is generally the chief administrator in an elementary school, middle school, or high school. ... “Louisville” redirects here. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is a school system located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, which is contiguous with present-day Louisville. ... The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campuses) is derived from the (identical) Latin word for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... “Louisville” redirects here. ... The Allegheny Mountain Range (also spelled Alleghany and Allegany) -- informally, the Alleghenies -- is part of the Appalachian Mountain Range of the eastern United States. ... Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is a school system located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, which is contiguous with present-day Louisville. ...


The Jefferson Seminary was opened in Louisville in 1816. After several changes, in 1856, it split into the University of Louisville and Louisville Male High School. In 1892 Manual High School was also created. Male High School's major focus was on academics and Manual taught manual skills. The University of Louisville (UofL) is a public, state-supported university located in Louisville, Kentucky. ... The University of Louisville (also known as U of L) is a public, state-supported university located in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. ... duPont Manual High School is a secondary school located at 120 West Lee Street in the Old Louisville neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. ...


The rapidly growing 19th century river city of Louisville needed a place to prepare its men for leadership. So in 1861 Male was designated "The University of Public Schools of Louisville". Until 1912, Male granted bachelor's degrees. Originally open to males only, it is now co-educational and has long been considered one of the most prestigious schools in Louisville. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... “Louisville” redirects here. ...


In 1893, the annual Male-Manual football rivalry, one of the longest running high school football series in the U.S., began. Their football team is a perennial state power, and in addition to its long-running rivalry with Manual, Male is also a close rival with St. Xavier High School, with the annual contest usually determining the fate of the district champion; however, due to the state's realignment of high school football into a six-class system starting in 2007-08, Male will be in a separate district from both Manual and St. X, albeit in the same class.[1] Male also has a rivalry with Trinity High School in football. St. ... Trinity High School, a high school in Louisville, Kentucky, first opened its doors in 1953, when Archbishop John Floersh anticipated the growth of Louisvilles eastern suburbs by choosing the site of Holy Trinity School, a former Catholic church and grade school in St. ...


Male is a school built on traditional values with its program a "philosophical" magnet called the Traditional Program. The school sends 96% of its students to post secondary schools, and it was selected as a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon award winner twice in the 1990s. The United States Department of Education was created in 1979 (by PL 96-88) as a Cabinet-level department of the United States government, and began operating in 1980. ...

Contents

Uniforms

Students may wear any color uniform shirts but must wear either black, navy, or khaki pants. Excepting Fridays (Spirit Day) in which students can chose from a variety of Spirit shirts with blue jeans.


School locations

First site - 1856-1897 - Ninth and Chestnut

This building was the first home of Louisville Male High School on its opening day, April 7, 1856. The school grew to an enrollment of over 200 young men. The first principal was W. H. Harney. He served in this position from 1856-1857. The most notable principal at this first site was Maurice "Hoss" Kirby. For eleven years, 1886-1897, Kirby dedicated his time and talents to the position of principal. The first two graduates of Male High School in 1859 were Lewis D. Kastenbine (who later became a physician in Louisville) and James S. Pirtle (later became a prominent Louisville judge). The first football game was played in November 18, 1893 (Male vs. Manual) with Male beating Manual 14-12. This marked the beginning of what is today one of the oldest high school rivalries in America.

Second site - 1898-1915 - First Street near Chestnut

Two of this sites' most notable principals are Rueben Post Halleck (1897-1912) and S.B. Tinsley (1912-1915). It was at this location that Male received its first International recognition. At the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, a Gold Medal for excellence was given to only 5 schools in the world. Male was the only high school in America to receive this Medal. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


Also at this location, High School Park was established at the later Male Brook & Breckinridge school site. This was the first high school athletic facility in America. It has been in continuous use since 1901.

Third site - 1915-1991 - Corner of Brook Street and Breckinridge Street

Male continued to receive many awards of excellence during its tenure at the famed Brook and Breck location. The band and orchestra received state and national championship awards in 1927. The journalism and physics department have received national awards as well as a 1989 American High School of Excellence Award. The gymnasium completed the high school facilities in 1939 with its official title, "Pap Glenn Gymnasium" and the High School Park was renamed Maxwell Field. Notable principals at this location include J.B. Carpenter (1919-1931), W.S. Milburn (1931-1961), Dr. Irvin Rice (1977-1979), and R. Ted Boehm (1979-1992). Maxwell Field was the football stadium located behind the former location of Louisville Male High School, 911 S. Brook St. ...

Fourth site - 1991-current - 4409 Preston Highway
Fourth site
Fourth site

In August, 1991, Male moved to its current campus at 4409 Preston Highway, an educational facility that doubled the instructional, laboratory, library, and campus space. Since it has moved to this location, the school has won two U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon awards. The site was previously Sallie P. Durrett High School, which became the Durrett Education Center in the early 1980s and was used by Jefferson County Public Schools Library Media Services until 1991. The adjoining Gheens Academy, which opened in 1983, was previously Prestonia Elementary School. Notable principals include Joseph Burks Jr. and David Wilson(the current principal). Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 581 pixelsFull resolution (2459 × 1787 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 581 pixelsFull resolution (2459 × 1787 pixel, file size: 1. ... The United States Department of Education was created in 1979 (by PL 96-88) as a Cabinet-level department of the United States government, and began operating in 1980. ... Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is a school system located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, which is contiguous with present-day Louisville. ... Gheens Academy is located at 4425 Preston Hwy. ...


Athletics

Football

Founded: 1893
Conference: Class 6A
Division: District 6-5
Home field: Maxwell Field
Uniform colors: Purple, gold, white
Helmet design: gold shell
Athletic director: Robert Stewart
Main Rivals: Manual Rams/Crimsons, St. Xavier Tigers, Trinity Shamrocks
Head Coach: Bob Redman
Record: 772-299-47 (through 2006 season, 3rd winningest program in America)
Mr. Football Award Winners: Montrell Jones (2000), Michael Bush (2002), Douglas Beaumont (2006)

Maxwell Field was the football stadium located behind the former location of Louisville Male High School, 911 S. Brook St. ... There are different people named Robert Stewart: Robert II King of Scots Robert Stewart, 1st Marquess of Londonderry Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney Robert Stewart, Social Care 2 At Cardonald College Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh Sir Robert Stewart (composer) Robert John Stewart author and occultist Robert L. Stewart (astronaut... duPont Manual High School is a secondary school located at 120 West Lee Street in the Old Louisville neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. ... St. ... Trinity High School, a high school in Louisville, Kentucky, first opened its doors in 1953, when Archbishop John Floersh anticipated the growth of Louisvilles eastern suburbs by choosing the site of Holy Trinity School, a former Catholic church and grade school in St. ... Michael Bush (born June 16, 1984, in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American football running back player for the Oakland Raiders. ...

Lacrosse

Males Lacrosse team was started in the spring of 2004. The team is in Division 2 in the state of Kentucky.


Notable alumni

Chris Barclay is an American football running back who currently plays for the Cleveland Browns. ... Ralph Beard was a member of Adolph Rupps Fabulous Five University of Kentucky basketball team. ... Winston Bennett (born February 9, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky), is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 3rd round (64th overall) of the 1988 NBA Draft. ... Louis Dembitz Brandeis (November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an American litigator, Supreme Court Justice, advocate of privacy, and developer of the Brandeis Brief. ... The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C., (large image) The Supreme Court of the United States, located in Washington, D.C., is the highest court (see supreme court) in the United States; that is, it has ultimate judicial authority within the United States... Michael Bush (born June 16, 1984, in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American football running back player for the Oakland Raiders. ... Humana Inc. ... Marcus Green (born September 27, 1983) is an American football player who currently plays for the Seattle Seahawks. ... Sean Green is currently a relief pitcher for the Seattle Mariners. ... Darrell Steven Griffith (born June 16, 1958 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former NBA basketball player who spent his entire career with the Utah Jazz. ... William Benjamin Harrison was mayor of Louisville, Kentucky from 1927 to 1933. ... Neville Miller (February 17, 1894 – March 27, 1977) was mayor of Louisville, Kentucky from 1933 to 1937. ... Larry OBannon played for the Louisville Cardinals in 2005 when they made it to the 2005 Final Four. ... Chris Redman (born July 7, 1977) was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2000 NFL Draft, out of Louisville. ... Joseph T. ONeal was interim Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky from June to December 1927. ... George Weissinger Smith was mayor of Louisville, Kentucky from 1917 to 1921. ... Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005) was an American journalist and author. ... Wilson Watkins Wyatt (November 21, 1905 – June 11, 1996) served as Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky from 1941 to 1945 and as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky from 1959 to 1963. ...

Notes and references

  1. ^ Final Football Alignment for 2007-2008 Through 2008-2009 (PDF). KHSAA. Retrieved on January 13, 2007.

  Results from FactBites:
 
Louisville Male High School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (815 words)
Established in 1856, Louisville Male High School in Louisville, Kentucky is the oldest public high school west of the Alleghenies.
Xavier High School, with the annual contest usually determing the fate of the district champion.
The school sends 96% of its students to post secondary schools, and it was selected as a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon award winner twice in the 1990s.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m