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Encyclopedia > Terra Nova High School (Pacifica)

Terra Nova High School

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Established 1961
Type Public Secondary
Principal Thomas Minchew
Faculty 72
Students 1,452 [1]
Location 1450 Terra Nova Boulevard, Pacifica, California, United States 94044
Campus Suburban
Colors Black, Yellow
Mascot Tigers
Website http://tnhs.juhsd.k12.ca.us/
Terra Nova High School (Pacifica, California)
Terra Nova High School (Pacifica, California)

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History

Terra Nova High School was established in 1961 to serve the growing population in the Linda Mar neighborhood of southern Pacifica.


Campus

The original buildings and campus were architected by Mark Falk & Corwin Booth (of Falk & Booth).


Demographics

White Hispanic Asian Filipino African American Pacific Islander American Indian
61% 17% 8% 7% 4% 2% <1%

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Curriculum

Terra Nova has Advanced Placement classes in US History, Chemistry, US Government, Language and Composition, Literature, and others. Next year, Terra Nova will also have AP Art History and AP Biology. As of 2006, Terra Nova has an API score of 782, the fourth highest of all San Mateo County public high schools. Advanced Placement (AP) is the term used to describe high school classes that are taught at a college level. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Advanced Placement Chemistry (or AP Chemistry) course and the corresponding exam offered by the College Board as a part of the Advanced Placement Program allows United States high school students to potentially earn college-level credit in chemistry. ... AP United States Government and Politics is a college-level course offered through the College Boards Advanced Placement Program, which surveys the structure and function of American government and politics that begins with an analysis of the Constitution, the foundation of the American political system. ... Advanced Placement English Language and Composition (or AP English Language and Composition) is a course and examination offered by the College Board as part of the Advanced Placement Program. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Advanced Placement Program, commonly known as Advanced Placement, or AP, is a United States and Canada-based program that offers high school students the opportunity to receive university credit for their work during high school. ... AP Biology is a course offered by the College Board to high school students in the United States to earn credit for a college-level biology course. ... The Academic Performance Index (API) is a measurement in California of academic performance and progress of individual schools in California. ... San Mateo County is a county located in the San Francisco Bay Area. ...


Extracurricular activities

Terra Nova's student-run newspaper is the Terra Nova Times. Terra Nova also has a team on the Bay Area's Quiz Kids show. Terra Nova plays a wide variety of sports, including football, badminton, cross-country, tennis, track, water polo, swimming, soccer, basketball, and wrestling. Terra Nova is 2005 Sophomore Football PAL Bay Division Champions. The drama department performs murder mysteries every year. In 1999, Peninsula TV Cable 26 (Pen-TV), a TV station in the San Francisco Bay Area, introduced Quiz Kids, hosted by Brad Friedman, the Head of the Drama department at San Mateo High School. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Danish Olympic badminton player Peter Gade Badminton is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles), who take positions on opposite halves of a rectangular court that is divided by a net. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... Water polo is a team water sport, which can be best described as a combination of swimming, handball and wrestling. ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two competitors competing for a physical advantage. ...


Organizations

2006-2007

Rob Schneider
Rob Schneider

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Notable alumni

  • Rob Schneider, Class of 1981. Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter [2].
  • Mike Lockwood, Class of 1988. Professional Wrestler
  • Greg Reynolds, Class of 2003. the Rockies' No. 1 draft choice in 2006 (baseball)

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See also

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External links

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Jefferson Union High School District
High schools Jefferson | Oceana | Terra Nova | Westmoor
Continuation schools Thornton High School
Closed schools Serramonte High School

 
 

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