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Merritt Island High School

Merritt Island High School
Address
100 East Mustang Way
Merritt Island, Florida, United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1965
School district Brevard Public Schools
Principal Mollie Vega
Staff 30
Faculty 100
Enrollment 1487
Color(s) Black and Gold         
Mascot Mustang
Nickname Merritt Island
Website

Merritt Island High School is a public high school located in Merritt Island, Florida.

History

Merritt Island High School was built in 1965.

Administration

Principals

  1. Robert Bruton 1965-1983
  2. Hank Smith 1983-1999
  3. David M. Piccolo 2002
  4. Gary Shiffrin 2002 - 2013
  5. Dr. Karyle Green 2013 - 2014
  6. Mollie Vega 2014 - Current

Academics

Merritt Island High School is accredited. The school offers classes for grades 9-12. It provides a college preparatory curriculum.

To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 26 credits. Each semester-course is equal to a half credit.

Athletics

Teams

  • baseball
  • basketball
  • cross country
  • football
  • golf
  • lacrosse
  • soccer
  • softball
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • track and field
  • volleyball
  • wrestling

State Championships

Clubs and Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities offered include: JROTC, The Academic Games team, Concert and Chamber Orchestras, Marching, Concert and Symphonic Bands, a jazz ensemble, First robotics team, cheer-leading, chess club, chorus, theater, inline hockey team, intramural athletics, key club, a literary magazine, magic club, National Honor Society, newspaper, quiz bowl team, rugby team, speech and debate club, student ministers, The Anime Club, welcoming diversity team, student council, Video Game Club, lacrosse, Beta Club, language clubs, and yearbook.[6]

Notable alumni

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ [1] retrieved August 31, 2010
  2. ^ [2] retrieved August 31, 2010
  3. ^ [3] retrieved April 27, 2009
  4. ^ [4] retrieved August 31, 2010
  5. ^ "FHSAA Championship Record Books". fhsaa. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Merritt Island High School :: Clubs". Merritt.hs.brevardschools.org. 2013-05-21. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 
  7. ^ [5] databaseFootball.com
  8. ^ [6] databaseFootball.com
  9. ^ [7] databaseFootball.com
  10. ^ Florida Today [8] January 7, 2012, "Brevard brothers land second season for their Western TV saga"
  11. ^ [9] ColoradoRockies.com - Manager and Coaches page
  12. ^ "Will Perdue NBA & ABA Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 

External links

  • Merritt Island High School website
  • Brevard Public Schools website
  • Merritt Island Community Website

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