Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School

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Brecksville–Broadview Heights High School is a comprehensive high school with approximately 1,650 students in grades 9-12. Students come from the communities ofBrecksville, Broadview Heights, and a very small segment of North Royalton. After graduation, more than 90 percent of graduating seniors continue their education at thecollege or university level.

The school year consists of two 90-day semesters with four nine-week grading periods.

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 [hide] *1 Student achievement

[edit]Student achievement

For nearly half a century, BBHHS students have qualified as National Merit Finalists or Commended Students. More than one-third of seniors graduate with honors diplomas. The class of 2009 was awarded more than $14 million in college scholarships and grants. On the 2006 Ohio Graduation Test, the percentage of BBHHS sophomores scored at the Accelerated or Advanced levels were:

  • Writing, 95.3%
  • Reading, 92.4%
  • Math, 93.7%
  • Social Studies, 85.5%
  • Science, 81.5%.

The U.S. Department of Education recognized Brecksville-Broadview Hts. High School as an NCLB Blue Ribbon School in 2008.[2]

Additionally, Brecksville-Broadview Heights school district has earned the Ohio Department of Education's highest rating as "Excellent" for the eleventh consecutive year since its inception in 2000. Only 18 school districts in the state of Ohio have achieved this recognition.[1]

[edit]Notable events

  • In September 2004, President George W. Bush, running for re-election, made a Saturday morning "town hall-style visit" at the school. A crowd of about 4,000 filled the gymnasium to see Bush speak and answer audience questions. An additional 500 people watched on a large screen from a secondary gymnasium.[3]

[edit]School songs

On Oh Brecksville Across The Field The school's colors are crimson and gold. The mascot is the Bee.

[edit]Alma Mater

All hail to Brecksville High! To thee, our Alma Mater, Hearts, hands and minds With love we pledge to thee. For e'er we'll be Your loyal sons and daughters. We'll sing your praise And pledge our loyalty.

[edit]Fight song

(Tune: "On Wisconsin") On, O Brecksville, On, O Brecksville Smash right through that line! Sail that ball round our opponents, A touchdown sure this time, rah! rah! rah! On, O Brecksville, On, O Brecksville We're on our way to fame, So fight, fellows, fight! fight! fight! And win this game!

[edit]Available activities

All extracurricular activities are held outside the school day.

  • Academic Decathlon
  • Academic Challenge
  • Art Club
  • Band (Marching, Pep)
  • Bee TV (Student Television Studio)
  • Biology Club
  • Boys Volleyball Club
  • Bowling Club
  • Conmunacaion Club
  • Cheerleading
  • Choir
  • Drama Club
  • Drumline
  • Dance team
  • Fall Play
  • Family & Consumer Science Club
  • Fiddle Club
  • Flag Line
  • French Club
  • German Club
  • Greek club
  • Glee Club
  • UnGlee club
  • FCI Design Club
  • Hy Breeze (student newspaper)
  • Intramurals
  • Italin Club
  • Japnese Club
  • Key Club
  • Lacrosse
  • Literary Magazine
  • Men's Choir
  • Mock Trial
  • Model UN
  • Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club)
  • Music in Motion
  • National Honor Society
  • Olympic gameing club
  • Orchestra
  • Photography Club
  • Polish Club
  • Project Support
  • R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
  • S.A.D.D.
  • S.A.F.E.[disambiguation needed]
  • Science Olympiad
  • Ski Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Speech and Debate
  • Spring Musical
  • Video game desingeing Club
  • Yearbook Student Council
  • Youth In Government

[edit]Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships

The BBHHS "Bees" are members of the Southwestern athletic conference (SWC).

Championships won include:

Further information: Ohio High School Athletic Association*Girls Gymnastics - 1994,2000,2001,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012[4]

[edit]Notable alumni


  1. ^ a b c d OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  2. ^ "Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized, 2003 Through 2009" (PDF). United States Department of Education. 2009-11-18. p. 28. Retrieved 2009-12-06.
  3. ^ Heather Wood, Bush packs the house: GOP faithful flock to BBHHS to see president", Sun Newspapers, September 9, 2004
  4. ^ a b OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  5. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Football". Retrieved 2007-02-12.

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