Prospect High School (Saratoga, California)

at , San Jose, 95070 United States

Prospect High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school of the Campbell Union High School District, located at the intersection of Lawrence Expressway and Prospect Road in the northeastern corner of Saratoga, California, on its border with San Jose. It serves northern Saratoga, the eastern portion of West San Jose, and western Campbell. The school principal from the 2012-13 school year onwards is Joell Hanson, who served as vice principal for years under Diane Burbank. The majority of the students from Moreland Middle School and the Moreland School District feed into Prospect, which is colloquially known as PHS.

Prospect High School (Saratoga, California)

San Jose , CA 95070
United States
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Abraham Lincoln High School (San Jose)
San Jose , CA United States

Abraham Lincoln High School is a high school in the San Jose Unified School District. It is a magnet school for "Academic, Visual, and Performing Arts" (AVPA). The current principal is Matthew Hewitson.ActivitiesAbraham Lincoln High School offers various extracurricular activities. Eight Lincoln Performing Arts teachers along with numerous volunteers are responsible for the drama, dance, and music department. Lincoln is also noted for its Mock Trial team, which is the one of only two California Mock Trial teams to have won the California State Championships twice in a row (the other is La Reina High School). Lincoln Lion Tales, a student-run newspaper, highlights recent events at the school.Performing ArtsThe school has five performing arts programs; Orchestra, Band, Choir, Dance, and Drama. Each department has 3-12 classes and a variety of levels tailored to students at all levels.OrchestraLincoln's orchestral program consists of three ensembles: Intermezzo, string orchestra and the Lincoln High Chamber Orchestra. The orchestral program also has two spinoff groups: Lincoln's mariachi band and the Lincoln Philharmonic Orchestra.BandLincoln has a variety of bands ranging from a classical wind symphony to the Jazz Band. Also, each of the school's musicals features a live "pit band".ChoirThe school's choir program consists of about a half dozen choir classes with levels ranging from beginning to advanced. There are two sub-departments in Lincoln choir - the Jazz groups and the Classical groups. Chamber Chorale (Classical), Vocal Ease (Jazz), and Estetica (Jazz) are the top three groups.

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Silver Creek High School (San Jose, California)
3434 Silver Creek Rd San Jose , CA 95121 United States

Silver Creek High School is a high school located in San Jose, California which is operated by the East Side Union High School District. It is a California Distinguished School.AccomplishmentsSilver Creek High School Silver Creek is one of only eight high schools in the nation to produce two Olympic Champions. Millard Hampton, a graduate of Silver Creek, won a Gold Medal at the 1976 Olympic Games in the 400-meter relay and a Silver Medal in the 200-meter dash. Andre Phillips, also a Silver Creek graduate, won a Gold Medal at the 1988 Olympic Games in the 400-meter hurdles.Silver Creek holds an annual Track and Field invitational titled "Hampton Phillips Classic" held at San Jose City College. The Track and Field meet in named after Millard Hampton and Andre Phillips. Silver Creek has won several CCS, League, and State titles in Track and Field and Cross Country. Silver Creek's Track and Field team remains in "Mt. Hamilton Division" in the Blossom Valley League. Silver Creek's Cross Country team also remains in "Mt. Hamilton Division" ever since the Blossom Valley League was created.The AP Program at Silver Creek is the largest in its district, offering 18 AP Classes. Its AP Calculus Program, taught by Mrs. Guttal, is one of the best in the nation. For the past 26 years, students taking the AP Calculus BC Exam have had a 100% passing rate, obtaining an average score of 5. On the other hand, students taking AP Calculus AB have also had 100% passing rates for 4 consecutive years so far. In 2007, it was the first time that all AB students passed with all 5s and one 4.