Assumption High School
is a public secondary school
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located at 4880 Highway 308 in unincorporated
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Assumption Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana, and was formed in 1807 as an original parish of the Louisiana Territory. Its parish seat is Napoleonville. In 2000, its population was 23,388. Assumption is one of the 22 Acadiana parishes. Its major product is sugarcane...
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, north of the City of Napoleonville
Napoleonville is a village in and the parish seat of Assumption Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 686 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Pierre Part Micropolitan Statistical Area.-History:...
; it has a ZIP code
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of 70390. It is a part of the Assumption Parish School Board
Assumption Parish School Board is a school district headquartered in unincorporated Assumption Parish, Louisiana, United States. The district serves Assumption Parish.-PreK-8 schools:* -Middle schools:* * * - Primary schools :* * * *...
The sole high school in Assumption Parish, it takes students from all parts of the parish, including Napoleonville, Labadieville, Pierre Part, Bayou L'Ourse, and Belle Rose.
From its inception in 1948, AHS has always striven to educate students to be productive members of society.
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- Our Alma Mater, Our Alma Mater
- We will always give thee praise.
- We'll sing with pride of you alone,
- For you're the school we call our own
- We will cherish thee in mem'ry.
- For all those happy years to see
- Our Alma Mater, Our Alma Mater,
- Proud Assumption High of Thee
- We'll fight, Mustangs, fight on tonight,
- For dear Assumption High.
- We'll win, Mustangs, this game tonight
- For victory is our cry
- And when we hear the roar of Mustangs going by,
- With and echo soaring though the sky,
- We're going to fight, Mustangs, to victory,
- For Assumption High - FIGHT!
Assumption High School has a variety of sports. The volleyball, tennis, and cheerleading teams do extremely well throughout the year.
- American football
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(Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshman)
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.The complete rules are extensive...
- Dance Team
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Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each. The aim is to score runs by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching a series of four bases arranged at the corners of a ninety-foot diamond...
Softball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of 10 to 14 players. It is a direct descendant of baseball although there are some key differences: softballs are larger than baseballs, and the pitches are thrown underhand rather than overhand...
- Cross Country
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- Track and Field
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Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five players try to score points by throwing or "shooting" a ball through the top of a basketball hoop while following a set of rules...
Cheerleading is a physical activity, sometimes a competitive sport, based on organized routines, usually ranging from one to three minutes, which contain the components of tumbling, dance, jumps, cheers, and stunting to direct spectators of events to cheer on sports teams at games or to participate...
(Varsity and Junior Varsity)
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Clubs and organizations
- School Band
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- Class Officers (Senior, Junior, Sophomore, Freshman)
- Computer Club
- Cooperative Office Education (COE)
- Library Club
- Mu Alpha Theta
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- Math Club
- National Honor Society
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- Prep Quiz Bowl
- NJROTC (Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps)
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- Fellowship of Christian Athletes
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- French Club
- Future Farmers of America (FFA)
- Jobs for Louisiana's Graduates (JAG)
- Science Club
- Student Council
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- Technology Students' Association
- English Society
The Assumption High School mascot is the mustang
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. Assumption High has named its mascot "Sally" in keeping with the song "Mustang Sally
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- Charles Melancon, U.S. Congressman
- Kim Willoughby
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, 2008 U.S. indoor volleyball Olympian, former University of Hawaii volleyball player, 2003 AVCA NCAA National Player of the Year
- Brandon Jacobs
-New York Giants:Going into the 2006 season Jacobs stated that he studied film of famed power running back Eddie George in an effort to refine his running style. George, like Jacobs, was a large, power running back. In the 2006 season, Jacobs carried the ball 96 times for 423 yards and nine...
, starting running back for the New York Giants
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- Tramon Williams
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, defensive back for the Green Bay Packers
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- Johnny Meads
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, Linebacker for Houston Oilers and Washington Redskins