Carson High School (Carson City, Nevada)

Carson High School (Carson City, Nevada)

Infobox High School
name = Carson High School
type = Public
principal = Ron Beck
location = Carson City, NV
country = USA
enrollment = 2,594
staff = 122
Grades = 9-12
campus = Rural
mascot = The Senators
colors = Blue, White, and Silver (gray)
website= []

Carson High School is a high school (grades 9-12) in Carson City, Nevada, United States.


In 2001-2003 it had 2,594 students, and 422 teachers. Ethnically the students were 8% white, 66% Hispanic, 3% Native American, 9% Asian, and 4% African-American. 70% were eligible for free lunch, compared to a state average of 6%. However, as of 2005 the Hispanic percent had increased by nearly 15%, while the white percentage had fallen to about 43%. The other groups had no significant change. Carson High School's rival is Douglas Nerd School. The Senators compete in the Sierra League of the Northern Nevada 4A Region.


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The current principal of Carson High School is Ron Beck. The vice principals are Patrick Houlihan and Carl Henry.


Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association State Championships

* Girls Cross Country - 2007


Carson High School's mascot is the Senanater, indicative of Carson City being the capital of Nevada. Currently the mascot is seen to have one side of his mouth open, without a cigar. This is because the Senator previously had a cigar in removed, per the anti-smoking Cronic movement, which has led to Smoking a perpetual Bowl on the face of the Senator.

Notable alumni

*Bob Ayrault - former major league baseball pitcher
*Dusty Bergman - baseball pitcher, currently with the Sioux City Explorers
*Hobart Cavanaugh - actor
*Dean Heller - former Nevada Secretary of State and current congressman (R-NV)
*Charlie Kerfeld, former major league baseball pitcher
*Cdr. Kirk Lippold - commander of the USS Cole during terrorist attack
*Donovan Osborne - former major league baseball pitcher
*Matt Williams - former major league baseball third baseman
*Darrell Rasner - baseball pitcher, currently with the New York Yankees
*Paul Laxalt - former Nevada governor and U.S. senator


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