Clintwood High School

Clintwood High School
Clintwood High School
141 Greene Dr
Clintwood, Virginia, 24228

37°8′57.93″N 82°28′11.33″W / 37.149425°N 82.4698139°W / 37.149425; -82.4698139Coordinates: 37°8′57.93″N 82°28′11.33″W / 37.149425°N 82.4698139°W / 37.149425; -82.4698139

School type Public, high school
Founded 1918
School district Dickenson County Schools
Superintendent Ms. Haydee Robinson
Principal Mr. Bill Castle
Assistant principals Mr. Dennis Deel
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 318[1]  (2009)
Language English
Color(s)              Green, White, and Gold
Athletics conference Lonesome Pine District
Region D
Mascot Greenwave
Rival Haysi High School
Newspaper The Rolling Wave Newsletter

Clintwood High School (CHS) is one of the three high schools in Dickenson County, Virginia. It is located in Clintwood, the county seat of Dickenson County.




Clintwood has won three state championships in high school football in 1974, 1975, 1978.[2] They also went to the state championships in 2007 against Buffalo Gap, VA, but lost. They went to state again in 2008, but lost again, this time to Franklin 28-20.

Greenwave Seasons

2010 Greenwave Season
Date Home Away Score
8/27 Coeburn          Clintwood              42/7 W
9/3 Clintwood              Haysi              38/0 W
9/10 Happy Valley          Clintwood              35/0 W
9/17 Clintwood              Shelby Valley          49/21 W
  9/24  Clintwood              Lebanon          37/10 W
10/1 Powell Valley          Clintwood              42/7 W
10/15 Clintwood              Appalachia          56/14 W
10/22 J.J. Kelly          Clintwood              42/7 W
10/29 Clintwood              J.I. Burton          31/0 W
11/5 Pound          Clintwood              35/0 W
  11/19           TBA          Clintwood              N/A

Gold highlights homecoming games.
Green highlights playoff games.

2009 Greenwave Season
Date Home Away Score
8/28 Clintwood              Coeburn          51/7 W
9/4 Haysi              Clintwood              42/12 W
9/11 Clintwood              Happy Valley          29/6 W
9/25 Lebanon          Clintwood              17/7 L
10/2 Clintwood              Powell Valley          31/8 W
10/9 Shelby Valley          Clintwood              24/11 W
10/16 Appalachia          Clintwood              21/6 W
10/23 Clintwood              J.J. Kelly          *17/13 W
10/30 J.I. Burton          Clintwood              36/0 L
11/6 Clintwood              Pound          49/0 W
11/21 Clintwood              Thomas Walker          62/22 W
11/28 J.I. Burton          Clintwood              21/14 L

* Gold indicates Greenwave Homecoming.


The Clintwood boy's team won two state championships in 1950 and 1951. The Clintwood girl's team has also won two state championships in 1985 and 1989.

Notable alumni

  • Kevin Triplett - Vice President of Public Affairs for Bristol Motor Speedway and former candidate for U.S. Congressman from Virginia's 9th Congressional District.

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