Toll Gate High School

Toll Gate High School

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name = Toll Gate High School


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streetaddress = 575 Centerville Rd
city = Warwick
state = Rhode Island
zipcode = 02886
country = USA
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schoolnumber = State school ID: 35138
NCES school ID: 440111000307
district = Warwick Public Schools
principal = Stephen Chrabaszcz [cite news |first=Benjamin N. |last=Gedan |title=New principal named for Toll Gate High School |url=http://www.projo.com/education/content/projo_20051223_w23toll.14eadfa2.html |work=Providence Journal |date=2005-12-23 ]
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teaching_staff = 113 (as of 2005-06)cite web |title=School Detail for Toll Gate High School |url=http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_detail.asp?Search=1&SchoolID=440111000307&ID=440111000307 |work=National Center for Educational Statistics |publisher=United States Department of Education ]
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ratio = 10.5 (as of 2005-06)
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type = public high school
grades = 9-12
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enrollment = 1,191 (as of 2005-06)
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homepage = http://www.warwickschools.org/tollgate/

Toll Gate High School is a public high school in Warwick, Rhode Island on Centerville Road. It serves education to grades 9-12 and has approximately 1200 students and 115 teachers. The current timeblock for a school day is 7:24am-1:51pm.

History

The school opened in 1972 with Robert J. Shapiro as the first principal, who later became the superintendent for Warwick Schools (retiring from this position in 2007). [cite news |first=Daniel |last=Barbarisi |title=Schools Supt. Shapiro sets sights firmly on retirement |url=http://www.projo.com/education/content/projo_20060825_w23supt.31cf354.html |work=Providence Journal |date=2006-08-25 ] The school's cultural arts center was dedicated in Shapiro's name in 1999.

Extracurricular activities

Athletics

The Toll Gate Varsity Ice Hockey team won the 2004 Rhode Island State Championship, ending the 26-year run of Mount Saint Charles Academy. [cite news |first=Zachary R. |last=Mider |title=Champs on ice, stars at home |url=http://www.projo.com/highschool/content/projo_20040328_28toll.f936d.html |work=Providence Journal |date=2004-03-28 ] Their victory is documented in the 2006 documentary film "Ice Kings". [cite news |first=Michael |last=Janusonis |title=Memories of a 26-year winning streak |url=http://www.projo.com/movies/content/icekings_08-11-06_PP1KOFE.22d42f0.html |work=Providence Journal |date=2006-08-11 ]

State championship titles:
*Baseball: 1991 (Class A), 2001 (Class A)
*Basketball (girls'): 1973 (Class A), 1982 (Class A)
*Cross Country (boys'): 1972 (State), 1974 (Class A, State and New England), 1999 (Class B)
*Golf: 1981 (state)
*Ice Hockey: 1988 (Met B-1 Small), 2004 (State), 2005 (State)
*Ice Hockey (girls) 2006
*Indoor Track (boys'): 2005 (Class B)
*Indoor Track (girls') 2001 (Large Schools)
*Soccer (boys'): 1990 (I-B)
*Softball (fast-pitch): 2005-2006 (Division II)
*Tennis (boys'): 1979-1981 (Class A), 2007-2008 (Division II)
*Tennis (girls'): 1977 (Class A), 1985 (Class A), 1991 (Class A)
*Volleyball (boys'): 1988 (Division I)
*Volleyball (girls'): 1979-1983 (Class A), 1985-1988 (Class A), 1990 (Class A), 1994 (Class A), 1997 (Class A), 1999 (Class A), 2001 (Class A)

Notable alumni

*Janice Anderson, Assistant Production Manager, Cirque du SoleilFact|date=April 2008
*Tom Cavanaugh, Forward, Worcester Sharks [cite news |first=Jessica T. |last=Lee |title=Center Ice and Center Stage |url=http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=349703 |work=Harvard Crimson |date=2003-10-31 ]
*Sara DeCosta, Goalie, 1998 and 2002 U.S. Women's Olympic Hockey Team [cite news |first=Linda |last=Borg |title=Goal-tender moment: Olympic silver medalist Sara DeCosta returns to a heartfelt homecoming |work=Providence Journal |date=2002-02-26 |quote=The goalie who proved that girls could beat boys at their own game was embraced by family and friends on Tuesday, not only because her team won a silver medal at the Winter Olympics but because she was Sara from Toll Gate High School. ]
*Tony Petrarca, Chief Meteorologist, WPRI-TV [cite web |title=WPRI 12 - Eyewitness News - Tony Petrarca |url=http://www.wpri.com/Global/story.asp?S=1239016 |publisher=WorldNow ]
*Brian Shanley, President, Providence College [cite news |first=John |last=Gillooly |title=High school hockey season gets a boost with Titans-Mount tie |url=http://www.hsgametime.com/rhodeisland/highschool/tollgate/content/sp_hs_jgcol08_01-08-08_7E8H6UB_v8.279fbb9.html |work=Providence Journal |date=2008-01-08 |quote=Former Toll Gate High football player, and current Providence College president, the Rev. Brian Shanley, has been named recipient of the National Football Foundation Rhode Island Chapter’s 2008 Distinguished American Award. ]

References

External links

* [http://www.warwickschools.org/tollgate/ Toll Gate High School]


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