|Strongsville High School|
Home of the Mustangs
20025 Lunn Road
|Type||Public, Coeducational high school|
|School district||Strongsville City School|
|Superintendent||Cameron m. Ryba|
|Teaching staff||92.15 (FTE)|
|Student to teacher ratio||20.98|
|Education system||Strongsville City Schools|
|Color(s)||Forest Green and White |
|Slogan||Home of the Mustangs|
|Song||Strongsville Alma Mater|
|Fight song||Onwards Strongsville|
|Athletics conference||Greater Cleveland Conference|
|Athletic Director||Dennis Ziegler|
The school colors are forest green and white. The mascot is the Mustang. The school was a member of the Pioneer Conference but moved to the Northeast Ohio Conference at the conclusion of the 2006–07 school year. The fight song is to the tune of "On Wisconsin".
Strongsville High is designated an Ohio School of Excellence with Distinction.
The Strongsville High School UNICEF Club upholds the values of UNICEF through educating, advocating and fundraising.
The Strongsville Key Club, chartered in 1999, is a member of the Kiwanis International service-leadership program for high school students: Key Club International. Through Key Club, members learn leadership by the core values, which are centered around serving others.
The Marching Mustangs
Strongsville's marching band, the "Marching Mustangs," has participated in the Hollywood Christmas Parade, the Orange Bowl Parade, the Tournament of Roses Parade, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and in the Inauguration Parade for President George H.W. Bush.
- The German Club holds parties on German holidays, school-wide German trivia contests, and informs students about German culture and cultural traditions. It also supports the school's chapter of the German National Honor Society, Delta Epsilon Phi, or Deutsche Ehrenverbindung.
- The French club meets weekly, celebrates French holidays and informs students about French culture and cultural traditions.
In late 2002 the school converted a rough field behind the school to a state-of-the-art 5,200 seat football stadium in just 84 days. The $1.85 million stadium was entirely privately financed. The name of the stadium is Pat Catan Stadium. The previous location of the high school football field was at Center Middle School (demolished in 2016) . The stadium was featured on national television when the Mustangs took on the Glenville Tarblooders in 2006. Returfed for games in 2016.
Ohio High School Athletic Association Division I State Championships:
Tim Arthurs holds the Ohio High School Athletic Association Record for highest completion percentage among Ohio high school quarterbacks in a single season, with 72.5% in 1998.
In January 2006 a male former Strongsville High student sued the school district and the police department claiming that they did nothing to stop an affair he had with a female teacher while he was a student at the school. The teacher concerned was put on probation.
- Jim Goetz, venture capitalist
- Mark Hunter, musician, photographer
- Craig Hennon, reality show actor
- Lorin Morgan-Richards, author and illustrator
- Jonathon Sawyer, chef and restaurateur
- Paul Sidoti, musician
- D. J. Woods, professional football player
- Aaron White, professional basketball player
- Marwan Maalouf, coach in the National Football League
- Shawn Mennenga, coach in the National Football League
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