Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

65 Years Ago - In Life Magazine

The weekend of October 29, 1955 was recorded in both football and collegiate hotbeds of football across the country. That weekend LIFE magazine came to Massillon and recorded our game festivities for that night’s invasion of Warren. The “Football Takes Over All Over” article for their November 7, 1955 issue featured a huge 2-page picture of our band, majorettes and cheerleaders on Lincoln...
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More of "Old WHS" Demolished

…and the walls came tumbling down. Well, it may not have been a trumpet blasting away, but many alumni exchanged stories and memories on social media as most of what was left of the old high school building was razed this summer. What was left of the cafeteria and some of the vocational lab shops on the south side and the east wing that housed Biology, English and some History classes in...
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Still the Greatest Show in High School Football!

Tigers 26th State Title 26th you might say? Yes, the Tigers 26th state title with 24 of them being outright “State Championships”! The football state championship in Ohio has an eclectic and winding history that involves eras of self-proclamation to territorial acclamation with shared titles, through to the advent of the Associated Press Sportswriters Polls and then ending up to the ever...
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An Outstanding Drum Major

During the last two seasons of 2017 and 2018, the Massillon football community was treated to one of the more exceptional drum majors and now his story can be told! Keaton Gibbs ('19) was a sophomore drum major at another school when he first saw the Massillon Tiger Swing Band perform. He knew immediately that he wanted a chance to lead the band as its drum major and thanks to open enrollment he...
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Whatever happened to Bob Glass?

An Open Letter to Jamir Thomas: by Denny Highben ('69) Jamir: We’ll be talking about the 2018 football season for a long time. It, literally, was one for the history books. Good luck at Washington State. There will be more than a few Tiger fans staying up late to see Pac 12 games, especially when it is the Cougars’ turn on the television. But before you and all the great Tiger seniors...
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2018 Distinguished Citizens Announced

The Washington High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Citizens Award. This award is given annually to graduates of Washington High School who have achieved local, national, and/or international success in their chosen career fields. Nominations are made by graduates or friends of WHS and are selected by the Distinguished Citizens committee....
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