Yes, we do care about football. That is all our town has left and it is our identity. As a student i can tell you that Massillon cares more about grades than anything. Also the district DOES NOT dump money into the program, the PLAYERS EACH ARE REQUIRED TO RAISE 700$ AND EVERYTHING IIS DONATED!!!!!!!!!!
As a parent of a student currently attending Washington High School, I can tell you this. There is a lot of emphasis on sports, but there is also much emphasis on other extra curricular activities. Just because they are not printed in the paper like the football scores, does not mean they dont exist. Why dont you check out the track record of our choir and all the state awards they have won. While you are at it look at the Academic Challenge team and their success over the last several years. Maybe if the only thing you see is emphasis on sports, maybe your not looking in the right place or at the whole picture. Our state scores may not be the best, but we are dealing with kids from all different aspects of life. School like anything else in life, is what you choose to make of it.
WHS is an amazing school. Washington high does focus a lot on sports mainly football. However, that's not all we focus on I think you guy's are failing to realize that in order to play football or to play sports or be in clubs we have to maintain a certain grade point average, as you can see by our football,basketball,baseball,cheerleading etc. teams there are alot of player's all of them on that team does good in school, that's why they're on the team. So next time you want to judge a school, or what the school stands for actually spend time in the school, don't go by hear say or what you've seen on a one day tour, because Washington High School is a wonderful school that gives me a future and a very good education. Gooo Tigers!!!!
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