Welcome to Blue Ridge High School
Blue Ridge High School is a proud 2012 Blue Ribbon awarded high school and presently has approximately 200 students enrolled 9th thru 12th grade. High school students have the opportunity to participate in numerous clubs, UIL academic events and athletics, various field trips, one act play, competitions designed for all interests, academic activities, social and community events, and alumni activities. Athletic sports include cross country, volleyball, football, basketball, weight lifting, baseball, softball, track, golf, tennis, and cheerleading.
BRHS has a very active Future Farmers of America Association (FFA) and competes in all local, county, and major livestock shows across Texas. They also participate in a variety of judging and agriculture competitions on a district, area, regional and state level. All high school students have the opportunity to join the band and participate in marching competitions, concert competitions, football games, pep rallies, and local community concerts. Honor students are members of the National Beta Society and participate in the district and state convention competitions as well as working with the campus student government to provide character building for high expectation citizenship among peers and community. Student government and BETA conduct a district wide student led Veteran’s Day assembly that recognizes local veterans and service men and women. They also help organize drug and alcohol awareness during Red Ribbon Week and help with the Angel Tree during Christmas. All classes actively participate in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Pennies for Patients program. Special Olympics are an enjoyable part of our school activities, and students participate in area track meets and bowling competitions.
Students participate in UIL academic competition at the district, regional, and state levels along with the One Act Play competition which serves as a successful legacy for Blue Ridge High School traditions. Various club organizations offer field trips throughout the year. Science students visit the Museum of Osteology in Moore, Ok., Dallas Zoo, Perot Museum, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and the Heard Museum. The English students have the opportunity to visit the Dallas Holocaust Museum. UIL participants and the science department participate in the Ranger’s weather day in Arlington.
The Fellowship Christian Athletes (FCA) participates in See You at the Pole day and Game Day spending the day enjoying an area college game. The FFA and BETA clubs attend conventions at the district and state level. High school students are often invited to school board meetings to share a special event or field trip details with members or special recognition for their accomplishments in all areas.
Juniors and seniors are offered dual credit courses at the high school campus through Collin College. They also attend college fairs and are given the opportunity to hear college recruiters speak on a regular basis. BRHS seniors and alumni enjoy an annual breakfast each year to discuss growth, changes, and experiences. Alumni always enjoy coming home to participate in alumni baseball and softball games.
The staff of Blue Ridge High School provides not only a high rigor of academics, athletics, various clubs and programs, but they enjoy creating a fun learning atmosphere for students with fun activities such as an annual talent show, faculty Christmas program, faculty vs. student games, and an end of year field day filled with games and fun. Blue Ridge offers a variety of graduation endorsements within the curriculum including Business and Industry, Arts and Humanities, STEM, and Multidisciplinary courses providing the opportunity for success for all future graduates.