Loveland High School
Loveland High School is a public high school located in Loveland, Ohio, United States, within Hamilton County. It is the only high school in the Loveland City School District, serving the neighborhoods of Loveland, Symmes Township, Goshen Township, and Miami Township. It offers a variety of educational programs, including college preparatory and employment. Loveland Ohio Information.
Evelyn Hawley was Loveland High School’s first graduate, the only finishing member of the Class of 1881.
Until 1926, Loveland City Schools operated as different Loveland East and Loveland West districts, and each district had its own high school. Loveland West High School was located in contemporary Loveland’s main enterprise zone, in the building that now houses Loveland Elementary School. Loveland East High School was constructed by Cincinnati designer Samuel Hannaford on Broadway Street and has since been converted into a church.
The unified high school, called Loveland Hurst High School, was eventually located on the Hamilton County side of the city. Ann Donahue, a Loveland High School graduate, modeled the set of the television show M.Y.O.B. after this building. It likewise featured in the made-for-TV film The Pride of Jesse Hallam.
Loveland High School’s current centers were built in 1994 to replace aging Hurst High School. Hurst was then converted into an intermediate school. Two years earlier, Loveland City Schools purchased land in Symmes Township, simply outside Loveland city limits. The district signed a contract in which the City accepted supply the new high school with water and sewage services; in return, the district would promote Hamilton County to annex the high school into Loveland at the city’s request. In 2009, the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners permitted Loveland to annex the school.
In November 2012 Loveland staged a production of Legally Blonde, the 2007 Broadway phase musical, directed by Sonja Hanson a regional dancer and choreographer.
LHS has two competitive program choirs, the mixed-gender “By Request” and the womens-only “Allure”. By Request won the 2013 Show Choir Nationals competitors. The program likewise hosts its own competition, the Showfest, every year.