• School History

     
    1967 Huron High School scheduled to open.
     
    1968-69 "Pioneer" students attend Ann Arbor High School in the morning, "Huron" students attended in the afternoon. Huron (the campus) opened in 1969. Originally, classes were held at Ann Arbor High School (now known as Pioneer High).
     
    Fall 1969 Huron High School opened.
     
    1970 Huron wins its first state championships in swimming and cross country.
     
    1973 Student Council members voted themselves out of the office because they felt that they held no power with the administration.
     
    Spring 1982 Peer facilitation program began.
     
    Spring 1988 Ann Arbor Board of Education passed a $31 -million renovation and construction program. The Student Advocate School Board (SASB) convinced the school board to adopt a renovation plan without enclosing the arch.
     
    1988-1991 Renovations included alterations to Huron structure. Since the 1970's, the library and lunchrooms have been enlarged and science and math wings have been added. Extensions of the science wing (5200), the band room (7124), the math department (6100, 6200), the athletic wing including the  new gym (1100) and athletic department offices.
     
    Fall 1989 Freshmen entered Huron.
     
    1992-93 Split lunch rule instated.
     
    Spring 1993 The auditorium is dedicated to Paul K. Meyers.
     
    1995-97 The athletic facilities were improved by the additions of the new pool, weight room (formerly old pool), a track and football stadium.
     
    Fall 1997 The football stadium was lighted for evening games.
     
    2004 Artificial turf replaced grass in the Stadium. Exterior Signage (“Riverbank Stadium” and “Home of the River Rats” signs) added to Press Box and additional signage to Concession Stands.
     
    Summer 2006 Over the summer the road under the ARCH was closed and the area resurfaced with concrete. An extensive patio area, pavered pathways and landscaping which included several trees and plantings were added.
     
    Fall 2008 Skyline High School opens to ease overcrowding at Huron and Pioneer. New admin wing opens (6100). Dome gym Tartan floor replaced with a new wood floor.
     
    Summer 2010 9000 Portable (6-plex) removed. 
     
    Summer 2011 8000 Portables removed.
     
    Fall 2013 Green House student run store opens after being renovated from former graphic arts lab.
     
    2014-15 Board votes to make Mitchell, Scarlett and Huron IB candidate schools.  One lunch reinstituted for one year.
     
    Spring 2015 Metals lab 2202 renovated into new PLTW (Project Lead the Way) engineering lab.
     
    Fall 2016 2201 renovated into second PLTW engineering lab.
     
    Spring 2017 Mitchell, Scarlett and Huron become official World IB schools. Huron also becomes a candidate school for the IB Career-related Programme. The small theater is dedicated to Dr. Richard Ingram and the softball field dedicated to Dottie D. Davis.