Baker High School (Baker City, Oregon)

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Baker High School
2500 E Street
Baker City, Oregon
Coordinates 44°47′13″N 117°50′13″W / 44.787°N 117.837°W / 44.787; -117.837Coordinates: 44°47′13″N 117°50′13″W / 44.787°N 117.837°W / 44.787; -117.837
School type Public, Secondary
Motto The pride and power that we hold exists in the heart
of the purple and gold.
School district Baker School District
Color(s) Purple and Gold
Athletics conference OSAA 4A,
Greater Oregon League[1]
Mascot Bulldog[1]
Rival La Grande Tigers
Baker HS  is located in Oregon
Baker HS 
Baker HS 
Location in Oregon

Baker High School is a public high school in the western United States, located in Baker City, Oregon. It is part of the Baker School District 5J.


In 1889, Baker City built a school housing 12 grades, becoming the second public high school in Oregon.[2]

In 1989, the school was mostly destroyed in a fire, although no one was hurt.[2][3] A new building was completed 25 years ago in 1991.[2]


The boys basketball team won the 4A State Championship in 2007.[4] The varsity football team won state championships in 2010[5] and 2012.[6]


Bel Canto Choir received first place in the State Choir Championship 3A and 4A in 2006, 2007, and 2008.[7]



  1. ^ a b "Baker High School". OSAA. Archived from the original on February 19, 2010. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "History of Baker City, OR - Baker County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau | Baker City, OR". Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ Dielman, Gary (March 1989). "The Fire that Destroyed the Solar System" (PDF). Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  4. ^ Steel, Gerry (March 16, 2007). "BHS BASKETBALL: The 1972 team". Baker City Herald. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ Jacoby, Jayson (December 4, 2010). "Baker wins first state football title". Baker City Heral. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ Steele, Gerry (December 2, 2012). "Baker claims 4A crown". Baker City Herald. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ Ferguson, Mike (May 5, 2008). "Bel Canto wins third straight state championship | Baker City Herald | Baker County Oregon's News Leader". Retrieved January 30, 2016. 

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