Boise High School
1010 W. Washington Street
In 1919, the state's first radio station, KFAU, was established by Boise High students and transmitted out of the new Industrial Arts building. The components included a large tower mounted on the roof and extra electricity was wired to the control station in the basement. KFAU operated out of Boise High for nine years, before
During its early days, Boise High had a varied curriculum extending beyond the three Rs; including cooking, sewing and manual training classes. It was notable for its athletic programs and over the years cultivated a reputation of academic excellence. Boise High National Honor Society was one of the first chartered in the nation following World War I. Boise High established one of the earliest Advanced Placement programs in the state; beginning in 1980 with U.S. History and English, it continued to expand, offering over twenty three AP programs from Physics to Music Theory. Vigorous academics have resulted in strong national rankings for Boise High and increasing numbers of students qualify as candidates for the National Merit® Scholarship program.
Location. 43° 37.256′ N, 116° 12.143′ W. Marker is in Boise, Idaho, in Ada County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street and North 10th Street, on the right when
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Urquides Village, Southern Edge, circa 1958 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Maria Dolores (Lola) Binnard, circa 1910 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jesus Urquides Packs a Mule, 1925 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jesus Urquides, Circa 1870 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sacajawea and Pomp (approx. ¾ mile away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.8 miles away); Warm Springs Avenue (approx. 1.1 miles away); Airmail Service (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boise.
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