Pleasure Ridge Park High School

Pleasure Ridge Park High School
Established 1958
Principal David Johnson
Grades 912
Location 5901 Greenwood Road,
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
District Jefferson County Public Schools
Colors Red and Black          
Mascot Panthers
Rival Butler Traditional High School
Newspaper 'The Paw Print'

Pleasure Ridge Park High School is a High School located at 5901 Greenwood Road in the Pleasure Ridge Park neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. It is part of the Jefferson County Public Schools (Kentucky) district. It is located next to Greenwood Road Elementary School and Valley Sports Little League.

The campus consists of four buildings, a football stadium, a softball field, a band practice field, a baseball field, a soccer field, and a football practice field. The main building consists of the Old Gym, the ITV room, the lunch room, the library, two computer labs, the main office, and the counselor's office. The tech building consists of the freshman office, a computer lab, and the weight room. The other two buildings are the E building and the New Gym.

Football death

In January 2009, the school's football coach, David Jason Stinson, was indicted with a charge of reckless homicide in the death of lineman Max Gilpin, who collapsed during practice in August 2008 when the heat index reached 94. Gilpin had a temperature of 107 when he arrived at the hospital, and he died three days later. Stinson resigned pending the outcome of the case,[1] and was found not guilty in September 2009.[2]

External links

  • Pleasure Ridge Park High School website
  • Pleasure Ridge Park High School Alumni and Historical website