McDonell Central Catholic High School
|McDonell Central Catholic High School|
1316 Bel Air Boulevard
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Founder||Alexander B. McDonell|
|Average class size||20-35|
|Color(s)||Royal blue and white|
|Fight song||On Wisconsin|
|Athletics conference||Cloverbelt and Cloverwood|
|Team name||McDonell Macks|
|Rival||Regis, Burlington Catholic and Gilman|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools |
The original McDonell High School building, sitting high above downtown Chippewa Falls, is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places The structure was built in 1907 and, after the school moved to a more suburban location, it sat abandoned for a number of years until it was taken over by the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association and converted into the Heyde Center for the Arts in 2000.
In 1997, the football team won the CWCC conference title. It was the team's last conference title before the folding of WISSA.[clarification needed]
In 2009 the Macks lost to Burlington Catholic High School in the state championship.
In 2016, the Macks won the WIAA men's division five basketball championship game.
- NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.