Feitshans High School (closed high schools)

Feitshans swim team, 1962-63 (Illinois Glory Days)

Feitshans swim team, 1962-63 (Illinois Glory Days)

Quick facts about Feitshans High School, Springfield (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois).

Year opened: 1929
Year closed: 1967
Replaced by: Springfield Southeast High School
Feitshans team nickname: “Flyers”
School colors: Blue & White
School Fight Song: “Onward Feitshans” (sung to “On Wisconsin”)
Onward Feitshans, Onward Feitshans,
Smash right through that line!
Send the ball clear ’round Springfield,
Touchdown sure this time!
Hee Rah Rah!!
Onward Feitshans, Onward Feitshans,
Fighting for her fame!
Fight Fellows, fight, fight, fight,
And win this game!!

Thanks to Phil Shadid for directing us to Illinois Glory Days.schs logo (2)

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