Video: 10 unique high schools from Google EarthAerial views of distinctive campuses across the country.
Sometimes to really appreciate something, you need to change your perspective.
French novelist Marcel Proust once said, "the real voyage of discovery
comes not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
provides "new eyes" to help discover 10 of the coolest high school
campuses in the nation via Google Earth. Time to begin your real voyage
Here is a snapshot of the 10 schools featured in the video:
The school already has a
multi-million dollar football stadium, but it also has an impressive
array of baseball and softball fields and an extra football field.
A two-time MaxPreps Cup champion, Bentonville has a campus that stretches almost 10 city blocks.
Stevenson (Pebble Beach, Calif.):
It's easy to see why Stevenson ranks as one of
the top golf programs in the state. It's near the famed Pebble Beach golf
Westminster (Atlanta, Ga.):
Winner of nearly 300 state
championships, Westminster sits in a picturesque setting where the
athletic fields are carved out of a heavily wooded area in Atlanta.
Parkland (Allentown, Pa.):
From outer space, the Parkland campus looks like
something from another world. The campus has a unique Millennium Falcon
Punahou (Honolulu, Hawaii):
The Buff 'N Blue have won over
500 state championships and are located just a few miles from Waikiki
Bolles (Jacksonville, Fla.):
The Bulldogs have one of the
top swimming programs in the nation, as evidenced by the Olympic-size
pool that's just beyond the school's front doors.
Baylor (Chattanooga, Tenn.):
Built along the Tennessee River, Baylor School
overlooks the water with the athletic fields in among the woods lining
Valley Christian (San Jose, Calif.):
Sitting atop a
ridge in South San Jose, Valley Christian stretches the length of the
rise with the football field at one end and the baseball field at the
IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.):
Just a short distance from
the Gulf of Mexico, IMG Academy hosts 16 soccer fields, a dozen tennis
courts, three football fields and nine baseball fields, not to mention a
small golf course and an Olympic-size pool.