Hayden High School (Topeka, Kansas)

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Hayden Catholic High School
Seal - New 2016.jpg
The Seal of Hayden Catholic High School
401 SW Gage Boulevard


United States
Coordinates39°3′42.1″N 95°43′34.74″W / 39.061694°N 95.7263167°W / 39.061694; -95.7263167Coordinates: 39°3′42.1″N 95°43′34.74″W / 39.061694°N 95.7263167°W / 39.061694; -95.7263167
TypePrivate, coeducational
MottoDeus Scientia et Caritas
(God is Knowledge and Love)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
AuthorityRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas
PresidentShelly Buhler
PrincipalJames Sandstrom
ChaplainFr. Carter Zielinski
Color(s)Navy, White, and Gold               
SloganEnter to Learn, Leave to Serve
Fight songHayden Fight Song
Athletics conferenceCentennial League
Team nameWildcats
RivalSeaman High School
Washburn Rural High School
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
AffiliationKansas State High School Activities Association

Hayden Catholic High School is in Topeka, Kansas, United States. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.

Extracurricular activities[edit]


Athletic teams are called "Wildcats." Hayden won state championships in volleyball, basketball, cross country, golf and football in 2008.[citation needed] In the 2008-09 school year, the Wildcats were state champions in volleyball and girls' golf.[citation needed] The Wildcats, who had been runners-up in the previous year, defeated Perry-Lecompton High School 42-21 in football, winning their third state championship (two undefeated teams in 1998 and 2004).[3]

Boys' basketball[edit]

Hayden has had much success in boys' basketball, winning eight state titles in the Kansas 4A classification. State titles were won in 1982, 1983, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 2008, and 2018. [4]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on 2010-06-20. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  2. ^ HaydenBroadcasting
  3. ^ http://www.kshsaa.org/FOOTBALL /fbchmp.html
  4. ^ http://www.kshsaa.org/Public/Basketball/PDF/CompleteHistory.pdf

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