Stonewall Jackson High School of Charleston, WV Remembers those that Have gone Home to Heaven!
In the late 1930s, Charleston High School became over-crowded so Stonewall Jackson High School was built in 1940 to accommodate the students on the West Side of Charleston. During the 80's, the student populations at CHS and SJHS dropped. In 1989, Capital High School opened, combining the students of these two former rival schools. This ended a 49 year rivalry.
Charleston High School was torn down in mid 1989. Stonewall Jackson High School became Stonewall Jackson Junior High School that same year. A decade later, in 1999, Stonewall Jackson Junior High School became Stonewall Jackson Middle School which it remains today. Stonewall Jackson Middle School is a feeder school, along with Horace Mann Middle School, for Capital High School, the school in which Stonewall Jackson High and Charleston High consolidated into
During Stonewall Jackson High's time, the school participated in the Daily Mail Kanawha County Majorette and Band Festival. Although the school never won the festival grand championship, it had six majorettes named Miss Kanawha Majorette. The majorettes were: