Rutherford High School is a high school in Rutherford, Ohio. It has a poor academic record, with test scores "nearing the national average". The basketball coach and the principal values the school basketball team over calculus. After a fire broke out in the library, funds were used for the football team instead of restoring the library. Its school newspaper The Zephyr is completely unnoticed by the school population and was used to mop the cafeteria when it flooded.