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Carl Albert High School began as Carl B. Albert Junior-Senior High School in September of 1962 and was named in honor of Carl Bert Albert. It began as a school within two schools for the senior high was housed with Midwest City High School and the junior high at Jarman Junior High School. On January 10, 1963 - Scarlet and Silver Day - the senior high donned their school colors and helped in the move to the new building on Post Road. At a dedication ceremony on Sunday, January 12, 1964, Representative Albert presented a flag which had flown over the national capitol building to the school. The junior high joined the high school the following week. The school officially became Carl Albert High School in the fall of 1971. Albert (May 10, 1908 - February 4, 2000) was a lawyer and a Democratic American politician from Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma and was a Rhodes Scholar. He was serving as Majority Whip in the House of Representatives at the time of the opening of the high school but he is best known for his service as Speaker of the House from 1971 to 1977. At 5 feet 4 inches tall, Albert was often affectionately known as the "Little Giant from Little Dixie." He is also credited with having held the highest political office of any Oklahoman in American history.