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Gorham High School, is a public high school located in Gorham, Maine. It houses grades 9–12. The school, in its current building, opened in 1959[3] and was renovated in 1994.[4]. However, Gorham High School was first opened in 1883, in a building now razed. The current principal is Brian Jandreau, with Christina Cifelli and Ryan Watts serving as assistant principals.[5]

Gorham High School
Address
41 Morrill Avenue

, ,
04038

United States
Information
MottoScito te ipsum (know thyself)
Established1883[1]
Founded1883
Opened1959
School boardGorham School Committee
School districtGorham Schools
SuperintendentHeather Perry
PrincipalBrian Jandreau
Grades9–12
Number of students839 (2016-17)[2]
Color(s)          and     
SongHurrah for Gorham High School
MascotRams
RivalScarborough High School

Bonny Eagle High School

Westbrook High School
YearbookThe SCHOLA
Website

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AthleticsEdit

Gorham High School is in Class A and B in the athletic classes in Maine[6]. The school offers Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor & Outdoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball and Wrestling (as a Co-Op with Westbrook). The Athletic Director is Tim Spear.[7]

MPA State ChampionshipsEdit

The school has a total of 49 State Championships (Last year won/last appearance):[8]

  • Baseball - 2 (2005/2018)
  • Boys Basketball - 4 (2000/2005)
  • Girls Basketball - 8 (2017/2018)
  • Cheerleading - 1 (2001)
  • Boys Cross Country - 2 (1971)
  • Field Hockey - 4 (1999/2006)
  • Golf - 4 (2016)
  • Girls Soccer - 4 (2007/2016)
  • Boys Soccer - 7 (1981/2018)
  • Softball - 4 (1996/2005)
  • Boys Tennis - 2 (2013)
  • Girls Outdoor Track - 6 (1983)
  • Boys Outdoor Track - 1 (2005)

Maine State Gatorade Players of the YearEdit

  • 2019- Mackenzie Holmes Girls Basketball - Attending Indiana University in the Fall [9]
  • 2018 - Grace McGouldrick Softball [10] - Currently playing Softball at University of Maine [11]
  • 2017 - Emily Esposito Girls Basketball [12] - Currently playing Basketball at Villanova University [13]
  • 2008 - Justin Vilacci Football [14]
  • 2008 - Rachele Burns Girls Soccer [15] - Played Basketball at University of Maine [16]
  • 2007 - Kelsey Wilson Girls Soccer [17] - Played Soccer at University of Maine [18]
  • 2000 - Noel Beagle Girls Track and Field [19] - Played Basketball at Yale University [20]

Co-CurricularEdit

Gorham High School has a huge Co-Curricular program. The school offers these activities for students to participate in[21]: School Council, Student Council, SCHOLA Yearbook, Pi-Cone Math Team, French Club, Spanish Club, Prom Committee, Drama, National Honor Society, Civil Rights Team, The Spill Literary Magazine, Key Club, Robotics, Rainbow League, INTERACT, Rock Climbing/Outing Club, Game Club, Teen Trendsetters, Model United Nations, Book Club, Ambassadors' Club, Youth in Government, Intramurals, Odyssey of the Mind, Equestrian Club, Youth Court, Comedy Club, Dream Factory Club, Writing Club, Badminton Club, GirlUP, Film Club, Green Team, Studio Club, Debate Team, Fishing Club, and Video Production Club.

Gorham High School has the only high school chapter of Dream Factory in Maine.[22]

Notable facultyEdit

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Davis, Jean McLean. "Gorham High School: A History" – via Amazon.
  2. ^ "Gorham High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  3. ^ ajbob@maine.rr.com, Robert Lowell 854-2577 (10 January 2013). "Gorham Notes – 1/10 - Keep Me Current".
  4. ^ rlowell@#keepmecurrent.com, Robert Lowell, (3 November 2016). "Gorham takes renewed look at aging high school's future - Keep Me Current".
  5. ^ "Staff Directory - Gorham High School". ghs.gorhamschools.org.
  6. ^ http://www.mpa.cc/index.php/interscholastic-activities-and-committees. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ "Gorham Athletics".
  8. ^ "MPA Interscholastic Activities & Committees".
  9. ^ "Mackenzie Holmes Gatorade Player of the Year".
  10. ^ "GORHAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETE NAMED GATORADE MAINE SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR" (PDF).
  11. ^ "Grace McGouldrick Softball".
  12. ^ "GATORADE STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL WINNERS".
  13. ^ "Emily Esposito Womens Basketball".
  14. ^ "Football Player of The Year".
  15. ^ "Girls Soccer Player of The Year".
  16. ^ "Rachele Burns Womens Basketball".
  17. ^ "Girls Soccer Player of The Year".
  18. ^ "Kelsey Wilson Womens Soccer".
  19. ^ "Girls Player of The Year".
  20. ^ "Yale Womens Basketball Roster".
  21. ^ "Clubs and Organizations – School Info – Gorham High School". ghs.gorhamschools.org.
  22. ^ "Clubs and Organizations – School Info – Gorham High School". ghs.gorhamschools.org. Retrieved 2019-02-14.
  23. ^ "About Moody's Collision".

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