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Abington High School

For the high school in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, see Abington Senior High School.
For the successor of Abington High School, Wigston, Leicestershire, England, see Abington Academy .
Not to be confused with Abingdon High School (disambiguation).
Abington High School
Location
201 Gliniewicz Way.,
Abington, MA 02351

Information
Type Public
Established 1906
Principal Mrs Teresa Sullivan
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 584
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Green & White          
Mascot Green Wave
Rivals Whitman-Hanson, Rockland, Mashpee, East Bridgewater
Average SAT scores 509 verbal
522 math
501 writing (2010)[1]
Newspaper The Green Wave Gazette
Information (781) 982-2160
Website

Abington High School is a public high school located in Abington, Massachusetts. It is located at 201 Gliniewicz Way and has an enrollment of 584 students in grades 9-12. The school's mascot is the Green Wave and the school colors are Green and White. Abington High School is known best for its outstanding football program, which has won three state titles and seven league championships since 2002. Gliniewicz Way was named after Richard Francis Gliniewicz born December 12, 1947 and was killed in South Vietnam on May 31, 1969. He was a 1966 graduate of Abington High School.

Athletics

Abington is well known for its athletics program and most notably its football program. Abington has been referred many times as "The Cream of the Crop in Southeastern Massachusetts. The football team has won three State Championships, in 2002, 2005, and 2012. They have also won nine South Shore League Championships in 1975, 1981, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012. They have also had three undefeated teams in 2006, 2008, and 2012. Abington has also recently won state championships in baseball (2010) and basketball (2009). Abington is also well-known for the longtime chant of "Green Wave Pride" or GWP, which is labeled on the football helmets and jerseys as well as the football field and on every other sports jersey in the school. Abington's football team won its third state championship in school history in 2012. they defeated St. Mary's High School of Lynn, Massachusetts in the Division 4 State Championship by a score of 14-8. Abington also capped an undefeated season in 2012 with the win, ending the season with a 13-0 record.

Abington also set a Southeastern Massachusetts record for football attendance on November 14, 2008, in game against rival Mashpee. Both teams entered the game undefeated at 9-0 and the league title and a playoff berth were on the line. Abington prevailed 14-6 and went on to complete an undefeated regular season. The attendance of the game was recorded at 7,109 and was covered live by all the major Boston area news channels.

References

Coordinates: 42°07′07″N 70°56′38″W / 42.1187116°N 70.9439332°W / 42.1187116; -70.9439332

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