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Bourne High School

Bourne High School
75 Waterhouse Rd.,
Bourne, MA 02532

Type Public
Established 1951
Principal Ms. Amy Cetner
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 893
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Purple & White          
Mascot Canalmen
Rivals Wareham, Old Rochester, Sandwich
Average SAT scores 498 verbal
497 math
495 writing (2010)[1]
Newspaper Bourne High School Dispatch

Bourne High School is a public high school located in Bourne, Massachusetts. The school serves roughly 900 students in grades 9-12 that reside in the town of Bourne.


Bourne High School is located about 1 mile west of the famous Bourne Bridge and "Cape Cod" topiary at the Bourne Bridge rotary that welcomes people crossing the Cape Cod Canal. Bourne High School's mascot is the Canalman and/or Bears and the school colors are Purple and White.


Bourne is renowned for its stellar boy's hockey teams which have won and participated in multiple state championship games. They play their home games at the state of the art John Gallo Arena, which hosts many of the state's post-season high school hockey games. Also notable is the girls Volleyball team who won the Division 2 state finals in 2000, and 2004 Division 3 title. The football team went undefeated in 1965, 1980, 2004, and 2011. In 2011 they won the Division 3A Super Bowl for the first time in the school's history.

Bourne high school also offers a very successful Football program, and Field Hockey, Cross Country, Soccer, Basketball, Winter track, Lacrosse, Spring Track, Softball, and Baseball.

The school song was written by the author of "God bless America" and speaks of "Elm trees tall, soft shadows fall" but that was the old school building (before 1964) with the Elm trees.

Coordinates: 41°44′19″N 70°35′27″W / 41.7385°N 70.5908°W / 41.7385; -70.5908


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