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Franklin High School (Massachusetts)

Franklin High School
Location
218 Oak Street - Franklin, MA
Information
Type Public
Established 1947
Principal Mr. Peter Light
Enrollment 1731
Color(s) Navy blue, sky blue and white             
Mascot Panthers
Average SAT scores 546 verbal
555 math
534 writing
1635 total (2014-2015)[1]
Information (508) 613-1400
Website

Franklin High School is a public high school located in Franklin, Massachusetts, USA.

Their main sports rival is King Philip Regional High School in neighboring Wrentham, Massachusetts. In 2005, the school was placed on Warning Status for Accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), so a new Franklin High School was constructed on what was once the old high school's athletic fields. It was first open to the public about 2 weeks before the first day of school (September 3, 2014.). The plan is to have the new athletic fields and the old school demolished by the spring of 2015.[2]

Athletics

Franklin High is proud to share that their girls varsity soccer team became state champions in 2012. As of 2015, three years have elapsed and a sign has since been erected to commemorate this achievement, very much like a highway vigil. [3]Additionally, a new building has recently been constructed after ten years of neglect and indifference for the general safety of the student. Nevertheless, there are many new facilities and fields for our teams to lose their respective matches now.

  • Mascot: Panther
  • Athletic Director: Brad Sidwell
  • League: Hockomock

Accomplishments

  • Cheerleading: Spirit International Championships
  • Wrestling: 9 State Championships and the only team to win back to back titles in two different divisions (2 and now division 1), state runner ups 7 times, 14 sectional titles and 16 league titles
  • Football: Hockomock League Champions - 2009
  • Boys cross country: Hockomock League Sportsmanship Award
  • Girls cross country: Hockomock League Sportsmanship Award, MIAA Division II Champions 2002, 2003, 2004, Hockomock Champs 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • 13 teams qualified for the MIAA tournament in 2009.
  • Girls Soccer - MIAA Division 1 South Sectional Champions - 2010, MIAA Division 1 State Champions - 2012
  • Baseball: Division 1 South Sectional Champions - 2011
  • Boys Basketball Hockomock Champions - 2012
  • Boys Soccer Kelly-Rex Division Champions- 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Fall Sports:

  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Boys' soccer
  • Girls' soccer
  • Volleyball

Winter sports:

  • Boys' basketball
  • Girls' basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Boys' ice hockey
  • Girls' ice hockey
  • Indoor track
  • Skiing
  • Boys' swimming
  • Girls' swimming
  • Wrestling

Spring sports:

  • Baseball
  • Girls' lacrosse
  • Boys' lacrosse
  • Softball
  • Boys' tennis
  • Girls' tennis
  • Boys' track
  • Girls' track

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/state_report/sat_perf.aspx
  2. ^ "The New FHS: Timeline". Franklin High School. Retrieved 15 October 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.franklinmatters.org/2012/11/franklin-high-school-girls-soccer-2012.html
  4. ^ "Franklin's favorite son Peter Laviolette on wrong side of rink". The Milford Daily News. Retrieved April 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Frank Mason bio". Virginia Tech Hokies. Retrieved December 28, 2014. 

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