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Wareham High School

Wareham High School
7 Viking Dr.,
Wareham, MA 02571

Type Public
Established 1991
Principal Mr. Scott Palladino
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 913
Campus Urban
Color(s) Blue & Gold          
Mascot Vikings
Rivals Bourne, Old Rochester
Newspaper "The Viking Times"
Yearbook "The Caper"

Wareham High School is a public high school located in Wareham, Massachusetts. The school is a part of the Wareham Public School System, and serves roughly 900 students in grades 9-12. Wareham High School's colors are Blue, Gold & White, and their mascot is the Vikings.[1]

Enrichment Activities

There are over 25 clubs and activities students can become involved in, and the school is known for its award-winning


Wareham is renowned for its powerful boy's basketball and football teams. The football team has won 6 South Coast Conference titles and has had 5 undefeated regular season (1978, 1980, 1995, 2004, 2006). They won the State Title in 1995, guided by All-American quarterback and linebacker, Stephen Cooper, who is currently an NFL linebacker for the San Diego Chargers. Wareham were also the State runner-ups in 1980 and 2006. The Wareham football program has produced numerous Division 1 and NFL players, including Stephen Cooper (UMaine & NFL), Shea Allard (Delaware & NFL), Mike Laperriere (Northeastern), Wayne Sylvester (Kansas), and Darien Fernandez (Laramie - Wyoming).

The boy's basketball team is regarded as one of the best high school teams in New England. They won the 2009-2010 Division 3 State Championship. They have also compiled 4 undefeated seasons since 2002, and have competed in 5 Regional Championships and 3 State Championship games.

Wareham High competes in the South Coast Conference for athletics, which competes at the Division 3 level of athletics in Massachusetts. Their nickname is the "Vikings," and their colors are Blue, White & Gold. Wareham's main rival in neighboring Bourne High School. They have played each other in the annual Thanksgiving Day football game every year since 1933, almost 80 years.


  • Football
  • Boy's Soccer
  • Girl's Soccer
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Girl's Volleyball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country


  • Boy's Hockey
  • Girl's Hockey (w/ Mashpee and Bourne)
  • Boy's Basketball
  • Girl's Basketball
  • Indoor Track
  • Cheerleading
  • Wrestling


  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Boy's Tennis
  • Girl's Tennis
  • Track & Field

Notable Alumni


  1. ^ Wareham High School

External links

  • Wareham Public School System
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