Woburn memorial high school

Woburn Memorial High School
Location
Woburn, MA, USA
Information
Principal Joseph Finigan
Grades 9-12
Slogan Tanner Pride
Mascot Bull
Nickname Tanners
Accreditation(s) New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Average SAT scores 491 verbal
507 math
491 writing (2010)[1]
Newspaper The Bull's Eye
Website

Woburn Memorial High School is a public high school located in Woburn, Massachusetts. Woburn participates in the Middlesex League and is home to the Tanners and Tannerettes. The nickname "Tanners" has a historical context. In the late 19th century Woburn was one of the biggest producers of leather in the New England area. The shops that produced leather were called tanneries, hence the nickname Tanners.

History

  • 1852: The first Woburn High School opened above a store on Main Street
  • 1906: The original building, known to most as building 7, of the "old Woburn High" was constructed
  • 1930's: The wings on building 7 were constructed
  • 1954: Football team captured the Massachusetts State Class C Championship.
  • 1975: Football Team becomes Massachusetts East Division I Super Bowl champions.[2]
  • 1979: Football Team reclaims Massachusetts East Division I Super Bowl crown.[2]
  • 1975, 1979, 1981, 1982 & 1987 & 1991 & 1994 & 2002: Woburn High School's Football Team was Middlesex League Champions
  • 1991-1992; 2002-2003: Boys' Hockey wins Middlesex League title.
  • 1986: Girls Varsity Basketball Team wins Middlesex League Title
  • 1999: Boys Golf Team wins State Championship
  • 2000-2001: Boys' Soccer and Golf Teams win State Championships; Boys' Wrestling Team win Middlesex League, Middlesex Tournament, Sectional, State and All-State Titles.
  • 2002: Boys Golf Team wins State Championship
  • 2005: Boys Hockey Team Division 1 North Champions and State Finalists
  • 2005: Football Team becomes Super Bowl Champions, Girls Hockey Middlesex League Champions Division 1 State Finalists
  • 2005-2006: Boys Indoor Track Team wins State Relays with dominant hurdle performance
  • 2006: The new Woburn Memorial High School building opens in September for the 2006-2007 school year
  • 2006: Boys varsity Cross Country team wins Middlesex League, Girls Hockey wins Division 1 Sate Championship
  • 2007: Boys Hockey Division 1 North Champions and State Finalists
  • 2007: The new football stadium opens up with a moderate win over Winchester on Thanksgiving Day
  • 2007: Boys Outdoor Track team become tri-team champions by defeating Reading by a close margin of 1 point.
  • 2007: Golf, Cross Country, and Outdoor Track Teams become Middlesex League Champions and Girls Hockey and football team becomes co-middlesex league champions
  • 2008: Indoor Track Team become Undefeated Middlesex League Champions, Division II State champions, and All-State Champions
  • 2008: Boys' 4 x 400 relay team wins national title.
  • 2009: Boys Outdoor Track Team become Duel-Champs of the Middlesex League.
  • 2011: Boys Outdoor Track Team become Undefeated Middlesex League Champions.

Notable alumni

References

External links

  • The Woburn Memorial High School Official Web Page
  • The Woburn Memorial High School Band's Home Page

Coordinates: 42°28′59.3″N 71°8′36.8″W / 42.483139°N 71.143556°W / 42.483139; -71.143556

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