Goffstown High School

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This article is about the current high school in Goffstown, New Hampshire. For the former high school, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, see Upper Elementary School (Goffstown, New Hampshire).
Goffstown High School
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Goffstown High School
Address
27 Wallace Road
Goffstown, New Hampshire, 03045
United States
Coordinates 43°00′45″N 71°35′00″W / 43.01250°N 71.58333°W / 43.01250; -71.58333
Information
School district Goffstown School District
Principal Francis McBride
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1,232 students (as of Jan 2, 2012)
Campus Suburban
Color(s)      Maroon
     White
Athletics Class-I
Mascot The Grizz
Website

Goffstown High School, located in Goffstown, New Hampshire, United States, serves the towns of Goffstown and New Boston. Goffstown High School had 1,232 students enrolled as of January 2, 2012.[1]

History[edit]

The high school was formerly located at 12 Reed Street in the center of Goffstown. The structure, built in 1925, became the Upper Elementary School when the new high school was built. Following the construction of Mountain View Middle School, the former high school building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was converted into senior housing, and is now known as The Meetinghouse at Goffstown.[2] The present high school was built in 1963 to the designs of Alexander John Majeski.[3]

Administration[edit]

The school's principal is Francis J. McBride. The assistant principal is Kimberly McCann. The Dean of Students is Todd Lavallee. The Special Education Facilitator is Linda Hatchett. The Director of Athletics is Steve Fountain.[citation needed]

Clubs and activities[edit]

Goffstown High School has many extracurricular groups, including:

  • Art Club
  • Astronomy Club ("Star Gazers")
  • Culinary Club
  • Dodge Ball Club
  • Dream Catchers
  • Environmental Club
  • Equal Rights Club
  • Equestrian Club
  • Fencing Club
  • Flipside
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • Goffstown Theater Company
  • Granite State Challenge
  • Junior Classical League (Latin Club)
  • Model Congress
  • Musical
  • National Honor Society
  • Painting Club
  • Peer Outreach
  • Shaped Clay Society
  • Spanish Club
  • Special Olympics
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Council
  • Uproar
  • Video Game Club
  • Yearbook (Nisa'Tin)[4]

Athletics[edit]

Goffstown High School competes in NHIAA Division 2. The following sports are offered at GHS:

Fall
  • Cross Country: Boys & Girls Varsity
  • Field Hockey: Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Football: Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshmen
  • Golf: Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Soccer: Girls & Boys Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Fall Spirit: Co-ed Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Volleyball: Girls Varsity, Junior Varsity
Winter
  • Bowling: Co-ed
  • Alpine Ski Team: Boys & Girls Varsity
  • Basketball: Boys & Girls Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshmen
  • Gymnastics: Varsity
  • Ice Hockey: Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Winter Spirit: Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Swimming: Boys & Girls Varsity
  • Indoor Track: Boys & Girls
  • Wrestling: Varsity, Junior Varsity
Spring
  • Baseball: Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Lacrosse: Boys & Girls Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Softball: Varsity, Junior Varsity
  • Tennis: Boys & Girls Varsity
  • Track: Boys & Girls Varsity
  • Volleyball: Boys Varsity, Junior Varsity[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enrollment Numbers" (PDF). School Administrative Unit #19. Retrieved February 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Finlay companies, "Awards"". Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  3. ^ "Alexander John Majeski" American Architects Directory, Third Edition (New York City: R.R. Bowker LLC, 1970), p.589.
  4. ^ "Clubs and Extra-curricular Activities". Goffstown High School. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Sports Offered". Goffstown High School. Retrieved February 16, 2012. 

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