Maurice J. McDonough High School

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Maurice J. McDonough High School
Address
7165 Marshall Corner Road
Pomfret, Maryland 20675
Coordinates 38°33′9″N 77°2′9″W / 38.55250°N 77.03583°W / 38.55250; -77.03583Coordinates: 38°33′9″N 77°2′9″W / 38.55250°N 77.03583°W / 38.55250; -77.03583
Information
School type Public, secondary school
Motto Docere Cognoscere et Excellere (To Teach, To Learn, To Excel)
Founded 1977
School district Charles County Public Schools
Principal Mr. Steven Roberts
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,326[1]
Language English
Campus Rural
Color(s) Purple, Orange and White
Athletics conference Southern Maryland Athletic Conference
Mascot Rams
Newspaper The Rampage
Website

Maurice J. McDonough High School is a high school or secondary school in Maryland and is run through the Charles County Public Schools system. It has approximately 1,230 students and 80 employees.

The school, built in 1976,[2] is named for Maurice James McDonough, who was an early educator in Charles County, Maryland.[3]

Sports[edit]

3A State football champions in 1983, 1985, 1990, coached by Larry Johnson, Sr.[citation needed]

McDonough won a 3A state golf title in 2004,[citation needed] was the 2A football runner-up in 2006,[citation needed] 2A softball runner-up in 2008,[citation needed] and 2A softball State Champions in 2009.[citation needed]

Former Principal Jervie Petty announced in 2009 that the official school anthem would be "Purple Rain" by Prince, in honor of the school's purple colors.[citation needed]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Schools & Centers". Charles County Public Schools. Retrieved 2007-12-22. 
  2. ^ "About Us". Charles County Board of Education. Retrieved 2007-11-01. 
  3. ^ "What's in a name?". Charles County Board of Education. Retrieved 2007-11-01. 

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