Bourne High School

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Bourne High School
Bourne High School, Bourne MA.jpg
75 Waterhouse Rd.,
Bourne, MA 02532
Open enrollment[1]
PrincipalMs. Amy Cetner
Enrollment451 (2018-19)[2]
Color(s)Purple & White          
RivalsWareham, Old Rochester, Sandwich
NewspaperBourne High School Dispatch
Map of Massachusetts towns with Bourne highlighted

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


Bourne High School is located about 1 mile west of the famous Bourne Bridge and "Cape Cod" topiary at the Bourne Bridge rotary that welcomes people crossing the Cape Cod Canal. Bourne High School's mascot is the Canalman and the school colors are Purple and White.


Bourne is known for its strong boys' hockey teams which have won and participated in multiple state championship games. They play their home games at the John Gallo Arena, which hosts many of the state's post-season high school hockey games.

Hockey Accomplishments

  • State Champions - 2004
  • State Finalists - 1990, 2003
  • EMass Regional Champions - 1990, 2003, 2004

Also notable is the girls' Volleyball team, who won state championships in 2000, 2004, and 2018.

The football team went undefeated in the regular season in 1965, 1980, 2004, and 2011. In 2011, they won the Division 3A State Championship for the first time in the school's history and had the teams only perfect season.

Bourne high school also offers programs such as Football, Field Hockey, Cross Country, Soccer, Basketball, Winter track, Lacrosse, Spring Track, Softball, and Baseball.

The boys lacrosse team is coached by none other than Timothy “Scally Cap” Crowley. He is one of the most well respected men on the cape, coaching one of the best D3 teams in MA. The boys pulled out a 10-0 record in the SCC during the 2018 season, winning the division title.

School song[edit]

The school song was written by the author of "God bless America" and speaks of "Elm trees tall, soft shadows fall" but that was the old school building (before 1964) with the Elm trees.

Coordinates: 41°44′19″N 70°35′27″W / 41.7385°N 70.5908°W / 41.7385; -70.5908


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  2. ^ "Bourne High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  3. ^ "SAT Performance Report - School and District Profiles: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education". September 20, 2018. Retrieved December 6, 2018.