Oakmont Regional High School

Oakmont Regional High School is a public high school in New England, located in Ashburnham, Massachusetts. Its students come from both Ashburnham and neighboring Westminster which together comprise the regional School District. The building itself is in both Ashburnham and Westminster (majority Westminster) as the town line runs through the school. The superintendent of the district is Dr. Gary F. Mazzola. These towns, located in North Central Massachusetts, are considered rural/residential in character and are growth communities.

Oakmont Regional High School
Oakmont Spartan
Location
Ashburnham, MA, United States
Information
TypePublic
Open enrollment[1]
Established1960
School districtAshburnham-Westminster
PrincipalDave Uminski
Faculty51
Enrollment702 (2016-17)[2]
Student to teacher ratio18
Color(s)Green & White          
MascotSpartan
RivalGardner High School (Gardner, MA)
Website

History

A regional school planning board was established by Westminster in 1954 and Ashburnham in 1955. The concept of building Oakmont Regional Junior-Senior High School was proposed by the school faculty in 1957. After receiving town approval, construction was started in January 1959. The new school opened in September 1960 at a cost of $750,000. 2001 Renovation-As a result, by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges visit in 1994 it was determined that after 34 years major renovations were needed. In the summer of 2001 construction began and was completed 26 months later at a cost of $35,561,481.

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ http://www.doe.mass.edu/finance/schoolchoice/choice-status.pdf
  2. ^ "Oakmont Regional High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  3. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx

Coordinates: 42°36′14.48″N 71°55′20.42″W / 42.6040222°N 71.9223389°W

Ashburnham, Massachusetts

Ashburnham is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts. At the 2010 census the town population was 6,081. It is home to Cushing Academy, a private preparatory boarding school.

It contains the census-designated place of South Ashburnham, Massachusetts.

John Griffin (American football)

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List of FieldTurf installations

In 1999 the University of Nebraska–Lincoln installed FieldTurf in Memorial Stadium. In 2006, Nebraska installed new FieldTurf that alternates between two shades of green every five yards. Texas Tech University installed FieldTurf in Jones AT&T Stadium.

Nevada installed FieldTurf at its Mackay Stadium in 2000. The playing surface had been natural grass for 34 seasons.

FieldTurf was installed at Qwest Field (originally Seahawks Stadium) in 2002. The original plans called for a natural grass field at the new stadium, but due to the favorable reactions from players while playing at Husky Stadium, the Seahawks had FieldTurf installed instead.On Tuesday, April 29, 2003, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority announced that it had selected FieldTurf as the new surface for the Georgia Dome, replacing the AstroTurf surface in use at the Dome since its inception in 1992.Washington State University installed FieldTurf at its Martin Stadium in 2000. The University of Oregon installed NexTurf in Autzen Stadium in 2001 but the surface did not perform as expected and during remodeling in 2002 it was removed and replaced with FieldTurf. The University of Utah installed FieldTurf in 2002 and replaced it in 2009. Colorado State installed FieldTurf at its Hughes Stadium in 2006. The playing surface had been natural grass for 38 seasons.

The New England Patriots installed FieldTurf midway into the 2006 NFL season. The installation was made during a week when the team was on the road.

In 2004, Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey installed FieldTurf where the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team plays. In 2007, the Saskatchewan Roughriders, a Canadian Football League (CFL) team, installed FieldTurf in Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field. In April 2008, FieldTurf was installed at the new baseball stadium of Calvert Hall High School in Towson, Maryland, designed by Baltimore Orioles baseball great Cal Ripken.

List of high schools in Massachusetts

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Watertown High School (Massachusetts)

Watertown High School is the local high school for Watertown, Massachusetts. It has a diverse student population of just under 700 with a high concentration of ethnic Armenians. The school is home to the Watertown Raiders, who are best known for their varsity field hockey and boys' basketball programs. Watertown's colors are black and red.

Westminster, Massachusetts

Westminster is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, in the United States. At the 2010 census, the town population was 7,277.

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