Plymouth South High School

Plymouth South High School, also known as Plymouth South, or PSHS, is a public high school located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Its students are residents of the town of Plymouth. Plymouth South is one of two high schools in Plymouth, the other being Plymouth North High School. Plymouth South is located near the Long Pond neighborhood of Plymouth, west of Route 3 and The Pinehills development, and also adjacent to nearby Myles Standish State Forest, which is the biggest publicly owned recreation area in the South Shore region of Massachusetts, and also one of the biggest in the state. The school colors are Black, Teal and White and the school's teams are the Panthers.

Plymouth South High School
490 Long Pond Rd

United States
TypePublic Secondary
Established1988 (Old Plymouth South) 2017 (New Plymouth South)
School districtPlymouth Public Schools
PrincipalJames Hanna[1]
Enrollment1,017 (2015-16)[2]
Color(s)Black and Teal          
Athletics conferenceMIAA - Division 2
Team namePanthers


Plymouth South High School was opened in 1988, the same year the Plymouth-Carver School District was dissolved into the separate Carver and Plymouth school districts. Plymouth-Carver High School became Plymouth North High School after the district separation of Plymouth and Carver. Prior to its opening, Plymouth North High School (then known as Plymouth-Carver High School) had served as the sole high school for the towns of Plymouth and Carver. In the fall of 2017, a new building for the high school built behind the existing school opened replacing the old Plymouth South which was demolished in the Summer of 2017.


Plymouth South offers a wide range of interscholastic sports at the school for all the students. The school teams are the Panthers, and their school colors are Black, White & Teal. Plymouth South competes at the Division 1 & 2 level of competition in athletics and is a part of the Patriot League. The Patriot League consists of schools mainly in the South Shore region of Massachusetts. The 6 schools that make up the Patriot League are Pembroke High School, Middleborough High School, Scituate High School (Massachusetts), North Quincy High School, Plymouth South High School, and Hanover High School. The wrestling programs has won 11 League Championships, and has made several runs to the Division 1 State Championship since the programs inception, most recently in 2007.

The football team also won its first Atlantic Coast League Championship in 2012. They defeated the previously undefeated Nauset 13–12. This win clinched their first ever berth in the MIAA State Playoffs. In 2013, the football team once again won the ACL and made it to the State Championship game, where they lost 42-14 to Tewksbury.

In 2018, the boys hockey team won their first state championship with a 4-3 victory over Stoneham High School.

Sports offered

See also


  1. ^ "Staff Directory". Plymouth Public High Schools. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2018.. Subpage accessed from Staff Directory / Staff Directory
  2. ^ "Plymouth South High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 10, 2019.

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Coordinates: 41°52′58″N 70°37′00″W / 41.8827°N 70.6166°W

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Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plymouth (; historically known as Plimouth and Plimoth) is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The town holds a place of great prominence in American history, folklore, and culture, and is known as "America's Hometown." Plymouth was the site of the colony founded in 1620 by the Mayflower Pilgrims, where New England was first established. It is the oldest municipality in New England and one of the oldest in the United States. The town has served as the location of several prominent events, one of the more notable being the First Thanksgiving feast. Plymouth served as the capital of Plymouth Colony from its founding in 1620 until the colony's merger with the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691. It is named after Plymouth, England where the Mayflower set sail for America.

Plymouth is located approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of Boston, Massachusetts in a region known as the South Shore. Throughout the 19th century, the town thrived as a center of rope making, fishing, and shipping, and was home to the Plymouth Cordage Company, formerly the world's largest rope making company. It continues to be an active port, but today its major industry is tourism. The town is served by Plymouth Municipal Airport and contains Pilgrim Hall Museum, the oldest continually operating museum in the United States. It is the largest municipality in Massachusetts by area. The population was 58,271 as of the 2014 U.S. Census. It is one of two county seats of Plymouth County, the other being Brockton.

Plymouth North High School

Plymouth North High School, known informally as Plymouth North or PNHS, is a public high school located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Its students are residents of the town of Plymouth. The school is one of two high schools in Plymouth, the other being Plymouth South High School. Plymouth North is located south of Plymouth Center, and is located adjacent to the Plymouth County Courthouse, the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds, and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. The school colors are Navy Blue, White & Silver and the school mascot is an Eagle.

Plymouth Public Schools

Plymouth Public Schools is a school district that serves Plymouth, Massachusetts. It operates 12 schools, making it one of the largest town school districts in the state.

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