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1976 40th reunion

September 8, 2016 by Lina Sanfilippo Fratto (Register to contact)

Please spread the word on our reunion. We would like it to be one of the best yet. Find more info on FB BHS reunion page. October 15th 2016 Sons of Italy Hall in Quincy

my lab is open to accepting high school and undergraduate interns interested in biomedical research

September 12, 2015 by Sheila Collins (Register to contact)

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please go to http://www.*****/****and search on the faculty page for Sheila Collins.

BHS Football Fundraiser

August 23, 2011 by Christine Verbitzki (Register to contact)

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1st Annual Friends of BHS Football Golf Tournament

Are you ready for some FOOTBAL...or Golf?

Please consider getting together a team with your favorite BHS golf buddies and spend the day with our football family. Don't wait to contact us to secure your spot in the lineup.

Please support our BHS TEAM by bringing your TEAM to participate in a fun day of golf at our

1st Annual Friends of BHS Football Golf Tournament

WHERE: At Ponkapoag Golf Course Canton Mass
WHEN: Thursday, September 1st, 2011
TIME: 730 AM Shotgun Start
FEE: $ 100 per player includes fees, cart and lunch!!!

For Tickets contact Kerri Luisi at (781) 492-XXXX or email *****
All proceeds benefit the Braintree HS Football Program.

Athletic Association Golf Tournament

July 7, 2009 by Michael Denise (Register to contact)

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10th Annual BHS Athletic Association Golf Tournament

On Monday, July 13, 2009, The Braintree High School Athletic Association is hosting its annual golf tournament at The Braintree Municipal Golf Course to benefit the interscholastic athletic programs at Braintree High School. We invite you to participate as a player, tournament or hole sponsor, or supporter to help us maintain the high quality sports programs for our student athletes.

For more information about the tournament and an application, please visit http://www.*****/**** You may also contact Michael Denise at (781) 848-XXXX x2124 or John Collier at (781) 843-XXXX .

Braintree High School News From Around The Web

Braintree High School Hosting Prom Season Safety Night  Braintree, MA Patch

Braintree High Hosting Prom Season Safety Night - Braintree, MA - Jennifer Rowe, the Norfolk assistant district attorney will explain consequences students and ...

Braintree High choral director dies - News  The Patriot Ledger

BRAINTREE − Longtime Braintree High School choral director Rachel Hallenbeck has died, school officials announced.In an email to families of the school's ...

Prom safety program at Braintree High - News  The Patriot Ledger

A program on prom season safety will be held Thursday night at Braintree High School.

Braintree schools see enrollment growth, increased diversity  Wicked Local

Braintree Public Schools have seen its enrollment swell dramatically and its demographics shift toward greater diversity over the past two decades.Since 2002 ...

Braintree High's longtime choral director dies unexpectedly - News - Braintree Forum - Braintree, MA  Wicked Local

Rachel Hallenbeck, who served as the choral director at Braintree High School for almost 30 years, died unexpectedly last week.Dr. Christopher Scully, the ...

Braintree High to host prom safety event - News - Braintree Forum - Braintree, MA  Wicked Local

Teens and their parents can learn about staying safe on prom night at Braintree High School on Thursday.

Braintree middle school projects progressing - News  The Patriot Ledger

The school committee received an update on plans to build an new middle school and work to expand and renovate another. BRAINTREE − Plans for a new ...

Obituary: Braintree Music Teacher Rachel Hallenbeck, 53  Braintree, MA Patch

Obituary: Rachel Hallenbeck, 53 - Braintree, MA - Braintree Music Teacher Rachel Hallenbeck, 53, died on May 3, 2019.

US News Best High Schools 2019: Braintree School Makes List  Braintree, MA Patch

Braintree School Makes Elite US News List - Braintree, MA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how Braintree ...

Long-time Braintree Youth Baseball coach honored  Wicked Local

A beloved local baseball coach will now be permanently honored at a baseball diamond where he spent countless hours coaching and mentoring.George ...

Braintree Honoring Four With Community Inclusion Awards  Braintree, MA Patch

Braintree Honoring Four With Inclusion Awards - Braintree, MA - Braintree is honoring a family and three other community members for their efforts including ...

Braintree sports complex deadline extended - News  The Patriot Ledger

Mayor Joseph Sullivan has given the town's partner in the development of the Petersen pool and rink complex three more days to secure financing. BRAINTREE ...

Brendan T. Maguire of Braintree, at 29  Boston Herald

Brendan T. Maguire of Braintree died Saturday. He was 29. Mr. Maguire was a devoted husband, son, brother, son-in-law, cousin, nephew and friend to many.

Braintree Town Council Honors Girls Basketball State Champs  Braintree, MA Patch

Braintree Honors Girls Basketball State Champs - Braintree, MA - The ceremony was especially special for Town Councilor David Ringius, who coached the ...

Record turnout for Braintree Beautification Day  Wicked Local

About 150 people pitched in to clean up areas of town as part of the 12th annual Braintree Beautification Day Saturday morning."It was a very successful day," ...

KELSEY IRVING, Braintree: Headline was insensitive - Opinion  The Patriot Ledger

To the editor:The beloved chorus teacher of Braintree High school, Rachel Hallenback, deserves a better headline than "Braintree chorus teacher dead.

VIDEO: Rodent spotted in Braintree High School cafe, no signs of larger problem  Boston 25 News

A rodent sighting at Braintree High School appears to have been an “isolated” incident, Braintree Public Schools Superintendent Frank Hackett told Boston 25 ...

Wicked Local Player of the Week results - Sports - Braintree Forum - Braintree, MA  Wicked Local

Your votes are in and the Wicked Local High School Players of the Week have been selected.Marshfield's T Joyce, Algonquin's Sophie Scearbo, Weymouth's ...

Photos: Mr. BHS competition at Braintree High  Wicked Local Braintree

David Vannelli gets high fives from the audience while walking the catwalk during the casual wear portion of the Mr. BHS competition at Braintree High School ...

ALL-SCHOLASTICS: Girls basketball  The Patriot Ledger

Meet our All-Scholastic girls basketball team for the winter of 2018-2019.

Saturday Braintree High graduation to stay - News - Braintree Forum - Braintree, MA  Wicked Local

BRAINTREE − The date for this Braintree High School graduation will remain Saturday June 1, as school officials have ruled out a proposal to shift the ceremony ...

MCAS 2018: How Did Braintree High School Do?  Braintree, MA Patch

For the last time, the results of the 10th grade "legacy" exam are in. They'll switch to the "next-generation" exam in 2019. By Daniel Libon, Patch Staff | Sep 27, ...

Photos: GALLERY: Braintree High dancers rise to the top  Wicked Local Braintree

Braintree High School competed in the 2019 Winter Dance State Tournament at Weymouth High School on Tuesday, March 5, winning the state title in the All ...

Hazardous Chemicals Being Disposed At Braintree High School  Braintree, MA Patch

Hazardous Chemicals Being Disposed: Braintree High - Braintree, MA - Although the chemical is common in acne medication and other cosmetics, larger ...

Braintree High senior Mike Summers shines in season finale spotlight  Wicked Local

Braintree has always had one of the top hockey programs in the state - starting with an expansive youth program and all the up to the Braintree High School ...

Plans for new Braintree school move forward - News  The Patriot Ledger

The state school building authority has authorized detailed designs for a new South Middle School in Braintree.

Braintree committee favors a new South Middle School  The Patriot Ledger

The school committee has voted to recommend to state officials building a new South Middle School.

Braintree High service club has teens helping other teens  The Patriot Ledger

QUINCY – For Noreen Plabutong, a first-generation American and Quincy High school graduate, travel has always been on the brain. The Emerson College ...

99 Braintree High Seniors Awarded Scholarships For MCAS Scores  Braintree, MA Patch

99 Braintree High Seniors Awarded Scholarships - Braintree, MA - The scholarships are awarded based on students' scores on the MCAS test.

PATRIOTS: Braintree High product Lynch heads to Foxboro with Chargers  Wicked Local

Dave Flynn, the school's former head football coach, says he knew Addison Lynch had a bright future ahead of him when he was at Braintree High. Lynch is an ...

Photos: Class of 2018 graduates from Braintree High School  Wicked Local Braintree

Braintree High School graduated 420 students with the Class of 2018 at Alumni Stadium on Saturday, June 2, 2018. [Wicked Local Photos/ Bradford Randall].

Braintree High girls relay team sets school record  Wicked Local

The Braintree High School girls varsity 4 X 200 meter relay team, which includes Kathryn Martin (junior), Caroline Carey (sophomore), Mary Kate Higgins ...

H.S. BASEBALL: Braintree will make pitch to return to Super 8  Wicked Local

The goal for the Braintree High School baseball team has always been to qualify for the Super 8 baseball tournament and this season is no exception.Coach ...

Braintree HS Ranked In 2018 Boston Magazine Rankings  Braintree, MA Patch

Braintree HS Down In 2018 Boston Magazine Rankings - Braintree, MA - The top 150 high schools from inside I-495 were ranked in the newest Boston ...

H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bar again set high for Braintree  Wicked Local

Led by returning Ledger All-Scholastic Adriana Timberlake, the Wamps appear poised to make another strong run at a state title.

Braintree basketball team rallies around player hit by car  The Patriot Ledger

BOSTON— Members of the Braintree High School girls basketball team are rallying around a teammate who was injured in a pedestrian accident in Randolph ...

After 55 years, work starts on Braintree pool  The Patriot Ledger

Officials broke ground Wednesday on a sports complex on the Braintree High School campus which will include the Petersen Pool.

After Outcry, Braintree Keeps High School Football Game On Thanksgiving Morning  CBS Boston

BRAINTREE (CBS) – Extreme temperatures are forcing some high schools to move their annual Thanksgiving Day games and not everyone is happy about it.

Division 1 girls basketball: Braintree rallies  Boston Herald

Late in the fourth quarter and facing what seemed like an insurmountable double-digit deficit, Braintree remained poised. Shots weren't falling in a defensive ...

New contractor for Braintree sports complex - News  The Patriot Ledger

A change of contractor has delayed the start of the construction of a sports complex at Braintree High School, Mayor Joseph Sullivan said.

South Shore Best Buddies break down barriers  Wicked Local

A collection of clubs at local high schools are bridging the gap between special and general education students.

Strong showing for Braintree wrestlers in South Sectional  Wicked Local

Coach Marty Dundon's Braintree High grapplers registered a solid performance at the Div. 1 South Sectional Wrestling Tournament on Feb. 8 at Brockton High.

Stoughton students to attend SEMSBA Junior Festival - News - Stoughton Journal - Stoughton, MA  Wicked Local

Several students from O'Donnell Middle School and Stoughton High School will attend the Southeastern Massachusetts School Bandmasters Association Junior ...

Billy Silvia a big hit for Braintree football  Boston Herald

BRAINTREE — Stuck in a log jam at running back as a sophomore, Billy Silvia needed to make an impact elsewhere if he was going to see the field for Braintree ...

Braintree High School seniors earn high marks from police  Wicked Local Braintree

Police thanked the Braintree High School Class of 2018 their maturity after the annual senior car parade from Sunset Lake to Braintree High finished without ...

Photos: Back in the day with Braintree High football  Wicked Local Braintree

Braintree's Dennis Crowe celebrates a fumble recovery during a game against Milton on Nov. 28, 1998. [2/19]. Braintree's Tim Sweeney is given a lift by ...

H.S. Girls Basketball: Braintree prepares to defend State Championship  Wicked Local

Another basketball season is right around the corner and once again Braintree High School's girls basketball team is the talk of the town.Under the direction of ...

Taunton assistant superintendent appointed headmaster at Braintree High School  Taunton Daily Gazette

BRAINTREE — Christopher Scully, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction at Taunton Public Schools, has been appointed to become ...

Silvia helps Braintree roll past Milton  Boston Herald

BRAINTREE — The drama surrounding the date and time of the Milton-Braintree didn't affect the Wamps one iota. Braintree's Billy Silvia was in no way ...

Braintree High School Renovation In The Works  Braintree, MA Patch

Braintree High School Renovation In The Works - Braintree, MA - The school committee and town council signed off on a statement of interest to be submitted to ...

Former Braintree Football Standout Hired As NFL Coach  Braintree, MA Patch

Former Braintree Football Standout Hired For NFL - Braintree, MA - Jim Turner was a two-way standout for the Wamps and then an assistant coach for the high ...

Braintree teams look good in openers  Wicked Local

The winter sports season opened last week with a number of Braintree High School varsity squads starting the season with impressive wins.All eyes were on ...

H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL: Braintree rebounds from first loss  The Patriot Ledger

Adriana Timberlake (19 points) and Jeniyah Jones (18 points) led the Wamps to a big win Wednesday night over Rhode Island power La Salle Academy.

Braintree Among 60 Best Public High Schools In MA: 2019 Rankings  Braintree, MA Patch

BRAINTREE, MA — Massachusetts is known for its stellar school system and routinely ranks near the very top of the best-educated states in the country.

Braintree crowned South champs again - Sports  The Patriot Ledger

The Wamps defeated Needham, 50-34, in Friday's Div. 1 South title game at Taunton High.

Taunton educator choice for Braintree High headmaster  The Patriot Ledger

Taunton Assistant School Superintendent Christopher Scully is the choice to become the new Braintree High School headmaster.

H.S. Girls Hockey: Braintrees Abby Holland a coachs dream  Wicked Local

Braintree High School's girls hockey squad is flying high after defeating Walpole 3-1 on Saturday, Feb. 2.The Wamps' win over the upset-minded Rebels ...

Police defend 'Thin Blue Line' flag - News - Braintree Forum - Braintree, MA  Wicked Local Braintree

The Braintree Police Department is defending the use of the "Thin Blue Line" American flag."Ask any police officer what they feel when they see this flag.

Joseph Sullivan, Braintree's first and only mayor, will not run again  The Patriot Ledger

“It's a very personal decision. It is not a political decision. Being mayor is a way of life and a full effort every day.” BRAINTREE − Joseph Sullivan, Braintree's first ...

H.S. FOOTBALL: Braintree has ingredients for special season  Wicked Local

The Braintree High School football team is something special this season, and it has not gone unnoticed. “This team is talented, coachable, and extremely ...

H.S. LACROSSE: New coach will lead Braintree girls' program  Wicked Local

There is quite a buzz surrounding the Braintree girls' lacrosse program this season.After a 10-year stint in which the program was one of the elite in the area, ...

Photos: Class of 2018 makes memories at BHS Senior Prom  Wicked Local Braintree

Hundreds of seniors arrived at Braintree High School on Wednesday afternoon to board school buses that took students to Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, ...

2018 Braintree Day And 4th Of July Parade Guide  Braintree, MA Patch

BRAINTREE, MA — The biggest party in Braintree takes place this weekend. The annual Braintree Day/4th of July celebration is slated for Saturday. The day will ...

Braintree graduates celebrate diversity in class  The Patriot Ledger

BRAINTREE — In her speech to her fellow graduates, Braintree High School student council president Meghan Murphy told them to look not just at their shared ...

Braintree Residents Protest Zoning Change Proposal  Braintree, MA Patch

Braintree Residents Protest Zoning Change Proposal - Braintree, MA - Dozens of Braintree residents objected to a new zoning proposal over concerns it would ...

Petersen Pool groundbreaking was Braintree highlight of the year  The Patriot Ledger

The pool is part of a new sports complex planned for the Braintree High School campus.

Braintree High School accreditation renewed - News  The Patriot Ledger

The accreditation of Braintree High School has been renewed with a warning.

HS Field Hockey: Braintree races to 3-0 start  Wicked Local

Braintree High School's field hockey team is off to a red hot start. The Wamps, under new coach Erika Shinney, has peeled off three straight wins outscoring the ...

Braintree, Springfield Central ready for Round 3 at state finals  The Patriot Ledger

The Wamps will play the Golden Eagles in the Div. 1 state championship game for a third straight season. Tip-off is set for 2:15 p.m. Saturday at Holy Cross.

H.S. Wrestling: Braintree ready to grab some headlines  Wicked Local

In the winter, the buzz on Braintree High School's campus usually centers on the basketball and hockey teams.This year things could be a lot different as Coach ...

Petersen Pool Groundbreaking Set For August  Braintree, MA Patch

Petersen Pool Groundbreaking Set For August - Braintree, MA - The pool and rinks are expected to be ready for use by fall 2019.

Braintrees Billy Silvia caps record-breaking career in style  Wicked Local

Braintree High School's Billy Silvia put a huge punctuation mark on an outstanding high school football career in leading the Wamps to a decisive 35-21 ...

Construction work well underway at Braintree's East Middle School  The Patriot Ledger

A groundbreaking ceremony Friday celebrated the start of the $83.1 million expansion and renovation project at Braintree's East Middle School.

Photos: Images that defined 2018 in Braintree - Braintree Forum - Braintree, MA  Wicked Local Braintree

Many came to Five Corners on Friday, July 20, 2018, to witness the funeral procession of Sgt. Michael Chesna of the Weymouth Police Department, who was ...

Braintree Councilors Hosting Community Meeting To Discuss Zoning  Braintree, MA Patch

Braintree Councilors Holding Zoning Public Meeting - Braintree, MA - Town Councilors David Ringius and Sean Powers are hosting the meeting to give ...

Football players, spectators brave the elements for Braintree holiday tradition  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BRAINTREE, MA (WHDH) - Despite frigid temperatures and sub-zero wind chills, Braintree's football team turned on the heat in the team's final game of the ...

Braintree High coach Kristen McDonnell hosts Hoopnation Basketball Camp  Wicked Local

More than 100 campers from fourth grade to high school had a blast at Braintree High School girls basketball coach Kristen Mcdonnell's Hoopnation Summer ...

Braintrees Maddie Dube a big hit on and off the volleyball court  Wicked Local

Braintree High's Maddie Dube defies the current description of a multi-sport, student/athlete – at least by Braintree High School standards.After having played ...

ALL-SCHOLASTICS: Girls hockey  The Patriot Ledger

Meet our All-Scholastic girls hockey team for the winter of 2018-2019.

Braintree set to break ground on Petersen pool Oct. 10  The Patriot Ledger

BRAINTREE — After 50 years of debate over what should be done with a $65000 gift to the town, Braintree will finally break ground on the Petersen Pool and ...

Taunton Educator Tabbed As New Braintree HS Headmaster  Braintree, MA Patch

Taunton Educator Tabbed As New BHS Headmaster - Braintree, MA - The Braintree School Committee voted Monday to allow Superintendent Frank Hackett to ...

H.S. FOOTBALL: Silvia leads Braintree past Weymouth  Wicked Local

WEYMOUTH -- T.J. Byrne didn't have to think too hard about why Braintree High School beat his football team, 28-10, on Friday night. "Special teams and ...

H.S. Boys Hockey: Braintree learns hard lesson in loss to Duxbury  Wicked Local

The Braintree High School boys hockey team started the season about as well as any team could imagine, outscoring opponents 16-1 on the way to a 3-0 record ...

Braintree schools restart search for next BHS principal  Wicked Local Braintree

The search for a new principal at Braintree High School is back on after Superintendent of Schools Frank Hackett announced that the lone candidate being ...

Photos: Braintree High School graduates Class of 2017  Wicked Local Braintree

Students from Braintree High School graduated on June 3, 2017 and celebrated the end of their high school careers in front of teachers, peers, family members ...

H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL: Timberlake’s diverse skill set keys Braintree’s run  The Patriot Ledger

Senior guard Adriana Timberlake scored her 1000th career point earlier this week, but her game is about more than that.

Braintree High girls basketball coach to return after resignation  The Patriot Ledger

Kristen McDonnell resigned this April after a conflict with disgruntled parents. Now, she's coming back. BRAINTREE – After a resignation that led to a regional ...

HS Girls Soccer: Braintree heading into critical stretch  Wicked Local

Braintree High School's girls soccer team is approaching a very critical point in the 2018 regular season.The Wamps currently have a very respectable 3-3 ...

John LeRoy, legendary Braintree High headmaster, dies at 87  The Patriot Ledger

BRAINTREE - If you went to Braintree High School in the 1970s and '80s, you knew John LeRoy. And John LeRoy most likely knew you by name. LeRoy died at ...

Jake Parker, 14, Clemson fan with muscular dystrophy and special bond to the university, dies  Greenville News

Although Jake Parker grew up in Braintree, Massachusetts, nearly 1,000 miles from Howard's Rock, he was a "rabid Clemson Tigers fan," his dad, Giles Parker, ...

ALL-SCHOLASTICS: Players of the year - Sports  The Patriot Ledger

Meet our All-Scholastic players of the year for the winter of 2019.

Braintree schools raising preschool and kindergarten tuition, athletics fees  The Patriot Ledger

BRAINTREE — Preschool tuition will go up in the 2018-2019 school year, after a proposal was approved unanimously at a Monday evening school committee ...

Braintree declares Autism Awareness Month - News  The Patriot Ledger

April will be designated "Autism Awareness Month" in Braintree.

Braintree student wins Order Sons of Italy scholarship  Wicked Local

Recent Braintree High School graduate Dominic Daiute was named the recipient of the 2018 Order Sons of Italy, Braintree Ladies Lodge #1422 Scholarship.

Best High Schools: Where Does Braintree High School Stand?

BRAINTREE, MA — This week, released its 2018 report on Best High Schools in America and Massachusetts. The report breaks down school ...

HS Baseball" Braintree's Jack Collins fires no-hitter  Wicked Local

Braintree High School's Jack Collins is one of the 2018 spring season's top sports story.Collins, a junior at Braintree High School, twirled a no-hitter in the ...

OUR VIEW: Throw Braintrees Wamps in the dustbin of history  Wicked Local Braintree

For nearly 70 years, from the late 1920s to the mid-1990s, the St. Bonaventure Brown Indians competed in NCAA basketball and went to a Final Four behind ...

Braintree Amazon Distribution Center Gets Planning Board Approval  Braintree, MA Patch

Amazon Distribution Center Gets Approved - Braintree, MA - Despite concerns from residents about the added traffic, Amazon has been given the go-ahead for ...

Braintree adds electricity storage - News  The Patriot Ledger

A new energy storage unit will help cut the cost of providing electricity in Braintree.

High school hoops: Looking back on a great season  Boston Herald

The names change but the results remain the same for Braintree. The Wamps continue to add chapters to their dynasty, rolling over a talented Springfield ...

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