Browse Items (39 total)

  • Subject contains "Wakefield High School (Wakefield, Mass.)"

Date: 1945
Description: "As one of the oldest, if not the oldest, sport at Wakefield High School, boys baseball was originally played on the Common. In 1900, the WHS baseball team won the state title by defeating Lawrence…[More]

Date: 1967
Description: "In 1966, a boys soccer team was formed at WHS which played against Lynnfield, Belmont, Concord, Lexington, and Reading. In its inaugural season, the team posted a 4-7-1 record. The following year,…[More]

Date: 1971
Description: "In 1921, cross country was referred to as 'one of the older sports of the school.' From 1910 to 1921, several runners made their mark in cross country both at the high school and collegiate levels.…[More]

Description: "The early settlers of Reading were men and women of modest means, concerned primarily with the building of modest domiciles for themselves, meeting houses, and sanctuaries where they could worship in…[More]

Date: 1980
Description: "Field hockey at Wakefield High School began in 1926 as an interclass sport, due in part to a short season and weather conditions. In 1930, the Junior Class team was captained by Catherine Nichols.…[More]

Date: 1937
Description: "In late September 1919, 26 prospective players showed up for football practice, the first time since 1905 that Wakefield High School fielded a team. In the course of a week, an epidemic broke out,…[More]

Description: "In 1919, a new sport was introduced at Wakefield High School which enabled girls to 'indulge in the history of competitive athletics.' Through the efforts of the Athletic Association, arrangements…[More]

Date: 1927
Description: "Coached by A. Cheney, with M. Bunker as the faculty manager, the Girls' Basketball Team membership roster included (left to right) A. Sanders, E. White, M. Potter, L. Buckle, Captain M. Humphrey, C.…[More]

Date: 1980
Description: "The first mention of girls' soccer at Wakefield High School was in the 1955 yearbook which noted that the girls played intramural games from September to November. The first girls soccer team was…

Date: 1983
Description: "During the spring of 1953, several enthusiastic girls tried their hand at softball, forming teams of nine with 'catchy' names. Coached by Miss Katherine Nichols, the girls played tournament style…[More]

Date: [1960-1969?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield High School on Main Street at the location of the current Galvin Middle School parking lot. The building was opened in 1923 and was later known as the Atwell…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1920-1929?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield High School on Main Street at the location of the current Galvin Middle School parking lot. The building was opened in 1923 and was later known as the Atwell…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1898]
Description: Postcard shows the High School on Wakefield Common at Lafayette Street. Built in 1871, the building was used for school purposes until 1937, when it was remodeled as part of a WPA project for…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the High School on Wakefield Common at Lafayette Street. Built in 1871, the building was used for school purposes until 1937, when it was remodeled as part of a WPA project for…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the High School on Wakefield Common at Lafayette Street. Built in 1871, the building was used for school purposes until 1937, when it was remodeled as part of a WPA project for…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1906
Description: Postcard shows the High School on Wakefield Common at Lafayette Street. Built in 1871, the building was used for school purposes until 1937, when it was remodeled as part of a WPA project for…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the High School on Wakefield Common at Lafayette Street. Built in 1871, the building was used for school purposes until 1937, when it was remodeled as part of a WPA project for…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the High School on Wakefield Common at Lafayette Street. Built in 1871, the building was used for school purposes until 1937, when it was remodeled as part of a WPA project for…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1920-1929?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield High School on Main Street at the location of the current Galvin Middle School parking lot. The building was opened in 1923 and was later known as the Atwell…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1907
Description: "Wakefield Town Meeting voted on April 3, 1871 to consider building a new high school to replace the South Reading Academy (site of the current Lincoln School) which had outgrown its usefulness. This…[More]