Brien McMahon High School

Brien McMahon High School
Brien McMahon High School
Home of the Senators
300 Highland Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06854

Type Public
Established 1960
Principal Suzanne Brown Koroshetz
Faculty approx. 89
Enrollment approx. 1,700
Red, white and blue               

Brien McMahon High School is a secondary school located in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. It is named after Brien McMahon, a former United States Senator from Norwalk. The school's mascot is a Senator with the school colors being red, white, and blue. The school's first senior class graduated in 1962. The current principal is Suzanne Brown Koroshetz.

Brien McMahon High School's crosstown rival is Norwalk High School. The two schools compete in an annual Thanksgiving Day football game. The boy's lacrosse team was the Division 2 State Champions in 2000 and Division 1 runner-up in 2005. The football team was state champion in 1994. The girl's lacrosse team was Division 2 State Champion runner-up in 2007. Brien McMahon is a member of the FCIAC athletic conference. The Baseball team was Class LL State Champion runner-up in 2009 and was the FCIAC Central Division Champion in 1998 and 2006.

The Center for Global Studies is a magnet school within Brien McMahon High School. The center is a magnet program for high school students in Fairfield County that want to learn the Arabic Language, Japanese or Chinese culture, or Chinese language/history. Beginning in Fall 2006 a Middle Eastern Studies program was introduced.




On September 29, 2010, the school began its garden project, to convert their center courtyard into a garden for the entire school to use. Volunteers from Pepperidge Farm, the school's National Honor Society, and teachers and students worked hours to begin the garden. The garden will be used for biology classes, cooking classes, and various other classes around the school.[1]


Notable alumni

Notable alumni include:


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Coordinates: 41°5′8″N 73°26′0″W / 41.08556°N 73.433333°W / 41.08556; -73.433333

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