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Mary G. Montgomery High School
Semmes, Alabama
Type Public
Established 1965
School district MCPSS
Superintendent Martha Peek
Principal James Gill
Faculty 100
Enrollment 2,000
Color(s) Columbia Blue & Black
Song Skol, Vikings
Mascot Vikings
Nickname MGM
Information 251.221.3153

Mary Gillen Montgomery High School is located in Semmes, an incorporated suburb of Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Founded in 1965, the school is part of the Mobile County Public School System, and is one of the largest of the county's 18 public high schools. Due to its long official name, the school is affectionately known as "MGM," "Mary G," "Mary Montgomery," or "Montgomery High."

Army JROTC[edit]

The school offers an Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program which emphasizes academics and physical fitness. Program participants compete in rifle and drill competitions.


In the last ten years, the school's enrollment has increased due to an increase in population of the Mobile area, particularly in its western suburbs. In 1998, the school's enrollment was 1,452. Today, that number has grown to almost 1,900 with a faculty of 100.[citation needed]

MGM draws its students primarily from Semmes Middle School, which is one of the largest middle schools in the state of Alabama. The school serves grades 9-12.


MGM is named after Mary Gillen Montgomery. She was a student, teacher, and administrator in the Mobile County Public School System for 51 years. She was associated with MGM for 39 years.[1]


The campus spans a 60-acre (240,000 m2) tract bordering US Highway 98 and Snow Road in west Mobile County, Alabama (Lat. 30.7811° N, Long. 88.2775° W). Facilities include a large football stadium, baseball stadium, gymnasium, field house/athletic center, soccer field, fine arts facilities, and a notable horticulture facility and program.[1]

School uniforms[edit]

Montgomery requires school uniforms. Ninth graders wear black shirts and upperclassmen wear white shirts. Students must wear khaki pants, as of 2014 skorts for girls has been permenatly taken from the schools uniform.[2]

Feeder patterns[edit]

Montgomery students originate from portions of the attendance areas for Scarborough Middle School and Semmes Middle School.

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]


  1. ^ a b "History of MGM". Montgomery.mcs.schoolinsites.com. Retrieved 2007-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Uniform Information". montgomery.mcs.schoolinsites.com. Retrieved 2007-11-29. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°46′52″N 88°16′39″W / 30.78114°N 88.27751°W / 30.78114; -88.27751

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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:56:15 -0700

Mary G. Montgomery High School bid farewell to 436 seniors during a commencement ceremony at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Center at 10 a.m. on May 22. Senior Breakfast was held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 14 at the Riverview Plaza ...


Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:33:45 -0800

He is currently vacationing with friends in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, but responded to his hiring via an email statement. “I am extremely humbled, blessed and excited to be the head football coach at Mary G. Montgomery High School,” Seymore wrote.
East Central Community College News
Sat, 02 May 2015 06:18:41 -0700

The East Central Community College Diamond Warriors led most of the game Friday night, May 1, in Meridian, but a two-run home run by Meridian Community College's Dalton Thomas in the bottom of the eighth inning gave the Eagles a 7-6 win in the first ...
Philadelphia Neshoba Democrat
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:07:30 -0700

Dylan Little of Mary G. Montgomery High School (Semmes, Ala.) and Ben Cooley of South Jones High School also doubled in the game. Matthew Little of Lake High School took the loss in relief, giving up three hits and three runs in three innings of work.


Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:03:45 -0800

Mary G. Montgomery's LaCrores Moffett (20) dtries to come down court d as Baker's Michael Standifer (5) tries to guard him uring their game at Mary G. Montgomery High School Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. (Bill Starling, Correspondent). Bill Starling | AL.com ...


Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:43:56 -0700

MOBILE, Alabama -- The Mary G. Montgomery High School Vikings hosted the Baldwin County High School Tigers on Friday at 7 p.m. for MGM's 50th homecoming game. The Homecoming King, Mr. and Miss Spirit winners, and class float winners were ...
Mon, 19 May 2014 14:45:00 -0700

MOBILE, Alabama --Mary G. Montgomery High School held its commencement for 418 graduates at 3 p.m. on Monday, May 19, at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Center. Valedictorian Donald Lee Knapp, son of Donald and Patricia Knapp, and ...
al.com (blog)
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:22:09 -0800

SEMMES, Ala.-- An anonymous tip led to the search and seizure of a weapon at Mary G. Montgomery High School on Wednesday according to Mobile County Schools spokesperson Nancy Pierce. "It was a tenth grader with a .32 semi-automatic weapon," ...

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