Anaheim High's Track and Field Team finished the season undefeated and one athlete set two new school records.
Paul Magana broke his own school record in the triple jump by 5 inches when he jumped 45 feet, 10.25 inches at the Orange County Track and Field Championships held April 23, 2016 at … [Read More...]
Happy 102nd birthday to AUHS Class of 1932 graduate Elmer Thill! He celebrated his 102nd on April 19, 2016.
Thill is truly a treasured “Vintage Colonist.” Still true to his school, he has attended several AHSAA mixers, Alumni Breakfasts and has marched with his alma mater in the annual City of … [Read More...]
Like many men from his era, 78-year-old Del Drake loves cars and sports, especially Fords and baseball. Of course, the vehicles he was driving while attending Anaheim High are now considered classics, and baseball has evolved from a game played with informal rules using improvised equipment to a big … [Read More...]
When AHS alumni history teacher Alex Lamb from Class of 1967 learned there was an Anaheim graduate who served in WWII living just blocks from the school, he immediately contacted the AHSAA to arrange a speaking date for his students who were studying the Battle of the Bulge. Robert Fischle from AUHS Class of 1941 accepted […]
Two long-time educators, Louise (Hitt) Booth and Minard Duncan were inducted into the Anaheim High Hall of Fame during a reception held Friday, March 4, at the AHS Library as part of a Read Across America “Celebration of Anaheim High Authors & Colony Inspired Literacy.” Booth, a English, drama and speech teacher at Anaheim High for two decades, was a […]
The AHS Alumni Association’s 7th Annual AHSAA Golf Classic, Dinner and Auction was a textbook example of a spirited Colonist gathering filled with pride and tradition. From student volunteers, to teachers, alumni, friends and family, all reunited to spend a day designed to raise scholarship funds, as well as celebrate Colonist comradery. The AHSAA scholarship […]
The 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl is providentially turning the spot light on Anaheim High for the role the school’s Drill Team played in the first Super Bowl, as well as for having three graduates who coached and played in five Super Bowls, placing AHS on the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll. The […]
A HISTORY OF ANAHEIM (UNION) HIGH SCHOOL Pride of the Colony – Built on Tradition Anaheim High School, first established in 1898, is the oldest of nine comprehensive high schools in the Anaheim Union HighSchool District. It is the third oldest high school in Orange County, behind Santa Ana (1889) and Fullerton Union High School (1893). School […]
A series of happy coincidences has led to the recovery of a treasure trove of Colonist memorabilia, including items belonging to legendary Anaheim High football coach Clare Van Hoorebeke. These highly prized relics will be displayed for the first time in nearly 20 years at the Feb. 15 AHSAA 7th Annual Golf Classic, Dinner and […]
California’s legendary car culture, along with Anaheim High’s famous spirit, pride and tradition, were celebrated at the AHS Alumni Association’s 5th Annual Colony Classic Car Show. The Oct. 17, 2015 event attracted more than 100 cars that were parked throughout the campus. Headed by Chairman Clint Stark ’59, the event was a family affair that involved […]