What do you get when you add an alumnus who grew up on Anaheim High’s athletic fields with access to Grade A exercise and training equipment? Happily, for AHS, the answer is a new fitness center, a first for the Colony campus.
Three semi-trucks filled with state-of-the art weight room, training … [Read More...]
Anaheim Colonists celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the historic 1956 CIF Championship game - ranked #6 of the top 100 events in CIF's last 100 years - by inviting former players back to the campus on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.
The players were feted by the Varsity Football Team and fans who … [Read More...]
It is considered the biggest high school football game in California history – the legendary 1956 CIF championship game between Anaheim and Downey High Schools. The game has never been matched in terms of local interest, young idols, and a record-setting crowd. Sixty years later, the game that ended … [Read More...]
Life’s been one big adventure for Anaheim High’s Class of ’61 graduate Tom Nabbe. The fun really started when his family moved to Anaheim just down the road from where Disneyland was being built. A 12-year-old red-headed, freckle-faced boy, Nabbe was selling newspapers at Disneyland when he heard that Walt needed someone to play the role […]
“Embracing death gives more meaning to life. Embracing life gives more meaning to death.” Peter Perez has taken on new lives and lifestyles throughout his existence. His first life was that of an immigrant’s son who used his artistic talents to buy a one-way ticket to New York after graduating from one of the country’s best […]
Thank you to the 200-member contigency, including administrators, instructors, staff, students, parents and alumni, that marched in the 92nd Annual Halloween Parade to represent Anaheim High. Here are photos of the event:
It was a Car Show of the most spirited kind when more than 100 cool classics cruised onto the Anaheim High campus, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2016. The Colony gathering included Pep Stage performances by the choir, cheer squad and Anaheim Performing Arts Conservatory students who created a high-energy atmosphere at the 6th annual event headed […]
The Colony community celebrated Homecoming 2016 over Sept. 23 and 24 with several gatherings, including a varsity football game, an on-campus rally and several class reunions. A full stadium of fans cheered as the Colonists defeated the Loara Saxons 28-0 at La Palma Park’s Glover Stadium. A performance by the Anaheim Band and Flags, as […]
With USA athletes earning a record number of medals in the 2016 Summer Olympics, the AHSAA thought it was high time to highlight Anaheim High’s own Olympic athletes. Anaheim High’s legendary swim and water polo coach Jon Urbanchek, himself an Olympic swimmer, is in Rio now as a special assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team, […]
It was a long walk f0r a boy from Anaheim, who used to dive off the garage rafters on to an old couch, to carrying the flag in the ’68 Olympics as co-captain of the Men’s Gymnastics Team in Mexico City. But Class of 1963’s Sid Sowder Freudenstein’s transition to a world champion, from that […]