Anaheim High Hall of Famer Arwin “Bud” Mahoney - AUHS Class of 1941, died July 1, 2016 at Marion Hospital, Santa Maria, CA.
He is survived by his wife Lucille “Lu”; sons, Michael Mahoney, AHS ’65, and Patrick Mahoney, AHS ’69.
He has four grandchildren; Sean Mahoney, Casey Mahoney, Matthew … [Read More...]
Good friends, fond memories and a love for "Old AU" were all part of the mix at the AHS Alumni Association Membership Drive Mixer held June 14 (Flag Day) at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim.
Thanks to the generosity of AHS alumni, family and friends, the AHSAA has donated more than $100,000 to Anaheim … [Read More...]
Anaheim High Hall of Famer Howard Eugene "Gene" Menges (pronounced Meng-guess) died June 6 in San Jose at age 90 due to natural causes according to his son, Gregg Menges.
June 6 would be a significant date in his life. He graduated from Anaheim High that day in 1944, which was D-Day for the … [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 […]