Arlington High School (Riverside, California)

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Arlington High School
Address
2951 Jackson Street
Riverside, California, Riverside County, 92503
United States
Coordinates 33°54′50″N 117°25′43″W / 33.91395°N 117.428688°W / 33.91395; -117.428688Coordinates: 33°54′50″N 117°25′43″W / 33.91395°N 117.428688°W / 33.91395; -117.428688
Information
Type Public
School district Riverside Unified School District
Principal Betsy Schmechel
Grades 9–12[1]
Number of students 2185[2][3]
Color(s) Maroon and gold   
Athletics conference CIF Southern Section
Mascot Lion
Newspaper 'The Mane Thing'
Yearbook Simba Kali
Website

Arlington High School is a public high school in Riverside, California, United States.

History[edit]

Founded in 1973, Arlington is one of 5 comprehensive high schools in Riverside Unified School District. The first graduating class at Arlington was the Class of 1975.

Sports[edit]

Football – 1973 (with no seniors on the team) won 1st round CIF playoff game vs Big Bear

State championships[edit]

  • Baseball – 1999

CIF Southern Section champion[edit]

  • Baseball – 1999, 2002, 2004[4]
  • Football – 1981, 1990
  • Water Polo – 1998
  • Girls Water Polo – 2010
  • Girls Tennis – 2008, 2009
  • Boys Tennis – 2010, 2011, 2012

CIF Southern Section Divisional Place Winners[edit]

Boys Swimming

  • BUTTERFLY – 100 YARDS
    • 1979 1st place 2-A Tom Hobbs, Arlington 52.46

Girls Swimming

  • FREESTYLE – 50 YARDS
    • 1983 1st place 3-A Heidi Planter, Arlington 24.22
  • BUTTERFLY – 100 YARDS
    • 1985 1st place 3-A Marla Bessegger, Arlington 57.23
  • BREASTSTROKE – 100 YARDS
    • 1983 1st place 3-A Heidi Planter, Arlington 1:07.12

Boys Track and Field

  • HIGH JUMP
    • 1980 1st place 3-A Chris Harper, Arlington 6-08
  • LONG JUMP
    • 1980 1st place 3-A Chris Harper, Arlington 24-03.50

Girls Track and Field

  • SHOT PUT
    • 1984 1st place 2-A Pam Alexander, Arlington 44-04.25

Boys Wrestling

  • 1981 Steve Bottini 3rd place 135
  • 1982 Sonny Ciprion 3rd place 103
  • 1985 Ron Main 4th place 185
  • 1993 Jason Tupper 1st place 119
  • 1996 Brandon Quaid 5th Place 160
  • 1999 Mike Werner 6th place 275
  • 1999 Russell Clark 4th place 160
  • 2000 Richard Ybarra 6th place 103
  • 2000 Mike Werner 2nd place 275
  • 2000 Allan Gutscher 1st place 135
  • 2001 Allan Gutscher 6th place 135
  • 2002 Allan Gutscher 4th place 135
  • 2003 Jon Castillo 3rd place 189
  • 2004 Chris Luna 6th place 215
  • 2006 Brandon Helm 1st place 135
  • 2007 Alex Suarez 4th place 275
  • 2007 Brandon Helm 1st place 140
  • 2008 David Skane 1st Place 189
  • 2008 Phillip Tobin 1st place 215 "Upper Weight Most Valuable Wrestler"
  • 2009 Jacob Rock 6th place 171
  • 2011 Billy Cezeski 5th place 152
  • 2011 Michael Nicolas 2nd place 103
  • 2012 Darin Pazmino 2nd place 160
  • 2012 Ryon Schafer 5th place 120
  • 2012 Michael Behnke 3rd place 138
  • 2013 Miko Flores 3rd place 115

Girls Wrestling

  • 2010 Erin Leach 2nd Place 103
  • 2011 Larissa Chavez 5th place 126

CIF Southern Section Masters Place Winners[edit]

Boys Wrestling

  • 1985 – Ron Main 5th place 185
  • 1999 – Mike Werner 6th place 275
  • 2000 – Mike Werner 4th place 275
  • 2012 – Michael Behnke 6th place 138

CIF State Place Winners[edit]

Girls Track and Field

  • SHOT PUT
    • 1984 1st place Pam Alexander, Arlington 44-04.25

Girls Wrestling

  • 2010 Erin Leach 5th place 103

Activities[edit]

Mock Trial[edit]

Arlington students won the National High School Mock Trial Championship in 1994.

Envirothon champions[edit]

  • Envirothon:[5] 2003,[6] 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps[edit]

Award winning corps of cadets learning Integrity, Service, and Excellence from retired Air Force personnel.

Choir Program[edit]

Arlington High School has a renown choral program and is Directed by Kelli Dower. There are 5 different choir's at Arlington: Men's Concert Choir, Women's Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Show Choir, and Chamber Singers. The top choir being the Chamber Singers. The choir itself has a rich history and is extremely active within the community. Including participating in the Annual Disneyland Candle Light Ceremony. With an exception of maybe 2 or 3 years, they have participated every year since 1985.

Golden Pride Marching Band and Color Guard[edit]

https://m.facebook.com/ahsgoldenpride

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]