Ramona High School (Ramona, California)

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Ramona High School
Type Public secondary
Principal Dr. Christopher King
Students 2,000
Grades 9–12
Location 1401 Hanson Lane,
Ramona, California, USA
District RCUSD
Campus Suburban
Colors Blue and Black
Mascot The Bulldog
Yearbook El Año Yearbook
Website Ramona High School

Ramona High School (RHS) is located in Ramona, California. Ramona High is a member of the Ramona City Unified School District and serves the communities of Ramona, San Diego Country Estates, and citizens of the surrounding rural area as well as small numbers of people from Santa Ysabel and Julian.

Demographics[edit]

The school is composed of around 2,000 students, with a demographic breakdown of about 35% Hispanic and 65% Caucasian.

Athletics[edit]

The school boasts a successful Varsity sports program which includes: Football, Boys' Water Polo, Girls' Volleyball, Cross Country, Girls' Golf, Girls' Tennis, Girls'Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Wrestling, Boys' Soccer, Girls' Soccer, Girls' Water Polo, Track & Field, Swim & Dive, Cheer & Song, Boys' Volleyball, Boys' Golf, Boys' Tennis, Baseball, Girls' Lacrosse, and Softball. RHS also has a Drama, Choir, Marching Band, and Navy JROTC program.

Band Program[edit]

The school has an award-winning marching band, who go by the name "The Royal Alliance Band and Guard". The current director of the band is Zachary Christy, who has been directing the band since 2014. Under his direction, the band broke their previous record in parade band competition, earning first place at every parade competition. The band was recognized for its many successes in Christy's inaugural year. Previous to Christy, the band was directed Daniel S. James, who held the directorship of the band from 2003 - 2014. The Royal Alliance competes in tournaments/competitions hosted by the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) and the Marching Band Open Series (MBOS) all around Southern California, along with playing pep-tunes and half-time shows for home Varsity football games at the high school. The Royal Alliance has brought home the 1st place championship in MBOS twice. At the end of the fall "marching" season, which is usually mid way though November of the school year, the band transitions into the Ramona High School Symphonic Band. They then participate in festivals hosted by the SCSBOA all around Southern California. They brought home many "Unanimous Superior" ratings at these festivals.

The school's color guard is also known for its outstanding talent. During the 2011 Winter Guard Season, they have brought home three 2nd place trophies,one 3rd place trophy, and 1 first place trophy

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