Redlands High School

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Redlands High School
Redlands High School.jpg
Redlands High School during October 2007 fires
Address
840 East Citrus Avenue
Redlands, California, 92374
USA
Coordinates 34°3′20″N 117°10′21″W / 34.05556°N 117.17250°W / 34.05556; -117.17250Coordinates: 34°3′20″N 117°10′21″W / 34.05556°N 117.17250°W / 34.05556; -117.17250
Information
School type Public, Secondary
Established 1891
School district Redlands Unified School District
Principal Christina Rivera
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,276 ((2012-2013))
Color(s) Blue and White
         
Mascot Terriers
Rival Redlands East Valley High School
Newspaper The Hobachi
Yearbook The Makio
Website

Redlands High School is located in Redlands, California, United States. Founded in 1891, it is the oldest public high school in the State of California still functioning on its original site and the first "unified high school" formed from three elementary school districts. Its campus includes the historic Clock Auditorium built in 1928.

History[edit]

Redlands High School is located in Redlands, California, United States. Founded in 1891, it is the oldest public high school in the State of California still functioning on its original site and the first "unified high school" formed from three elementary school districts. Its campus includes the historic Clock Auditorium built in 1928. The rival high schools of Redlands High are Redlands East Valley] & [Citrus Valley High School. Redlands High School is "Home of the Terriers" and the prideful students are said to "bleed blue."

Academics[edit]

In 2007, Redlands High School was ranked 1208 in Newsweek's Survey of the Top 1300 U.S. Public High Schools, and 311 within California. In 2008, Redlands High School ranked 1228. Redlands High was the only public high school in the Redlands School District to be placed on the list. It beat nearby public rivals including Redlands East Valley High School, and Yucaipa High School. The survey did not include private and charter schools such as Grove High School or Arrowhead Christian Academy.

Publications[edit]

Newspaper[edit]

The Hobachi is the official Redlands High School student-produced newspaper.

Yearbook[edit]

The "Makio" is the Redlands High School yearbook, with 106 annual volumes as of 2009-2010 school year. "Makio" has won gold in yearbook competitions, and was featured as one of the publisher's best yearbooks.[citation needed]

Literary Journal[edit]

A literary journal has been in existence at Redlands High School for some years and is put together by the 'Writer's Block', the creative writing club of RHS.

Redlands Vocal Music Department (Choir)[edit]

There are four groups that function as classes (Chambers Singers, Les Chanteuses, Varsity Men's Chorus, and Cantare Women's Ensemble), with two extra-curricular groups, Ambassadors and Counterpoint, both groups that sing and dance.

Speech and Debate[edit]

The Speech and Debate Team is the oldest academic program at RHS, founded in 1900[dubious ]. The Redlands High School Speech and Debate Team competes in local, state, and national tournaments.

Band and Orchestra[edit]

  • The Redlands Terrier Marching Band
  • Drumline
  • Orchestra
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Jazz Bands
  • Symphonic Band
  • Percussion Ensemble

Athletics[edit]

  • Football - CIF Champions: 1961
  • Boys Soccer - CIF Champions: 1992, 1993
  • Girls Soccer
  • Boys Track and Field - CIF Champions: 1917,
  • Girls Track and Field
  • Boys Cross Country - CIF Champions: 1939
  • Girls Swimming
  • Boys Swimming - CIF Champions: 1940, 1950
  • Girls Water Polo - CIF Champions: 2000
  • Boys Water Polo - CIF Champions: 2007
  • Girls Tennis
  • Boys Tennis - CIF Champions: 2004
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Wrestling
  • Girls Volleyball - CIF Champions: 1995
  • Boys Volleyball
  • Boys Golf - CIF Champions: 1982
  • Girls Golf
  • Co-Ed Cheer-leading
  • Co-Ed Song-leading

Colors and Mascot[edit]

Colors: White and Blue.

Mascot: (Boston) Terrier

Stadium[edit]

In mid-2007, Redlands High School started building their own sports stadium, partially with money provided by Larry Dodge, for whom it is named. It stands on the northern side of campus, where the old football field used to be. It officially opened for the first football game of the 2008 season. The stadium is home to soccer games, football games, track meets, and marching band performances. The stadium cost approximately $2.1 million to build.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Brian Billick to Enter Redlands HS Hall of Fame, National Football League, May 11, 2004. Accessed November 26, 2007. "Jim Weatherwax, a defensive tackle for Green Bay from 1966-69 and a member of the Super Bowl I and II-champion Packers, was inducted with the first Redlands Hall of Fame class. Offensive lineman Greg Horton of the class of 1969 will join Billick at June's induction ceremony. Horton played from 1976-80 with the Los Angeles Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.... In addition to Paul Womack and Jim Weatherwax, former Major League Baseball player Julio Cruz and high school soccer star Heather O'Donnell were inducted."
  2. ^ Brian Billick profile, Baltimore Ravens. Accessed October 18, 2007. "Billick earned 3 letters in both football and basketball at Redlands HS"
  3. ^ "Carl Weston McIntosh Retained By One Vote." Redlands Daily Facts. March 26, 1976.

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