Arlington High School (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
Inland Valley League
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
  • Basketball - 2015

CIF Southern Section champion[edit]

  • Baseball – 1999, 2002, 2004[4]
  • Football – 1981, 1990
  • Water Polo – 1998
  • Girls Water Polo – 2006, 2010
  • Girls Tennis – 2008, 2009
  • Boys Tennis – 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Boys Basketball - 2015, 2016

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
  • 2014 Alan Inzunza 6th place 195
  • 2015 Victor Jacinto 4th place 106
  • 2015 Jesus Macias 4th place 285
  • 2016 Victor Jacinto 4th place 106

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 renowned choral program and is currently conducted by Ray Medina. Previous conductors include Kelli Dower and Tim Lutz. There are 5 different choirs at Arlington: Men's Choir, Beginning Women's Choir, Advanced Women's Choir, The Mane Attraction (Show Choir), and the Chamber Singers. The premiere ensemble is the Chamber Singers. The Chamber Singers have a rich history and are extremely active within the community, which includes participation in the annual Disneyland Candlelight Procession & Ceremony. They have participated every year since 1985. In 2014 they were invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York and performed there the summer of 2015.

Golden Pride Marching Band and Color Guard[edit]

https://m.facebook.com/ahsgoldenpride

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]