Edison High School (Stockton, California)
|Edison High School|
|Color(s)||Maroon and Gold|
Opening in 1941, the school is located in a dense urban area in the southern part of Stockton. Edison High School opened in 1941 at what is now the corner of Charter Way, now called Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, and Center Street. It is named after the American Inventor Thomas Edison. The campus has been expanded through the years, with the addition of major classroom buildings and a library in the 1970s. Starting with the 2009–2010 school year, Edison will start its classes as Small Learning Communities or SLC's.
Edison, our Alma mater, give forth thy light. Guide us to knowledge, wisdom, and right. Wherever we may wander, let us never fail. Edison forever, Alma mater hail.
- Darren Arbet (Arena Football), current head coach of the San Jose Sabercats and 4-time Arena Bowl Champion
- Dennis Edwards, former defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams
- John Gianelli, former forward/center for the New York Knicks (1972–1976), Buffalo Braves (1976–1977), Milwaukee Bucks (1977–1979) and Utah Jazz (1979)
- Lynell Hamilton, former running back for the New Orleans Saints.
- Willard Harrell, former running back for the Green Bay Packers and St. Louis Cardinals.
- Lavelle Hawkins, current wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- Chris Henry, running back who is currently a free agent in the National Football League. He has played for the Tennessee Titans, Houston Texans and Seattle Seahawks.
- Fred Heron, former defensive lineman for the St. Louis Cardinals.
- J. D. Hill, former wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions of the National Football League.
- Trumaine Johnson (cornerback), current cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams.
- Derek Kennard, former guard and center for the National Football League and United States Football League.
- Maxine Hong Kingston, famous writer who wrote The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
- John Nisby, former NFL guard with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins. One of the first African American players to play for the Washington Redskins.
- Saint Saffold, American football player
- Patrick Kinser-Lau, Broadway actor
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- Edison High School website
- Edison High School website
- Edison High Class of 1961 - 50 Year Reunion website
- Edison High School Master Plan
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