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Huntington Beach High School

Coordinates: 33°40′35″N 118°00′09″W / 33.67636°N 118.0025°W / 33.67636; -118.0025
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Huntington Beach High School
1905 Main Street


United States
Coordinates33°40′35″N 118°00′09″W / 33.67636°N 118.0025°W / 33.67636; -118.0025
TypePublic high school
School districtHuntington Beach Union High School District
PrincipalBrenna Orr
Enrollment2,807 (2022-23)[2]
Color(s)Black and Orange   
Athletics conferenceCIF Southern Section
Sunset League
RivalEdison High School[1]
NewspaperSlick Magazine
YearbookThe Cauldron

Huntington Beach High School (HBHS) is a public high school in Huntington Beach, California. Built in 1906, it is part of the Huntington Beach Union High School District. HBHS is a California Distinguished School.[3] Huntington Beach High School is also the home of the Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts.


Stillwagon Auditorium

Huntington Beach High School bell tower and auditorium were originally built in 1903 and were rebuilt in 1926.[4] In July 2009, renovations were completed on the auditorium and the bell tower. Construction was also completed on the school's performing arts classrooms building and courtyard. The project was funded through taxes.[5]


Cap Sheue Field is home for Huntington Beach and other local high school athletic organizations.

The school competes in the Sunset League. In 2006 the school moved to the Sea View League (which consisted of Huntington Beach, El Toro, Foothill, Woodbridge, Northwood, and Trabuco Hills) from the Sunset League, but moved back to the Sunset League in 2009. The Sunset League now contains Huntington Beach, Edison, Newport Harbor, Fountain Valley, Marina, Coronda del Mar, Laguna Beach and Los Alamitos.[6]

The Huntington Beach High School Men's Varsity Volleyball Team currently holds the national record of 121 consecutive wins.[7]

Notable alumni[edit]


Art and media[edit]

Elected officials[edit]

  • Matthew Harper, California State Assemblyman and former Huntington Beach Mayor

Government officials[edit]

  • Amanda Simpson, Executive Director of US Army Energy Initiatives Task Force, Obama Administration



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