Western High School (Anaheim, California)

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Western High School
Location
501 South Western Avenue
Anaheim, California,  United States
Information
TypePublic high school
MottoHome of the Pioneers
Established1954
School districtAnaheim Union High School District
PrincipalDaniel K. Lunt
Faculty110
Grades9–12
Enrollment2500
Color(s)Blue and White
         
MascotPioneer
Website
 
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Western High School
Location
501 South Western Avenue
Anaheim, California,  United States
Information
TypePublic high school
MottoHome of the Pioneers
Established1954
School districtAnaheim Union High School District
PrincipalDaniel K. Lunt
Faculty110
Grades9–12
Enrollment2500
Color(s)Blue and White
         
MascotPioneer
Website

Western High School is a fully accredited public high school located in Anaheim, California, serving students in grades 9–12. The school is one of ten high schools in the Anaheim Union High School District. It is located in north Orange County and primarily serves middle income students. It was established in 1954. The school's mascot is the Pioneer.

Academics[edit]

Western High is a two time California Distinguished High School.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Athletic teams compete in the CIF Southern Section of the California Interscholastic Federation and are known as the "Pioneers". Notable athletes from the school include Tiger Woods and Andy Messersmith.

Athletics[edit]

In 2007, the Pioneers won the 2007 CIF wrestling championship. The annual football game between Western and its rival Anaheim High School is referred to as the traditional "Bell Game", with the winning school receiving the Victory Bell. Western High School offers the following sports:

Fall[edit]

  • Football
  • Marching Band
  • Volleyball
  • Boys' Cross-Country
  • Girls' Cross-Country
  • Girls' Golf
  • Boys' Soccer
  • Girls' Tennis
  • Boys' Water Polo
  • Cheerleading

Winter[edit]

  • Boys' Basketball
  • Girls' Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Boys' Bowling
  • Girls' Bowling
  • Girls' Water Polo
  • Winter Cheerleading

Spring[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Boys' Golf
  • Boys' Tennis
  • Girls' Soccer
  • Boys'/Girls' Swimming
  • Softball
  • Boys' Track and Field
  • Girls' Track and Field

Fine arts[edit]

The Pioneer Press[edit]

Western's media design studio produces the popular The Pioneer Press weekly broadcast show. Students in the Arts, Media and Entertainment pathway take classes in digital animation, web, graphics, video production, music technology and broadcast.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Western's media design studio