Hollywood High School

Hollywood High School

Infobox High School
name= Hollywood High School

established= 1903
type= Public
location= 1521 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028
campus= Urban
grades= 9 - 12
colors=colorbox|Crimsoncolorbox|White Crimson, White
website= [http://www.hollywoodhighschool.net/ Official website] |
:"This article is about Hollywood High school, a secondary school. For the computer game, see Hollywood High."Hollywood High School is a Los Angeles Unified School District high school located on the intersection of Highland Avenue and Sunset Boulevard in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California.

The school serves Hollywood, Beachwood Canyon, and Outpost Estates. Some areas (including sections of West Hollywood) are jointly zoned to Hollywood High School and Fairfax High School.

Hollywood High School was established in 1903. The school, which covers grades 9 through 12, is a part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. The current principal of the school is Jaime Morales.

The school's colors are crimson and white and its mascot is The Sheik, based on the Rudolph Valentino movie named "The Sheik." A picture of Valentino as "The Sheik" adorns the backside of the auditorium, facing the football field.

The Hollywood High Organ Opus 481 was a gift from the class of 1924. After suffering severe water damage from the Northridge earthquake in 1994, it was restored in 2002.

Bancroft Middle School and Le Conte Middle School feed into Hollywood High School.


Hollywood High School is a famous landmark and popular for skateboarders and has appeared in many movies including : Menikmati (2000), This is Skateboarding (2002), Yeah Right (2003), Round Three (2004) Forecast (2004), Lakai Fully Flared (2007).

Trick down :
* Andrew Reynolds : Fakie flip, Nollie flip, lipslide, fs flip over the rail, Nollie bs 180, kickflip & switch fs flip
* Eric Koston : Nollie nosebluntslide down the rail
* Paul Rodriguez : Switch flip & Switch fs heelflip
* Chris Haslam : Kickflip bs smith
* Jamie Thomas : Fs smith grind, backside lipslide & 180 fs nosegrind
* Arto Saari : Switch fs boardslide & Bs smith
* Jereme Rodgers: Switch Krooked, Switch Backside Bluntslide, Switch Feeble & Switch Bacskide Lipslide
* Jake Inez:Switch Frontside 360

Notable alumni

Hollywood High School has over 500 notable graduates or attendees, including:
* John Archer, actor
* Meredith Baxter, actress
* Mary Kay Bergman, actress
* Brandy, singer/actress
* Vincent Bugliosi, attorney, author
* Carol Burnett, actress/comedienne
* Diana Canova, actress/singer
* Keith Carradine, actor
* Robert Carradine, actor
* Adriana Caselotti, actress/singer
* Marge Champion, dancer/choreographer
* Norman Chandler, newspaper publisher
* Lon Chaney, Jr., actor
* Cher, singer/actress
* Warren Christopher, diplomat/former U.S. Secretary of State
* Johnny Crawford, actor
* Frank Darabont, director/screenwriter
* Edward Dmytryk, director
* Harley Earl, auto designer
* Linda Evans, actress
* Mimsy Farmer, actress
* Nanette Fabray, actress
* Mike Farrell, actor
* Jay R. Ferguson, actor
* Laurence Fishburne, actor
* Judy Garland, singer/actress
* James Garner, actor
* Lowell George, musician
* Gloria Grahame, actress
* Rob Grill, singer/musician
* Alan Hale Jr., actor
* Linda Hart, actress, singer
* Barbara Hershey, actress
* John Huston, director/writer
* Jill St. John, actress
* Chuck Jones, animator
* Dickie Jones, actor
* Sally Kellerman, actress
* William Kennard, FCC Chairman
* Swoosie Kurtz, actress
* Alan Ladd, actor
* Carole Lombard, actress
* Camden Lornacelli, journalist
* Richard Long, actor
* Joel McCrea, actor
* Jodie Mann, actress/writer
* Heather Menzies, actress
* Ann Miller, dancer/actress
* Judith Miller, journalist
* Yvette Mimieux, actress
* Ricky Nelson, actor/singer
* Marni Nixon, singer
* Marcel Ophüls, film director
* Sarah Jessica Parker, actress [Klein, Alvin. [http://select.nytimes.com/search/restricted/article?res=F40614F7385F0C738FDDA90994DB484D81 "ACTRESS, 18, HAS SOME REGRETS"] , "The New York Times", October 30, 1983. Accessed December 27, 2007. "Before attending Hollywood High School, she was a student at Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood."]
* Susan Patron, author
* Richard Perle, political advisor
* Stephanie Powers, actress
* John Ritter, actor
* Jason Robards, actor
* Ruth Roland, actress
* Mickey Rooney, actor
* Lezley Saar, artist
* Scott Shaw, filmmaker/actor/writer
* William Shockley, inventor, Nobel Prize laureate in Physics
* Ione Skye, actress
* Alexis Smith, actress
* Victoria Sweet, adult actress
* Sharon Tate, actress
* Charlene Tilton, actress
* Mel Tormé, singer
* Joe Trippi, Political Activist (chairman of Howard Dean 2004 campaign)
* Lana Turner, actress
* Michael G. Vickers, Under Secretary of Defense for Special Operations
* Joseph Wapner, Judge of The People's Court
* Tuesday Weld, actress
* Rita Wilson, actress
* Beatrice Wood, ceramist
* Fay Wray, actress


Hollywood High was also used as the site for a skit on series on Showtime. (Season 5 Episode 1, Obesity)

Hollywood High School is seen in Tony Hawk's American Wasteland.

Hollywood High School is seen in the Nancy Drew, 2007 film, starring Emma Roberts.

Hollywood High School appears in the movie Made (2001 film) written and directed by Jon Favreau. [Favreau, Jon (2001). [http://www.dailyscript.com/scripts/Made.html "Made" -- by Jon Favreau.]
Retrieved on June 2nd, 2008 from
http://www.dailyscript.com/scripts/Made.html(See page 17, line 23)


External links

* [http://www.hollywoodhighschool.net/ Hollywood High School website]
* [http://sheikband.tripod.com/ Hollywood High Sheik Band website]

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