- Fillmore High School
Infobox High School
name=Fillmore High School
location=555 Central Avenue Fillmore, California
enrollment=1700 (as of 2006-2007 school year)
website= [http://www.fillmore.k12.ca.us/fhs/ fhs.com] |
In 1888 the people began to settle in the Fillmore area, as a result of the building of the
Southern Pacific Railroadthrough the Santa Clara Valley.
The original Fillmore High School was built in 1910. The first graduating class (1911) consisted of four
students: Mabel D. Arthur, Mary E. Cummings, Sarah N. King, and Albert G. Wiklund. [http://www.fillmore.k12.ca.us/fhs/hs_info.htm]
Fillmore, Californiawas established, thus officially naming FHS.
In 1937 the current high school was built, which was upgraded in 1954 with the addition of a
gym, library, as well as additional classrooms. 1964 marked the acquisition of 80 acresof land, predominantly covered by citrus trees, for a student-run farm.
The first Fillmore School
LANwas established in 1996, providing Internetaccess to the High School library.
Fillmore High School is closely associated with numerous activities and events through both its wide array of
clubs as well as its staff. In August, 2006 Fillmore High School hosted its first-ever American Cancer Society's Relay for Life [http://www.cancer.org/docroot/par/content/PAR_1_Relay_For_Life.asp] where it raised over $20,000.Fillmore High School Dramastudents also perform numerous plays at the local Fillmore Towne Theatre, such as The Egg and I.
Track and Field
* [http://www.fillmore.k12.ca.us/fhs/ Fillmore High School's Website]
* [http://www.fillmore.k12.ca.us/DO/site/ Fillmore Unified School District's Website]
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