Ruben S. Ayala High School


Ruben S. Ayala High School

Infobox School
name = Ruben S. Ayala High School
motto = "Home of Scholars and Champions"
established = 1990
fundingtype = Public
schooltype = high school
district = Chino Valley Unified School District
grades = 9-12
principal = Michael Vaughn
address = 14255 Peyton Avenue
city = Chino Hills
state = California
zipcode = 91709
country = USA
campus type = Suburban
campus size = convert|28|acre|ha
enrollment = 2,200
faculty = 125
rivals = Chino Hills High School
newspaper = Bulldog Times
mascot = Bulldogs
yearbook = The Vibe
homepage = http://www.ayala.chino.k12.ca.us

Ruben S. Ayala High School, is abbreviated as Ayala High School and AHS, is located in Chino Hills, California and is one of the four regular high schools in the Chino Valley Unified School District. The school was established in 1990 and named after California state senator Ruben S. Ayala. The current principal is Mr. Michael Vaughn.

Layout

AHS is divided into quads labeled A through H, each quad designated for a specific subject. However, due to overcrowding, some classes are taught in quads related to other subjects.

* A is the Administration Building
* B mainly holds physical science classrooms with laboratory equipment
** foreign languages are also taught here in portables
* C houses the performing arts classrooms and stage (band, choir, drama)
* D holds vocational classrooms and tools (i.e. metal drills, ceramics, sewing machines and drafting boards)
* E is the library and also holds a computer classroom
* F holds mainly English and history classrooms
** along with various electives
* G is the gymnasium with a wooden basketball court
** Physical Education is taught here
** the tennis courts, swimming pool, baseball field, running track and football field are behind
** the soccer and band field is located behind quads D, E and F
* H holds math and Computer classrooms
**various other classes are taught in the portables. (i.e. History, Foreign Language, Physical Education)
*Cafeteria holds food. It is located adjacent to the C Quad.

Expansion

There have been two rows of portable classrooms added to quads B, D, F and H. An additional two rows of classrooms have been added to quad H.

Various information

*There is a Theatre Arts program, with classes that start with Intro to Theatre Arts, then Advanced Theatre, and finally Production and Performance (more commonly known as PnP).

*The class of 2010 had a 94% overall pass rate taking the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Examination)
*AHS is a member of the California Interscholastic Federation Sierra League in the Southern Section.
*There is a Football team.
*Ayala High School's Vocal Ensemble performs regularly at state competitions and festivals. They also tour along with Women's Ensemble and Men's Ensemble each year to various parts of the country such as Miami, New York City, New Orleans, Houston, San Antonio, Hawaii, Chicago, and Puerto Rico.
*As of 2005, Ayala High School has had a Solar Cup team.
*Ayala Ska Kids, a short lived but populous club founded by Shannon Lamb, Holly Wood, and Joshua Collins in 2003, was created to forward a love of local ska, reggae, rocksteady and punk music among its members.
*The 10th Level Organization has its roots in the school's 2007-2008 year.

Notable alumni

*Mike Randolph - Major League Soccer player
*Brian and Arthur Yep
*Greg Kezos

External links

* [http://www.ayalaforum.com AyalaForum.com]
* [http://www.chino.k12.ca.us/schoollinks/high/ayala.htm CVUSD contact information for AHS]
* [http://ayalaforum.com Ayala Forum.com]
* [http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=33.993909,-117.730415&spn=0.004437,0.008256&t=k&hl=en Location from Google Maps]
* [http://www.greatschools.net/modperl/browse_school/ca/5015 GreatSchools.com on AHS]
* [http://www.ayalasports.com Ayala Sports]
* [http://www.ayalachoirs.com Ayala Choir]
* [http://www.myspace.com/vocalensemble Ayala High School Vocal Ensemble MySpace]
* [http://www.ayalabac.org Ayala Band and Colorguard]
* [http://www.ayalapercussion.com Ayala Percussion Ensemble]
* [http://www.myspace.com/ayalabac Ayala Band and Colorguard MySpace]
* [http://www.myspace.com/ayalapercussion Ayala Percussion Ensemble MySpace]
* [http://www.myspace.com/ayalasadd Ayala SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) MySpace]
* [http://www.ayalacrosscountrytrack.org Ayala Cross Country Track]
* [http://ayala.m-learning.us/default.htm Ayala Key Club]


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