Colony High School

Colony High School
Colony High School
3850 East Riverside Drive
Ontario, California, 91761
United States
Motto "Where Every Student Masters The Essential Curriculum"
Established 2002
Principal Kern Oduro
Slogan "Everything we do at Colony, we do with Pride!"
Mascot Tommy the Titan, Torro
Nickname The Titans
Newspaper 'Titan Tribune'
Yearbook 'The Odyssey'

Colony High School is a high school located in Ontario, California and is part of the Chaffey Joint Union High School District.[1]



Colony opened in 2002.[2] Many of the first students and faculty members were transfers from around the Chaffey Joint Union High School District. Jim Brodie was the school's first principal.[3] He was replaced by Michelle Boyette in 2007.[citation needed] Ms. Boyette stepped down in 2011 and was replaced by Mr. Kern Oduro, previously principal at Rancho Cucamonga High School.

The Class of 2005 was the first graduating class, better known as The Titan Legacy!


The Colony High Branch Library, a branch of the Ontario City Library, is also found on campus.[citation needed]


Colony High School follows a standard California high school curriculum as defined by the California Department of Education's High School Graduation Requirements and tests students with the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program and the California High School Exit Exam.[citation needed]

Colony High School offers students opportunities to earn college credit through College Board Advanced Placement (AP) and dual-credit courses. Dual-credit courses, are taken at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga during the summer session and, if passed, qualify as credit for both high school graduation and college classes. In addition, Colony High School has the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program, honors classes, and participates in the nationwide Renaissance program.[citation needed]

The Class of 2006 recorded the highest pass rate for any AP test, receiving a 95% pass rate for the AP Calculus test under the instruction of Christopher W. Chang.[citation needed]


Colony High School has a wide array of classes and clubs revolving around the arts: Art, Ceramics, Music Appreciation, Digital Media, Drama & Theatre, Choir, Dance, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Percussion, and Color Guard classes.

Band, percussion, and color guard

The Colony High School Titan Regiment consists of the band, percussion, and color guard. They compete in the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) circuit and host annual field tournaments. Prior to the 2008-09 year, the Colony Band Director was Jason Alvo.[citation needed] He was replaced by Graig Withrow, who was replaced by James Rocillo.

Championship qualification years:[citation needed] 2004- 7th place (3A) 2006- 4th place (3A) 2007- 9th place (3A) 2008- 10th place (3A) 2009- 5th place (3A) 2010- 10th place (2A)


The Colony Theatre Arts Department performs at the 1263-seat Colony High School Performing Arts Theatre. Among their past productions are Dracula, Grease, Black Comedy, Metamorphoses, Noises Off, West Side Story, You Can't Take It With You, Taming of the Shrew, A Christmas Carol, Lend Me A Tenor, Once on this Island, Leading Ladies, The Diviners, Tartuffe, The Elephant Man (play), Blithe Spirit (play) a show called 30/60 (which features a cast of seven performing thirty original skits in just one hour). Their next production will be the well-known musical Hairspray (musical)They also compete in the Drama Teacher Association of Southern California's (DTASC) acting and tech competition, and CETA.Their new production will be dinner with zombies(comedy)[citation needed]



As "Home of the Titans" the school enrolls approximately 2,500 low to middle income students between grades 9 through 12.[citation needed]


Colony High School's sports program includes baseball, basketball, cheer, cross country, football, golf, swimming, soccer, tennis, track, volleyball, water polo, softball, and wrestling.


Derrick Smith also of the class or 2006 and a running back on the football team won the 2005 CIF-SS Masters Meet champion in the long jump. Several athletes in the class of 2006 set the foundation for the future success of Colony Athletics.[citation needed]

On Friday, December 8, 2006, the Colony High School football team won the CIF-Southern Section Central Division championship game against Wildomar Elsinore by finishing an 80-yard drive with a touchdown run by quarterback Jeff Ginolfi for a 16-to-13 final score.[4] The Daily Bulletin, a local newspaper, stated, "For as long as Colony High School exists, they will always remember 'The Drive.'"[citation needed]

The Titans went on to win the Central Division Championship again in 2007.[citation needed]


The Titan Soccer team 2004-2005 led by the Paez brothers were Champions of the Mt Baldy league 2004-2005 coach Frank Green received the title unfortunately he left Colony after.[citation needed]

In the graduating class of 2007 there were several D-1 athletes, including Omar Bolden (Arizona State University), Chris Givens (Boise State University), Maurice Shaw (University of Idaho) Ryan Paez (University of San Diego).[citation needed]

Water polo

The Girls Water Polo team was undefeated Mt. Baldy League Champions in 2005, 2006, and 2007.[citation needed]


The 2007-08 Boys Tennis Team ranked #1 and went 14-1 in the Mt. Baldy League and made history being the first boys league champs at Colony High School. Dominic Annoreno, the team water girl, led the team to CIF Playoffs and in the first round won all three of their matches against Hemet High School with a 13-5 victory. Second round, they faced top ranked ViewPoint, previous CIF Finalists and Champions and ended up losing 4-14, with Jose Ramos getting two wins in singles and the Quinones brothers winning two out of their three matches.[citation needed]

The Girls Tennis team was undefeated Mt. Baldy League Champions in the 2008 season (15-0). In 2009, they also won League Title with only one loss all season. Their number one singles, Lauren Remington was number one in League as were number one doubles players, Jocelyn Mireles and Tasnuva Islam.[citation needed]

Clubs and organizations

Colony's clubs and organizations include CSF, NHS, the Anime Club, Comic Book Club, Key Club, Art Club, Media Club, and Roots & Shoots, to name a few.

Notable faculty and alumni

  • Franca Munoz-Juvera and Antonia Munoz-Juvera, former faculty members were involved in a scandal that made the local news in 2006. Riverside County Sheriff's investigators charged Franca with lewd acts with a minor. Antonia was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, not a sex crime, although she was allegedly aware of her sister's involvement. In addition, Eileen Valerio, a former Colony High School student was charged with delinquency of a minor.[5]


  1. ^ Chaffey Joint Union High School District. "Our Schools". Retrieved 2007-02-07. 
  2. ^ Chaffey Joint Union High School District. "History of the District". Retrieved 2007-02-07. 
  3. ^ "Error: no |title= specified when using {{Cite web}}".  | last = Colony High School | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = Colony High School - Jim Brodie Bio | work = | publisher = | date = | url = | format = | doi = | accessdate = 2007-01-09 }}
  4. ^ MaxPreps, Inc. (2006-12-08). "California - High School Football - Colony (Ontario) @ Elsinore (Wildomar) - Box Scores - Boys Football". Retrieved 2007-01-09. 
  5. ^ Courtroom Television Network LLC. "Twin Teachers In H.S. Sex Bust". The Smoking Gun. Retrieved 2007-01-09. 


External links

Coordinates: 34°01′01″N 117°34′09″W / 34.01706°N 117.569078°W / 34.01706; -117.569078

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