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Long Beach Folytechnic High School, founded in 1895 as Long Beach High school, is a secondary school located at 1600 Atlantic Avenue- in Lons - ---e Beach. California. United States.

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polytech'ic, (or more co'r'ronry known as Fory), is the flagship high school of the Long Beach Unified School District and the most populous high school in California. It is a large urban high school with rnore than 5,000


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Polytechnic has long been distinguished in both District Long Beach Unr-fied School District | . | ,, i .. lrle HALL rnagllet progfatlt acaoelnrcs ano aililettcs. -, and the CIC magnet program boast more total Campus Urban University of California adrnissions than any otlier colors ^ Gfeen and Gold high school in califomia. rn 2005, Sport"ttiurt ut.a Mascot Jackrabbit Magazine named Polytechnic the "Sports School of the Century", which applauds Polytechnic's {,vearbooli ('-aentlect badrninton, baseball, basketball, rootuuri,iruck, cross Website http://l'uu''/ country, and other sports programs. Polytechnic has also received nurnerous prizes for its music program, including rnultiple (6) Gratrmy Awards. Long Beach Foly ltas also sent nlore players to the NFI- than any other high school in the country


Contents q I Interuational Ambassadors a l. I Poly High firsts: a 1.2 Fihning Location a 2 Notable alumni a 3 Notes s 4 References e 5 External links

Knfermation al Anrl bassadors International Ambassadors have been a long tradition of Long Beach Poly High School since 1976 They replaced the traditional Homecoming King and Queen as a result of racial tensions during the 70's. They serve as representatives of Poly's diversity, Ambassadors have also left a legacy that has continuecl



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to irnprove Long Beach Poly. Frorn recycle bins to painting murals. the Arnbassadors do all they cati to improve and promote the school.

Foly High firsfs:

a Poly High is Long Beach's first hi-eh school ( I 895) a Poly High had California's first interscholastic athletics league (1899) e Poly High had California's first student council, (1906) Poly High had its first fraternity, Comus, founded by ten Poly students ( 1909)

" Poly High had Califomia's first PTA (1910) e e Poly High had California's first graduation in caps and gowrls ( 192 I ) x Poly High is the first Long Beach school to have 2 principals { 1993 ) Filming Locafion

Long Beach Poly has been a backdrop for many TV Comrnercials, Shows, and Motion Pictures. Some of the uses of the location include:

a The Craft (film) (1996) s American Beauty ( 1999)


Arnerican Pie ( 1999)

w The Insicler (1999) w The Other Sister(1999)

e Even Stevens (2002) Epi,socle 3.l5 "The Big Spla,sh" a Sinrple Plan Q0A2) Music I'ideo I'm Just A Kid P.O D (2003) Mu,sic tr'icleo Will You "e Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003) s MTV's MADE eA}q Elti,sode 5.1 furfing Seletm a Mouster Garage (2004) Monster Nation 2 1966 Volkswa-qen Bug / Dune Buggy


Sleepover (200a)

a Cold Case (2004) Epi,socle 1.22 "The Plart" o Juicy Fruit (2005) (.PR l)umnn: Steal,s gum Comnrcrcictl


Coach Carter (2005)

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Story (200-5) FitTV Poly Class of 1985's 20th reunion fitness challenge TobaccoFreeCA (2005) Snnker train,s to kick the hahit ('omnrcrcial o (2006) Elti,socle -3.12 Detention m Navy NCIS (2006) Episode 3.18 Bail a Wal-Mart (2006) "School YmtWm"' Back to School (-an4taigpt (ontnrcrcia| s Paris Hilton (2006) Music I'ideo Nothing In This World s Above The Influence (2007) PSA "Min'or" s Wal-Mart (2007) "SchoolYom'Wav" Back to School ('anttrtaippt (omnrcrcial s Miss/Guided (2007) Ashrur kttcher I.t'Pilot c Nancy Drew (2007) a Mind of Mencia (2007) \lurgqln;pe Ol7,n117ir,, e Boston Legal (2007) e Snoop Dogg's Father Hood (2008)


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Notable aluurni include.

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mountain clirnber Samantha Larson, [('] urusician Harold Brown singer/musician Charles fufiller musician Dan Reganrem Frofessional skateboarder Terry Kennedy. baseball player Milton Bradley,,^[21 baseball player Randy Moffitt, t-l baseball player Chris Gwyntt, t-r []J baseball player 2007 Hall of Farne inductee Tony Gwynn, baseball flayer Janres IVIcDonald basketball player Mack Calvin basketball player Tyus Edney

a e football plaver Carl Weathers, f7l a football [llayer Ronald Moore e football player Hershel Dennig,lsJ

l''l 'e football player Mark Carrier. [8J football ptuy.t Damell Bing,


a football ptuy.. Marcedes Liwisr.Fl a football player Manuel Wright. L"l a football ptuyt, Winston Justiceu ['11

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2. n a b c dhfi-n Draft Factories, Maxpreps.corrt, Jun 03, 2008. 3. t uh c de.f ghi.iklOnehish school. so,narv futureNFL players, USATODAY, APR'22,2008. 4. " City of Loug Beach Basetrall Hall of Farne, City of Long- Beach Parks and Recreatton 5. ^ 6. " 13-year-old California womatl scales Everest, becoming youn-eest to complete 'sevett sttttttnits', The Associalecl

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7. ^ Rotten - Carl Weathers Bio 8. ^ o b The Reason. Mav 13.2007. g. ^ u 6 Two High schools Share Lead for Most NFL Players, USA Football.corn , SEF 27. 2007.

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Refen"ences m Long Beach Polytecirnic High School profile at NNDB LB Poly baseball players at The Baseball Cube s LB Poly is #l Sports High School in America at Sports Illustrated m &4Db: Filming Locations




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