Antelope Valley High School is located in Lancaster, California and is part of the Antelope Valley Union High School District, in northernmost Los Angeles County, California. It was founded in 1912. It is located near the western edge of the Mojave Desert. At the time of its founding, the school was a residential boarding school serving students from farms and ranches from north Los Angeles and south Kern counties. At present, the school primarily serves the population of Lancaster, California. During the 1960s, the high school served as meeting ground for musicians Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet), Rockette Morton (Mark Boston) and Zoot Horn Rollo (Bill Harkleroad).
Antelope Valley High School is seeking nominations for the 2013 Hall of Fame. Nomination categories are: Athletics, Business, Community Service, Education, Faculty, Government Service, Science, Visual & Performing Arts, and Journalism. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 17, 2013. The Induction Ceremony will be held prior to the Homecoming pre-game festivities on October 11, 2013. We look forward to receiving your nominations!