Tour the Real Rydell: Excelsior High School Tour

Welcome to the Real Rydell Virtual Tour

Howdy Greasers! We’re proud to offer you an inside peak of Excelsior High School in Norwalk, California. Famous for it’s alumni such as Pat Nixon as well as the filming location for TV show Square Pegs, TV movie High School U.S.A. (1983) and yes of course our beloved feature movie, Grease 2! 

Join us on our walk through the campus, into the classrooms, along the walls of lockers and onto the football field and track.
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Big thanks to Brian for his camera work on our tour of the campus this past summer. Special thanks goes out to Mary Kay for hooking us up!  More photos to follow!

View the Virtual Tour of the School!

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 Part 5

Help Excelsior High School Become a Historical Landmark

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Help Excelsior High School become a Historical Landmark

Help Excelsior High School become a Historical Landmark

Excelsior High School, in Norwalk, CA (aka The Real Rydell) needs signatures on their petition to become a historical structure. The following link explains how you can lend a hand to help Excelsior High School become a Historical Landmark. Site excerpt:

“The California Register program encourages public recognition and protection of resources of architectural, historical, archeological and cultural significance…”

“Our goal is to designate Excelsior a Historical Structure and preserve and protect its uniqueness for generations to come.”

Help Excelsior High School become a Historical Landmark!

Excelsior High School, Norwalk, CA – Filming location for Rydell High School in Grease 2

 

About Excelsior (from Wikipedia)
“Excelsior High School, originally named Excelsior Union High School was founded in 1903 in Norwalk, California. Its last graduating class was 1981. The current campus was built in 1924.

The school and campus still exist at the corner of Alondra Blvd and Pioneer Blvd. in the city of Norwalk, California. It is now the home to the Norwalk-La Mirada Adult School. Since its closure, the campus has been the location for the filming of Grease 2 and High School U.S.A. and the 1982 TV series Square Pegs.”

Sign the Petition

Read Excelsior’s article about Grease 2.

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