Monthly Archives: October 2007

The Tarbabes


The Compton High Tarbabes… Compton College’s mascot name is the Tartars, so the mascot name for Compton High School became the Tartar Babies. This was later shortened to the Tarbabes. The mascot is “Baby Tartar”, who wears a diaper and carries a big sword.

Holy Ship


The tall ship American Pride arrives at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach after it started taking October 5, 2007. The ship was returning from a five-day trip to Catalina Island with a group of ninth-graders. The American Pride is a 130-foot three-masted schooner operated by the Children’s Maritime Foundation. The ship was given assistance by the Coast Guard but was able to dock on its own just after 2:30 p.m..