Collins Hill High School

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Collins Hill High School
CHHS
Collins Hill High School Crest.jpgCHHS Eagle.PNG
Crest - - - Eagle (made by Coach Brad Hayes)
"You can't hide that Eagle pride!"
Address
50 Taylor Road
Gwinnett County, near Suwanee, Georgia 30024, United States
Coordinates 34°00′59″N 84°01′14″W / 34.016478°N 84.020523°W / 34.016478; -84.020523Coordinates: 34°00′59″N 84°01′14″W / 34.016478°N 84.020523°W / 34.016478; -84.020523
Information
Type College preparatory, Technical
Established 1994
Founder Mr. Coley Krug (original principal)
School district Gwinnett County Public Schools
Principal Glenn McFall
Faculty 317
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Number of students 3,466
Hours in school day 07:10 AM - 02:11 PM
Campus 70 acres (280,000 m2)
Color(s) Green, Silver and White with Black as an unofficial accent.                 
Mascot Eagle
Buildings 4: 1.000; 2.000; 3.000; Field House (4.000)
Trailers 44
Special Rooms 28 offices, 1 theater, 2 gymnasiums, 1 large 8000-seat stadium, 3 athletic playing fields, and 2 practice fields
Website
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The Collins Hill property

Collins Hill High School is a high school in Gwinnett County, near Suwanee, Georgia. The school is operated by Gwinnett County Public Schools. Collins Hill was the biggest high school in Georgia when it first opened in 1994. Collins Hill has added 20 acres (81,000 m2) since it first opened. With the only school feeding into it being Creekland Middle School (the largest middle school in the US) the student population of Collins Hill has grown from its original 1377 students to an official highest of about 4,200 students, the current count being 3,730. The mascot of Collins Hill is the "Screamin' Eagle". Collins Hill's principal academic and athletic rival is nearby Peachtree Ridge High School.The official school colors are green, silver, and white, unofficially black is included in those colors.[1]

Awards[edit]

The Georgia Athletic Directors Association and Regions Bank has awarded Collins Hill High School the 2009-2010 Class 5A Regions Bank Directors Cups combined overall award.[citation needed]

Athletics[edit]

Collins Hill currently competes in Region 7-AAAAAA.[2][3]

Since 1994, the Collins Hill Athletic Program has produced numerous state championships, 1 national championship, and numerous division 1 college athletes.[citation needed]

In 2005-06, The Girls’ Softball team, Boys' and Girls’ Track, Cross Country, and Girl's Basketball Team were state AAAAA champions, and the school was awarded the Director's Cup for having the top AAAAA sports program in the state of Georgia.

In 2006-07, Maya Moore led Collins Hill to a girls’ state and national basketball championship.[4]

In 2008, the girls cross country and wrestling teams both won state championships. These titles along with many top 10 finishes by the other CHHS sports helped land the athletic program a number 9 ranking by Sports Illustrated in their annual national ranking of high school athletics.[citation needed]

The Softball team, coached by Billy Dooley, won BACK-to-BACK State Championships in 2009 and 2010.

The Collins Hill boys soccer team were back to back state champions in 2009 and 2010.[5]

In 2010, the Baseball team won the Region 7-AAAAA Championship finishing 20-6 overall and 14-4 in the region, the girls track and field team won the Region 7-AAAAA Championship and the boys won the State AAAAA Soccer Championship.[citation needed]

In 2010, The Collins Hill Cheer-leading Competition Squad went to State for the first time in eight years and received third place.[citation needed]

In 2013, The Collins Hill Football team won the Region 7-AAAAAA Championship in a 3 way tie with North Gwinnett and Norcross High School

Gwinnett County Teachers of the Year[edit]

Year Teacher[6]
1998 Vickie McCrary
2001 Christine Pulliam
2004 Judson Bridges
2006 Mai Yin Tsoi
2009 Ken Leach
2010 Jon Aldrich

Notable alumni[edit]

Charity[edit]

Each year, the students volunteer over 27,000 hours toward community service activities including the Thanksgiving Can-a-Thon, Holiday Hope, and Relay for Life.[6] Also many students participate in community service clubs such as Beta Club, and are very active in helping others. Students are offered many volunteer opportunities throughout the year via the school's Volunteer Center. There are also four scholarships that students can receive for volunteering at Collins Hill and getting involved.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Collins Hill High School". collinshill.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "GHSA Sanctioned Athletic Events". GHSA. 
  3. ^ "GHSFHA Collins Hill Yearly Record". GHSFHA. 
  4. ^ "Super 25 girls basketball rankings". USA Today. 27 March 2007. 
  5. ^ "Collins Hill Eagles Soccer". eteamz.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "History of Collins Hill High School: 1994–2006". Gwinnett County High Schools. 
  7. ^ "CHHS Volunteer Center". collinshill.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 

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