Groves High School (Georgia)

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Robert W. Groves High School
Groves High School.JPG
The main entrance of Robert W. Groves High School
Location
Garden City, Georgia
United States
Information
Type Public secondary school
Established 1958
Locale Mid-size City
School district Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools
Principal Dr. Ellis Duncan
Grades 912
Enrollment 1407
Number of students 1407
Color(s) Black & Gold
Athletics yes
Mascot Fighting Scottish Rebels
Website

Robert W. Groves High School (commonly known as Groves High School or GHS) is a public secondary school located in Garden City, Georgia, United States, serving students in grades 912. The school is part of Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, with admission based primarily on the locations of students' homes.

In 2007, the school had about 1400 students.[1]

History[edit]

Long known as “the pride of the Westside,” Groves High School has a rich community tradition that dates back to its founding in 1958. Established to serve the young people and families of West Chatham County, the school is named for Robert W. Groves, a prominent business and civic leader in the county. Besides his powerful role in business and his many commercial and community activities, Groves took particular concern for the youth of the area and their educational needs. To that end, he was an avid supporter, both financially and morally, for many programs at the school. Since its inception, some Groves High School’s fondest and best attributes are the strong bonds it shares with the community and its residents. For decades, generations of Chatham County residents have been proud to send their children to this institution. Today, many a Groves Rebel can count him or her self as one whose parents and perhaps even grandparents were once Groves students as well. Ask any longtime West Chatham County resident where he or she went to school and many will say Groves. This includes many prominent figures in community, business, politics, and education. In fact, it is true that many a Groves faculty member is him or her self a graduate of the school and proud to return to contribute to the past and future of its students and legacy.[2]

Notable Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Groves Home Page". Groves High School. Archived from the original on 2009-02-13. Retrieved 2009-02-13. 
  2. ^ "Groves High". Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools. Archived from the original on 2009-02-13. Retrieved 2009-02-13. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°6′23.62″N 81°9′25.13″W / 32.1065611°N 81.1569806°W / 32.1065611; -81.1569806