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)
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
Motto "You can't hide that Eagle pride!"
Established 1994
Founder Coley Krug (original principal)
School district Gwinnett County Public Schools
Principal Kerensa Wing
Faculty 317
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Number of students 3,148 (2014-15)[1]
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
Nickname The Hill
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, United States. The school is operated by Gwinnett County Public Schools. The only school which feeds into it is Creekland Middle School.

Collins Hill was the biggest high school in Georgia when it first opened in 1994, and has since added 20 acres (81,000 m2). Its student population has grown from its original 1377 to a high of about 4,200, the current count being 3,155.

Collins Hill's principal academic and athletic rival is nearby Peachtree Ridge High School. Its mascot is the "Screamin' Eagle," and the school colors are green, silver, white, and unofficially black.[2]

Awards[edit]

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

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.[3]

Many students participate in community service clubs such as Beta Club, and are active in helping others. Students are offered many volunteer opportunities throughout the year via the school's Volunteer Center. Four scholarships are available to students for volunteering and getting involved.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Collins Hill High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Welcome to Collins Hill High School". collinshill.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "History of Collins Hill High School: 1994–2006". Gwinnett County High Schools. 
  4. ^ "CHHS Volunteer Center". collinshill.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 

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