Thank you GGHS Alumni Association!!! Including the 2018 grads,  the GGHS Alumni Association has now awarded a total of $47,250 in scholarships, beginning with the Class of 1998.  $17,000 of that amount has been awarded in the last five years to the Classes of 2014 through 2018. MORE AWARDS: Garden Grove High School has been named an Honor Roll school for the 2017-2018 California Honor Roll presented by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE)! This is awarded to schools that demonstrate consistently high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps, and high college readiness in students. MORE AWARDS: GGHS has been recognized as a Silver Medal School by U.S. News. For details please see https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/california/districts/garden-grove-unified/garden-grove-high-2253

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Housed in a 7200 sq.ft.* facility in the southwest part of campus next to Don Wash Auditorium and Heritage Hall, the Garden Grove High School Library (ArgoLib) serves to support the curriculum and operations of the school.
 (*smaller than Katy Perry's or Justin Bieber's houses)
    
Hours: 7:00-3:00, M-F
 (Open 3-4pm, M-Th for tutoring)
Come on in
 
         
         
  3 main sections of library: 
 
Counter computers & printer /
Library books /
Study area for QuietPeople™ 
 
TableLand:
Wooden tables mainly for studying
Plus: computer "row" & printers
Meetings / presentations:
For small/medium-size (25-60) gatherings 
       
 
 

 
 
 
 
   
 (Details in the "Facility / Equipment" section)  
     
Reason for the split setup: GGHS needs a place for large gatherings--for faculty meetings, or for 80 AP testers or community college placement testers--and medium/small gatherings--50 students for an ICC or Bridges meeting, or 25 students for a Guidance unit (see other examples).  And this large room is the sensible place for those things.  Hence, TableLand (wooden tables, pretty much always there) and the Meeting/Presentation Area (with plastic chairs and tables that are easily and often rearranged).
 
The library area has shifted to the other end of the building.  We have gathered only the best and most up-to-date books into this smaller area.  It is arranged to be easily browseable, using sections as you'd see in a bookstore (officially known as BISAC Subject Headings).  For more detail, see "Catalog" and "Sections."  Nearby, the Planetarium Room transforms to the QuietRoom™ before school and at lunch, for individuals to study/chill in peace.
 
Checking out a book is easy: Take the 1-3 books you've found to Mr. Hume and he'll zap barcode(s) on his phone--also your ID card barcode, assuming you have it.  Checkout period: 3 weeks, plus 1 renewal.  
 
Modernization: It was our turn this past summer!  Now we have air conditioning throughout the building!  Plus new ceiling, lights and windows and carpeting--whoop, whoop!  And new network hardware!  Plus....
 
...we have ART now:
       
   
...thank you to Ms McManus and the rest of the Art Dept for sharing their students' good work and brightening and enlivening ArgoLib's walls!