GGHS HIGHLIGHTS!!! GGHS Exceeded State averages on the 2017 ELA Standardized Testing results for students who “Met” or “Exceeded” Target scores: All students 13% greater, Hispanic students 8% greater, Asian students 6% greater, English Learners 13% greater, Economically Disadvantaged students 19% greater, Special Education students 3% greater. GGHS Exceeded State averages on the Math Standardized Testing results for students who “Met” or “Exceeded” Target scores: All students 9% greater, English Learners 6% greater, Economically Disadvantaged students 15% greater. GGHS has 14 National AP Scholars with 4’s or higher on all AP tests taken and scores of 4 or 5 on eight or more AP Exams. GGHS offers 58 sections of Advanced Placement Classes with 1,458 students served. -1,383 AP Exams taken during the 2016-17 school year; 73% pass rate (compared to a 62% State average). GGHS is one of eight Orange County schools offering the prestigious AP Seminar and AP Capstone Classes. GGHS had 87 All-League and 7 All CIF Athletes from the 2016-17 school-year. GGHS scholars earned $1,980,000 in Merit Scholarships and Grants by the Class of 2017. GGHS attained a 95.9% Graduation rate for the Class of 2017. GGHS offers a nationally recognized four-year Latin program and four-year Vietnamese language program which served as a model for the county.  GGHS recognized and awarded 82 Seal of Biliteracy students from the Class of 2017. GGHS offers culturally relevant and highly sought after course offerings such as Mexican American Literature, Mexican American History, and Vietnamese American History. GGHS is home of the Michael Monsoor Stadium: new state-of-the arts Sports Facility.

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GGHS Interventions
ARGO Student Study Center
The ARGO Student Study Center is located in the library from 3PM – 4PM on Mondays – Thursdays. Students can come in to have a quiet place to work, receive homework help from a teacher, and/or have computer access. The ARGO Student Study Center is open to all students who need a quiet space to work.
Location: Library
Tutoring with Technology
Students can attend these tutoring sessions, receive access to Chromebooks, and receive teacher support. Students who attend these sessions can also receive detention credit for partaking in the tutoring sessions.
Location: Room 511; Tuesday & Wednesday from 3PM – 5PM
Freshman Focus*
Freshman Focus is geared towards Freshman students who have multiple F’s. Selected Freshman students will meet with a teacher once a week for one hour on a designated day where they will receive homework help, have discussions on growth mindset, go over study skills, and have regular grade checks with the teacher. The teacher will act as a mentor and support the student in raising their grades in their current classes.
Location: Varies depending on teacher
Chemistry Tutoring*
Chemistry Tutoring is specifically for Chemistry students who need additional support and help after school. Students can come in with work, questions, and do a test review with Chemistry teachers.
Location: Room 713 or Room 226
Athletic Tutoring*
Athletes who do not reach at 2.0 GPA are given one quarter to make up their grades in their four years of high school. During this time, athletes participating in this grace period are required to go to tutoring twice a week from 7AM – 7:50AM for an entire quarter.
Location: LMC-1; Tuesdays and Thursdays
AP Literature Writing*
Students who are found to be underperforming in AP Lit will have opportunities to attend tutoring with AP Lit Teachers. Students will have their essays revised and reviewed. Book chat discussions are held for students to increase understanding of complex text.
Location: 521 or 522; Monday-Thursday, 3PM – 4PM
Students who need to make up a course for graduation can make up these credits online through APEX. Students are given 6-8 weeks to complete the course before school, during 6th period, or after school. Students are required to learn independently, however, turn in their assignments to a designated teacher during their designated class time.
Location: Varies; Monday – Thursday; Before School, During 6th Period, After School
*Students are designated and enrolled by teacher, counselor, or administrator