Pass the Cap is in full swing! Volunteers will be stationed at drop off points each morning this week to collect donations to the foundation. Every penny goes to GHS in the form of a student scholarship, classroom mini-grant, STAR student awards and other testing aids for the students! If you can take a shift, please reach out to Jamie Nelson by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or give her a call at 619-760-6626 and take a shift or two.

Shifts are 6:40 - 7:15 am, and 7:40 - 8:15 am.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! As well as any donations! Thanks on behalf of the Foundation


The School year is off and running and the Foundation is doing it's part! Here are the Principal, School board and others enjoying the foundation sponsored back to school teacher appreciation luncheon! 

bts lunch

We have the parent back to school night August 31st - we hope to see you all there! We need some help staffing it also.

Last year the Foundation was able to give out 7 Scholarships to graduating seniors! This year we hope to give out more with your help! 

Last year we also provided recording equipment and guitars for the music department, a simulated Earth crust / computer model (super cool - pictures to follow) for the science department, sponsored "Girls Rock," the female empowerment program GHS puts on, Provided 160 movie tickets for star students, assisted on the cost of AP testing, several campus improvements and more!

Get involved this year (Here or Here) and make a difference in the young Foothiller's lives! This time goes by in a blink and you will never regret pitching in and being a part of it. 


2016 scholarshipIn 2008, a dynamic group of parents, staff, alumni, and community members committed themselves to improving Grossmont High School through the GHS Educational Foundation, a nonprofit 501-C3 entity.
The purpose of the Foundation is to enhance the overall educational experience of the students by raising funds to support the needs of the school. The Foundation encourages parents, students, and alumni to “Take your memories…Leave your footprints.” Appropriately, footprints are the Foundation logo.

Read more: Foundation Funds Needed Programs at Grossmont

Remember – the foundation only works because of volunteers – if you want to participate in your child’s high school experience (it will be over before you know it) and can lend a hand on some project, large or small, WE need several new volunteers for next year and coming years! Pease reach out to Tony Lawrence, GHSEF President by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will find the right opportunity for you to get involved! We need board members, project managers (some are all year, some are a week or two.) We can find your niche! You will never regret being involved with your child’s life and education!

AP TestingA commitment to educational excellence has always been a part of the culture of Grossmont High School. In the 1980’s, Grossmont began offering a new curriculum, Advanced Placement, courses which challenge the high school student to master a rigorous college level curriculum. Each May, the students may take the test; passing the exam with a score of 3, 4, or 5 will in most cases translate to the student receiving college credit or course exemption.

Read more: Living Traditions: Advanced Placement

AP CoursesIt’s hard to believe, but the 2014-2015 school year is two-thirds of the way through the first semester, and the Thanksgiving break is just around the corner. However, with construction underway on the final phase of improvements to the GHS campus, a successful Homecoming celebration completed, a new and improved system for communicating with parents called Infinite Campus, and more students than ever attempting the honors, career technical education, and AP courses that lead to college and career success ... the sky is the limit at GHS!

Read more: At GHS, the Sky is the Limit!

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