Garden Grove High School to mark its 100-year anniversary

GARDEN GROVE HIGH was founded in 1921 and celebrate that anniversary this year. The photo is from 2016, so don’t wait to show up until Sept. 1 (OC Tribune photo).

Garden Grove High School is celebrating its 100th anniversary in September.  The GGHS Alumni Association is presenting a Centennial Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 18.  All alumni, current students and teachers are invited, and family members are welcome.

The carnival-themed event will be held on the school campus at 11271 Stanford Ave, beginning at 11 a.m. until 3 p.m..  Admission is free. Merchandise is available for sale, hot dog lunches, bake sale, pie eating contests, carnival game booths, a Kids Zone, a ‘Wild & Crazy” raffle and a Argonaut classic car show.  Live music will be provided by Cat Reed & Back Alley.

GGHS was founded in 1921 in temporary quarters and moved to its present location on Stanford Avenue in 1923. It’s the oldest school in the Garden Grove Unified School District and the sixth-oldest high school in Orange County.

Noted alums include entertainer Steve Martin, Medal of Honor winner Michael Monsoor and adventurer Steve Fossett.

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