Griggs Elementary School News
Stephanie Benson, Principal
About The School:
W.C. Griggs School was organized in 1958. It is named in honor of William C. Griggs. He began his educational career at the age of twenty-five and served in several different capacities. He was the principal of Henley High School In Birmingham. He served as superintendent of schools in Gadsden and Bessemer, Alabama as well as in Danville, Virginia. In 1925 Mr. Griggs was appointed superintendent of the Mobile County School System for the completion of a term. William Griggs served in the Mobile County Public School System for seventeen years until his retirement in 1944. He was active in both the community and his local church. William C. Griggs died on July 6, 1955.
Griggs Elementary News
Congratulations to the Griggs Star Student Carl Mosley!
Pictured are Kristina Spivey (Star Class 2nd Grade Teacher), Barclay Harle (Star Support), Dynette Ballard, Shannon Harris, and Carl Mosley (Star Student).
Melissa Cazalas Support Staff, Sarah Fountain Star Teacher, Dynette Ballard Math Intervention, Kamron Hardegree Star Student, Shannon Harris, and Ruth Robinson
Congratulations to Griggs Star Student and Star Teacher for February 2012. Pictured (l-r) are Keshia Barnett-Assistant Principal, Joey Haze - Star Staff, Ashley Betbeeze - Star Teacher, Patricia Knobf, and Seth Sheffield - Star Student.
Congratulations to Griggs Star Student for November 2011 Makayla Roberts, Star Teacher, Joan Holland and Support Staff of the month is Eddie Williams. Pictured are Shannon Harris with Holiday Inn, Joan Holland, Eddie Williams, and Makayla Roberts.
Holiday Inn West I-10 sponsors Stars of the Month at WC Griggs Elementary
Congratulations to Griggs Star Student for October 2011 Carmeletta Scales in Kelly Quints' class and support staff of the month is Lynn Lowe. Pictured from left to right are Kelly Quints, Lynn Lowe, Shannon Harris with Holiday Inn, and Carmeletta Scales.
Shannon Harris and Senator Ben Brooks with Griggs Elementary Star student Wyatt Reshatoff at the September 2011 luncheon.
2006-2007 Third Year To Receive The Torchbearer School Award
Torchbearer Schools are high-poverty public schools that have overcome the odds to become high-performing schools. They exemplify what can be achieved when schools are committed to excellence for all students. These schools are perfect examples of the positive environment created when principals, faculties, and staff members work together to set common goals and meet the same high expectations.