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Welcome to Gig Harbor High School

Mission Statement 

Gig Harbor High School creates a respectful and positive learning environment in which students, staff, and community encourage the intellectual, physical and emotional growth of individuals.

Home of the tides

Address

5101 Rosedale St NW
Gig Harbor WA, 98335

Phone: 

Main Office: (253) 530-1400   
Attendance: (253) 530-1429  

School Hours: Bell ScheduleLunch Schedule

M, T, TH & F: 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

School Leadership 

Michele Suiter - Principal 
Mary Kate Grant - Assistant Principal 

James Cantonwine - Assistant Principal
Chris Hunke - Dean of Students

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A graphic with the 2022 AP CSA Medallion and AP logo that says "2022 AP CSA Female Diversity Award"

Gig Harbor High School has earned the College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science. Schools honored with this award have expanded girls’ access in AP computer science courses. 

“We are honored that our school earned this distinction,” GHHS Principal Michele Suiter said

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Students of all abilities create friendships during swim class at GHHS

Wednesday and Friday are the best days of the week for a group of students at Gig Harbor High School (GHHS), who get together each week to swim and play at the school’s pool. 

Happy pop music loudly plays in the background as Employment Training and Transition (ET&T) students and general education students swim together as a part of their P.E. class. ET&T is a special education program provided by PSD to help high school age students learn skills that will benefit them after graduation. 

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GHHS Senior, Superintendent Bahr, Board Director Wimberley, testify for Purple Heart Award legislation

Superintendent Krestin Bahr, President of the Board of Directors Natalie Wimberley, and Brendan testified in support of SB 5071 in front of the Senate Early Learning and K12 Education Committee. Brendan, Bahr, and Wimberley were joined by State Representatives Spencer Hutchins, R - Gig Harbor, and Michelle Caldier, R - Gig Harbor, in Olympia on Wednesday. 

If passed into law, SB 5071 would create the Purple Star Award to recognize military friendly school districts. 

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