HR329: Commending Green Run High School.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 329
Commending Green Run High School.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 19, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Green Run High School, an outstanding public secondary school in Virginia Beach, has helped students grow and develop academically and socially for 40 years; and

WHEREAS, Green Run High School opened in September 1979 with Wylie French as its first principal; the 247,000-square-foot building with 75 classrooms and laboratories and eight industrial shops was the largest high school in the Commonwealth at the time; and

WHEREAS, by 1985, Green Run High School needed portable classrooms to support its enrollment of 3,000 students; in 1990, enrollment dropped to 1,500 after Salem High School was established to better serve the growing community; and

WHEREAS, Green Run High School has given generations of Virginia Beach students the tools to achieve success in higher education and their careers and to become responsible citizens of the Commonwealth and a global society; and

WHEREAS, through its new Innovation iLab, Green Run High School provides an engaging, personalized learning experience that allows students to choose from a full range of co-curricular activities to enrich the learning process; and

WHEREAS, Green Run High School has fulfilled its mission through the hard work of its faculty, administrators, and staff, as well as the support of parents, families, local partners, and community members; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Green Run High School hereby be commended on the occasion of its 40th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Green Run High School as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the school’s commitment to academic excellence and service to the Virginia Beach community.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 329

Offered February 18, 2019
Commending Green Run High School.
Patrons-- Convirs-Fowler, Delaney and Rasoul

WHEREAS, Green Run High School, an outstanding public secondary school in Virginia Beach, has helped students grow and develop academically and socially for 40 years; and

WHEREAS, Green Run High School opened in September 1979 with Wylie French as its first principal; the 247,000-square foot building with 75 classrooms and laboratories and eight industrial shops was the largest high school in the Commonwealth at the time; and

WHEREAS, by 1985, Green Run High School needed portable classrooms to support its enrollment of 3,000 students; in 1990, enrollment dropped to 1,500 after Salem High School was established to better serve the growing community; and

WHEREAS, Green Run High School has given generations of Virginia Beach students the tools to achieve success in higher education and their careers and to become responsible citizens of the Commonwealth and a global society; and

WHEREAS, through its new Innovation iLab, Green Run High School provides an engaging, personalized learning experience that allows students to choose from a full range of co-curricular activities to enrich the learning process; and

WHEREAS, Green Run High School has fulfilled its mission through the hard work of its faculty, administrators, and staff, as well as the support of parents, families, local partners, and community members; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Green Run High School hereby be commended on the occasion of its 40th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Green Run High School as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the school’s commitment to academic excellence and service to the Virginia Beach community.