HISTORY

School Motto: Esse Quam Videri (To be rather than to seem)

School Mascot: Mighty Stallion

School Colors: kelly green, royal blue, and white

Other Facts about Green Run:

  • Opened in September of 1979, the largest high school in Virginia. 247,000 feet of space Construction cost $11.4 million.
  • The school colors are royal blue, kelly green and white. The school symbol, the stallion. Both were chosen by a committee of students from Kempsville, Kellam and Princess Anne High Schools and Plaza, Brandon and Princess Anne Junior middle schools.
  • The site for Green Run High School:
    • was previously used for fox hunting by the Princess Anne Hunt Club.
    • was later used as a garden farm for the Norfolk City jail.
    • was owned by a Mennonite Farming family until sold in the late 1960's as part of the Green Run planned development.
    • is one of three Virginia Beach schools built on land that can be traced back to the Algonquin Indian settlements.

See the original architect's booklet

Facts about the GRHS Crest

Green Run's Alma Mater