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  Mission Statement  

W. C. Griggs Elementary

Together We Lead, Together We Shine



Vision Statement:

Educating and Empowering Greatness


Mission Statement:

The Mission of W. C. Griggs is to become educated leaders who challenge ourselves to achieve our goals.  We will be positive, life-long learners who celebrate the greatness in everyone. 


  About The School  

Griggs Discipline Plan

Griggs Discipline Plan uses positive reinforcement to encourage appropriate behavior while at school.

The History of W.C. Griggs Elementary

W. C. Griggs Elementary 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 1926 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.

Source:  Mobile Public Library Local History Department (vertical file)


AMSTI Science and Math

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W.C.Griggs is an AMSTI school.  Our faculty has received specialized training in the Alabama Math, Science and Technology Institute program that is used for Science and Math instruction.

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