Another relatively “new” Grossmont High School sport is Volleyball. Since the first volleyball team “took the court” in 1972, Grossmont students have enjoyed the challenges and the excitement of volleyball.
Read more: May 2018 Girls and Boys Volleyball
Not all international students who visit Grossmont stay for the entire school year. Historically, Foothillers have also hosted students who visit for shorter periods of time.
In October 1963, a program that fostered international understanding was “Operation Amigo”, which was sponsored by the San Diego Union. Spanish teacher Bob Miller, who was “interested in improving Latin America’s image of the United States”, made the transportation arrangements and traveled with the students from Mexico City to San Diego. 30 students arrived at Lindbergh Field from Costa Rica and Peru to “cheers and waves of Grossmont High band, Caperettes, and official greeters. Banners in Spanish welcomed the visitors who were to stay for two weeks.”
Read more: April 2018 Shorter Visits by International Students