Kids at GHS like to joke about the school but, deep down, it feels like a home to a large majority of us.
GHS is stunningly diverse, and the faculty and staff work hard to make the diversity work. I've never felt intimidated or threatened by any of the students at GHS and, in the case I were to, there would be plenty of teachers I would be comfortable addressing it with.
I can't speak too much for red-ed/honors classes, but the Cambridge classes are incredible. The discussions that occur, especially in English classes, are thought-provoking and surprisingly fun. I've never had a Cambridge teacher that I felt was inadequate (only a single honors math teacher, who is complained about again and again and never removed) and feel as if I've gotten to know and trust the teacher in question, which is an absolute privilege.
Electives and clubs absolutely make the experience. The groups are tight knit, but not "cliquey." I took video production, and the class honestly felt like an enormous family to me. It's a four year collective class, and when the senior leave each year we're always in absolute tears.
Only downfalls at GHS: I've never been able to get hold of my guidance counselor without having to go through absolute hell first. Yes, the bathrooms are gross, but improving. And you'll probably get drowned in rain at least once if your classes are primarily based in the 9th grade center. But maybe that's just your initiation to the school.
Otherwise, it's always a great day to be a Hurricane.