Aburi Girls Senior High School – what you need to know

myshsrank * June 8, 2020 * 156

Aburi Girls also known as ABUGISS is an all-girls senior high school, founded in 1946 by the Presbyterian Church of Ghana located in the beautiful hills of Aburi. The school runs a full boarding house facility. Aburi Girls’ also falls in Category A of schools usually referred to as the best senior high schools.

The school has two compounds connected with an overhead bridge. It is one of the dream schools for many prospective high school girls. They are very much affiliated to PRESEC Legon who are their boys.

“Bepo so Hann” – a local phrase which means Light on the Hill

The school is in the eastern region of Ghana, precisely in the Akuapim South District. And easy drive from Accra is through the Madina-Aburi road.

Students in senior high schools are grouped into houses, which promote healthy competition, communal activities, and identity. There are eight houses in ABUGISS namely:

  1. Aberdeen House
  2. Barradale House
  3. Chapel House
  4. Edinburgh House
  5. Irene Anderson House
  6. Royal Park House
  7. Sylvia Asempa House
  8. Kilsyth House

Aburi Girls SHS does not offer all courses or programmes. The following are the courses offered as of 2019:

  • General Science
  • General Arts
  • Business
  • Visual Arts
  • Home Economics

Some notable old girls of ABUGISS as much as we know include:

Aburi Girls alumni

  • H.E. Ernestina Naadu Mills
    (former first lady of Ghana)
  • Vida Akoko-Bamfo
    (retired Supreme Court Judge)
  • Gloria Akuffo
    (Attorney General, current)
  • Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann
    (quiz mistress, National Science & Math Quiz)
  • Senyuiedzorm Awusi Adadevoh
    (Award-winning sports photojournalist)
  • Deloris Frimpong Manso
    (TV Host & Producer)
  • Ivy Barley
    (Co-founder & CEO of Developers in Vogue)
  • Edith Dita Schandorf
    (CEO, Bloomings Africa)
  • Poetra Asantewa
    (Editor, musical artist)
  • Adwoa A. Amoako Adjei Esq

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