Leopard Pride News

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GISD Contributes to United Way Goal

Gainesville ISD was proud to once again be a pacesetter for the CCUW campaign. On Thursday, November 7, district and campus leaders attended the Celebration luncheon, in which the grand fundraising total for the campaign was announced. The pacesetter total was announced at the Kickoff in September and GISD was able to announce a record-breaking donation of more than $19,000. As a result, at the Celebration luncheon on Thursday, GISD was able to proudly accept more awards than ever before:

  1. Pacesetter company award

  2. Head Start-Small Business Award (100% participation)

  3. Special Services- Small Business Award (100% participation)

  4. Lee Intermediate-Presidential award (50% increase over last year’s giving)

  5. Gainesville Junior High-Presidential award (50% increase over last year’s giving)

  6. Edison Elementary-Gold award ($60 per capita and 60% participation)

  7. Administration- Silver award ($50 per capita and 50% participation)


Thank you to Mr. Ewart, Mr. Firth, and the GHS Jazz band for providing the entertainment for the luncheon!

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Leopard High Five Awards!

Congratulations to the November Leopard High Five recipients! The High Five is an employee recognition program in which any staff member, student, or parent can choose an employee to recognize for his or her efforts. This is one more way we choose to celebrate our awesome staff! Click HERE to see the pictures of the surprise announcements!
Leopard High Five Awards

See the full list of award winners!

Leopards big and small

Coach Wolf and members of the boys basketball team assisted Mrs. Spence's 3rd grade class at W.E. Chalmers Elementary with some after school tutoring and even played a little trash-ketball. We love when we see our student-athletes setting a positive example for our young Leopards!
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Gifted & Talented Referrals

GISD is now accepting referrals for students who may need Gifted/Talented

Services for the school year. This program is designed for students who exhibit intellectual

and creative thinking abilities at an extraordinary level not normally served in the regular

classroom. Services are provided only upon identification of education needs of the student.

Anyone wishing to refer a student attending Gainesville ISD in kindergarten through 12th

grade this school year is asked to go by the student’s campus office and request a copy of

the referral form. This form must be returned to the school by November 30. Those unable

to go by the school should call 940.665.4362 to request a form be sent to them.

GT Parent Coffee Talk

Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 8:30-9:30am

800 South Morris Street

Gainesville, TX

The GT Parent Coffee Talk will be a time for parents to ask questions about their GT student and the GT program. Ms. Dosher, Advanced Academics Coordinator, will present a short program on the Social and Emotional needs of GT students.

This is open to any parent, including parents whose students may not currently be in the program, but may be interested in nominating their child for testing.

Coffee, juice and small snacks will be provided.

VISTO Food Drive

GISD campuses are participating in the annual VISTO canned food drive. All donations will be picked up on November 18th by the Gainesville Fire Department. We are thankful for what VISTO provides for our families and our community!
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Mobile app ensures easy access to parent portal.

Do you have the Gainesville ISD mobile app? Did you know you can easily access parent portal, breakfast and lunch menus, the district website, calendar of events, athletics schedules, and more....all from one place!

Parents...did you know you can easily access parent portal through our GISD mobile app? You can also add parent portal to your home screen. Or you can do both!

Parent portal is where you did online registration, but also is where you can access all of your child's grades, absences,
attendance, discipline referrals, and more. You can also subscribe to alerts by email and/or text message for things such as a grade below 90, and average below 80, missing assignments, etc. This helps prevent surprises at progress report and report card time!

Gainesville ISD app on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gainesville-isd/id557969838…

Gainesville ISD app on google play: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details…

Link to mobile site for parent portal (to save to your home screen): https://txcnt03.esc11.net/gvillemobile/Login.aspx


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Community Events

See what is coming up with the Chamber of Commerce!

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