Gander News

The Lee High School Parent Newsletter

Updated June 4, 2021


June 7-Final Exams Begin for Seniors

June 9-Final Exams Begin for grades 9-11

June 11-Graduation Practice - 8am - Boys Gym

June 11-Early Release

June 12-Graduation 2021 @ 6:30pm - Ford Park Arena

spring final exam schedule & exemption procedures

Spring Final Exam Schedule & Exemption Procedures

Make sure to read the procedures for the Spring Exam Exemptions as some things have changed from years past. If a student misses their exam, they will receive a zero. Students will need to make up their exam after school lets out on June 11th. Make-up times are as follows: Starting Tuesday June 15th-June 17th. Then Monday-Thursday through July. Times are 8am-5pm. Please report to the front office and speak to Mrs. Carmen Lopez.


High School: return in 2nd period
REL-June 3

If you did not turn in your iPad, Hotspot and/or accessories, please see the CTS office as soon as possible to turn it in. iPads & Orbic Verizon Hotspots not returned will be disabled. iPad fees can be paid in the grade level office.

Virtual Student iPad Return: June 11th (return to campus after dismissal) from 12-3. It will be a drive-thru format in the back of the building behind the cafeteria.
All student iPads, charging bricks, charging cables and hotspots must be returned to the campuses.

counselor's corner

summer school

Lee High School will be offering summer school for credit recovery and original credit. There will also be review opportunities at no cost June 15-17 for students retaking the STAAR EOC test the week of June 22-24. Credit Recovery classes are offered at no cost and the dates are June 15-July 1. Original Credit classes are offered for $150 and the dates are June 15-July 8. Current 9th grade students can take Health and current 10th-11th grade students can take Health, Economics, or Government. If you are interested in attending summer school, please see your grade level counselor. Money for an original credit course is due by June 15, 2021.

senior info

senior survey

You need to complete your senior survey by going to your Naviance Home Page to find the link. This needs to be done before Monday. Please get it done today or this weekend! The link to the REL Naviance page is below

graduation tickets

Seniors were given their Graduation Ticket numbers during lunch Friday 5/21. If you did not pick up your letter, go to the senior office.

You also need to submit if you need transportation back to Lee after the graduation ceremony. Please check with your senior level teachers or the senior office for the link for both surveys.

saturday edgenuity opportunity

Attention Seniors: Do you have Edgenuity credit recovery classes to complete? The Edgenuity lab at Lee High School, room 201, will be open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 8am until noon. If you would like to attend, you must scan the Non-School Day Edgenuity QR code located outside the counseling center or the senior office. You must sign up no later than 2:30 pm, the Thursday of the week it is offered. Breakfast and snacks will be provided.

No saturday edgenuity this saturday! next one is 6/5/21

College & Career Corner

Who are we: Mrs. Nallely Peña

Where are we located: Upstairs by the counselor's office

It is never too early to start planning for your future!

How can we help:

  • Explore interests and make connections to the real world and post-secondary options
  • Assist students with college and career searches
  • Liaison between our military recruiters, students, and their families
  • Provide solution focused college & career counseling
  • Assist with applying to colleges, technical schools, military programs, and employment
  • Assist with completing financial aid and scholarship applications
  • Provide a place to research post-secondary options
  • Assist with college/military entrance exam registration process

clubs and organizations

lee hs media team

Are you interested in being a part of the Lee HS Media Team? You can be a part of the yearbook staff, TV Video Announcements, or school digital newsletter! In order to be considered, please click on the link below. Please see Ms. Dean if you have any questions.

Media Team Registration

fine arts

band color guard clinics

The Lee Band is hosting clinics for anyone interested in becoming a member of the Lee Color Guard for the upcoming 2021-2022 season. The color guard performs with the marching band using dance and flags for visual effect. Clinics are May 4th, 11th, and 18th from 4:30-6:30, again, that’s May 4th, 11th, and 18th from 4:30-6:30 in the boys gym. Anyone is welcome and no experience necessary. Wear athletic clothing such as athletic shorts and tennis shoes and bring water. Being part of the color guard earns you PE and Fine Arts credit, and as a member of the band you are eligible to travel with the band to Disney World next year. We are excited to see you at the Lee Color Guard clinics.

gander sports

volleyball & softball clinic

You are invited to a 3 day sports clinic July 26-28 to prepare you for your high school athletic career! Choose between attending the volleyball or softball clinic, or for a discounted price attend both! $25 for one or $40 for both! Come join the fun, meet the high school coaches, and learn fundamental skills and drills as you prepare for the next level! To sign-up click on the link below:

summer soccer camp

The Lee Soccer team will host a boys and girls REL Soccer camp on June 19th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Grades 1st-8th can attend. The cost is $20 and includes camp shirt. The camps will take place at Sultis Stadium (game field) across from High School. Contact Coach Langlois 832-758-7976 /or Coach Cherry 832-651-6116 to enroll. Click here for more information.

summer baseball camp

Lee High School will host a baseball camp July 12th and 13th for students entering grades 3-9. 3rd-6th graders will be 8:00-9:15 a.m. and 7th-9th graders will be 9:45-11:15 a.m. The cost is $30. For more information, please contact

girls' basketball summer camp

Want to improve your work ethics and basketball skills? GCCISD high schools are hosting a girls' basketball camp. This camp will be intense, energetic, and fun, while focusing on the fundamentals of basketball. Join us on June 14-16 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Lee High School. The cost is $60 and includes a camp shirt and daily Chick-Fil-A meal. All camp proceeds will go to your GCCISD girls' athletic program. Click here for more information. Register here, the deadline is June 1st.


ALL STUDENTS WHO DRIVE TO SCHOOL NEED TO HAVE A PARKING TAG. STUDENTS WHO PARK ON CAMPUS WITHOUT A TAG RISK BEING TOWED AT OWN EXPENSE. We are selling parking tags for students who drive to park on campus. They can be purchased in the 10th grade Office (Room 185). Students need their parking sticker to park in the parking lot. The cost of parking stickers is $20.00. You need to show your license and a copy of your insurance with the vehicle you will be using. Below is the parking info you need to submit.


There are many ways to stay up-to-date with what is happening at Lee High School. We will send frequent newsletters. Many REL organizations maintain active Social Media accounts. Some are “official” accounts run by school staff, and others are supporters of our school organizations and teams. Please feel free to follow some or all for the most current information.


@REL_Ganders @LeeHSPrincipal @RelHosa @relvolleyball

@rel_yearbook @RELBaseball61 @anatomymsb @nhs_rel

@RelTheatre @RELBand1 @GandersUnited @gandersoftball

@LeeCelebrities @leeffatx @baytownleefb


@BaytownLeeHS @LeeCelebrities @RELfootballbooster @ganderbaseball

Gander Farmers


@leehs_avid @rel.stuco @relcolorguard @relcelebs @relvolleyball @rel.hosa @rel_class21 @ganderdrumline @ladygandersoftball @relvarsitycheer @relcolorguard @reltheatre @relfootballbooster @rel_class21 @relspanishclub @rel.bandboosters @keyclub_rel @

What is Gander Time?

Gander Time is time during the school day for students to receive academic interventions and tutorials for classes they are struggling in. Gander Time is every Wednesday in between 3rd and 4th period.

  • Tutorials: Teachers offer tutorials on specific topics during this time. Students can go to sessions led by their own teacher or be selected if their teacher feels they need specific assistance


2020 STAAR EOC Scores & Testing Information

STAAR EOC scores from the Spring and Summer 2019 test may be accessed in the Texas Assessment Data Portal, as well as in the Home Access Center (HAC). These will be the only ways to access your student's scores for STAAR.

Students who did not pass their classes or have not yet achieved "Approaches Grade Level," on the English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology or US History STAAR EOC will be automatically enrolled for the Fall retest.

Testing notices will be given to students during their 1st period the last week of November.

SPRING STAAR EOC Testing Schedule

Tuesday, May 4, 2021---Algebra 1

Thursday, April 9, 2021---English 2

Wednesday, May 5, 2021---US Hist

Thursday, May 6, 2021---Biology



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About Us

School Colors: Maroon and White

School Mascot: Ganders

Built in 1928, Lee High School is located in the petrochemical industrial area of the Texas Gulf Coast. We are proud of our long history of educating GCCISD students. Our student population comes from the cities of Baytown and Highlands, with an enrollment of approximately 1800 for 2020-2021. Our 2019 Accountability Report Card: B. Distinctions Earned: Science

Over the years, our school has undergone numerous renovations, including the reconstruction of the main building following a devastating fire in 1987 and a new Art & Science building. These renovations have allowed us to offer a state-of-the-art learning facility while preserving the beauty of this historical landmark. In 2000 a new cafeteria was added along with 13 classrooms on the second floor.