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GISD EARNS SIX ACADEMIC DISTICTIONS
Gainesville ISD earned six individual campus academic distinctions in the 2017 Accountability rating system. Each year, the Texas Education Agency reviews test scores for school districts around the state. School districts and their campuses are evaluated on four criteria: student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps and postsecondary reading level. Read more....
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LEE CELEBRATES NEW BAND HALL
Gainesville ISD, EIKON Consulting Group, and WR Construction celebrated the opening of the new Robert E. Lee Intermediate Band Hall. The ribbon cutting and open house was held on Monday, August 14 at 5pm.
The 5,000 square foot band hall addition will meet the needs of the growing music program at Robert E. Lee and Gainesville ISD. The design of the band hall includes an open ensemble area with movable partitions that can divide the space into three smaller rooms. An ample amount of instrument storage has also been provided in the new facility as well as an office with instrument repair space and restrooms.
A special thank you to the Board of Trustees who initiated this project: Will Presson, Mike Schmitz, Mike Rosenberg, Doug Wade, Corey Hardin, Ryan Green, Phil Neelley.
PROJECT LEAD THE WAY
During staff development, teachers throughout the district were trained on the implementation of Project Lead the Way instruction. To develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for immediate and future success for all students, GISD is implementing PLTW at all grade levels beginning this school year. PLTW gives our students and staff the ability to fully integrate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) instruction in the classrooms at every level.
2017-2018 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Back row: Mike Schmitz (Vice President), Mike Rosenberg, Phil Neelley, Dr. Jeff Brasher
The Board of Trustees meets on the third Monday of each month and the community is always welcome. For more information, including meeting agendas, minutes, and more informatin about each Board member, visit our website or click here.
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