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6 Fishing Teams Qualify for State!

GHS Bass Fishing had 6 of 8 fishing teams qualify for state, which is unheard of for a first year team! Congratulations to Landon Prestage and Andre Lawson who had a 10th place finish anchored by a 7.95lb fish caught by Andre Lawson. They each were awarded a $500 college scholarship! The THSBA awarded $26,000 in scholarships at the Regional event and there will be a total of $76,000 awarded at the state championship for a total of $130,000 between both Regional tournaments and State. The State tournament will be held May 20-21 at Lake Ray Roberts.

State Qualifiers
Landon Prestage/Andre Lawson, Dawson Cassidy/Collin Dudenhoeffer, Reece Holt/Janson Robeson, Jesse Gutierrez/Ragon McElreath, Hunter Nichols/Ryan Wright, Zachary Pierce/Eliam Gonzales

Congratulations to our other Regional qualifiers on a tremendous first season:

Gage Terrell/Brennan Linnell, Zach Woody/Lane Newton

FCCLA Receives State Awards

The GHS FCCLA received an award from the Texas Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America for having the largest number of Power of One completers during the 2016-17 school year (over 100!). Power of One is a national FCCLA program that allows students to set goals and work toward reaching those goals. GHS students completed individual classroom projects in five different areas complete the Power of One requirements.

The GHS FCCLA also received a GOLD award on the national level for their 2016-17 FCCLA membership campaign. Picture is the FCCLA President, Kaitlyn Villa.

State Academic UIL Meet

Five GHS students competed at the state UIL Academics meet. Trevor Hall earned 6th place in Calculator and the calculator team of Trevor, Radhika Bhakta, Dillon Edington, and Alfredo Moreno placed 3rd overall! Jenny Liu also participated in Spelling & Vocabulary.

Edison Students Visit NCTC

The Edison Kinder & 1st grade students enjoyed performances of "The Twits" at NCTC's Performing Arts Center today. A special thank you to GISD's Education Foundation for allowing this tradition to continue for the last 11 years!
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April Employees of the Month
April Teacher of the Month-Windy Fulmer
Band performance at Board meeting

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 1

Education Foundation Shining Stars Gala @ 7pm
Early Voting (8am-5pm)

Tuesday, May 2

Early Voting (8am-5pm)

EOC Testing: Algebra I

GJHS Tennis @ Krum

Edison Kindergarten Round-Up (4-7pm)

Wednesday, May 3
EOC Testing: US History

Thursday, May 4

EOC Testing: Biology
OAP Public Performance @ 8:30pm

Friday, May 5

College Shirt/Jeans Day

GHS Class Awards Night @ 6:30pm (9th-11th)

Saturday, May 6

Election Day (7am-7pm)

OAP Public Performance @ 7:30pm

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