Leopard Pride News

It's a great day to be a Leopard!

Board Hires GHS Alumni as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum

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Welcome Home!

We are excited to announce that on Monday, November 12, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hiring of LaCreasha Stille for the position of Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction. Stille is a GHS alumni and she is excited for the opportunity to come back home to Gainesville. We look forward to her joining us in district after the Christmas break. Learn more about Mrs. LaCreasha Stille...

Rigsby Advances to State!

On Monday, November 12, the GHS UIL Congressional Debate team competed at the UIL Congressional Debate District Tournament at the Region 11 Education Service Center. As a result of the performance of the debate team, all three competing students advanced to finals and Mati Rigsby advances to the State meet. The five member team consists of Mati Rigsby, Tucker Craft, Anthony Larraga, and alternates Briston Rains and Hunter Stephens.

During finals, Mati Rigsby received a 1st place medal, Tucker Craft received a 5th place medal, and Anthony Larraga placed within the top half. Mati Rigsby will compete at the UIL Congressional State competition in January.


The Congressional debate team is coached by Ms. Morgan Sims and Mr. Logan Marchman.

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VISTO Food Drive Breaks New Record!

We are proud to once again partner with the Gainesville Fire Department for the annual VISTO canned food drive. Our elementary campuses came through BIG time, offering incentives, parties, class competition, you name it. Look at the difference our students, parents, and staff have made for our local food pantry!!


Edison: 9,959

Chalmers: 1250
Lee: 819

TOTAL ITEMS DONATED TO VISTO: 12,028!!!


Special recognition goes to Mrs. Marish's Pre-K class, who collected 3,247 items for donation!

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November Students of the Month

The November Students of the Month received the Leopard Pride award at the Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening. The students were nominated by their teachers for their leadership, compassion for others, making good choices, and for settiing a good example for their classmates.


Congratulations!

Isabella Pires (PK), Hagen Betancourth (1st), Sophia Floyd (2nd), Brandt Crain (4th), Bryan Garcie (6th), Sydney Giles (6th), London Daniels (7th), Lelia McCoy (8th), Natalie Putnam (9th), Alejandro Hernandez (12th)

Congratulations to the Novemember Leopard Pride students of the month!

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Join the Parent Advisory Council!

At GISD we strive to continuously improve our district through a cooperative effort between our schools, parents, and the community. As a means to provide an avenue for this conversation, Dr. Stewart is currently forming the 2018-19 Parent Advisory Council. The PAC is open to any parent or community member who is willing to provide feedback and input in to what our district is doing well and what can be improved upon. The PAC will meet four times throughout the year, with the first meeting being held on Tuesday, December 11th at 5:30pm at the Administration building, 800 S. Morris St. If you are interested in being a valuable member of this group, please contact Kay Neu at 940-665-4362 or kneu@gainesvilleisd.org.

Lee Hosts Grandparents Breakfast

Student Advisory Council November meeting

Dr.Stewart’s GHS student advisory council met for the second time on Wednesday. Representatives from our food service provider, Aramark, came to talk about likes/dislikes/wants/options for the food provided in the cafe. As a thank you, each student received a free java city drink!

Other discussion topics included proposed billboard design ideas, the Ag facility, athletic events, and much more. We look forward to the input and feedback that this great group of students brings to each meeting!

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GJH Thanksgiving Family Feast!

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FAME cast says THANK YOU!!!

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GISD Education Foundation Donation Drive

Our students have benefited greatly from over $23,000 in grants last year! The 2018 grants are coming up! Help our Education Foundation fund innovative teaching grants!

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District Events

Coming up this Week: Edison Hispanic Heritage Night on Thursday, GJH District CC Meet on Wednesday, GHS District CC Meet on Thursday

GHS Alumni Association

The Alumni Association now accepts online donations!

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See what's happening in GJHS and GHS Athletics! See schedules, game results, sign up for team alerts, and more!

Community Events

The Chamber of Commerce weekly community corkboard shares a variety of events going on throughout the Chamber businesses.

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