GPISD Parent Newsletter

March 2021

Dear Galena Park I.S.D. Parents and Guardians,

As we continue to navigate the 2020-2021 school year, both virtually and in-person, we will continue to provide you with the latest updates. We hope you will take the time to read over this newsletter carefully.

In this Newsletter, you will find:

  1. Message from Our Superintendent
  2. Dates to Remember
  3. 2021-2022 School Calendar
  4. State of the District
  5. Community Collaborative for Proactive Parenting Virtual Meeting

  6. March Character Education

  7. Prose and Poetry 2021

  8. Instructional Arrangement Change Information
  9. Bulletin Board

We would like to thank everyone for their cooperation and patience during this time.

A Message From Our Superintendent

Dear GPISD Parents/Guardians and Families,

This school year is flying by--can you all believe that it is almost Spring Break? I am certain that many of you, like me, are looking forward to warmer temperatures and the opportunity to be outside, enjoying the sunshine.

Please take special note of the contents of this month's Parent Newsletter--we have already begun planning for next year! I thank you for your support and encouragement throughout this school year, and look forward to continuing to work with you for the betterment of your children, our students.

Be safe,

John C. Moore, Jr., Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools

Dates to Remember!

March 5: Report cards released for high school students

March 15-19: Spring Break

March 26: Teacher Planning Day (Students will participate in remote [from home] asynchronous instruction)

2021-2022 School Calendar

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State of the District

In the Galena Park I.S.D. State of the District address, we showcase how we are accomplishing our mission to prepare students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners.

Throughout the State of the District video presentation and publication, you will learn about our 'Pathways to Success' wheel, including the seven focus areas that provide an inside look into what District employees implement inside and outside of the classroom to help our students achieve excellence every day.

We hope you enjoy the video presentation and publication.

We Are All In This Together! | Galena Park I.S.D. State of the District 2020 - 2021
State of the District Publication

Please click the button above to read the State of the District Publication

Community Collaborative for Proactive Parenting Virtual Meeting

The Community Collaborative for Proactive Parenting Virtual Meeting will be Thursday, March 25 at 6:15 p.m.

Please use the Zoom ID: 768 382 6934 and password: N6SGHU to access the meeting.

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March Character Education

The Character Education themes for the month of March are respect, courtesy and gratitude.

Galena Park I.S.D.'s mission is to prepare students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners. One way we contribute to our mission is through our Character Education program.

Check out the video below to learn more!

March Character Education | Did You Know?

Prose and Poetry

Congratulations to all of the elementary students who participated in Prose and Poetry. Click the button below to view videos of the campus winners.
Prose and Poetry Videos

Click the button to view videos of the campus winners

Food Distribution Digital Story

Thank you to the Houston Food Bank and Harris County Precinct 3 Outreach Division for assisting with the Food Distribution!

We appreciate YOU!

Houston Food Bank Food Distribution | Digital Story
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Galena Park Schools Mid-Year Publication

Click the link to read about the Fall 2020 semester

Curbside Meal Update

Curbside Meal Distribution for virtual learners will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. at Cloverleaf Elementary, Galena Park Elementary, Jacinto City Elementary, Pyburn Elementary, Sam Houston Elementary and Tice Elementary Schools.

GPISD will also be offering free weekend meals for students attending face-to-face learning. Weekend meals are available for pick up at the student's home campus on Fridays.

March Observance Days

March 1-31: Texas History Month

March 1-31: Music in Our Schools Month

March 1-31: National Middle-Level Education Month

March 1-31: National Nutrition Month

March 1-31: Youth Art Month

March 1-5: Texas Public Schools Week

March 1-5: Educational Diagnosticians’ Week

March 2: Texas Independence Day

March 8-12: National School Breakfast Week

March 14: Daylight Savings Time (clocks set forward)

March 23: National Agriculture Day

After-Hours Technical Support

Galena Park I.S.D. working with Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia, has partnered with Harris County to provide additional after-hours technical support for students and parents. The Harris County Schools Digital Access Call Center will provide help Monday-Friday from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday –Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Callers may still email or call 832-386-1400 for assistance. Phones will be answered by the Harris County Call Center after hours.

Parents and students can access the Galena Park I.S.D. Help Center, 24/7, at

Legacy Community Health Clinics Information

Legacy Community Health (Legacy) is the largest federally qualified health center in Texas and a first-of-its-kind in GPISD with clinics inside Green Valley Elementary School and North Shore Senior High School for students and their siblings to visit. Legacy is committed to providing access to affordable, high-quality healthcare for children by providing a variety of pediatric and behavioral health services. The clinics offer in-person visits, telemedicine options and curbside medical services. Legacy Healthcare has your medical needs covered -- make an appointment today.

Please click the flyer below for more information.

Stay Connected with GPISD

  1. GPISD website -
  2. GPISD mobile app
  3. Facebook - @GPISD
  4. Twitter - @GalenaParkISD
  5. YouTube - /GalenaParkISDSchools
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The Mission of Galena Park I.S.D.

The mission of Galena Park I.S.D. is to prepare students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners.
The Galena Park Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boys Scouts and other designated youth groups.