Clark's Weekly Updates

September 20th-24th

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Daily COVID Self Health Assessment

Attendance remains a priority for Goose Creek CISD. All enrolled students will attend school in person in 2021-2022. The Daily COVID-19 Self-Health Assessment should be completed before arriving to school each day. You can find the Self-Health Assessment below.


You can find more information on the district's Safe Return to School Plan at https://www.gccisd.net/page/COVID-19-SafeReturn-202021

Hispanic Heritage Month

We will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th - October 15th.


National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.

Spotlight: Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez is perhaps one of the most well-known labor leaders and Latino American civil rights activists of all time. Among his biggest accomplishments was founding the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) with Dolores Huerta. It later became the United Farm Workers (UFW) labor union, and it relied on nonviolent methods to improve the lives of migrant American farmworkers. He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Upcoming Events

Peace Day (Tomorrow)

On September 21st, students can wear peace signs and/or tie dye shirts to celebrate International Day of Peace.


What is Peace Day?

The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") is observed around the world each year on September 21st. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

Curriculum Night (virtual)

On September 21st, we will release our virtual Curriculum Night. This event will educate families on grade level expectations and content requirements. Teachers will discuss important information pertaining to their grade levels and classrooms.


Summary of Topics:

-Campus Information

-STAAR Information

-Guided Reading Information

-Grading Policy/Corrections/Homework

-Curriculum Overview

-Student Agendas and Communication

-Resources and Handouts

-Plus other topics based on grade level

Early Release (Friday)

Students will get out of school early on September 24th. Students will be provided lunch. Students will get out of school at 11:45am on September 24th.

Fall Pictures

Students will take Fall Pictures on October 1st. You will receive more information as we get closer to the date.

Week Off in October

Students will be out of school for a week in October. Students are out of school from October 4th-8th.

College Spirit Day

Each month we will have a College Spirit Day. On October 13th, students are encouraged to wear a college shirt or the colors of their favorite college

Curriculum Based Assessments (CBAs)

There are several tests that will occur in October. Please see the testing schedule below.


ELA CBA (3rd-5th)-----------October 19th

Math CBA (2nd-5th)--------October 20th

Science CBA (2nd-5th)----October 27th


Curriculum Based Assessments (CBAs)

CBAs are like six weeks exams. The students have learned and practiced all the material covered on the tests. The CBA grades are counted as major grades and cannot be corrected for a 70.

Misc. Information

Snack Attack!

We will have chips and ice cream available to purchase on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This is only available for students in kinder through 5th grade. You can add lunch money to your student's account at the following website.


My School Bucks: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/getmain?requestAction=home

Lunch Applications

You can complete the free/reduced lunch application at the following link.


Lunch application: https://www.nlappscloud.com/Welcome.aspx?api=875efd5ec38ae7bce5f0554dc8ef16d6#loaded

Attendance Information

  • Attendance is completed each day at 10:00am.
  • If your student is not present at 10:00am, they are marked unexcused until an excuse note is received.
  • We cannot accept handwritten and/or electronic excuse notes after 3 days.
  • We have an online excuse form that is sent to families when a students is absent. You can also find the online excuse form on our campus website.
  • You can email excuse notes to mirna.avaloz@gccisd.net or molly.johnson@gccisd.net

District Calendar

We would like to share the district instructional calendar for 2021-2022. Please make vacation plans on days we are out of school. Attendance is very important for academic success.


District Calendar 2021-2022: https://www.gccisd.net/page/sp.calendars