Leopard Pride News

It's a great day to be a Leopard!

Congrats One Act Play!

We are so proud of our GHS OAP!!! Although they didn’t advance to State, Region is a huge accomplishment with tough competition!

Individual awards: Landry Dosher-Best Actress, Jade Conner-All Star Cast, Niaomi Dawson- Honorable Mention All Star Cast. Way to go Leopards!

We invite YOU to come see what all the talk is about, when the OAP hosts two public performances back here in Gainesville on Thursday, May 9 and Saturday, May 11.

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GJH competes at Jr. VASE

Gainesville Junior High art students competed at the Junior VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event. Junior VASE is a regional event hosted by Texas Art Educators.At the competition, they participated in an interview and critique about their artwork in front of a juror. Ten GJH students competed in the contest and three earned medals and all earned high ratings, with 4 being the highest.

Brynann Beverage- Division 1, Lily Cabral - Division 1; Cynthia Morgan-Division 2

Presea Reed, 4 rating; Anai Hernandez, 3 rating; Karina Hernandez, 3 rating; April Mendez, 3 rating; Aidan Sanders, 3 rating; Trinity Wilson, 3 rating

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Spanish Spelling Bee

GISD announced the first annual Spanish Spelling Bee, which will be held on May 23rd at 9am at the GISD administration building. Students in first through eighth grade are eligible to compete in campus bees and earn advancement to the district bee. The Chalmers Spanish Spelling Bee was held on Tuesday, April 16. The students who chose to participate first competed against their classmates, in which the top students earned advancement to the campus spelling bee. The top three per grade level will compete at the district bee on May 23rd. We are happy to offer this exciting opportunity for our students!
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4th grade spelling bee

Sarai Calderon (1st place)
Guadalupe Saenz (2nd place)
Alan Lara (3rd place)
Anaileight Huerta, Celestino Paz, Daniel Platas, Daniel Valdez, Marcos Moran
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3rd grade spelling bee

Danna Garcia (1st place)
Berenise Huerta (2nd place)
Ivan Zamora (3rd place)
Everardo Mendez, Brianna Perez, Edgar Barton, Leonardo Meza
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2nd grade Spelling Bee

Natalie Saenz (1st place)
Uriel Atonal (2nd place)
Alex Gomez (3rd place)
Sofia Castillo, Saida Almaraz, Joaquin Barrientos, Jimena Lara, Sofia Madrigal, Roman Gaspar, Genesis Manriquez
GHS qualified five girls and three boys to the State powerlifting meets that were held in March. At the Board meeting Monday night, the state qualifiers and the powerlifting coaches were recognized for the great accomplishments this year.

State qualifers and final state ranking:
Lady Leopards: Tramera Bynum (3rd), Lupe Rodriguez, Itzel Gomez (5th), Aaliyah Henry (4th), and Makela Manuel; coached by Kenny Wilkerson
Leopards: William Goines (3rd), Yovanni Juarez (5th), Niko Fraire (3rd); coached by Cody Patterson
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Students of the Month

The April Students of the Month received the Leopard Pride award at the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, April 15. The students were nominated by their teachers for their leadership, compassion for others, making good choices, and for setting a good example for their classmates.

Jamie Robinson, 9th grade

Marina Walterscheid, 11th grade
Anai Hernandez, 8th grade

Kilynn Medina, 8th grade

Jackson Otts, 5th grade
Grace Terrell, 6th grade

Owen Perez, 4th Grade
Litzairy Delgado, 2nd Grade

Ky'Ree Redmon-Goss, Prekindergarten

Elisabeth Hernandez, 1st grade

Girls Golf Team Advances to Regionals

The Lady Leopard golf team has advanced to the Regional golf tournament at Van Zandt Country Club in Canton on April 24th and 25th. The team of five (Madison Stephens, Candance Stephens, Kacie Magallanes, Brittney Magallanes, and Kimberly Gomez) took second place at the district golf tournament. Great job ladies!

Pre-K is on the hunt for Easter eggs! We are thankful to have some dry "grass" after the rain last night!

Q & U...happily ever after!

Today, the kindergarten QUeens and QUarterbacks were invited to attend the wedding of Q&U! Every time a Q is found, a U is right by its side. They are married and live happily ever after!

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4-on-4 Volleyball Spring League

GHS is hosting a 4-on-4 volleyball spring league for incoming 7th-12th grade. Games will be played April 23rd - May 21st. Click the link above for the printable registration form.

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GJH & GHS Schedules & Scores

All GJH schedules and scores can be found with the click of a button. Basketball, powerlifting, and GHS soccer are in full swing. Come out and support our Leopards and Lady Leopards!