District Update

7.26.21

First Day of School: August 23, 2021

Click here for Back to School events, such as Orientation and Meet the Teacher.


Click here for the elementary school supply list.

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PLI Logo Winner

Congratulations to Ball High School graduate Jaiden Wright for winning the design challenge for the new Powerful Learning Innovators (PLI) program.


Mrs. Haney’s graphic design class was tasked with creating a branding logo for the district’s PLI program. Jaiden’s design will be used on all of the materials and social media for PLI.

“We are so fortunate to have talent like Jaiden’s in this district,” says Haney. Jaiden is currently attending Galveston College for an associate’s degree in art. “Good luck with your future endeavors, we know you will make us proud!”

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Bailey Glenn: Raise Your Hand Texas Q&A Portfolio

Although this past year had its share of challenges and roadblocks, Rosenberg Elementary third grade teacher Bailey Glenn has shown us what being brave looks like and how to be there for her students. Read her full Q&A with Raise Your Hand Texas: https://www.raiseyourhandtexas.org/stories/bailey-glenn

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Read more about Mr. Le here : https://bit.ly/3B9dAYv

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40 Under 40

Congratulations to Galveston ISD Educational Foundation executive director Brittany Viegas and Ball High School teacher and coach William Schuster for being selected for The Daily News' 40 Under 40!


Click here to read more about Brittany Viegas.


Click here to read more about William Schuster.

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P-EBT Food Benefits for Families

Apply for for Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) to receive help with food costs for your family. All Galveston ISD students are eligible. Applications open at yourtexasbenefits.com/Learn/PEBT (application link is case-sensitive) on June 2, 2021.


P-EBT provides food benefits to families with enrolled students (up to 21 years of age) who temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals for the 2020–2021 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All Galveston ISD students are eligible because GISD is a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) district that offers free meals to all students. The deadline to apply is August 13, 2021

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2021 Ball High Football Season Ticket Holders

To confirm your season tickets, please call 409-766-5883 or email WalterFortune@gisd.org or MariaRodgriguez@gisd.org.

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Girl•ology

Ever get caught off guard with questions concerning changes with puberty? Join Girlology’s “Something New About You” puberty program hosted by Teen Health Center PA, and Girlologist, Martha Norris!


Ideal for girls ages 8-11, our first in-person live seminar begins Saturday, July 31st at 10 am at the Wright Cuney Recreation Center. Follow this link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girlology-something-new-about-you-with-martha-norris-pa-registration-160548901085

Or visit www.teenhealthcenter.org to register.

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Cómo cambiar la configuración de idioma en Facebook y las actualizaciones del distrito. How to Change Language Settings on Facebook and District Updates - Spanish Language

How to Change Language Settings on Facebook and District Updates - Spanish Language