Giesinger Gazette

Summer Edition: July 22, 2021

Eagles Soar to Excellence

Our Campus Mission:

The mission of Giesinger Elementary is to ensure high levels of learning to facilitate continuous growth of the whole child.


Our Vision:

We envision a school in which staff provide a safe, caring, and positive learning community for all children; create a collaborative culture among children, families and staff; establish high levels of learning by frequently monitoring student progress; and demonstrate a personal commitment to the academic success and general well-being of each child .


2014 National Blue Ribbon School

A Note from the Principal

Hello Giesinger Eagle Families,


We hope this email finds you all safe and well! I will be sending this campus newsletter, Giesinger Gazette, throughout the year with updates from our campus and sharing District updates. If you have questions at any time, please call our front office at 936-709-2600 or email me at mralston@conroeisd.net.


We are so excited to welcome our returning and new Eagles in just a few short weeks! You will receive an email from Giesinger the week of August 2nd notifying you of your child's teacher. Our Meet-the-Teacher will be a come-&-go event on Monday, August 9th, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.


An email will be sent in the coming weeks regarding important dismissal procedures and transportation tags. Please be on the look-out from Giesinger Elementary.


Please join CISD for a live update from Dr. Curtis Null, on Wednesday 28, at 6:00 pm on the Conroe ISD YouTube Channel. Information will be shared about a variety of topics including the upcoming school year.


Free or Reduced lunch applications must be completed every year to qualify for free or reduced lunch. Your previous enrollment does not carry over from year to year. Please complete this form starting on July 19 if you feel you may qualify for free or reduced lunch pricing: https://www.myschoolapps.com/


Eagles Soar,

Mrs. Ralston

ATTENTION-ACTION REQUIRED for Returning Students

It is VERY important, if you have not completed the returning student registration for the 2021-2022 school year. "Meet the Teacher" is Monday, August 9th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. All students must complete this registration before they will be placed in a classroom.

To register, please follow the steps below:

1. Go to the Conroe ISD website.

2. Click on Parents/Students link.

3. Click on Enrollment and Transfers.

4. Scroll down to Family Portal 2021-2022, click on it to begin log in.

If you need help or need your student's Snap Code, Giesinger is open today until 4pm and then daily, starting next week from 8am-4pm. If you will not be returning to Giesinger Elementary for this school year, please contact us at 936-709-2600, so we are able to release information to your new school in a timely manner.

Conroe ISD Meal Programs

It's more than a meal application...

Did you know that meal applications assist in so much more than just meals?

* P-EBT

* AP Tests

* College Application Fees

* Most Sports

* School Funding

* Internet Access

* School Meals

Conroe ISD families can complete an online meal application beginning July 19, 2021. Applying is fast and easy at www.myschoolapps.com

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Sign-up for School Messenger

All SMS messages received from the Conroe ISD District Office and your child's campus will begin with "Conroe ISD:" and come from the subscribe code 67587. If you have not yet opted-in to receive SMS messages, you can do so at any time throughout the school year by texting "Y" to 67587.
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Get Connected!

Stay in touch with CISD by downloading our new mobile app!


Download the app on your mobile device today and select ‘yes’ to receive push notifications with the latest news and updates from the District.


Key Features:

  • Push Notifications - Select ‘yes’ when you download the app to receive the latest push notifications from the District.
  • Calendar Events - Add events to the calendar on your personal mobile device directly from the calendar section on the app.
  • News - Check out the latest District-wide and school news all in one place!
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Parent Access Login

By logging into Parent Access, you can check your child's grades, assignments, and attendance.


To access your child’s information online you must register for an account.

Please go to the following link and follow the directions below:


http://www.conroeisd.net

Click the “Student/Parent” tab

Click on “Parent Access Center”

Click “Register”

Would You Like to Join the Giesinger PTO?

Our PTO believes in the students, staff, and families at Giesinger. By contributing to our fundraisers, you are making all kinds of quality programs and events available to ALL of our students!


Membership Donation Levels:

$10 Bronze Individual Membership

$25 Silver Individual Membership

$50 Gold Individual Membership


https://giesinger.conroeisd.net/committee/get-involved/pto/


The purpose of the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is to:


(a) promote the welfare of children at Giesinger

(b) to foster cooperation between parents and teachers in the education of children at Giesinger

(c) to unite school and community efforts in securing for all children the best education

(d) to engage in fundraising activities for the educational and recreational benefit of Giesinger, its children, teachers, and staff as determined by the PTO and in accordance with the PTO by-laws.

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To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.


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On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

School Information

  • Our doors open at 7:30 for all students.
  • Students are counted "tardy" after 8:00. Instruction begins promptly at 8:00 and we want our students present and ready to learn!
  • Please do not drop off students before 7:30 as there is no adult supervision on the front porch.
  • Breakfast is served from 7:30-7:55.
  • Transportation changes need to be made by 2:00. Emergency transportation changes can me made no later than 2:30.
  • Students will not be checked out after 2:30.
  • Dismissal begins at 3:10.
  • Please display your car or walker sign when picking your students up each day. This is for the safety for all students and to help our staff and substitutes on duty.
  • Thank you for your continued support. Eagles Soar to Excellence in All We Do!

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Giesinger Eagles Motto:

"Eagles Soar to Excellence In All We Do!"

The Conroe Independent School District (District) as an equal opportunity educational provider and employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in educational programs or activities that it operates or in employment matters. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as Board policy not to discriminate in such a manner.

For information about Title IX rights or Section 504/ADA rights, contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA coordinator at 3205 W. Davis, Conroe, TX 77304; (936) 709-7752.