Longhorn News

November 2017

Longhorn Spotlight

Raising Money For Cook Children's: Jasper Clark

This past week, 1st grade students learned about charitable giving in math while going through a financial literacy unit in Mrs. Day's math class. This sparked an idea in one of our students to raise money as a form of charitable giving. Jasper Clark decided to raise money for Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth by selling snow cones after school. In just a few short hours over 2 days, he was able to raise $410.00 dollars to donate. Way to go Jasper! He is proof that big ideas can come from little minds. His act of kindness inspired our NHS to pay it forward and host a toy drive for the children of Cook's Children! Please consider donating to this great cause!
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GHS 4-Time State Cross Country Qualifier

A tradition of excellence from one of our very own GHS students was on full display at the state cross country meet in Round Rock, TX this past weekend. For the 4th straight year in a row, Cassidy Barfield competed in the state meet. In fact, Cassidy Barfield has been to the state competition for different events more than any other Longhorn. Throughout high school, Cassidy has qualified for the state meet in cross country, track, and was an alternate in UIL Academics. This is no easy feat, and getting to four state meets is a testament to Cassidy's hard work and determination. It has been a joy to watch her all four years, and we cannot wait to see what else she has in store her Senior year.
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November Students of the Month

The Gordon PTO is proud to sponsor our Student of the Month program. Students are nominated each month for their outstanding accomplishments in the classroom, extracurricular activities, and demonstrating a positive attitude.

Longhorn Spirit Wear & Fundraiser

Southern Stitching is a one-stop shop for all your Gordon ISD Spirit wear needs. For every purchase made through the school attire site, Southern Stitching will give 10% back to the school. In addition, there is a special fundraiser taking place for November & December, where 25% of the proceeds from the holiday gift shop site comes back to the school. Check out this video to see how to order your school attire and the special holiday gifts.

Check Out Our Campus Calendar On Our Website For Updates


Thursday, Nov. 2nd: JH Basketball @ Gorman, 6:00 pm

Friday, Nov. 3rd: Varsity Football @ Home, 7:30 pm

Saturday, Nov. 4th: State Cross Country Meet @ Round Rock (Good Luck Cassidy)

Tuesday, Nov. 7th: FFA LDE Contest @ Tarleton State University

Tuesday, Nov. 7th: Varsity Girls Basketball @ Home, 6:00 pm

Thursday, Nov. 9th: JH Football @ Home, 6:00 pm

Friday, Nov. 10th: Varsity Football @ May

Monday, Nov. 13th: FFA LDE District Contest @ Hamilton

Tuesday, Nov. 14th: Varsity Girls Basketball @ Graford, 6:00 pm

Nov. 16th - 18th : Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament @ Hamilton

Friday Nov. 17th: Thanskgiving Family Meal


**Thanksgiving Break Monday November 19th - Friday November 24th **


Tuesday, Nov. 28th Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball

Nov. 29th - Dec. 1st PTO Holiday Gift Shop, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday, Nov. 30th Picture Retakes

Nov. 30th - Dec. 2nd Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball Tournament @ Rising Star