District Update


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BHS Lady Tors Volleyball Tryouts

Tryouts for the 2021 Lady Tor volleyball team will be on August 2nd from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the BHS upper gym. All potential players MUST:

· Be enrolled at Ball High for the 2021-2022 school year

· Have a current physical on file in the athletic trainers’ office

· Have a parent/guardian create a profile in Rank One to complete necessary paperwork

For all questions related to tryouts and the upcoming season, please email michelleprofitt@gisd.org


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First-Year Teacher Academy

If you are a company or individual that would like to make a donation, please click the link below.



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GISD and Sea Star Base are offering FREE Summer Camp to Galveston students!

Any student ages 10-17 that is interested in attending a week-long (Sunday – Friday) overnight camp should call 409-572-2560 ext. 1010 to get more information and learn how to sign up for one of the FREE scholarships available to Galveston Island students.

There are a limited number of spots available through this special school district grant opportunity…so call now to reserve your spot for one of these remaining weeks:

Week 9: July 25-30

Week 10: August 1-6

Camp Activities Include

Sailing - Kayaking - Fishing - Snorkeling

Swimming -


Arts & Crafts

and more!

To learn more about Sea Star Base here is a link: https://www.ssbgalveston.org/camps


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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.


Athletic Camps 2021


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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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