October 21, 2019
Congratulations, Coach Weaver! GISD Teacher of the Month
Congrats to our Students of the month!
RED Coat Band Shines at District Marching contest
Message from TRIO/ Talent search...
September was a busy month for GHS Talent Search students. See below for a breakdown for each grade level:
I am proud to report that 94% of Talent Search seniors interested in attending a 4 year university has been accepted, to one or more schools. Please congratulate our seniors and remind them to push forward with those scholarship applications. We held our annual College 101 event this past Thursday night and 13 seniors submitted a FAFSA. Go Leopards! I am open to scheduling individual meeting for FAFSA assistance. Let's work together to increase our FAFSA submission from last year. I am here to help! I will be setting FAFSA-help dates in the future to best accommodate our families.
The theme for our sophomores this year is College and Career exploration. September's workshop had a record attendance of 82% where students learned about a variety of in-state and out-of-state schools. This month students will complete the RIASEC assessment and use that information to research specific colleges and careers.
Leopard XC runners advance
FFA at the Texas state fair
GHS FFA finished up their run at the State Fair of Texas this weekend with some beautiful weather, and very competitive heifers. Jordan Medlock placed 6th in the State Fair Youth Simmental show. Natalie Putnam placed 3rd in the Pan American Polled Hereford show, and 5th in the State Fair Youth Polled Hereford show. Kathryn Creeks placed 7th in the Pan American Shorthorn show, and the 6th in the State Fair Youth Shorthorn show. Additionally, Desiree Stephens won Finewool Champion lamb at the Springtown FFA Jackpot show on Saturday.
Principles of Enginneering students visit
Leopards Visit tarleton state
Leopards remain undefeated!
All vehicles parked in the student parking lot will be required to have a parking pass. To obtain a parking pass, the student must bring $5, driver's license, proof of insurance, and picture of their license plate to the front desk. Students must also have a drug testing consent form on file.
Beginning Tuesday, August 27, all vehicles in student parking that do not have the required permit will be formally warned with an orange warning sticker.
Beginning Monday, September 16, all vehicles in student parking without the required permit will be towed.
Thank you for helping us keep our campuses safe and secure!
DROP OFF/PICK UP: The parent drop off/pick up is on the west (gym side) of the building. Please use the parking lot to enter and exit. The loop on the south side is for buses only.
We appreciate your support as students get accustomed to the new cell phone policy. It takes an adjustment period but we will continue to keep the instructional focus in our classrooms and hallways.
Just as a reminder:
Cell phone use is prohibited in classrooms, hallways and restrooms. They must be stored or put away during the instructional day.
Cell phones are allowed to be used before 8:15 in the cafeteria AND during a student's assigned lunch period in the cafeteria.
● On the first offense and second offense, the telecommunications device shall be confiscated and then returned to the parent with a warning for the student/parent. The parent and student will sign the written warning.
● On the third offense (and incremental offenses thereafter), a $15 fine shall be required before the telecommunications device is returned. ○ A parent may elect to forgo the fine in place of an alternative deterrent.
■ If the fine is not paid, the student will be required to report to the front office to turn in their electronic device(s) each day for a period of five consecutive school days. The device(s) will be available for student retrieval at the conclusion of each school day for this situation only. All other confiscations must be retrieved by a parent and/or guardian.
VB @ Melissa
Thursday, Oct. 24
JV FB vs. Springtown
Friday, Oct. 25
VB vs. Aubrey
FB @ Springtown