Tuesday Takeaways

Gatesville Intermediate

Week of May 9, 2022

May Character Theme: Perseverance and Self-Discipline

Perseverance means to work towards a goal, even when it's hard.

Self-Discipline means to think before you act and to make good choices

Talking Point

Your teacher assigned a huge project and you are feeling overwhelmed. He/She has it broken down into small steps for each day, but it is so big overall, that you are having a hard time getting started. What should you do?


👕👕Wear your school shirts on Mondays👕👕

(unless otherwise noted for a specific event, i.e. field trips)


Please click HERE to view our 20-21 Gatesville Intermediate Campus Report Card Parent Letter.

To view a translated copy of the parent letter please click HERE.

Click HERE to view the 20-21 Gatesville Intermediate Campus Report Card.

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Gatesville Intermediate Student T-Shirt

If your child will be in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade next year, look for a t-shirt order forms to come home on Friday, April 1. These campus shirts are for the 2022 - 2023 school year.

Click HERE to view the order form.

Click the flyer below to order online or you may return the paper form to the front office.

**If your child is currently a 3rd grader, they can return their forms to the elementary office**

CLICK THE FLYER TO ACCESS THE ONLINE ORDER

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💥Upcoming Events💥

May 2 - 6 - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 3 - Band Concert 6PM @ High School

May 6 - 6th Grade GT Field Trip

May 6 - Hat Day $1

May 10 - 13 - STAAR Testing

May 13 - Showstoppers Choir; 6th Grade Band Trip

May 13 - Hat Day $1

May 14 - Saturday School 7:30am-12:30pm

May 16 - Choir Trip/Competition

May 16 - Final 4H Hornet Gold Meeting after school @ 3:35pm

May 16 - Mary Bishop Junior High Gym dedication @ 5:00pm

May 19 - Last Day of School, Early Release, 4th 9 weeks report cards go home

📚Ever wonder what to talk about after your child has R E A D a book/story at home?📚

Click the link (access on digital newsletter) below to see some question stems that might help get those conversations started. These questions will help facilitate the type of discussions we have during class in our whole group and small group reading lessons. Enjoy, and keep reading!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XYfrF_rPy5sFuquY57bAMsD_cCcMgTv9/view?usp=sharing

Reminders ✔

  • Morning drop off is 7:15 - 7:50AM on the back porch. Please do not drop your children off on the 4th grade side of the building. Tardy bell rings @ 7:55AM.
  • Back porch door closes at 7:50 AM daily. Students arriving after 7:50AM need to be dropped off at the front porch.
  • Dismissal is @ 3:35PM.
  • Breakfast and lunch are F R E E for all GISD students this year. Take advantage of these meals if interested!
  • Water bottles are allowed at school. Bottles must be clear and have a screw on top lid.
  • Cell phones and/or devices need to be kept out of sight and turned off except during the following times: morning time in the gym, band hall/music room & cafeteria before school, and after school. Devices will not be allowed during lunch period.
  • In the event of inclement weather, afternoon church pick up will be closed and students will need to be picked up on the back porch. Morning drop offs will remain in the back, and we will have multiple back doors open in the event of rain.
  • If you need to stop by the office in the mornings before school (7:15-7:50AM), please park in either side parking lot (behind Farm Bureau on the 5th grade side or the 4th grade side by the church) and walk to the front entrance.