Back to School 2019
First Day of School: August 14
Meet the Teacher: August 8
Head Start, Edison, and Chalmers parents: download the Class Dojo app and your teacher will provide the appropriate class code on Thursday
Lee, GJH, and GJHS parents: download the Remind app; no need to join classes as this will be done automatically. Instructions will be sent from the district on next steps once all classes have been rostered.
If you don't have a smartphone, you will still be able to receive messages via text message.
Gainesville High School
August 6 & August 8: 9am-7pm
August 7 & August 9: 9am-3pm
Freshman Orientation (led by StuCo)
August 9: 1pm-3pm
Activities will include:
• tour with scavenger hunt
• learn about the clubs/organizations
• dodgeball tournament
• learning the new dress code
• and learning traditions such as the “Alma Mater”
Meet the Teacher/Open House
August 19: 5:30-7pm
During this annual sales tax holiday, you can buy most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) tax free from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing business in Texas.
All students (new and returning) must register online through parent portal. Don't have a parent portal log in? Contact your student's front office and they can assist you with setup.
All PK-8th grade students receive FREE breakfast. Free & Reduced lunch applications must be submitted each year.
2019-20 Campus Start and End Times
- Head Start 8:00am-3:00pm
- Edison 7:35am-3:10pm
- Chalmers 7:30am-3:15pm
- Lee 7:45am-3:27pm
- GJH 7:45am-3:40pm
- GHS 8:14am-3:55pm