Nominate Galveston ISD's E3 Employee of the Month
Do you know a team member who epitomizes the GISD mission to Educate, Engage, and Empower EACH student for a life of Excellence? If so, please click on the link below and fill out the form to nominate our November, 2021 E3 Employee of the Month. Tell us why your nominee deserves this honor and find out who the winner is in the November 29 edition of the District Update. https://forms.gle/YuYvmcEy9vnhqHho7
91 teams from across the country participated in the Galveston Robotics’ Battle by the Beach competition on November 12 & 13 and 38 of those were from Galveston ISD. Every GISD campus registered at least one team.
GISD schools received six awards:
Austin’s 418D Excellence Rating (qualified for worlds)
Oppe’s 463G Excellence Rating (qualified for worlds)
Oppe’s 463A Teamwork Champion (qualified for worlds)
Oppe’s 463B Second Place
Morgan’s 450C Second Place
Oppe’s 463C Judges Award
Congratulation to all of our competitors!
BHS Percussion to PASIC
Six junior and senior percussionists went to Indianapolis, Indiana to participate in the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC). The four-day convention had numerous clinics and concerts from the best percussionists around the world and also hosted competitions. Three of our own were entered into those contests with Huck Lanier and Dalton White receiving fifth and seventh in the marching snare drum category against tough competition.
Jesus Salinas finished fourth out of the 12 musicians entered into the marimba contest. Watch Jesus' performance: https://www.facebook.com/BallHighSchoolBand/videos/1313882105705756
Dog Safety at Burnet
Marte Hersey with the Galveston Island Humane Society and her dog visited Burnet Elementary Stream Magnet to read ‘May I Pet Your Dog’ and teach the students about dog safety!
Wildflowers at Morgan
Joy the Comfort Dog at Morgan
BHS Students Complete Healthcare Providers Course
Six Ball High students have passed and completed their EKG for Healthcare Providers course. Congratulations to Maria Fuentes, Kendall Florence, Marilu Diaz Garcia, Jesus Salinas Garcia, Noa Seigel, and Courtney Dohring!
BHS Bead Recycling Program
Holiday Card Contest Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Holiday Card Contest and thank you to every student who entered! The winning art will be used as holiday wishes from the district to staff members and community partners. The winning students received a gift bag with art supplies.
Elementary winner: The Yellow Hatted Snowman by Samuel Galaviz at Parker Elementary
Middle School winner: Puppy Dog Happy Holidays by Bailey Desormeaux, Austin Middle School
To see all the artwork, click here: https://www.facebook.com/GalvestonPublicSchools/posts/4579263638802576
Fun and Games at Parker
It's all "Fun and Games" for Parker Elementary School Tor Kids!
Thank you to SMART Family Literacy for providing our students with this experience!