October 2019

Galena Park I.S.D. Employee Newsletter

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October 11, 2019 - STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAY

Once again, Galena Park I.S.D. (GPISD) will be hosting a fantastic day of professional development for you on October 11, 2019. It's time now to start working on your schedule of five (5) sessions for the day. On Friday, September 27th at 6:00 a.m. the sessions opened for you to register. First come, first served--so don't delay! All sessions will be presented at North Shore Senior High School.


Certain teachers will be required to attend specific sessions, and will be notified if they need to register themselves or if the district will be registering them. Some groups of teachers will be notified by the district that they are expected to attend full day staff development at other locations.


To view and register:
~Login to Eduphoria

~Workshop

~Click on

October 11th District SD


As you look for sessions, please take note of how sessions are named:


Grade Level: Title of Session - Location/Room number - Session #

Grade levels are named as follows: ALL (for K-12 teachers); SE (6-12); HS (9-12); MS (6-8); EL (K-5)


For example - If you are an elementary teacher, you will need to register for a session 1 course, session 2, session 4, session 5 and a session 6. (session 3 will be your lunch time)


Please click here for more information on registration and helpful hints for a successful day!

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Holiday : October 14, 2019

Enjoy Columbus Day with family and friends! Get plenty of rest and return ready to give 100% to our students!

Goldin Foundation Exemplary Projects Awards Nomination Window OPEN

Exemplary Projects Awarded by the Goldin Foundation for Excellence in Education

Creative...Transformative...Inspiring...Adaptable

The Goldin Foundation for Excellence in Education continues to recognize and share best practices that have a positive impact in classrooms, schools, and communities. As you begin 2019-2020, you may consider adapting or replicating one or more of these Exemplary Projects.


A summary of all Goldin Foundation Exemplary Projects Awards recipients may be viewed by clicking on the link below. Each profile of the projects includes: description, vision, process, audiences served, activities, instructional strategies, recommendations for implementation, and contact information. Exemplary Projects Awards recipients may be available for further professional development, consultation, and modeling, to be individually arranged.

http://goldinfoundation.org/ExemplaryProjects.htm


Recognition awards are $5,000-$10,000. You are requested to share this information with others in your school community and other educators. We look forward to nominations of Exemplary Projects that meet the criteria.

http://goldinfoundation.org/AwardCriteria.htm


All of the creative and innovative projects must positively impact children and teachers, increase achievement levels, provide social and emotional growth, foster a community of teachers and learners, encourage civic awareness and engagement, and have the potential for replication and/or adaptation.


Click below for more information:

Goldin Foundation Exemplary Projects Awards Information

LEARNING 360: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NEWSLETTER

Here is the Learning 360 for October, Galena Park I.S.D.'s Professional Development Newsletter. Fulfill your mission to be a lifelong learner!

CHARACTER EDUCATION THEME FOR OCTOBER: COMPASSION & TOLERANCE

HELPFUL INFORMATION WHEN WORKING WITH GRIEVING STUDENTS

LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES

Galena Park I.S.D. is excited to announce the return of the Leadership Workshop Series (LWS) for the 2019-2020 school year. This series is a leadership development program for employees, from classroom teachers to current administrators, who want to lead more effectively. It is designed to sharpen relationship skills, a part of leadership that is often ignored in training programs while having fun and building valuable connections with other campus/district leaders. Please click on the link below for more information.


LWS Brochure 19-20

TECHNOLOGY TIP!

Google has a great app for iOS and Android devices, PhotoScan by Google Photos. PhotoScan is for scanning photographs, and will quickly digitize and back-up your photos.

Here is a short video to explain the value of this useful tool. https://youtu.be/WIlTztx-NM8

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WE ARE MORE THAN ONE SCORE

Galena Park I.S.D. earned an 88 (B) in the Texas Education Agency's letter-grade Accountability System. Please click to read Galena Park I.S.D.'s More Than One Score publication.

2019-2020 Calendar

Click on the calendar below for a printable version.
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Board of Trustees Meeting: October 7, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Galena Park I.S.D. Administration Building

14705 Woodforest Boulevard

Houston, Texas 77015

Galena Park I.S.D. Fathers Take Your Children to School Day - RESCHEDULED to OCTOBER 8, 2019

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Galena Park I.S.D. Fathers Take Your Children to School Day!
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October Birthdays!

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

DAMIANA FRANCO, 10/2

JENNIFER KINDEL-BOUDREAU, 10/2

JOHN MOORE, 10/2

AZAHEL SALINAS, 10/2

REAH SUNGA, 10/2

DEBORA SALAS, 10/6

MITCHELL WININGER, 10/6

GENEVA BOYETT, 10/7

JAVIER MANTILLA, 10/9

LAURA ROBISON, 10/10

KARLA GONZALEZ, 10/11

NANCY DECKER, 10/12

ANEKA VANCOURT, 10/12

EDITH ALVARADO, 10/13

JORDAN FLORES, 10/13

TRACY SCHMIDT, 10/13

IDA SCHULTZE, 10/13

YVONNE JOHNSON, 10/14

SANDRA OWENS, 10/14

ROBERT SEIBERT, 10/14

GABRIELA RUIZ-ESPARZA, 10/15

STEPHANI GARZA, 10/17

NINA JOHNSON, 10/17

RUTH CRUZ, 10/19

LARRY HELGESEN, 10/19

SOFIA CANTU, 10/20

CHERYL CARLING, 10/20

CECILIO SALINAS, 10/21

MAGGIE RILEY, 10/23

WILMA COLLINS, 10/24

CHRISTINE NUNLEY-JOLIVETTE, 10/24

JESUS PEDRAZA, 10/26

RUBY CHAVEZ, 10/27

VERONICA YANEZ, 10/27

MELINDA RODRIGUEZ, 10/28

ROBIN JACOBSON, 10/29


ATHLETICS

ANNA CUEVAS, 10/30


CIMARRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

LISA BOOTHE, 10/2

NAOMI ALBA, 10/3

ERIKA CHAVEZ, 10/5

SHARON FISHER, 10/5

MARIA TORRES, 10/6

BERTHA MUNOZ, 10/10

MARIA PEREZ, 10/13

JESSICA STODDARD, 10/13

VILMA GUEVARA DE HERNANDEZ, 10/15

NATALIE VASQUEZ, 10/15

KATHERINE KINGSTON, 10/25


CLOVERLEAF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

IRMA RUIZ, 10/1

MARBELIA SUNIGA, 10/10

JESSICA YANEZ, 10/10

KELLY COLBERT, 10/11

MICHELLE COLEY, 10/19

NARCISA CHAVEZ MEJIA, 10/21

ALMA GRAY, 10/21

JANIE JIMENEZ, 10/22

MARIA IRACHETA, 10/24

ELIZABETH PARGA LIRA, 10/24

MA GONZALEZ VAZQUEZ, 10/26


COBB 6TH GRADE CAMPUS

AARON EILERS, 10/1

REGINALD HOOEY, 10/2

JOAN MAXWELL, 10/4

CYNTHIA SILVA, 10/8

NESTOR AVELAR MELGAR, 10/14

MAUREEN REDMOND, 10/14

TALISHA MACHUCA, 10/15

JEREMY HASAN, 10/16

SYLVIA ROSALES, 10/18

GINALYN BURRA, 10/22

SHERRY CALAGON, 10/22

CHRISTY MARQUEZ, 10/28

IVEHT MIRANDA BAHENA, 10/28

KIRSTEN THOMAS, 10/30

CONSUELO GUERRA, 10/31


CUNNINGHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL

AURORA VAZQUEZ, 10/5

VICENTE HUERTA, 10/6

JOSEPH SANCHEZ, 10/7

TIFFANI JOHNSON, 10/14

SEAN SHERRARD, 10/15

MIGUEL STONECIPHER, 10/15

DAVID GONZALEZ, 10/16

MARISSA GARZA, 10/19

COREY ROBERTS, 10/23

SHAUN BIJANI, 10/26


EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL

JEFFREY COUCH, 10/25


GALENA PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

TINA LUMPKIN, 10/4

KIMBERLY MADDOX, 10/5

MARIA GASPAR, 10/11

JULIA VAZQUEZ, 10/12

LYNZI MONTEMAYOR, 10/13

AMBER ZAMORANO, 10/22

DIANA PECINA, 10/23


GALENA PARK HIGH SCHOOL

ALEXANDRA DESANTIAGO, 10/2

MARTHA PEREZ, 10/5

TINA BRASHER, 10/6

DIANA GRIMALDO-GARZA, 10/7

MARLIN HARDY, 10/8

BRIGIDA MEDINA, 10/8

BRIGIDA PENA, 10/8

STACY COSTLEY, 10/10

JUAN RAMIREZ, 10/14

JENNIFER PHILLIPS, 10/23

HEATHER SZOSTEK, 10/23

SHANNON SUMMERS, 10/24

VANESSA TORRES, 10/24

MIGUEL RAMIREZ, 10/26

NOE VELA, 10/28

MARIA ALVARADO RODRIGUEZ, 10/30

CHRISTIN JACKSON, 10/30

NOE PENA, 10/31


GALENA PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL

MARGO KELLEY, 10/1

VANESSA MACIAS, 10/1

BARBARA VASQUEZ, 10/2

CORTNEY PICHON, 10/14

HILROI EURYSPTHEE, 10/21

OPAL BROWN, 10/23


GPISD CHILDCARE CENTER

TERESA RAINER, 10/26


GREEN VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

CHRISTOPHER SIMS, 10/1

MARIA GALVAN, 10/3

KATRICIA JOHNSON, 10/3

MARGARITA GOMEZ, 10/5

CENAIDA GUTIERREZ, 10/10

MARTHA MARTINEZ, 10/12

SHAUDREA ADAMS, 10/14

JANELL BUCKNER, 10/15

ANA MENESES RIVAS, 10/28

MONICA GUZMAN, 10/30


HAVARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

ABIGAIL NACISSE, 10/4

NANCY FLORES, 10/9

ILIANA JASSO, 10/10

SANDRA LOPEZ, 10/12

ELIDA DIAZ, 10/15

KAREN GILBERT, 10/15

LEE SUDDUTH, 10/28


JACINTO CITY ELEMENTARY

JASON HENRY, 10/3

MARIA SALAZAR, 10/3

STEPHANIE MORALES, 10/5

MARLA TAYLOR, 10/5

SARA VILLARREAL, 10/8

ALICIA TAMEZ, 10/9

SHEA MCCANDLESS, 10/13

ROCIO MACIAS, 10/15

MARIA HERNANDEZ, 10/19

MARIA SERRANO, 10/22


MACARTHUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

BENITA CHARLES-COLE, 10/4

SOCORRO GARCIA, 10/7

KIM TOWLER, 10/8

ELSA LEAL, 10/15

MANDY GONZALEZ, 10/29

JUANA HERNANDEZ, 10/29

MARIA HUERTA, 10/30

CATHERINE THROWER, 10/31


NORMANDY CROSSING ELEMENTARY

PATRICIA GOMEZ, 10/5

BRITTANY BOHANON, 10/11

SHANTON GONZALEZ, 10/17

TONI CLARK, 10/27


NORTH SHORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

KAVADIS MYLES, 10/6

IDALIA SANTOS, 10/6

ISELA ELGUEZABAL-JIMENEZ, 10/8

JUAN RANGEL, 10/10

JIE HARWELL, 10/21

JESSICA FISHER, 10/25


NORTH SHORE MIDDLE SCHOOL

CARLA TEMPLETON, 10/2

CRISELDA PENAFLOR, 10/6

TRACEY ARMSTRONG, 10/12

KAREN WOOD, 10/20

DAVID BROOKINS, 10/23

JASMINE WILLIS, 10/23

KENIA MARTINEZ, 10/27

AALIYAH WEBB, 10/31


NORTH SHORE SENIOR HIGH 9TH GRADE

OCTAVIA GILSHENAN, 10/2

BARBARA HARDY, 10/2

STACEY RHODES, 10/3

FRANCISCO ORTIZ CHAVEZ, 10/10

GIGI GAUDET, 10/12

GARRETT CROSS, 10/14

ERIKA SANCHEZ, 10/22

ERIKA FLORES, 10/23

STEPHEN JAMES, 10/23

LISA LEWIS, 10/24

NANCY WASHINGTON, 10/28

SONIA FLORES, 10/30

EZEQUIEL CALLEROS, 10/31


NORTH SHORE SR HIGH 10TH GRADE

VERONICA REYES, 10/4

TAWANA DANIELS, 10/7

LAURA CANTU, 10/11

ITZEL PARRA, 10/18

NANCY QUESTED, 10/26


NORTH SHORE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

TRYNNE FLEMING, 10/2

MACK EAGLETON, 10/5

GLENDA MITCHELL, 10/8

ALLYSCIA JOHNSON, 10/9

ANGELA UPSHAW, 10/12

WENDY REEVES, 10/15

BAOU SHARDONOFSKY, 10/15

PREVIS PRICE, 10/16

ROBERT COURTEMANCHE, 10/18

BRITTANY JOYNER, 10/19

KENNETH FISHER, 10/20

ARACELI HERNANDEZ, 10/22

LORI WRIGHT, 10/24

GUNJAN GUPTA, 10/27

SHERRISSA VEAL, 10/27

MARIA GUILLEN, 10/28

KAREN CORDEIRO, 10/31

VALENCIA ROY, 10/31


PURPLE SAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

KRISTEN MOORE, 10/6

KAREN KNIGHT, 10/7

DALIA CANTU, 10/18

MADELINE SOBECKI, 10/21


PYBURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

BERNADETTE BAMBA, 10/2

DIANIRA BENAVIDES, 10/6

NANCY PEREZ, 10/6

TERESA PEREZ, 10/15

MIRNA RAMOS, 10/18

AIDA MILAN, 10/19

MIRIAM SANTAMARIA GUTIERREZ, 10/24

MEREDITH HOLMES, 10/26

KAREN SHELTON, 10/26


SAM HOUSTON ELEMENTARY

LUCERO VIEYRA, 10/4

MIRTHALA GARCIA, 10/6

GISELA ELISERIO, 10/15

PERLA ACOSTA, 10/21

CIRINA ARIAS, 10/22


TICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PAMELA LOPEZ-MARTINEZ, 10/3

BRENDA CANALES, 10/7

JOI MURPHY, 10/7

DAYNA PAYNE, 10/12

RONESHA THOMAS, 10/15

NYKKI BAILEY, 10/16

BETTY BLADE, 10/18

LILIA REYES, 10/25


WILLIAMSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

TONYA MURPHY, 10/5

DAWN CAZENAVE, 10/6

LATARA LEE, 10/8

TANISHIA MIMS, 10/9

TRACI SILVERTHORN, 10/15

VICTORIA ABRAU, 10/19

ALICIA MARTINEZ SANCHEZ, 10/21

JENISE BENAVIDES, 10/24


WOODLAND ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

MARGARITA GUZMAN, 10/8

JANETTE SALAZAR, 10/16

AUDRA WILLIS, 10/18

STEPHANIE SANCHEZ, 10/22

FABIOLA MORAN, 10/24

NABYEL NORIEGA, 10/31


WOODLAND ACRES MIDDLE SCHOOL

ARIADNA SALAZAR, 10/4

ROSA SILVA, 10/10

SAN JUANITA GONZALEZ, 10/12

KENDRICK RUBEN, 10/17

IRENE RIVAS, 10/19


ZOTZ EDUCATION CENTER

TYRA WILLIAMS, 10/2

HOMERO TORRALVA, 10/10

LINDA JOHNSON, 10/13

NICHOLETTE LAQUA, 10/19


CUSTODIAL SERVICES

FREDY CARRANZA, 10/22


GPISD NORTH ANNEX

BEATRIZ CARDENAS, 10/6

XAVIER FLORES, 10/9

JOE TOBIAS, 10/23


GROUNDS

DARRICK WINCHESTER, 10/14

FELIPE ORTIZ, 10/22

MARCOS SALDIERNA, 10/31


MAINTENANCE

JOSE AVILEZ HERNANDEZ, 10/5

CHARLES MILLER, 10/22

BYRON WILLIAMS, 10/25

GREGORY CULPEPPER, 10/27

JAIME MARTINEZ, 10/27

MARK WELBORN, 10/27

ROQUE SAENZ, 10/29


TRANSPORTATION

THELMA RODRIGUEZ, 10/2

DEBORAH NIETO, 10/3

ELNORA JULIAN, 10/4

BRENDA CANTU, 10/5

LASHUNDA GRIFFIN, 10/6

DEBRA WOODS, 10/8

MONIKIEA JOHNSON, 10/10

MARIA REYNA VELASCO, 10/10

BRENDA BOSTON, 10/11

ERICKA HONORE, 10/18

BARBARA MCNEESE, 10/18

BARBARA ROBBINS, 10/20

SAMANTHA UBERNOSKY, 10/21

BEATRIZ HERNANDEZ, 10/24

MILDRED JAMES, 10/29

RACHEL MONTGOMERY, 10/29

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Galena Park I.S.D.

The mission of the Galena Park Independent School District is to prepare students to be productive citizens and lifelong learners.


The Galena Park Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to designated youth groups.