June 2018

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KEEPING YOU CONNECTED...

It's hard to believe summer is here!


In Galena Park ISD, our students are extremely important to us and so are you. Please enjoy this summer edition newsletter especially designed for you.


Thank you for staying connected!

We are excited to share our 2018 End of Year GPS focusing on all of the successes during the 2017-2018 school year!

Congratulations to our Accelerated Center for Education Graduates!

We are so proud of the 38 students who walked across the stage to receive their high school diploma during the ACE graduation on Monday night. To view the photo gallery click here.

Congratulations North Shore Senior High School Class of 2018

Commencement Exercises

Sunday, June 3, 2018

10:00 a.m.

Congratulations Galena Park High School Class of 2018

Commencement Exercises

Sunday, June 3, 2018

2:00 p.m.

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2018-2019 Student Transfer Request Information

Limited Open Enrollment and Special Request applications are due June 8th. Late applications will not be accepted.

Summer Safety Tips

Click on the link below to review a few summer safety tips regarding the following:
  • Water Safety
  • How to beat the heat and sun
  • How to keep mosquitos from bugging you
  • Injury Prevention
  • Cyber Bullying
https://www.cdc.gov/family/kids/summer/index.htm
2018 GPISD School Calendar

Click on the 2018 GPISD SCHOOL CALENDAR link to view the 2018-2019 district calendar

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GPISD Digital Story

On this episode of Digital Story, we are highlighting Cimarron Elementary alumni and retired professional boxer, Raul Marquez, came out to inspire and motivate students to be the best they can.


To view more videos and subscribe to our YouTube page, click the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIE5RuIrMgd0-ikIzz689EQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVu4uVpfyts&feature=youtu.be
Galena Park ISD App Launch!

Download the GPISD App from the App Store today. Click on the link for additional information.

Auxiliary Job Fair

Galena Park ISD is hosting the 2018 Auxiliary Job Fair on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at the Joyce Zotz Education Center. Come join our team and start an exciting new career path. Click on the link for additional information.

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When Should My Child Start Preparing for College?

In GPISD, we believe it is never too early to start the college process. Because of the numerous steps and possible pitfalls, we recommend your child follow this timeline to have the best chance of getting into a four-year university and winning scholarships to pay for it: Click on the following link to view the timeline...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1f51vHn-GhCj60XidUZ0MCFjp5RlTPECT/view?usp=sharing

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How To Access Your Child's STAAR Scores

Did you know you can access your student's STAAR scores on the Texas Assessment Management Parent Portal?


Just go to their webpage, https://txparentportal.emetric.net


If you do not know your student's access code click on "Look Up Access Code" in blue beneath the login area. The PEIMS ID code is your student's state ID or Social Security Number without any dashes.

Support GPISD Athletics Programs

Click on the link above to view schedules

Support GPISD Fine Arts Programs

Click on the link above to view fine arts program schedules.

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North Shore Senior High School Graduation

Sunday, June 3rd, 10am

NRG Parkway

Houston, TX

Galena Park High School Graduation

Sunday, June 3rd, 2pm

NRG Parkway

Houston, TX

EOC Summer School Starts

Monday, June 11th, 7am

353 Castlegory Dr

Houston, TX

EOC Summer School Starts

Monday, June 11th, 7am

400 Keene Street

Galena Park, TX

Board of Trustees Meeting

Monday, June 11th, 6pm

14705 Woodforest Boulevard

Houston, TX

Auxiliary Job Fair

Thursday, June 14th, 4-6pm

13801 Holly Park

Summer STAAR/EOC Testing Dates

Tuesday, June 26 - Math STAAR Re-Test: Grades 5 and 8

Tuesday, June 27 - Reading STAAR Re-Test: Grades 5 and 8


Monday, June 25 - English I EOC

Tuesday, June 26 - Algebra I EOC

Wednesday, June 27 - English II EOC

Thursday, June 28 - Biology EOC

Thursday, June 28 - US History EOC

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Returning Student Verification...

GPISD Policy, in accordance with Texas Education Agency regulations, requires returning students to verify residency within the GPISD boundaries annually. Please plan to attend on the dates/designated locations to complete returning student verification for the 2018-2019 school year. For dates, times and locations click on the following link:

https://tx02217083.schoolwires.net/Page/1081
BOND CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Click on link for updates

The Mission of Galena Park ISD

The mission of Galena Park ISD is to prepare students to become productive citizens and life-long learners.