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GHS Wins Melissa UIL Sweepstakes!

This past weekend, the GHS UIL Academic, Speech and Debate teams participated in the Annual Cardinal Winter Classic UIL Invitational Tournament at Melissa HS. Taking students in every competition in Speech, Debate, and Academics, GHS came out victorious in the end, placing 1st in the overall Academic Sweepstakes competition, with the most points based on all placings for all academic contests. In this case, a true SWEEP of the competition was had!

Click HERE for a full list of placings.

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District Spelling Bee

On January 31, GISD students in 1st-8th grade participated in the 7th annual GISD District Spelling Bee. All 17 of these students first competed at their individual campus spelling bees, which were part of the Scripps National Spelling Bee contest. The highest performing students from each grade level/campus were invited to compete at the District Bee. The Bee Champion Avery Crutsinger, 5th grade, successfully completed 15 rounds. Second place is Amira Khan, 5th grade, and finishing in third place is Uriel Tellez, 6th grade.

Congratulations to all District Bee participants:
1st grade: Peyton McFarlin, Julianne Turpen, Aubrey Dishman

2nd grade: Jarek Marin, Swayam Rawal

3rd grade: Jeremiah Gonzalez, Kimberly Anderson, William Drew

4th grade: Davis Pouncil, Jackson Otts, Hayden Nichols

5th grade: Amira Khan, Avery Crutsinger, Uriel Tellez
7th grade: Lillianna-Nicole Vickers, Za’kyra Armstrong

8th grade: Jonathan Dyke

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District Realignment

The new district realignments were announced at 9am on February 1.

4A Division 1 District 4
Football district for 2018-2020:
Mineral Wells
WF Hirschi
Lost Argyle and Sanger and added Mineral Wells and Springtown

4A Region 2 District 11
Basketball/Volleyball district for 2018-2019:
Lost Krum, Decatur, Bridgeport, Argyle


Lee students perform Cinderella

Congratulations to the cast and crews of Cinderella! Lee students have been working hard after school since September preparing for their Cinderella performances. They held two performances this week for their family and friends, and each time had a full audience. Mrs. Amos offered this wonderful opportunity for these students!

Course Fair

Students enjoyed the 5th annual Course Fair at GHS on Thursday to plan for their future class selections. Lee 6th graders, GJH 8th graders, and GHS 9th-11th grade students explored the many dual credit and elective courses offered at Gainesville High School.

Pictured with Officer Hamilton of the GPD is Retired officer Michael Hill, whose many accolades and instructor certificate qualified him to teach the Law Enforcement classes at Gainesville High School. As a District of Innovation, GHS has the flexibility to hire the most qualified instructors to teach classes such as these and offer a wide variety of CTE courses for our students.

Principal for the Day!

Congratulations Juan! Juan knows 1,000 sight words in Spanish!

2nd Annual Leopard Powerlifting Meet Results


The boys powerlifting team competed in the home meet this past weekend. The guys did a fantastic job of competing in front of the home crowd. They walked away with the first place plaque. Medals were given to the top three finishers in each weight class. The guys brought home 9 medals. There were some new meet records set as well. Chon Hernandez once again walked away with the Outstanding Lifter Award for the 181 to SHW Classes


They set some new meet records and brought home 4 medals (Jazmine Tejada, Yelena Martinez, Mattie Sherwin and Kallie Flowers). Medals were given to the top 3 finishers in each weight class. The girls continue to work hard each and every day and it shows on Saturdays. Jazmine Tejada once again brought home the Best Lifter Award for the 97-148 classes.

Click HERE to see pictures of the Leopard Powerlifting meet. Thank you Mrs. Boswell!


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