9:00 AM LEE: Spelling Bee
5:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting
5:00 PM GHS: Mens Basketball @ Bonham
5:00 PM GHS: Girls Basketball @ Sherman
10:00 AM EDISON: Class Christmas parties
This year, an incredible 19 grants were awarded for a combined total of $22,921, which is the most the Education Foundation has granted in one year. Since 2003, the Education Foundation has awarded more than $280,000 to GISD classrooms to expand the educational opportunities of students.
The GISD Teacher of the Month for November is Shelby Payeur. Shelby is in her third year teaching first grade at Edison Elementary and this year she is teaching in the dual language program. The November GISD Employee of the Month is Donna Taylor, GHS PEIMS Secretary. This is Donna's second year at GHS and 19th year combined in school districts.
The 2017 Hall of Fame Educator inductees are: V.S. Payne, Susie Rouw, and Marcia Schmitz. The 2017 Hall of Fame Alumni inductees are: Phil Adams (Class of ‘64), Mack Barnhart (Class of ‘56), Jane Clayton Hickerson (Class of ‘72), and Jack Mahan (Class of 1916). Read more about these distinguished individuals...
Congratulations to the Lil Leopards Learning Ladder daycare, located inside Edison Elementary. Under the new ownership of Kitie Hermes and Director Sheila Smith, the facility applied for Texas Rising Star provider status and not only achieved it, but was given a 4 Star Texas Rising Star Status, which is a state accreditation for their program.
GISD Superintendent Dr. Jeff Brasher has initiated the formation of a Student Advisory Council. Students from Lee Intermediate, GJHS, and GHS were selected by their Principals to serve on the committee based on their leadership within organizations on their respective campuses. Read more...
Gainesville ISD earned six individual campus academic distinctions in the 2017 Accountability ratings. School districts and their campuses are evaluated on four criteria: student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps and postsecondary reading level.