Recently, GJH students competed in the All-Region Band tryouts. Melody Rutherford, Dwayne Wilson and Harmony Rutherford were chosen to be in the All-Region Band. If you are interested in hearing the concert performed by talented musicians from around our region, the concert will be held at Argyle H.S. on January 14, 2017. Middle School Band performs at 4PM, High School Concert Band at 4:30 PM, and High School Symphonic Band at 5 PM.
The GJHS faculty and students honored veterans on Friday, November 11. Special guests included Mr. Edmund J. Zielinski, Mugg Pawless and Mr. Flowers. Special thanks to Liesa Sieger, Fred Rosembaum, John Ewart, Katie Denney, Abigail Shafer, Mary Patterson, CJ Weaver, Alex Puente, Susan First, Braylon Bradley, Lauren Price, Shaley Traffanstedt, Lizbeth Perez, Merlin Giles, Harmony Rutherford and Micah Sanders.
Mrs. Shafer successfully raised over $800 for 11 guitars and methods books for her students. Thank you to various donors, including The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 6 other donors. The students were able to get their hands on the guitars during the first few weeks of school. (read more)
Representatives from across the district attended the United Way Celebration luncheon on Wednesday at the Civic Center. Along with the GISD Pacesetter Award, Head Start, Edison, Lee, Special Services, and MGAC all received the Arley Daurity Award for 100% employee participation.
GISD is able to report that each campus within the district has achieved Met Standard, the highest rating schools can earn on the state’s accountability system, and the district as a whole exceeded targets in all four indexes. Congratulations to the students, teachers, and parents on a successful year at GISD!
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GJHS: Boys Basketball vs Bridgeport @ HOME
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GJHS: Girls Basketball @ Bridgeport
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM GHS & GJHS: Fine Arts Christmas Festival
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GJHS: Boys Basketball @ Krum
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GJHS: Girls Basketball vs Krum @ HOME
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM GJHS: Spelling Bee