4:00 PM GJHS: Track Meet @ Aubrey HS
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GJHS: Spring Fling Dance
PSAT Testing! Is your 8th grade child ready? They will have the opportunity to take the PSAT this year. The PSAT Guide will help parents understand what the test is and why it is important for students. To access the guide, please click on the title "PSAT Questions" above.
Want to know more about this digital world your child lives in both day and night? Then you may want to attend the Social Media Wellness Meeting on December 12th. Parents of any tween or teen are invited to come and hear tips and strategies to help today's youth thrive in the digital world they live in. Based on the book by author Ana Homayoun , you are sure to walk away with a tip or two to help both you and your digital tween.
This year, Mr. Sutton and Mrs. Wolfenbarger along with a new cast of students, will perform The Jungle Book. Congratulations to all of the cast members selected after Thursday's auditions. GJHS is excited to see these talented students perform this great play. The Jungle Book Cast: Mowgli = Desmond Pouncil , Alternative 1 = Pearson Neal, Baloo = Lilly Tate, Alternative 2 = Jayden Hancock, Bagheera = Wiley Bilby, Alternative 3 = Ashley Licurse, Shere Khan = Whitney Dosher, Alternative 4 = Edith Mesta, Tabaqui = Jaylyen Graham, Kaa = Ceci Corona, Akela = Hayley Ragsdale, Father Wolf = Daniel Zuniga, Mother Wolf / Messua = Brianna Streeter, The Kite = Kathrine McNally, Funky= Sydneigh Alford, Cheeky = Sofie Corona, Trout = Celeste Davis, Wolf 1/ Cub = Angelica Sainz, Wolf 2 = Angel Gonzales
The 2018 Cooke County Spelling Bee took place on Monday, February 12, at 2 p.m. at the GISD Administration Building. The Bee went 25 rounds, with the top two battling it out for the last 18 rounds. Amira Khan, Lee Intermediate 5th grade student, placed first by spelling the winning word: cupolas. Max Ganzon, Sacred Heart 8th grade student, was the runner-up.
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.
The GISD January Teacher of the Month is Beth Neal, GJH Math Teacher. The Employee of the Month is Melissa Henderson, Pre-K Instructional Aide at Edison Elementary. These are two exceptional examples of the teachers and staff that ensure success of every student every day.
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.