Edison students welcomed some special visitors into their classrooms on Friday. The Reading Red Book Club spent the afternoon circulating through the classes reading books to the young students. The book club has been in existence at Gainesville High School for many years and continues to be a thriving extracurricular activity, with membership ranging from 40-60 high school student each year.
GHS Leopards participated in the first round of the 2016-2017 Virtual Challenge Academic Meet. Students took tests in all of the available subjects: Accounting, Calculator Applications, Computer Science, Current Events & Issues, Literary Criticism, Mathematics, Number Sense, Science, Social Studies, and Spelling and Vocabulary.
The Gainesville High School Speech and Debate teams participated in the Wylie High School tournament on November 12. The Leopards competed well against 5A and 6A schools, with debate teams winning rounds and overall all teams held their own in the competition. Click to see the full results...
Region Honor Choir Advancing to Pre-Area- Randy Ibarra (1st Chair), Sarah Higgins (1st Chair), Cynthia Oliver, Austin Brown, Justin Martinez, Savannah Mendez, Preston Rojas, Caroline Cleveland District Treble Honor Choir- Layla Tennison, Jayna Gilbreath, Odalis Hurtado
On Saturday, October 15, 2016 the Leopard Speech and Debate team traveled to Melissa High School to compete in the Cardinal Autumn Classic Tournament. It was an excellent day for the teams as 5 out of the 8 competitors placed in their respective events. Varsity CX team Radhika Bhakta and Jenny Liu took 1st place, Novice CX team Jack Broyles and Dillon Edingon took 4th, and Novice LD debater Tucker Craft took 1st place.
GHS had an additional 5 students complete the G.E.A.R. internship program this fall, each earning more than $5,600 in college scholarships. On November 15, G.E.A.R. organizers and mentors recognized these students with a scholarship ceremony held at Select Energy Services.
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.
Four GHS Seniors participated in the first Leadership Gainesville class of the year, along with 13 other community members. Gabby Brasher, Mary Gerken, Jenny Liu, and Alfredo Moreno heard from the Mayor, City Manager and other city officials, toured the wastewater treatment plant, public safety center, and the Frank Buck Zoo. Click to read more....
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!
Gainesville High School students completed the Summer GEAR internship program, earning more than $30,000 in college scholarships. Five GHS students completed the program and were honored by Select and GISD at a scholarship ceremony on August 10.
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM GHS: Basketball vs. Argyle @ HOME
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM District Spelling Bee
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM GHS: Basketball @ Decatur
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM GHS: Basketball @ Sanger
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM GHS: Girls Soccer @ Braswell
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM GHS: JV Boys Soccer vs. Aubrey @ HOME
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM GHS: Basketball vs. Bridgeport @ HOME
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM GHS: Soccer vs. Decatur @ HOME
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM GHS: Boys Soccer @ Wichita Falls Hirschi