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 Leopard Drama invites you to our 2016 fall production of Steven Dietz's Dracula. Performances on Oct 27 & 29 and Nov 3 & 5 all at 7:30pm. Tickets will go on sale Oct 10-find a Leopard drama member, purchase at the door, or reserve your tickets with Ms. Sims.(click headline to read more)
The GHS Redcoat Marching band peformed in the first contest of the season on Saturday, October 1 at Aubrey High School. The band showed tremendous improvement, ranking higher than previous years at the same contest. Drum Major Jake Rhodes was ranked 2nd overall out of 18 drum majors and drum major staffs. The Redcoat band will compete two more times in preparation for the October 22 UIL Region Marching Contest. If advancement is accomplished, they will move on to the Area contest on October 29.
On Wednesday, four Gainesville High School 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, along with the rest of the group, heard from Mayor Jim Goldsworthy, City Manager Barry Sullivan, Community Services & Public Services Directors, toured the wastewater treatment plant, public safety center, and the Frank Buck Zoo.
Due to the demand for continuation of the adult literacy program at GISD and desire to keep the service local, Edison Principal Pablo De Santiago reached out to North Central Texas College Gainesville campus to continue the program for Fall 2016. NCTC accepted the challenge to offer these classes for free to Cooke county residents and have opened up two class sessions for this fall semester.
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 - 6:00 PM GHS: Volleyball vs. Bridgeport (SENIOR NIGHT)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM GHS: JV Football vs. Sanger @ HOME
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM GHS: Dracula performance
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM GHS: Leopard Football @ Sanger