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  • Band Soloists and Ensembles Advance to State!

    GHS band students competed at the UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest in Sanger on Saturday, February 3. An incredible amount of students competed in both the solo and ensemble categories. Out of the 20 soloists, nine students earned Class One Division I ratings and four of those earned advancement to State. An additional eight students earned Class Two Division I ratings for their solo performances. GHS also had five ensembles compete with a total of 17 students. Out of the five ensembles, three ensembles of 11 students advance to State. Click to read more...

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  • GHS Advances TWO Debate Teams to State!

    GHS continues the UIL Speech and Debate season with not one but two State Qualifying CX Debate Teams. GHS seniors Dalton Chancellor and Mark Chavez placed 1st at the district tournament and will advance to the UIL 4A Classification CX Debate State Meet. GHS juniors Dillon Edington and Matilin Rigsby will also join Chancellor/Chavez at the state meet, as they placed 2nd at the district meet.

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  • GHS Wins Melissa UIL Sweepstakes

    The GHS UIL Academic, Speech and Debate teams participated in the Annual Cardinal Winter Classic UIL Invitational Tournament at Melissa HS. Taking students in every competition in Speech, Debate, and Academics, GHS came out victorious in the end, placing 1st in the overall Academic Sweepstakes competition, with the most points based on all placings for all academic contests. In this case, a true SWEEP of the competition was had! Click for a full list of placings...

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  • GHS 3rd Six Weeks Honor Roll

    Congratulations to all of our students who achieved all A's or all A's and B's during the 3rd Six Weeks of school. Click to see all the names...

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  • Mati Competes at State Congressional Debate

    This week, GHS junior Matilin Rigsby participated in the UIL Congressional Debate State Tournament in Austin. Known in rounds as Representative Rigsby, Matilin represented GHS, UIL District 9, and ESC Region 11 with nothing less than Leopard Pride. Representative Rigsby ranked 13th in the final session of Super Congress. Approximately 300 students advanced from the District to the State level across all classifications (1A to 6A). Click to read more...

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  • Senior 2018 Fundraiser

    It's time to kick-off this 2018 Gainesville High School Senior fundraiser! Only 300 Tickets will be available for purchase starting Monday, January 8th. Tickets are $10 each for a chance to win a $1000 payout!!! Don’t miss out on this! Thanks for your support! The money raised will go toward costs for Prom, After Prom, Senior Brunch, and Baccalaureate. Tickets may be purchased from any GHS Senior or their parent.

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  • Leopards Win Aubrey UIL Invitational!

    GHS placed 1st in the overall sweepstakes competition, with the most points based on all placings for all contests including Academics, Speech and Debate. GHS also placed 1st in the academic sweepstakes competition, with the most points overall based on placings for academic events. The Journalism team also placed 1st overall, with the most points based on placings in all Journalism and Ready Writing contests. A full list of placings is provided below.

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  • Congressional Debate Advances to State

    Gainesville High School is proud to announce the results of the UIL Congressional Debate District Tournament. GHS starts the official UIL Speech and Debate season with State Qualifier Matilin Rigsby in Congressional Debate. The UIL Congressional Debate District Tournament, which is held within ESC Regions, for Region 11 was held Monday Nov 13 at the Region 11 Education Service Center. Rigsby, a junior at GHS, competed alongside junior Hunter Stephens and sophomore Tucker Craft. Rigsby placed 2nd overall in 4A in Region 11. Craft placed within the top 8. Stephens received glowing remarks about his speeches made.

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