On Monday, December 10, GJH held the annual Scripps Spelling Bee. Ten Gainesville Junior High students participated in the competition. The top three will advance to the District bee on January 31. The champion, Uriel Tellez, will also compete at the Cooke County Bee on February 11. The winning word was flambeau.
The top three were: 1st: Uriel Tellez (7th) 2nd: Benson Tran (8th) 3rd: Johany Marin (7th)
Participants were Presea Reed, Loreto Balderas Galan , Samantha Cervantez, Ximena Hinojosa, KK Phillips, Brooklyn Thurman, and Kenadee Jones.
Gainesville Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, handicap, race, color, and national origin in its educational programs, activities, or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504 and Title VI. Any person wishing to discuss possible violations should contact Alyce Greer Director, Business Operations, 800 S. Morris St. Gainesville, TX 76240, 940-665-0255