Memorial Day Holiday - No School, District Offices Closed
Monday, May 28
Dates to Remember:
Early Release, Wednesday, May 30
Grades 6-8, 12:10 p.m.
Grades 9-12, 12:45 p.m.Early Release, Thursday, May 31 - Last Day of School
Kindergarten-5th grades, 11:45 a.m.
Grades 6-8, 12:10 p.m.
Grades 9-12, 12:45 p.m.Graduation for the Class of 2012
will be held at the University of Texas at Arlington on Thursday, May 31.
GHS - 3:30 p.m.
CHHS - 7:30 p.m.Teacher Work Day - Friday, June 1
Summer Hours for District begin - Monday, June 4
Grapevine Middle to welcome new principal
Bringing 20 years experience as a teacher and campus administrator at the middle school level, Linda Young has been selected to serve as the new principal of Grapevine Middle School in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. She currently serves as principal of Zundelowitz (Zundy) Junior High School in Wichita Falls ISD. The GCISD Board of Trustees formally approved the recommendation to hire Young during the regularly scheduled monthly meeting on May 21. Young is expected to transition into her new role in GCISD during July. The GMS PTA is sponsoring a Meet and Greet from 4-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, in the library for anyone who would like to meet the new principal. Read more. GHS & CHHS included in Newsweek's "Best High Schools of 2012" list
GHS and CHHS have been ranked in the top 1,000 public high schools in the U.S. by Newsweek magazine. Colleyville Heritage High comes in at number 198 in the country, while Grapevine High ranks as number 396. Read more
GHS student's artwork to be displayed at Administration building
Meg Van Over, a senior at Grapevine High School, was recognized at the May 21 Board of Trustees meeting for her artwork "breadth." The piece was selected as the winner of the 2012 GCISD Art Show. Each year, the district purchases one student piece for $200, rotating grade levels each year. The picture will be framed and added to the permanent display in the Administration building. PhotosPARENT SURVEY CLOSES FRIDAY AT 5 p.m.
The GCISD parent satisfaction survey has been reopened through 5 p .m. on Friday, May 25 to provide parents with more time to respond. Completing the survey takes about 25 minutes and answers will be confidential. Results will be used to continuously improve our school and our district. Begin the survey here. GCISD holds rally for Rachel's Challenge
Hundreds of GCISD parents, students and teachers gathered at Mustang-Panther Stadium Tuesday night in support of Rachel's Challenge, a national program that has been incorporated district wide since 2008 to promote kindness, volunteering and tolerance. Highlights included the Link Presentation, which represented over 46,000 random acts of kindness. Read more
and see photos on FaceBook.Board of Trustees elects new officers for upcoming school year
The Board of Trustees elected their new officers for the 2012-2013 school year before the general school board meeting on May 21. Jorge Rodriguez was selected as President, Becky St. John was elected Vice President, and Leon Leal was elected Secretary. In addition to the naming of officers, two Board members were sworn in last night. Kimberley Davis, who was elected to Place 1 this year, took her oath of office first, followed by Becky St. John. Mrs. St. John was re-elected to Place 2 in this year's election. Read more and see photos.Something for everyone with GCISD's Summer Programs
Online registration for summer programs continues for elementary and secondary students, who have a wide variety of choices when it comes to summer fun and learning at GCISD. Available for students in grades K-8, Elementary Summer Enrichment offers a variety of class options intended to be fun and engaging for children, including music, arts and crafts, adventure-seeking, technology, science, math, cultural studies, social skills, literature, cooking, and field trips. In Secondary Summer School and Secondary Enrichment, students have options for credit recovery, acceleration and enrichment, including field trips.
The summer programs at GCISD also include KidzU Summer Camp
, Bowmen Sports Camps
, Summer Enrichment for ages 3-5
, and bridge classes in math for 6th and 7th graders for enrichment or acceleration. Visit the Summer School Programs
section of the website for more details on any of these programs and for the online registration link.
Summer meals offered to students
GCISD Nutrition Services department will provide free breakfast and lunch during the summer beginning June 6 to students ages 18 and younger. The program, which will be held at four schools, will provide meals with the essential nutrients for active, growing kids. No registration, PIN number, proof of age or income are needed to participate in the free meals program. All kids have to do is show up at a serving site. The entire meal must be consumed at the serving site; no "to go" meals available. Locations, dates and times.
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