Posted by Verone Travis at 6/16/2011 3:00:00 PM
June 16, 2011
Three teams earn awards at FPS International
Three teams from Grapevine-Colleyville ISD used their critical and creative thinking skills to earn top honors in the Future Problem Solvers Program International Conference in June at University of Wisconsin in La Crosse. Teams are:
HMS Coaches include Terie Wied and Sheri Hill from CTMS, and Emily Garetson and Vickie Ikner from HMS. Check out the photos on the GCISD @Our BEST section of the website.
Spring TAKS results show continued improvement in academic performance
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD students continue to show gains on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), according to preliminary results of the first administration of the test. Students in grades 3-11 throughout Texas took the TAKS in March and April with retests in May. Student performance improved over last year on 19 of the 27 tests administered. The percentage of students meeting the standard rose in seven areas and stayed the same as last year in 11 areas while commended rates increased on 16 of the tests administered overall. Read more.
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