Summer Break begins tomorrow!
Dates to Remember
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
Graduation ceremonies 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
The GCISD Administration building is open year-round but will begin observing summer hours on Monday, June 4. During the summer months, the district hours are Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5:15, with offices closed on Fridays. The district will resume regular operating hours on Monday, August 13.
Summer reading lists, back to school dates on the web
Looking for something to read on summer vacation? Check out the recommended summer reading lists
for great choices by grade and age-appropriate suggestions by the experts. The GCISD Language Arts department, grades K-12, requires students to read at least two books during the summer months. AP classes may require specific books which can be found on the campus websites. Back to school dates, forms you may need and other information is available on the Back to School section under the Schools tab
and will be updated throughout the summer months. We will also post information on our Facebook page and Twitter so you can find out what you need to know throughout the summer and be ready to go on the first day of school, Monday, August 27. Download a copy of the Student-Teacher Calendar here.
GCISD families and students affected by apartment fire
Ten GCISD students are among those families who lost their homes and belongings during a fire this week at the Ridge Crest Apartments on Mustang Drive in Grapevine. Read how you can help.
Foundation fundraiser set for Texas Motor Speedway
On June 9, see the "fastest race in Texas" and get a donation made to the Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation. Texas Motor Speedway is hosting "Don't Blink," and by attending the race you can help the Foundation raise money that directly benefits the students of GCISD. For ticket information go to the Texas Motor Speedway website.
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.
GCISD @Our Best
- new this week
CES 4th graders travel to Austin for a closer at Texas culture
Cannon student receives special surprise
HES counselor honored by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
CMS student earns second place in Texas State Math Competition
GES students pose with firefighters