Georgetown High School is a 5A public school accredited by the Texas Education Agency. There are approximately 1800 students. Georgetown High School operates on a 36 week school calendar divided in two 18 week semesters. Students take 8 courses and are on an A/B block schedule day.
8th grade parent night at GHS will be Monday, March 2nd at 6:30pm. Graduation requirements/course selections presentations will be at 6:30 and 7:15 in the Performance Arts Center (PAC). The Elective Fair, which is open to all grades, will take place from 6:30-8:00pm in the cafeteria. Both parents and students encouraged to attend. We hope to see you there!
GHS Students, David Richards and Peter Smith, had a stellar weekend at the All-State Concert that took place at the TMEA Convention. David placed 1st Chair French Horn and Peter place 2nd Chair Alto Clarinet in the State of Texas! Congratulations to these young men and our Band Directors!
The Georgetown High School PTSA is offering a “Graduating Member Scholarship. To be eligible, you must be a graduating student from GHS, you must be a student member of the 2014-2015 PTSA PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP, and you must be planning on attending an institution of higher education in 2015. Scholarship applications may be picked up in the main office from Ms. Charpentier, or in the College and Career Center Rm 118 from Mr. Conrad, and can also be downloaded from the GHS website using the GHS Scholarships quick link and clicking on the local scholarships tab on the GHS College and Career Center page. All applications are due in the main office by February 27, 2015.
The GISD CTE Department, in partnership with the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, sponsors the CTE Student Recognition program to recognize senior CTE students who have demonstrated an outstanding attitude a commitment to excellence and achievement, and a willingness to participate in activities in the respective CTE clubs/classes.
GHS Hall of Honor is now accepting nominations for outstanding Alumni of GHS and the former Carver High School. The award is given annually to GHS/Carver graduates who are leaders in their field, or who have contributed greatly to the community. To be considered for the award, alumni must have graduated at least 10 years ago. Nomination forms are available by clicking here or from the GHS Administration office. Applications will be due by February 28, 2015. If you have questions please contact Cade Smith at 512-943-5100 ext. 5105.
Are you a senior this year? Are you a good citizen? Are you involved on campus and in the community? Then you should apply for the Jack Frost citizen of the month award Come by Mrs. Amy Beran’s office (205), Ms. Shelly Hesson’s room (221), or the Counselor’s office to pick up application. You can also click the link above to download and print the application. Each month we will select one Boy and one Girl who exemplify citizenship. Winners are introduced at the School board meeting and rewarded a savings bond at a Breakfast in their honor at the end of the year. This award is one of the Top Awards that you can receive in GISD. See Mrs. Beran or Ms. Hesson with questions.
TEAMS Parent Self Serve allows Georgetown ISD parents to access their child’s attendance and grades online. Parents can learn more and register at http://www.georgetownisd.org/grades. If parents have problems with or questions about registering, please email GISD Parent Self Serve Support at email@example.com.
All parents and community members are invited to attend a public hearing for the annual Texas Academic Performance Report. Click the headline above for details.
The Georgetown community is invited to attend a “come-and-go” viewing of the materials GISD is considering purchasing as supplemental instructional material for K-12 Social Studies, K-12 Fine Arts, and High School Math. Click the headline above for more information.
The State Board of Education passed a resolution on Friday, February 13, honoring the state finalists for the 2014 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), including Jennifer Cundieff, fifth-grade math teacher at McCoy Elementary School.