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.
This past weekend the Eagle swimmers competed against the East View High School Patriots in the Georgetown Cup Sprint Swimming Meet. The girls and boys both took a way a win with the girls score 184-43 and the boys score 146.5-74.5. Swimmers of the meet for the girls were Carly Davis, Grace Innis, Sara Walters, Rylan Slocum, Hannah Ignacio, and Kyndal Cody. Swimmers of the Meet for the boys were Jackson Zeneisek, Nathan Wyman, Michael True, Luke Shepard, Connor Lancaster, and Jack Whewell. The Girls 100 Medley Relay of Hannah Ignacio, Emily Gillespie, Rylan Slocum and Rhegan Hartsell set a new team record. The Patriot Swimmers will compete in the GISD Sprint Swimming Invitational this Saturday at 9am at the Georgetown Recreation Center, come cheer your favorite swimmers to victory!
On Tuesday GHS hosted the Region 26 Jazz Auditions. Students from all high schools in the region prepare music and audition in front of a judging panel in order to be selected to create the Region 26 Jazz Ensemble. The Georgetown Jazz students made up 1/4 of the jazz group after auditions. Congratulations to Nathan May-1st chair Alto Sax, Abby Garcia-2nd chair Tenor Sax, Laura Schweitzer-1st chair Trombone, Ethan Brandenberger-1st chair Drums and Sam Kurtin-2nd chair Drums. Way to go Georgetown Jazz!!
The Volleyball program would like to assist in bringing "The Locker" back up to its once full locker. We would like to offer opportunities for the community to help out their fellow Eagle. Here is a list of our home games and the objects that we need to help refill The Locker. What is The Locker? It is a safe place for GISD high school students to get supplies, clothes, toiletries, undergarments, etc. if they are in need. We ask that all products donated are NEW and UNUSED. Friday, October 10th – Undergarments (Underwear, socks and bras); Friday, October 17th – Toiletries (Shampoo/conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, wet wipes, make-up, etc.); Tuesday, October 21st – School supplies; Friday, October 24th – Shoes; Friday, October 28th – Clothes. Thank you for your help and support!
On Wednesday, October 15th, GHS will be administering the PSAT to all Sophomores and Juniors free of charge to students (paid for by GISD). All Sophomores and Juniors will be automatically registered to take the test. If you would like to opt your son/daughter out of testing, please contact Mrs. Conrad at email@example.com. If you are a Freshman and would like to take the test, please stop by the Counselor's Office to register. The cost is $14 and can be paid with cash or check. The deadline to register for Freshmen is Thursday, September 25th. After this date you will be placed on a wait-list. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Conrad in the main office.
Seniors please pick up Student Activity Forms in the Main Office or download from the GHS website (by clicking the link above). Return completed forms to Ms. Charpentier by Friday Sept. 19th. The Georgetown Optimist Club and the Georgetown Study Club use information on the form to make their selections for monthly student recognition. If you are selected, you will be eligible for the local scholarships offered by these organizations.
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.
Check out the new College & Career Webpage, located under School Information and under the "Quick Links" on the GHS Homepage. Scholarship Info, College Visits, and much more information will be updated for students and parents throughout the year. Questions? Stop by and see Mr. Conrad in the room 118.
Tryouts and season practices for the reigning district champion GHS Boys & Girls Bowling Teams begins the first Wednesday of October. Go to Mel's Lone Star Lanes right after school on October 1st for the organizational meeting and beginning of tryouts. Schedules will be handed out and our district domination will begin for the 2014-15 season!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carver Elementary School will be conducting a drill to practice shelter procedures on Friday, October 3rd at approximately 8:15 AM.
A sidewalk and bikeway nearly one mile long officially opens at 2:45 PM on Wednesday, October 8th.
The District has adopted the Standard Response Protocol (SRP) from “I Love You Guys”, which focuses on the classroom response to an incident at school.
Families that were on the Georgetown ISD cafeteria meals plan last school year, must complete and submit a new application for the 2015-2015 year.
Ford Elementary School students and staff surpassed the goal that they set for themselves to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand.
Starting September 29, Georgetown ISD high schools will once again begin competing in the nationwide Healthy High School Challenge.
The Texas Education Agency recently sent out the ratings for the 2014 Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST).
Dr. Brenda Albright, Deputy Superintendent for Georgetown ISD, has announced her retirement from the district effective December 2014.
Pickett Elementary School will be conducting a drill to practice lockdown procedures on Thursday, September 25th at approximately 9:45 AM.
Georgetown High School and Richarte High School, will be conducting a drill to practice lockout procedures on Thursday, September 25th at approximately 10:30 AM.
East View and Georgetown High Schools will be having College Fairs on September 23rd from 12:00 – 2:00 PM.
Three Georgetown ISD staff members were recognized at the September 15th Board of Trustees Meeting for being awarded classroom grants from the A+ Education Foundation.
4:00 PM GHS Tennis Varsity @ Lampasas