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.
The Georgetown High School Fine Arts Department is proud to present the annual musical, Bye Bye Birdie, February 3, 5, 6, and 7 at 7:30 pm, and February 7 at 2 pm at the Klett Center for the Performing Arts on the GHS campus. Tickets may be purchased at the door. The price of admission is $5 for Students/Seniors and $7 for Adults. GISD teachers are welcome to attend any of the performances at no cost. For more information, please contact GHS Theater Director Monica Regan at 512-943-5000, Ext 7034.
Congratulations to the winners in the highly competitive and prestigious Scholastic Art Awards! Gold Key winners will be representing GHS at Nationals, and all of the students below will be a part of an artist reception and show at St. Stephens. All of these students are represented by teachers Kiley Mitchell, Michael Yentzen, and Rachel Rollins. Way to go Eagles! Gus Helpert, Gold Key Winner; Rachel Bondesen, Gold Key Winner; Conan Gray, Honorable Mention; Sam Clark, Honorable Mention; Eric Ragsdale, Gold Key.
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.
On Friday, January 23, 2015, the Auto Tech program had students compete in the 15th Annual Central Texas Shootout hosted at East View for the first time. Georgetown received 1st Place. The individual winners are as followed: Abigail Howard for 1st Place Overall in Advanced and James Weeks for 1st Overall in Intro. Intro: James Weeks 2nd place Drive Belt, Ian Mariano 3rd place Drive Belt, Dynum Woolsey 3rd place Tire Balance. Tech 1: Kyle Zubek 1st place Machine Rotor and Rotor Parallelism, Austin Gangwish 2nd place Rotor Parallelism, Hope Shannon 3rd place Caliper R&R. Tech II: Jared Toth 1st place Code Repair and 2nd place Written Test, Hunter Sprabary 1st place Strut R&R and 3rd place Scanner Diagnostics, Abigail Howard 1st place Written Test, Matt Ferguson 3rd place Strut R&R and 3rd place Written Test, Kalyn Garcia 3rd place Code Repair.
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.
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.
Construction is nearly complete on the new elementary located at 4901 Scenic Lake Drive, which is scheduled to open in August 2015. With a new school comes the need for new attendance zones.
On Friday, January 30th from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM, the Benold Middle School Orchestra invites you to tour their new orchestra hall.
Georgetown ISD is conducting an online surplus auction that is open to the public.
Georgetown Council of PTAs hosted the GISD Elementary and Middle School Academic UIL contests last week. The event was a great success and included a visit and address from Superintendent Fred Brent.
Georgetown ISD is gearing up for its 12th annual Food Show & Taste Testing, which will be held Wednesday, January 21 from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the Benold Middle School cafeteria.
8:00 AM GHS 9th Tennis-GHS Tournament
8:00 AM GHS JV Tennis-GHS Tournament