"The business of schools is to design, create, and invent high-quality, intellectually demanding schoolwork that students find engaging."
- Dr. Phillip C. Schlechty
Georgetown ISD Vision and Mission
Home of the most inspired students served by the most empowered leaders.
Inspiring and empowering every learner to lead, grow, and serve.
• Meet the diverse needs of all students by addressing their individual needs and learning styles in an inviting and inclusive atmosphere
• Utilize formative and summative data to drive instruction to monitor the learning of all students and guide relevant and embedded professional development
• Partner with parents and families keeping them informed of student progress and providing resources to assist their students
• Involve parents and families in collaborative communication
• Our core mission is to design engaging work for students and to lead students to succeed in that work.
• Students are volunteers of their time, effort and attention.
• All students can learn at higher levels than they are currently achieving
• Coordination, collaboration and connections are essential to a successful learning community.
• All members of the learning community contribute to a nurturing and engaging learning environment.
Core Business Statement:
The core business of Tippit Middle School is to promote, implement and support research-based practices for instructional leadership and teaching designed to provide meaningful and engaged student learning.
1. All staff members will be actively engaged in the WOW beliefs and framework.
2. All professional learning and development opportunities are high quality and reflective of the District mission and vision.
3. High quality extended learning opportunities are available for all students. (Instruction Designed for All Students’ Success)
4. All campus leaders are instructional leaders. (Strong Instructional Leadership)
5. Rigorous and relevant instruction is evident in all instruction. (Rigorous Standards and Instruction)
6. Our School is viewed as the centerpiece of the community life. (Parent and Community Involvement and A Positive School Culture)
7. Students will develop 21st century skills in a technology–rich environment.
DÍAS DE LA ESCUELA DEL ESTUDIANTE ACORTADO Y TIEMPOS PARA 2015-2016
As part of its 2015 national concert tour, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will perform at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 7, at the Klett Center for the Performing Arts, 2211 North Austin Avenue. The concert, sponsored by the Georgetown Independent School District, is free and open to the public. Ticket requests are being handled online only. Click the headline above for details.
GISD has been selected as a semifinalist for a $2.5 million Raising Blended Learners grant initiative sponsored by Raise Your Hand Texas. For more information on this exciting opportunity, click the headline above.
The Georgetown Project Bridges to Growth invites you to attend "A Youth Suicide Prevention Seminar for Parents and Communities." The workshop is for adults only. There is no cost for the seminar, but pre-registration is requested. Click the headline above for more details.
Any 10th or 11th grade home schooled student who resides within GISD boundaries is eligible to take the PSAT/NMSQT free of charge on October 14, 2015. Registration must be completed and returned no later than October 9. Click the headline above for more details.
Congratulations to Debra Austrum, Kristy Davies, and Amy Heil, who recently received grant funds to invest in their classrooms. Click the headline above to read more.
During their annual Fill The Bus campaigh, the Georgetown Area Junior Forum collected $19,654.21 in supplies for GISD students in need. Click the headline above to learn more.
5:30 PM Tippit 7th Football @ Dessau
5:30 PM Tippit 8th Football vs Dessau
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Marine Band Concert
5:30 PM Tippit 7th Football vs Cele
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Tippit 7th Football vs Kelly Lane
5:30 PM Tippit 8th Football @ Kelly Lane