"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.
Congratulations to the GHS Lady Eagles and EVHS Lady Patriots on their advance to post-season basketball play! Click the headline above for game details.
GISD is one of 130 districts nationwide to be recognizzed for creating opportunities for traditionally underrepresented students. Click the headline above to learn more.
In honor of National Heart Month, GISD Nutrition Services will be encouraging you to Go Red by providing information each week throughout February about heart healthy fruits and vegetables along with a recipe incorporating the day's fruit/vegetable. Click the headline above for more information.
At the January 19 Board of Trustees Meeting, the 2016-2017 school year calendar was approved. Click the headline above for a link to view and download next year's calendar.
On January 20, the Georgetown ISD Education Foundation sponsored GISD's First Annual State of the District luncheon and presentation. We invite you to click the headline above to learn more and view a video of Superintendent Fred Brent's presentation.
In February, a series of community discussions called Courageous Conversations about Race will explore four themes as they relate to race relations. Each discussion will take place at 7 PM in the Friends Room of the Georgetown Public Library at 402 W. 8th Street. The public is invited to attend and participate in these facilitated discussions.
Georgetown Independent School District has been selected as one of 10 finalists from among 75 school and district semifinalists for a $5 million Raising Blended Learners grant initiative sponsored by Raise Your Hand Texas. Click the headline above to learn more.
Students who ride district buses to and from school will soon be checking in and out as they board and exit their buses. Click the headline above for more information.
Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office 365 are free online educational tools that GISD staff and students utilize. Students can also download and install Microsoft Office on up to five personal computing devices such as Windows and Apple desktops, laptops, and tablets. For more information on Office 365 and Google Apps for Education in GISD, click the headline above.
6:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting