The Tippit Times

May 28, 2021

  • Tippit Middle School
    The Tippit Times

    May 28, 2021

    Principal’s  Corner 

    Have a Great Summer

    We hope everyone has a happy and restful summer!  Though this will be the last official Tippit Times for this year, please be on the lookout for important information about next school year to come later this summer.  Please be sure to follow us on our social media accounts and check our website.  

    Registrar’s Corner

    Returning Student Registration Open for 2021-22

    If your student is currently enrolled and will be returning to GISD schools next year you may now complete returning student registration in Skyward Family Access. Please take a few minutes to provide updated information for each of the students in your family, including cell phone numbers and emergency contact information so that campuses have accurate information and can communicate with you about the upcoming school year.

    Counselor's Corner

    Summer Group Therapy Sessions (FREE)

    Austin Child Guidance Center provides individual/family therapy, group sessions, a walk-in clinic, psychological assessments, psychiatric care, case management, and community education services. For more information, please visit their website.  The following sessions for parents and students are available this summer for free:

    Parent Support Group

    We know parenting during COVID-19 is overwhelming and stressful. Take an hour to focus on your well-being. Get and give support. And explore ways to reduce YOUR stress, as well as, your children’s.

    Who: Any adult providing care for a child is welcome

    When: Thursdays, June 3rd through July 22nd

    Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

    Where: Video Conference

    Cost: Free

    Issues of Grief Teen Group

    This group is for teens who experienced loss or death of a loved one, such as a relative, friend, or pet. Teens will learn about the process of grief and how to cope with loss. Caregivers will be invited to parts of the group to learn strategies on how to support their teens through their experience of grief.

    Who: teens ages 13-17

    When: Thursdays, June 3rd – July 29th  (skips

    the week of June 24th)

    Time: 5:00-6:30 PM

    Where: Video Conference

    Cost: Free


    The Locker 

    The locker supplies new clothing items, toiletries, and school supplies for students in need.  We currently have an ample stock of toiletry items and would love to send home care packages for families who could benefit.

    We are always in need of new clothing items, especially t-shirts, leggings, and athletic pants/shorts and welcome your donations.

    Care Solace 

    Care Solace is a referral service that helps families who are dealing with mental health or substance abuse concerns.  GISD contracts with Care Solace and provides their services at no cost to GISD families.  

    Click Here for More Information

    Counselor’s Corner Newsletter (“Starting to Think About High School”) 

    As we approach the end of our 2020-2021 school year, many students are beginning to think even more about what next year might hold.  It is not too early, even for 7th grade students, to begin thinking about high school  READ MORE…

     

    Summer Of Reading Collection

    All Grades

    Get summer started on the right page! These videos, activities and interactive games help to build vocabulary and reading comprehension while bringing storybook characters to life.


    Nurse’s Corner

    Message to Parents of upcoming 7th grade students (2021- 2022 school year)- All students coming into 7th grade are required to have completed their 12 yo boosters prior to beginning their 7th grade year. These immunizations include the Tdap and Meningococcal vaccines. Your student will be excluded from in- person learning at the beginning of the 2021- 2022 school year if I have not received documentation of their vaccines. 

    Please email me all immunization records to immunization@georgetownisd.org

    GISD Health & Wellness Center

    The GISD Health & Wellness Center is now OPEN for all staff and students of GISD.  Same- day appointments for immunizations and sports physicals are available, along with many other services. This is a GREAT resource for our students!

    Please call 512-688-6250 to make an appointment.

    Visit the link below for more information:

    Georgetown ISD Health & Wellness Center

    PTA’s Corner

    Support Tippit while shopping on Amazon Smile

    Select Tippit PTA (use the official name below) on AmazonSmile and Amazon will donate back to our school every time you use that link!

    How to sign up for Amazon Smile

    How to Turn on Amazon Smile on the Amazon App

    This link will direct you to sign up for Tippit PTA on Amazon Smile.

    https://smile.amazon.com/ch/74-2717536 

    Summer Camp Resources

    https://communityimpact.com/austin/georgetown/events/2021/03/19/21-camps-happening-this-summer-in-georgetown/

    https://parks.georgetown.org/camp/



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