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GISD eNews | 8-4-22

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GISD eNews Web Posting | 8-4-22

  1. Teacher Externships: Building a Bridge Between Community and GISD

  2. Staff Spotlight: GISD Technology

  3. All Things Back to School

  4. School Supply Student Distribution Event This Saturday

  5. Register today to Volunteer!

  6. Opportunities in GISD School Health Advisory Council

  7. From the GISD Education Foundation: Local Businesses Invited to Participate in GISD Education Foundation Business Fair on Aug. 9

  8. From the Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute: Summerfest this Saturday

  9. From the City of Georgetown: Last 2022 Sunset Movie August 12

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In Case You Missed It: Great News in GISD Schools!

Georgetown High School Girls Volleyball Team Earns 2022 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award
Georgetown ISD Announces the Hiring of McCoy Principal and Director of Digital Learning

Georgetown ISD Announces Jennifer Guidry as New Tippit Middle School Principal

GISD Announces Two New Principals, Director of Operations

Family Updates: Read Dr. Brent’s Latest News


This week’s Feature Stories:

G My Ride - Episode 1

Visit our website to learn more about the grant-funded program G My Ride, watch the first episode, and read about plans for the program to expand in the coming school year. 

In this week’s eNews:

All Things Back to School

We are so excited to have our students back on campus on August 18. Here are a few things to help you prepare for the first day of the new school year…

Student enrollment for new AND returning students is open. Visit to enroll or update your enrollment information.
School supply lists for elementary and middle schools are posted on our website.

Campus back to school events, including orientations and camps, are posted on our website.

Visit for more information, including bus routes, school hours and more.

School Supply Student Distribution Event This Saturday

The Georgetown Cultural Citizens Memorial Association (GCCMA) is hosting a free school supply student distribution event this coming weekend.

DATE: Saturday, August 6, 2022
TIME: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. (While supplies last)
LOCATION: 1200 W 17th St, Georgetown, TX 78626 (Same as past years - old Carver Elementary location)

Visit our website  for more information.

Register today to Volunteer!

In Georgetown ISD, we know that community engagement enhances student experience and are excited to welcome back volunteers, mentors and partners to serve in our school during the coming year. 

Whether you're new to GISD or a returning volunteer, we encourage you to sign up (or update your profile) and consider opportunities that align with your areas of interest and expertise.  The more information you share, the better we can pair you with meaningful opportunities. 

Get started today at

Opportunities in GISD School Health Advisory Council
The Georgetown ISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) currently has opportunities for interested GISD parents and community members. 

The GISD SHAC assists the school district by strengthening the connection between health and learning. At the end of each school year, the SHAC has the opportunity to advise the board on health topics related to student physical/medical health, nutrition, and mental health. When needed, the SHAC also advises the board on curriculum on specific topics involving student well-being.  

Please visit our website for more information and the opportunity to apply.      

From Our Community Partners:

From the GISD Education Foundation: Local Businesses Invited to Participate in GISD Education Foundation Business Fair on Aug. 9
The GISD Business Fair, hosted by the GISD Education Foundation, returns on August 9.  Local businesses can showcase products and services to the district's nearly 2,000 employees at the event. Registration fees go back to the Ed Foundation to directly support programming including new teacher gift cards to help teachers buy needed supplies. For more details and to register, visit

From the Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute: Summerfest this Saturday

LifeSteps Council on Alcohol and Drugs is partnering with Georgetown Boys and Girls Club, Rock Springs Hospital and Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute to bring you the annual Summerfest event. 

There will be indoor and outdoor activities, food and more!! Donate school supplies for an extra chance at door prizes. All the supplies will be given to students in GISD.

Sat, August 6, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT

Location: Boys and Girls Club of Georgetown Texas
1100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard
Georgetown, TX 78628

From the Texas Comptroller: Tax-free Holiday this August 5-7
This coming weekend is a tax-free holiday in Texas for certain back-to-school items.

To see a list of items that are tax free on Aug. 5-7, visit the comptroller's website.

From the City of Georgetown: Last 2022 Sunset Movie August 12
The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department brought back its Sunset Movie Series this summer.

Remaining show times are as follows:

Friday, August 12: “Encanto” (PG)

The screenings will take place in the Legacy Pavilion in San Gabriel Park at sunset, about 8:30 pm. 

This is a free community event. Moviegoers are welcome to bring blankets, chairs, and picnics.

Come early for free popcorn, to explore the park, and to visit with vendors.

For details, visit

Important Upcoming Dates

August 4 - New GISD staff orientation 

August 9 - GISD Convocation + Business Fair 

August 15 - GISD monthly board workshop + meeting
August 18 - First day of school
September 5 -  Labor Day/District closed

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