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GISD eNews | 11-17-22

  1. GHS Football - Playoff Game Round Two Tomorrow

  2. Two shows, One Weekend from the Character Co. at EVHS Dec. 1-3

  3. GHS Show Choir Presents: A Holiday to Remember Dec. 1-3

  4. Annual Gifted & Talented Referral Window Open Through Dec. 7

  5. Special Programs Parent Learning Community Dec. 8: Our Gift to You! 

  6. From the Georgetown Police Department: Applications for Blue Santa

  7. Car Show Dec. 3 Benefits GISD Automotive programs + Blue Santa


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Reminder that GISD will be closed Nov. 21-25 for Thanksgiving break. We wish you all the happiest of celebrations! 

In this week’s eNews:

GHS Football - Playoff Game Round Two Tomorrow

Tomorrow night, Georgetown High School will play Magnolia West High School in round two of playoffs. The game starts at 7 PM at Mustang Stadium.

Tickets are $6.00/adult and $4.00/student. Purchase tickets online here

Two shows, One Weekend from the Character Co. at EVHS Dec. 1-3

In two weeks, East View High School's The Character Company will present a back to back duo of shows. Don't miss out on two riveting dramas!

Honey Girls, a Texas Premiere, tells the story of Mazie and her mom, Marigold, as they navigate Mazie's senior year of high school. Marigold's recent discovery threatens to derail all of their carefully laid plans.

4000 Miles takes us on the long journey between Leo and his feisty grandmother, Vera, as they navigate relationships, life, and cross country trips.

Don't miss out on seeing your local award-winning theater department as they tackle these amazing shows. Find more showtime information and purchase tickets online

GHS Show Choir Presents: A Holiday to Remember Dec. 1-3

The Georgetown High School Show Choir will present their annual production of A Holiday to Remember at The Klett Center for the Performing Arts. The show will run Dec. 1-3, beginning at 7 PM each evening.

Join the GHS show choir as they countdown to Christmas in this special holiday production!

Tickets are $5/students and $10/adults and are available for purchase online or at the door. 

Annual Gifted & Talented Window Open Through Dec. 7

Our annual window for Gifted & Talented referral is open through Dec. 7, 2022. To find out what it means for a child to be considered Gifted & Talented, please check our website for articles, videos, and lists that can help you make an informed choice before you decide to refer a child to be assessed for Gifted & Talented.  


If you would like to refer a child in grades K-11, please
1. Read the referral packet (English / Spanish), and

2. Either submit the paper form in the referral packet to the student's campus or complete the eReferral form (Grades K-5 use this eform) (Grades 6-11 use this eform)

Special Programs Parent Learning Community Dec. 8: Our Gift to You! 

Join GISD Special Programs for the December Parent Learning Community! The event will take place on December 8 at the Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.

Join us for some holiday fun! Decorate sugar cookies, take photos with Santa, make a pinata and more!

You will also have a chance to shop at the Bridges Boutique, enjoy hot cocoa, and sing karaoke!

Pre-registration for the event is appreciated.  See attached flyer for more information. 

Scan the QR code on the event flyer to RSVP.


From Our Community Partners:

From the Georgetown Police Department: Applications for Blue Santa

Blue Santa (for families living inside Georgetown city limits):

Families living inside the Georgetown city limits who need assistance providing holiday/Christmas toys, books, games and other items for their children (ages 0-17) may apply for assistance from Georgetown Police Department’s Blue Santa Program.

Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 12.  Toy pickup will be held Saturday, Dec. 17 at 3500 DB Wood Rd., Georgetown.

An application is available online. Click here to apply. Paper copies are available to pick up at your child's campus for families unable to complete it online.

Not sure if your home is within the Georgetown city limits? Visit the website, scroll to the bottom, and enter your home address to determine if you are eligible. For more information, email

Car Show Dec. 3 Benefits GISD Automotive programs + Blue Santa

Stephanie Nichols’
Christmas Toy Drive Cruise-In comes to East View High School on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 1:30 - 4 pm. Proceeds from the event benefit automotive education programs in Georgetown ISD. Guests are asked to consider bringing an unwrapped toy donation for the Georgetown Police Department’s Blue Santa program. 


Important Upcoming Dates

November 21-25 - Thanksgiving Break/District closed
Dec. 6-16 - State Testing - HS only; see website for details
Dec. 7 - Gifted & Talented referrals - deadline
Dec. 12 - December board meeting
Dec. 16 - Early release for students/Staff work day
Dec. 19-30 - Winter holiday break/ District closed

Student events in athletics and fine arts are in full swing. Follow our athletic calendar and fine arts calendar so you don’t miss an event!

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