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GISD eNews ● 12-12-19

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In this week’s eNews:

  • Staff Spotlight feature: Ashlyn McKenzie
  • In Case You Missed It: Great News in GISD Schools!
  • FINAL public meeting about rezoning tonight at Tippit - Dec. 12
  • Reminder: Upcoming Holiday Break and Early Release Information
  • East View High School Choral Department to present A Jolly Holiday - Dec. 12-15
  • Time is running out to provide feedback on High School ELAR materials adoption - deadline Dec. 13
  • GHS Colorguard Clothing FUNdrive - deadline Dec. 14
  • Uniendo Familias Meeting - Dec. 18
  • From the Rotary Club of Sun City: Breakfast with Santa - Dec. 14
  • From the City: Georgetown Arts and Culture Grants - deadline Dec. 31

Check out our new video series - Staff Spotlights:

We’re excited to introduce our new Staff Spotlight video series focused on our staff and the important jobs they do at the district to support student learning. This is an opportunity to #Get2KnowGISD and get a behind the scenes look at the work done by teachers, support staff, administrators.

Expect regular Staff Spotlight episodes as we launch the first season of the series. Be sure to keep an eye out for future series exploring more great things happening at GISD.

The latest staff spotlight is first-year Ashlyn McKenzie

We hope you enjoy the videos and join us in celebrating our amazing staff members.

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

GHS Orchestra’s Act of Kindness Featured in National Chick-Fil-A Campaign

GISD Art Students Win Accolades at the Central Texas Art Competition

FINAL public meeting about rezoning tonight at Tippit - Dec. 12

Join us for our final public meeting about rezoning tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Tippit Middle School. For more information about rezoning visit https://www.georgetownisd.org/rezoning.

Reminder: Upcoming Holiday Break and Early Release Information

The winter holiday break is December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020.

Please be aware: Monday, January 6, 2020 is a Student Holiday.

GISD schools will resume normal hours on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

Students are also scheduled to have an early release on Friday, December 20, 2019. You can review early release times for campuses on our website: www.georgetownisd.org/schoolhours.

East View High School Choral Department to present A Jolly Holiday - Dec. 12-15

The EVHS Choral Department is excited to present A Jolly Holiday. This show will get you in the holiday spirit, you won’t want to miss it! There will be singing, dancing, and holiday costumes galore! This year’s production includes traditional Christmas and holiday songs and a visit from Santa, Rudolph, The Grinch and Frosty the Snowman.

The show will begin on Dec. 12 to 15 at the East View High School Auditorium. Pre-sale tickets may be purchased online at eastviewchoir.com, at the front reception of East View High School December 9-13 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, or at the door for $5. Tickets usually sell out so purchase your tickets today!

Time is running out to provide feedback on High School ELAR materials adoption - deadline Dec. 13

Instructional resources and materials adoption happens every 8-10 years and your input is vital to shape the learning experience of our students for the future.

Through December 13, you can review proposed materials, ask questions and provide feedback. Visit our website for more information.

GHS Colorguard Clothing FUNdrive - deadline Dec. 14

GHS Colorguard is having a Clothing FUNdrive collecting gently used clothing and fabric-type items. Items donated can be placed in garbage/leaf bag and dropped off at the GHS Band Hall. Donations will be accepted through Saturday Dec. 14th. There will be people at Georgetown High School accepting donations. For more information please contact the GHS Colorguard Director Rick Scruggs: scruggsr@georgetownisd.org

Uniendo Familias Meeting - Dec. 18

Spanish speaking families are invited to attend a holiday get together on Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 6:00-7:30 at the Hammerlun Center. We will have food and fun for all!

Familias de habla español están invitados a un convivio el miércoles, 18 de diciembre, de 6:00-7:30 en el Centro Hammerlun. Tendremos comida y diversión para todos!

 

 

From Our Partners:

From the Rotary Club of Sun City: Breakfast with Santa - Dec. 14

Enjoy Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14 at the Georgetown Community Center in San Gabriel Park. Georgetown Fire Department personnel serve up pancakes and sausage and Santa hears last-minute wishes from kids.

Tickets are $6/ per person and can be purchased at the door. Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of Sun City who provides gifts for local families during the holiday season.

From the City: Georgetown Arts and Culture Grants - deadline Dec. 31

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board is seeking grant proposals for art, music, theatre, dance, and cultural heritage events and programs taking place in Georgetown between April 2020 and September 2020.

Nonprofit organizations, schools, informal arts and culture organizations, and individual artists who are creating public art, arts and culture programming, or an event open to the public are eligible to apply.

Visit the City of Georgetown website for more information and to apply.

 

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