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GISD eNews | 2-2-23

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GISD eNews | 2-2-23 

  1. GISD Explained: School Finance

  2. Join us March 2 for the 8th Annual State of the District event

  3. East View Theatre Presents Little Shop of Horrors this Weekend

  4. Parent Learning Community Event Feb. 9

  5. Dual Language Info Sessions for Incoming Kinder Students

  6. From the City of Georgetown: Important Winter Storm Impacts and Updates

  7. From the City of Georgetown: Scheduled curbside bulky-waste pickup date changing on Feb. 6

GISD remains closed through Thursday, February 2nd. We are opening all GISD facilities tomorrow, February 3rd, and will operate on a two-hour delay.
Until then, check out some good news and changes to upcoming events at

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Join us March 2 for the 8th Annual State of the District event

This free event invites the community to an immersive experience featuring the work of students and staff district-wide in the areas of academics, career and technical education, and fine arts, including innovative projects and programs that were funded with grants from the Georgetown ISD Education Foundation. Interact with students from all grade levels, experience what students are learning in Georgetown ISD through visual showcases and performances, presentations, and enjoy small bites throughout the event.

Dr. Brent will share his state of the district address which will highlight advancements in teaching and learning and a map for the future.

Tickets are free but registration is encouraged


East View Theater Presents Little Shop of Horrors this Weekend


EVHS theater has been working to bring you a funny and thrilling musical! Don’t miss this performance of the Hollywood and Broadway classic, Little Shop of Horrors.


Showtimes are as follows:

Thursday, Feb. 2 - 7 PM Cancelled

Friday, Feb. 3 - 7 PM

Saturday, Feb. 4 - 2 PM and 7 PM


All performances will take place at the East View High School theater

Tickets are available for purchase at


Parent Learning Community Event Feb. 9

Join us on February 9 for a Parent Learning Community event! Sessions begin at 6 pm and will cover: 

  • Backpack Buddies - Learn how the community provides food for our students and how to qualify

  • Dual language - Hear how students learn English and Spanish together in this program

  • Counseling 101 - Explore the role of the counselor at each school level

  • And more… 

Limited child care and the food & resource room will be available at 5:30 PM.

  You will also have access to:

  • Shop in the Bridges Boutique

  • Legal Support with GTX Connect

  • Medicaid Support with Dell Children's Ascension

  • Get information and sign up for Special Olympics

 Find more information and the QR code to RSVP on the event flyer

Dual Language Info Sessions for Incoming Kinder Students


Parents of English speaking students from any campus who are interested in applying for the Kindergarten Dual Language program are encouraged to attend an info night to learn about the program structure, goals, and application process. 


These sessions will be held in conjunction with our Parent Learning Community nights. The first opportunity will be February 9 followed by another on March 9. Please join us at HCLL (507 E University Ave) at 5:30 PM for snacks. Programming will be offered in 30 minute sessions at 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, and 7:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you!



From Our Community Partners:

From the City of Georgetown: Important Winter Storm Impacts and Updates


See a full list of updates, resources, and information about the City's response and services here (


Williamson County is under a disaster declaration due to the winter storm. If you live in Williamson County and experience any damage from this weather, you can report it at


City facilities and some services will remain closed on Feb. 2.. Please continue to avoid driving if possible: Roads remain hazardous due to fallen tree limbs and ice on bridges and overpasses. If you are involved in an accident, please remain in the vehicle with your seatbelt fastened until first responders arrive. Georgetown public works crews are removing slush and ice from roads and bridges to make them safer for emergency vehicles.


Georgetown electric customers may  be experiencing power outages caused by ice accumulation and downed powerlines. Our crews are working diligently to restore power as quickly and safely as possible to Georgetown customers. Check the outage map here ( If you notice an error on the map (i.e. it's saying your power is restored but it isn't), please call 512-930-3640, then press 1, b and go through the prompts to indicate your power has NOT been restored. The system will recognize your phone number if it is associated with your utility account, and it will tell us there's still a problem.


Texas Disposal Systems' solid waste collections are delayed. Please leave carts out; they will be collected by Sunday. The City is working on curbside limb pickup, more to come in the next few days. Please report trees in or touching the road to, and do not stand under trees that are covered in ice.

From the City of Georgetown: Scheduled curbside bulky-waste pickup date changing on Feb. 6

Starting Feb. 6, scheduled bulky-waste pickups for Georgetown residents will be your regular trash day, rather than Saturdays. Pickups must be scheduled in advance.

In-city residents get four free, curbside bulky-waste pickups a year to help you dispose of large items that won’t fit into your cart, items like:

  • Furniture

  • Mattresses

  • Toilets

  • Washers/dryers

  • Refrigerators (additional charges apply)

Don’t forget: Items in good condition can be donated!

Schedule your bulky-waste pickup today with Texas Disposal Systems by calling 512-930-1715.

Find more information at: 

Important Upcoming Dates

February 2 - Elementary Honor Choir Concert - Postponed 
Campus staff are working to reschedule this event. 
February 20-21 - Student Holiday/Staff Professional Learning
February 20 - Board Meeting
March 2 - State of the District

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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