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GISD eNews | 9-23-21

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In this week’s eNews:

  • Join us for Our First Community Bond Presentation Tonight
  • Uniendo Familias Feria de Información y Diversión
  • Grades PreK-4 Parent Meeting: Standards Based Report Card
  • Find Covid-19 Protocols On our Website
  • From Girl Scouts: October 7th is Girl Scout Night is on October 7th
  • From the City of Georgetown: POPPtoberFest is coming up!
  • Important Upcoming Dates

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Join us for Our First Community Bond Presentation Tonight

The district will host five community presentations to share information about the propositions voters will see on the November 2 ballot. Join us to learn more and ask questions in an interactive environment. The first presentation will be held virtually tonight at 6 pm. You can livestream it here: https://vimeo.com/612052070

Uniendo Familias Feria de Información y Diversión

Están invitados a una feria de información y diversión el sábado, 2 de octubre de 9 a 11 am en el edificio Hammerlun. Tendremos comida, la biblioteca móvil de la ciudad, actividades interactivas para los niños, información de programas del distrito y de la comunidad y premios. Para mas información, favor de visitar nuestra pagina de "Uniendo Familias" al https://www.georgetownisd.org/Page/15277.

Grades PreK-4 Parent Meeting: Standards Based Report Card

Parents of Pre-Kindergarten through 4th grade:

GISD will host information sessions on standards-based report cards. Each session will be available in English and Spanish. These sessions are designed to share with you how to interpret your child's report card and gain insight into their progress. To learn more, you are encouraged to attend one of the following sessions: 

September 23: Frost Elementary Cafeteria from 4-5 PM (711 Lakeway Drive, 78628)

September 28: Williams Elementary Cafeteria from 4-5 PM (4101 Southwestern Blvd., 78626)

October 5: Ford Elementary Cafeteria from 4-5 PM (210 Woodlake Drive, 78633)

October 6: Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning 12-1 PM (507 E. University Ave., 78626)

Find Covid-19 Protocols On our Website

Our Safety Plan and all Covid-19 information is available on our website. The Back to School Safety Plan covers Safety and Health Protocols, Student Resources for navigating the start of the school year, and much more. You can also find Covid Updates and FAQ’s under our COVID-19 tab. 

Additionally, a new feature was added to the COVID-19 dashboard this week that displays a rolling seven-day average of COVID positive cases.

From our Community Partners:

From Girl Scouts: Girl Scout Night is on October 7th

Are you curious about what joining Girl Scouts looks like? Whether you’re looking to have fun with friends, go on new adventures, or make a difference in the community, there is a place for you at Girl Scouts. 

As a Girl Scout, there is always an opportunity to try new things, connect with your creative side, and learn how to be a leader. You’re ready to go and Girl Scouts is ready for you. Join us today at www.gsctx.org/join 

Visit www.gsctx.org/contact or call (800) 733-0011 for more information.

From the City of Georgetown: POPPtoberFest is coming up!

POPPtoberFest, this year’s rescheduled Red Poppy Festival, kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, and lasts through 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. We’re excited about the music lineup and other event highlights for the weekend:

  • Headlining 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Dale Watson
  • Also performing Saturday: Two Tons of Steel at 8:15 p.m. and Brave Combo at 6 p.m.
  • Dysfunkshun Junkshun will take the stage at 7 p.m. Friday.
  • The Peterson Brothers Band will perform at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

POPPtoberFest also features a car show, kids’ area, pet parade, and more!

Traffic in and around the Square will be heavy and detoured throughout that weekend. The City is offering a variety of options for visitors to get to the festival, including free parking lots and a shuttle on Saturday. 

Georgetown may feel like a small town, but this is going to be a big party. Folks need to plan to arrive early, be patient, and be prepared to be amongst hundreds of people, especially on Saturday night.
Please visit the event website for more detail about road closures, parking, Saturday’s shuttle, and information about COVID-19 safety measures: POPPtoberfest.com

Important Upcoming Dates

September 23, 27, 28 - Upcoming dates: Informational Bond Presentations
October 8-11 - Fall Break
October 18 - Board Meeting


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