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GISD eNews | 5-12-22
In this week’s eNews:
- 2022 GISD Graduation Ceremonies and Parade
- Bridges Summer Sale Today and Tomorrow
- Dual Language Applications for Incoming Kinder Students Now Being Accepted
- EVHS Theater Presents… The Sweet Science of Bruising and The Rumpus in the Rainforest
- 2022-23 EVHS Physicals - May 24
- 2022-23 GHS Athletic Physicals - May 17
- Sign up now for GISD Elementary Library STEM Camp
- GISD Health & Wellness Center - Open throughout Summer Break
- From Ascension Seton: Get care at Ascension Medical Group Seton Express Care in Georgetown
- From the Boys & Girls Club and the YMCA: Fun Run Registration Now Open
- Summer Camp Opportunities with the City of Georgetown
- From the Lifesteps Council in Partnership with ACE: Parent Summit Series
- City to Host Job Fair May 13
- Important Upcoming Dates
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2022 GISD Graduation Ceremonies
We are excited to announce that graduation this year will be held at Birkelbach Field for the third year in a row. GISD will also celebrate the class of 2022 with a community parade.
Richarte High School
Thursday, May 26
7 PM at the Klett Performing Arts Center
(reception for students and families will follow in the GHS Gym)
East View High School
Friday, May 27
8 PM at Birkelbach Field
Georgetown High School
Saturday, May 28
8 PM at Birkelbach Field
Community Graduation Parade
Saturday, May 21
For more information, visit our website.
Bridges Summer Sale Today and Tomorrow
Bridges Boutique is hosting a summer sale with up to 25% off items May 12-13. The boutique will be closing for summer after this sale, so be sure to stop in and grab your goodies while you can.
The sale is 10 AM - 1 PM Thursday and Friday at the old Carver site.
Dual Language Applications for Incoming Kinder Students Now Being Accepted
GISD Federal Programs - Bilingual/ESL has begun accepting applications to our Dual Language program for incoming Kindergarteners for the 2022-23 school year. You can find information about the program and access to the application on our website.
EVHS Theater Presents The Sweet Science of Bruising and The Rumpus in the Rainforest
The Rumpus in the Rainforest will be performed by EVHS senior students especially for elementary school students and their parents. However, all ages are welcome to attend this show.
The Rumpus in the Rainforest performances are as follows:
Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1:00 pm AND 2:00 pm
The Sweet Science of Bruising performances are as follows:
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Tickets for both performances are available here.
2022-23 EVHS Physicals - May 24
Extracurricular physicals will be offered to all 7-12 grade students at East View, Tippit and Wagner on Tuesday, May 24 beginning at 3 PM. Physicals will take place at the EVHS main gym.
2:50 PM - high school girls and athletes with 8th period as an off period begin the Check-In process
4:00 PM - All other high school athletics begin the check-in process
4:30 PM - Middle school students arrive and begin Check-In
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Any students wishing to receive a physical who were not able to check-in at times above
Register and pay here by the registration deadline, May 18.
Cost: $20 per student with a family cap (immediate family only) of $35.
2022-23 GHS Athletic Physicals - May 17
An annual physical dated after May 1, 2022 is required to participate in athletics in the 2022-23 school year. The physicals are offered to all incoming GHS, Benold, and Forbes students participating in athletics, fine arts, ROTC, and HOSA grades 7-12. The physicals will take place at Georgetown High School on Tuesday, May 17 beginning promptly at 4:30pm.
Pre-registration is required. The registration deadline is May 13. To find more information and register for your physical, visit this form.
GISD Elementary Library STEM Camp
Come join your elementary school librarians for a fun week of STEM activities! Camps are open to any GISD student in grades 2-5 for the 2022-23 school year. The camps will be held at Williams Elementary June 13-16 and Wolf Ranch Elementary June 20-23. Both camps will take place 9-11:30 AM every day.
Each camp session is limited to 50 students from any campus.
For more information, visit our website.
GISD Health & Wellness Center - Open throughout Summer to serve Districts Students and Staff
The district’s health center operates year round and serves our students and staff as well as their immediate families. If you or someone in your family is in need of medical care, our partners with the Lone Star Circle of Care can help.
Summer Hours staring June 6: Monday through Friday, 7 am - 4 pm
(Closed on district holidays)
To learn more about the clinic, view services or make an appointment, visit our website at www.georgetownisd.org/healthcenter.
From Our Community Partners:
From Ascension Seton: Get care at Ascension Medical Group Seton Express Care in Georgetown
Get care for your health needs — big and small. Start a conversation with a doctor who listens. Do you have health questions or symptoms that have been weighing on your mind?
Reach out to care teams at Ascension Medical Group Seton and start a conversation about screenings, new symptoms and chronic conditions. And if you need other care and services, including imaging and lab tests, and prescriptions with Ascension Rx or your preferred pharmacy, we’ll connect you.
Wherever and whenever you need us, we’re here — with in-person and virtual visits.
Visit Ascension Medical Group Seton Express Care Mon- Fri, 8AM-7PM and Sat-Sun, 10AM-4PM.
Schedule your appointment at https://healthcare.ascension.org.
From the Boys & Girls Club and the YMCA: Fun Run Registration Now Open
Join the Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown and the Georgetown Family YMCA for a day of fun, rock climbing, bouncing and fellowship. Kick off the summer season with the 1st Fun Run on May 17 at 1100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Georgetown, TX.
Race registration is now open. Adults are $20 and kids are $5.
You can find more information and the registration link at https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/Georgetown/BGCGreatFutures5K.
Summer Camp Opportunities with the City of Georgetown
Weekly sessions are offered starting May 31. Visit ParentU for more details on summer camp opportunities for your child. www.georgetownisd.org/Page/23703
From the Lifesteps Council in Partnership with ACE: Last Session of Parent Summit Series
The Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) is partnering with Lifesteps council to bring a 3-part series workshop to parents and community members.
The summit series is designed to educate parents of middle and high school students on the dangers of substance use and provide parenting tools through three sessions. There is one session remaining to attend:
May 18 - Session 3: A Recipe for Success (Legal and Social Impacts, Goal Setting and Resources)
All sessions will be 7 - 8 pm via zoom.
For more information, visit https://lifestepscouncil.org/community-events/.
City of Georgetown hosts summer employee hiring event May 13
The City of Georgetown is facing a lifeguard shortage that may lead to operational changes at the public swimming pools. The Parks and Recreation Department needs to hire 40 additional lifeguards to fully operate the pools this summer.
The City will be hosting a hiring event from 4-6 p.m. May 13 at the Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave. The event will feature free food, drinks, and prizes, as well as on-site application and hiring opportunities.
Lifeguard pay ranges from $10.50-16.50 an hour depending on position and experience.
The department is also hiring swim instructors, camp counselors, childcare and recreation aides, and an adventure camp specialist.
Summer jobs like these are great opportunities for teenagers, college students, and anyone looking for a fun way to earn extra money.
Apply today or learn more at http://www.georgetown.org/jobs/.
Important Upcoming Dates
May 16 - Board Workshop + Meeting
May 21 - Community Graduation Parade
May 26 - Richarte High School graduation
May 27 - Last day of school (early release)
May 27 - East View High School graduation
May 28 - Georgetown High School graduation
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