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GISD eNews | 4-28-22

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In this week’s eNews:

  • 2022 GISD Graduation Ceremonies and Parade
  • 2022-23 Athletic Physicals
  • East View High School Choir Presents: Finale!
  • Uniendo Familias Event This Saturday
  • Special Programs Event: "Why Does My Kid Freak Out Over Small Problems?"
  • GISD Elementary Library STEM Camp
  • Fine Arts Signing Day
  • From the City of Georgetown: Adults with Disabilities Dance on April 29
  • 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
  • Important Upcoming Dates

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

Forbes Students Install Second GISD Mural Downtown
Georgetown ISD Announces Hiring of New Head Football Coach
April Board Briefs
GISD Wins Best Communities for Music Education Award
Family Updates: Read Dr. Brent’s Latest News

2022 GISD Graduation Ceremonies and Parade 

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.

Graduation times:

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
9–11 AM

For more information, visit our website

2022-23 Athletic Physicals

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

East View High School Choir Presents: Finale!

EVHS Choir has been rehearsing diligently to present to you their annual performance FINALE! at the East View High School Theater on following dates and times:

  • Friday, April 29 at 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 30 at 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, May 1 at 3:00 pm

Purchase your tickets https://www.eastviewchoir.com/.

Uniendo Familias Event This Saturday

Families are invited to a GISD "Uniendo Familias" event to celebrate Children's Day on Saturday, April 30, from 9-11 am at the Hammerlun Building. 

There will be lots of fun activities and information to share for families. For more information, please visit our website

Special Programs Event: "Why Does My Kid Freak Out Over Small Problems?"

Join Special Programs for an event "Why Does My Kid Freak Out Over Small Problems?".

The event will take place at Hammerlun on Thursday, May 5 from 6:30 PM - 8 PM.
(Please park behind the buildings in the large parking lot)

Attendees will receive insight and tips for how to coach with compassion.

There will be snacks and an activity area for students who come with their parents.

Spanish Interpreters will be available at each session.

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

Fine Arts Signing Day

Join us as we celebrate students of the class of 2022 that will continue their education in arts after graduation! 

The 2021-2022 Fine Arts Signing Day event will be held at Hammerlun on May 10 from 5 to 6:30 PM.

Find the invite and register here

From Our Community Partners:

From the City of Georgetown: Adults with Disabilities Dance on April 29

The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free dance for adults with disabilities from 7 - 9 pm on April 29 at the Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. The theme of the dance is “Enchanted Forest.”

The event is designed for, but not limited to, people ages 18 and older with special needs. A family member and/or caregiver must be present at all times. 

A concession stand with snacks and beverages will be available onsite. Items cost $1 to $2 each and are available for purchase with cash only.

Volunteers are needed to help with the concession stand, photo booth and greeting attendees. Sign up is available at parks.georgetown.org/volunteer.

Local organizations and businesses also are welcome to participate in the dance.

For more information, visit the city’s website.

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/.

Important Upcoming Dates

May 10 - Employee Recognition Ceremony
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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