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GISD eNews ● 8-22-19
We hope you like the new version of eNews, now translated in Spanish, with more details available online. This new format is designed to help you quickly find the information most relevant to you.
In this week’s eNews
- Important Back to School Resources
- GHS Homecoming Time Change
- Changes are coming to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
- The GISD Guidance and Wellness Department is hosting a private screening of Screenagers
- All high school students and parents are invited to attend the GISD Future Ready Fair on Sept. 24
- Texas Education Agency Ratings
- Volunteers and Mentors
- 2019-2020 UIL Eligibility Calendar
- From the City: Water Conservation
- In Case You Missed It: Great News in GISD Schools!
Important Back to School Resources
- 2019-2020 GISD school hours
- Find Open House Dates for your campuses
- Download school supply lists
- Enrollment Information
- Immunization Requirements
- Bus Schedules and Routes
- YMCA after school program
- After School Action Program for middle school students
- Information for Athletics
Recursos Importantes de Regreso a la Escuela
- Horarios Escolares de GISD 2019-2020
- Encuentra Fechas de Open House Para Escuelas
- Listas de Utiles Escolares
- Informacion de Inscripcion
- Requisitos de Inmunización
- Horarios de Autobuses y Rutas
- Programa Después de Escuela de YMCA
- After School Action Program para Estudiantes de Middle School.
- Informacion para Athletics
GHS Homecoming Time Change
The GHS vs Stephenville Homecoming game on Friday, September 27th will now start at 7:30 pm.
All District Games will start at 7:00 pm.
Changes are coming to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
The College Board is changing how Advanced Placement (AP) courses and AP exams will be offered for the 2019-20 school year. These changes impact when
Georgetown ISD students will register and pay for AP exams. Students will now register for AP Exams in the fall. Other changes include new online resources
for students and teachers and updated exam costs. Visit the website for more information on GISD Advanced Placement program. Still have questions? Submit
a Let’s Talk dialogue. Click on Advanced Placement and someone will reach out to help answer your questions.
The GISD Guidance and Wellness Department is hosting a private screening of Screenagers on Sept. 10 - Registration required
The GISD Guidance and Wellness Department will host a private screening of the award-winning documentary "Screenagers - Growing Up in the Digital Age".
Both students (ages 10+) and parents are welcome to attend. Following the screening, breakout information sessions will be held by representatives from Trend
Micro (10-14), the Williamson County Child Advocacy Center (15+), and the Texas Office of the Attorney General (parents).
Seats are limited for this event so RSVP now!
Date: September 10th, 2019
Time: 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Location: Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning Board Room (507 E. University Ave)
All high school students and parents are invited to attend the GISD Future Ready Fair on Sept. 24
The first GISD Future Readiness Fair is scheduled to take place on September 24th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at East View High School. All GISD high school students and their parents are encouraged to attend to learn more about college, career, and military options. The fair will feature a multitude of college, career,
and military representatives, and there will be mini-seminar sessions available for students and their parents to learn more about career paths, college admissions, and military service from guest presenters. Contact your high school College, Career, and Military Readiness Specialist for more information.
Texas Education Agency Ratings
The Texas Education Agency released accountability ratings for districts and schools in Texas today. More information is posted on our website: www.georgetownisd.org/2019ratings.
How to become a volunteer and mentor in our schools
GISD is always in need of volunteers and mentors! The volunteer program is a great way to get involved with a variety of programs within GISD. The mentor program provides an opportunity for community members to meet one-on-one with a student once a week during the lunch hour. If you are a current volunteer or mentor, GISD is now running background checks automatically, which means you will not need to reapply this year. When you are approved or if more information is needed, you will receive an email notifying you of your background check status. If you are interested in becoming a new volunteer or mentor, please fill out an application today.
2019-2020 UIL Eligibility Calendar
From the City: Water Conservation
The dog days of summer are here and the city is asking water customers to reduce their irrigation use by ten percent, adhere to the two-day watering schedule,
and not water on Mondays or between noon and 7 p.m. To view a calendar of assigned watering days and to learn more about water conservation, visit the city’s website.
In Case You Missed It: Great News in GISD Schools!
En Caso Que Se Lo Perdió: Buenas Noticias en Escuelas de GISD!
Have questions? Let’s Talk
The GISD eNews is intended to inform subscribers and provide a snapshot of district events and student achievements. It is not intended to be inclusive
of every campus or program in GISD. For more information on Georgetown ISD visit our website, find us on Twitter, and Instagram
Tiene Preguntas? Let’s Talk
El eNews de GISD está destinado a informar a los suscriptores y proporcionar información de los eventos del distrito y los logros de los estudiantes.
No tiene la intención de incluir todas las escuelas o programas en GISD. Para obtener más información sobre Georgetown ISD, visite nuestro sitio web, encuéntrenos
en Twitter e Instagram.
Los enlaces que se encuentran en eNews no se traducirán automáticamente. Para traducir el contenido de nuestro sitio web, haga clic en "Translate Language" en el lado derecho y seleccione el idioma que prefiera.