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GISD eNews | 5-9-24

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GISD eNews | 5-9-24

  1. Bike and Roll to School Day - See photos

  2. Special Olympics 2024 - See photos

  3. Students Celebrate at River Readers Ceremony

  4. Fine Arts Signing Day - See photos

  5. Georgetown ISD Voters Approve $649.5 Million School Bond Package

  6. Mark your Calendars! 2024 Graduation Dates

  7. Deadline extended through May 10 to Share Feedback on Annual Survey

  8. Enrollment is now open for new and returning students

  9. Beginning of Year Vaccine Clinic July 20

  10. GISD Library Summer Maker Camp June 17-20 - Enroll now

  11. Taking an AP Exam? Check out these AP Exam Practice Videos

  12. From the United Way of Central Texas: Community Resources

  13. From CAPCOG: Emergency Notification System

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This week’s features:

Bike and Roll to School Day - See photos
Special Olympics 2024 - See photos
Students Celebrate at River Readers Ceremony
Fine Arts Signing Day - See photos

In this week’s eNews: 
Georgetown ISD Voters Approve $649.5 Million School Bond Package

Georgetown Independent School District is thrilled to announce the successful passage of the school bond election held on May 4. With the resounding support of the community, voters approved a $649.5 million bond package to address critical needs in our district, ensuring a bright future for our students. THANK YOU to our parents, staff and affiliates! Read more on our website.

Mark your Calendars! 2024 Graduation Dates

See below for 2024 graduation information. More details will be coming soon at https://www.georgetownisd.org/graduation.

Bridges 18+

Thursday, May 16, 2024
5:30 PM @ Hammerlun

Richarte HS

Thursday, May 23, 2024  

7:00 PM @ The Performing Arts Center

Facebook event page

 

Georgetown HS

Friday, May 24, 2024 

8:00 PM @ The Athletic Complex

Facebook event page

 

East View HS  

Saturday, May 25, 2024 

8:00 PM @ The Athletic Complex

Facebook event page

Deadline extended through May 10 to Share Feedback on Annual Survey

Annual climate survey information, including links to participate, was emailed to parents and staff on Wednesday, April 24. We encourage every parent and staff member in GISD to respond and share your experience in GISD during the last school year. Information is collected anonymously and used to inform our work including campus improvement plans and the district’s strategic direction.
Surveys will remain open through May 10, 2024. 

Enrollment is now open for new and returning students

 

Whether you have a student who is new to Georgetown ISD or already enrolled and returning this fall, we invite you to enroll now.  


RETURNING STUDENTS
If you have a student currently enrolled in GISD and want to register them for the upcoming school year, please visit our Returning Student Registration webpage for more information and to update your profile. This helps our campuses with scheduling.

NEW STUDENTS
If you have a student to enroll in GISD who is not currently attending one of our campuses, please start the New Student Enrollment process at www.georgetownisd.org/enrollment

Beginning of Year Vaccine Clinic July 20 

All GISD student's must be in full compliance with state-mandated vaccines by the first day of school or risk first day of school exclusion. GISD Health Services has partnered with WCCHD and Aurora Concepts to host a FREE Beginning of the Year Vaccine Clinic for all GISD students on July 20 from 10am - 2pm at the Hammerlun Center for Leadership & Learning. 

All vaccines will be free either through the TVFC vaccine program, or through billing insurance. All state-mandated vaccines will be available, along with COVID-19 vaccines. 

Visit our website to access the required forms for the clinic.

GISD offers Credit by Exam

Credit by Exam is offered by Georgetown ISD for enrolled students in grades Kindergarten-12. GISD offers exams free of charge to students. 

The purpose of CBE testing is for acceleration (students wishing to test out of a grade or course without having prior instruction), verification (verifying credit from homeschool or non-accredited private/public school), or recovery of credit for a course in which the student has had prior instruction. 

For more information, please visit our website or speak with your student’s counselor.

GISD Library Summer Maker Camp June 17-20:  Enroll Now

GISD librarians and digital learning coaches will host a maker camp June 17-20 for students who will be in 3-5 grade for the 2024-25 school year. Camp will run from 9-11:30 am everyday at Wolf Ranch Elementary. The cost of the camp is $150 and all proceeds will benefit libraries across GISD. 

Find more information on this flyer.

 

Taking an AP Exam? Check out these AP Exam Practice Videos

The 2024 AP Daily: Practice Sessions video series launched this week, in AP Classroom and on YouTube. These videos can be a great way for students to prepare for upcoming AP exams in May. 

Find the videos here.

From Our Partners: 

From the United Way of Central Texas: Community Resources

United Way of Greater Austin has a few easy tools to help access the resources they need.

  • Call 2-1-1,

  • visit ConnectATX.org,

  • or text your zip code to 85511

to find resources related to food, workforce and education, transportation, housing, health, mental health, parenting and family and financial assistance. 

From CAPCOG: Emergency Notification System

The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) and its partners are pleased to offer an emergency notification system to residents of Central Texas. Registering with WarnCentralTexas allows local officials to contact their communities by phone, email and text during times of disasters or public safety events. 

 

Visit https://warncentraltexas.org/ to sign up for customized text alerts. 

 


Important Upcoming Dates

May 20 – Board Meeting
May 24 – Last day of school
May 16 – Bridges Graduation
May 23 – RHS Graduation
May 24 – GHS Graduation
May 25 – EVHS Graduation


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