Welcome

We are proud to welcome you to Giddings Middle School, an academically and athletically challenging home for 396 young Buffaloes and 45+ staff members.  In 2013-14, the students,  teachers,  and staff of Giddings  Middle School will continue to strive for excellence  in an  environment rich with expectations, character, tradition, and diversity.

Calendar

Football travels to Columbus
Date: 9/18/2014, 4:30 PM 8 PM
Location: The GMS Buffs travel to Columbus. Games begin at 4:30. Go Buffs!
Cross Country Teams Travel to Caldwell
Date: 9/20/2014
Location: GMS Cross Country teams will travel to Caldwell to compete at Davidson Creek Park on Saturday, Sept. 20th.
Volleyball Travels to Caldwell
Date: 9/22/2014, 4:30 PM 8 PM
Location: GMS Volleyball teams will travel to Caldwell to face the Hornets. Games begin at 4:30pm.

News and Announcements

School Portraits Day
GMS will be taking school pictures on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Smile!
Buffs Take 3 of 4 in Bellvile
GMS Football vs. Bellville 9-11-14
The Giddings Middle School Football teams opened their season Thursday night in Bellville against the Brahmas. The 7th grade B team started their night with a 14-0 victory. On offense, Justin Gonzales scored on a 54 yard run and he scored again later while playing defense with a scoop and score of a fumbled ball. Quarterback Daven Birnbaum ran the ball in for a 2 pt. conversion and Matthew Mitschke also ran the ball well for the Buffs.
The 7th grade A team also played very well, beating the Brahmas 28-0. Chad Adams scored two touchdowns for the Buffs, his first was about a 17 yard run and his second was from 34 yards out. Quarterback Alex Delatorre connected with receiver Shane Essman for a 14 yard touchdown, Delatorre also ran for an 18 yard touchdown. Running back, Chad Fox had several nice runs including a 2 pt. conversion, and receiver Drake Best caught a pass for a 2 pt. conversion as well. Defensively, the Buffs played great as a team and made several nice plays, keeping the Brahmas out of the end zone.
The 8th grade B team played a good game and came out with a 26-8 victory. Running back, Brian Green ran the ball hard and scored on an 18 yard run, he would also score later on a 2 pt. conversion. Devin Nunes scored on a 2 yard run, and Michael Allgood scored on a 5 yard run and also had an interception that he returned for a touchdown. Braylon Wolridge also ran the ball well for the Buffs. Defensively, we only gave up one score, but the guys played really well the whole game.
The 8th grade A team played a hard hitting game from the beginning, and came up just short at the end losing 20-22. Offensively, the Buffs moved the ball well all night, on the ground and through the air. Receiver, Jaylon Joiner had 5 catches for 60 yards, including a 4 yard TD catch. Sidarius Johnson had four receptions including a nice pass from quarterback Carson Harville on a 54 yard TD play, Johnson also added the 2 pt. conversion. Running back, Vicente Segura ran the ball hard, and scored on a 3 yard run. “The boys played hard and showed a lot of passion on the field. We will continue to work and will only get better as the season progresses.” Coach Strickland
Cross Country Teams Compete in Lexington
On Saturday, GMS Cross Country Teams opened their season by traveling to Lexington to compete in the Lexington Small School Showdown 2014. Oscar Laris won 2nd Place for the 8th grade boys and Kenia Tello finished 10th for the girls. Other top runners for the boys were D'Marquise Jackson and Chris Sanchez. Top runners for the girls included Maria Hernandez, Lindsey Hard and Keshana Page.

Keep up the good work Buffs! The next meet is scheduled for Saturday morning, September 20th at Davidson Creek Park in Caldwell.
HB 5 Parent Information
Giddings ISD has posted links to videos for parents and students with information about HB 5 Graduation Requirements. These requirements will impact students beginning with current 8th graders. The links can be found under the parent and student drop down menus above.
GMS supports LCYC
The Lee County Youth Center located on the old Giddings Elementary School Campus continues to actively serve the youth of Lee County with a variety of after-school activities. The LCYC is open to students Monday-Friday after school. Parents are encouraged to contact Donna Orsag, LCYC coordinator, for rates and more information. Bus transportation is provided for students from school each day to the LCYC.

Be a part of an exciting adventure - join LCYC!