Upcoming STAAR and Benchmark Testing
The testing schedule for STAAR and Benchmark Testing is as follows:
April 22: Math STAAR (6th & 7th)
April 23: Reading STAAR (6th & 7th)
April 24: Social Studies STAAR (8th)
April 25: Science STAAR (8th)
Buy Your 2014 GMS Yearbook Now!
2014 copies of the full-color GMS Yearbook are for sale now! Don't wait! Books will be delivered in May, but you are only guaranteed to receive a copy if you order now. Please bring $25 to Mrs. Higgins in the office. For questions, see or call Ms. Maxwell.
8th Grade History Fair
GMS students and families enjoyed an 8th Grade History Fair along with the recent Open House. The projects were in conjunction with Mr. Mike Buck's 8th grade history class. The results were as follows:
Best of Show: Melissa Melendez - Rewriting on the Constitution and drawing.
1st Place: Hunter Pleasant - Brain Tanned Buckskin Pants
2nd Place: Dylan Best - Mount Rushmore Sculpture
3rd Place: Jonathan Kovar - History of the Aztecs
4th Place: Kyle Schatte - The Clermont Steam Engine
5th Place: Madeleine Boriack - The Hunley Confederate War Submarine
6th Place (tie): Lucy Pietsch -Monticello Model
6th Place:(tie): Logan Durrenburger -St. Andrew's Church
Congratulations to the winners as well as all entrants for a very impressive, educational and entertaining History Fair!
Keep Your Contact Info Up-To-Date
Due to the recent weather conditions, it has become increasingly important that GISD has your most recent contact information.In the case of a school announcement, an "all-call" message will be distributed to all contact numbers on file. Please help us keep our students and families up-to-date with the lastest district news.
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!