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 2015-16, 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

Algebra EOC Test
Date: 5/5/2016
Location: 8th grade Algebra students will take their End of Course test.
6th & 7th Math STAAR
Date: 5/9/2016, 8 AM 11 AM
Location: 6th & 7th graders will take the Math STAAR test today. There will also be the 2nd Round of the 8th Grade Reading STAAR test.
6th & 7th Reading STAAR / 8th Round #2 Reading STAAR
Date: 5/10/2016, 8 AM 11 AM
Location: 6th & 7th Reading STAAR and Round #2 of the 8th Grade Reading STAAR test.
8th Grade Science STAAR Test
Date: 5/11/2016, 8 AM 11 AM
Location: 8th Grade Science STAAR Test
8th Grade Social Studies STAAR Test
Date: 5/12/2016, 8 AM 11 AM
Location: 8th Grade will take the Social Studies STAAR test today.

News and Announcements

Yearbooks are almost Sold Out!

Since the announcements started over a month ago, yearbook sales have been going great! However, copies are limited and are almost sold out! Buy your yearbook today from Mrs. Higgins in the GMS office. Books are $20, full-color and full of memories! Get yours before it's too late!

Benchmark & STAAR Testing Schedules

Tuesday, April 12: 6th & 7th Reading Benchmark
Friday, April 15: 8th Social Studies Benchmark

Tuesday, April 19: 6th & 7th Math Benchmarks

Thursday, May 5th: Algebra EOC
Monday, May 9th: 6th & 7th Math STAAR / 8th Round #2 Math STAAR
Tuesday, May 10th: 6th & 7th Reading STAAR / 8th Round #2 Reading STAAR
Wednesday, May 11th: 8th Science STAAR
Thursday, May 12th: 8th Social Studies STAAR

Important Announcements

It is important to have updated contact information on file at GMS. To ensure your family gets the latest announcements from GISD regarding school delays and closures, make sure the GMS office has your current phone numbers. Let's stay informed!

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!