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 2014-15, 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

Red Ribbon Week
Date: 10/31/2014
Location: GMS is celebrating Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 27-31. Mon. - Wear Red Tues. - Mix & Match Wed. - Neon Thurs. - Buffalo Gear Fri. - Slippers
Buffs vs. Smithville - Final Home Game
Date: 10/30/2014, 4:30 PM 9 PM
Location: The GMS Buffs take on the Smithville Tigers in Buffalo Stadium starting at 4:30. This is the Buffs last home game. Don't miss it!!
School Picture Retakes
Date: 10/28/2014
Location: GMS will be retaking school pictures for those who were absent or not satisfied with the previous pictures. If you purchased a picture packet and want retakes, make sure to bring your packet with you to turn in.
Volleyball has Open Week
Date: 9/29/2014, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: GMS volleyball takes a break this week. The next scheduled game is on Monday, Oct.6 in Smithville.

News and Announcements

Cross Country District Meet
The Giddings Middle School Cross Country teams competed in the District Meet held Wednesday, October 22 at Davidson Creek Park in Caldwell. Oscar Laris took first place with a time of 11:37, and Brailan Wolridge took 9th place. As a team the boys took third place. Other members of the team included Zach Dube, Carlos Laris, Richard Boriack, Demarquise Jackson and Micah Proske. For the girls Kenia Tello took 5th place. As a team the girls took 2nd place. Other team members included Kiersten Namken, Kandra Olsen, Brissa Luna, Maria Hernandez, Natalie Villegas and Lindsey Hard. Every runner gave it their best effort as they ended another successful season.
Red Ribbon Week
GMS is celebrating Red Ribbon Week, a campaign against drug use, Oct. 27th-31st
Monday: Wear Red
Tuesday: Mix & Match
Wednesday: Neon
Thursday: Buffalo Gear
Friday: Slippers
Buffs vs. La Grange
Giddings Middle School Football vs La Grange
This past week, the middle school football teams traveled to La Grange to take on the Leopards. The 7th grade B team played first, and did a great job, winning their game 22-0. Running back, Justin Gonzales had a 54 yard touchdown and a 68 yard touchdown. Matthew Mitschke scored on a 4 yard run, and receiver Malik Moore caught two, 2pt. conversion passes from quarterback Daven Birnbaum. On defense, Imanol Torres made a nice interception against the Leopards.
The 7th grade A team played hard but came of short 36-6. Quarterback, Alex Delatorre scored on a 12 yard touchdown run. The 8th grade B team played well, but lost 14-6. Brailan Wolridge scored for the Buffs with an 8 yard touchdown run. And the 8th grade A team also came up short 14-12. Running back Vicente Segura had a 9 yard touchdown run, and receiver Nick Dehoyas scored on pass from quarterback Carson Harville. The Buffs final home game of the season is Oct. 30th, against Smithville.
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!