7th grade Buffs celebrate the win over Caldwell 

 8th graders experience a simulation of the "Real World" by the Texas Agri-Life Extension Service.

GMS Pep Rally - Community Spirit

The GMS Band provides the tunes and the beats for the pep rallies!

GMS Band - Here Comes the Boom

Meet the Buffs 2018


Welcome Message

We are proud to welcome you to Giddings Middle School, an academically and athletically challenging home for over 400 young Buffaloes and 45+ staff members.

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.


GMS Beginner Band Instrument Drive
Date: 8/21/2018, 4 PM 7 PM
Location: GMHS Band Hall
Labor Day - School Holiday
Date: 9/3/2018
GMS Volleyball Season Opener - Smithville vs Giddings (H)
Date: 9/6/2018, 4:30 PM
Location: GMS Gym
Progress Report Grades Due
Date: 9/7/2018
GMS Cross Country @ Lexington Meet
Date: 9/8/2018
Location: Lexington Park

News and Announcements

GISD Meet the Buffs

Parents and guests will have the opportunity to Meet the Buffs on Monday, August 20th at Buffalo Stadium. The event will begin at 8:00 p.m. Athletes and coaches from Giddings Middle School and Giddings High School will be recognized at this event. We hope to see you there!

7th and 8th Grade Schedule Pick-Up

Students who will be entering 7th and 8th Grade at Giddings Middle School will be able to pick up their class schedules on Monday, August 13th. The office will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

6th Grade Parent Meeting and Schedule Pick-Up

Giddings Middle School will be hosting a meeting for incoming 6th grade students and their parents on Thursday, August 9th. The meeting will take place in the GMS Gym beginning at 5:30 p.m. Information will be shared regarding GMS Policies, Procedures and Expectations. Following the meeting, students will be able to pick up their class schedule. We encourage all students and parents to attend.

2017 Yearbooks for Sale

Giddings Middle School has extra copies of the 2016-2017 Yearbook for sale. You may purchase the yearbook for $10. Contact Mrs. Higgins at 979-542-2057.

2015 GMS Yearbooks for Sale

If you were a student of GMS during the 2014-2015 school year and did not purchase a yearbook, you are in luck. We have extra copies for sale! You may purchase a copy of your 2015 GMS Yearbook for $ 10. Contact Mrs. Higgins at 979-542-2057.

Courtney Umlang - GISD Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Umlang, 8th Grade Pre-Algebra and Algebra teacher at Giddings Middle School was named the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year.

Mrs. Umlang is a graduate of the Giddings Independent School District. She attended Sam Houston State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics. She began her teaching career at Brenham High School where she taught Algebra for one year.

Mrs. Umlang began teaching at Giddings Middle School in 2008. During her career at GMS she has touched the lives of many students. Her love of teaching and her ability to connect with her students has opened up the world of Math to many 8th Grade students. She is a dedicated teacher and huge supporter of the students of Giddings Middle School.

In her spare time, Mrs. Umlang enjoys riding horses and taking care of her dogs, cats and baby calves.

Congratulations to Courtney Umlang, 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year!