8th Grade Fun Day at the park

Homecoming Day at GMS

Students see what careers they have been assigned and salary information as part of a "Real World" simulation by the Texas Agri-Life Extension Service.  Some of the concepts taught included budgeting and expenditures.

Ryan Melcher rebounds for the Lady Buffs and looks to pass it down court . The Buffs beat Rockdale 25-19 in the first game of the Giddings Tournament. 

GMS Band - Here Comes the Boom

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

7th grade Buffs celebrate the win over Caldwell 

Enjoying a day at the park - 8th Grade Fun Day

GMS Veteran's Day Celebration with guest speaker Landon Bonds - United States Air Force Chief Master Sergeant

GMS Pep Rally - Community Spirit

Boys Cross Country Team - 1st Place District 

The 8th grade Buffs wait on the call from quarterback Holden Jatzlau #8.

8th Grade A team celebrates a victory over La Grange in game 3 at home

Celebrating a 7th grade win against Brookshire Royal

Quenton Sims-Ray gets the ball for the 8th grade Buffs as they host Caldwell for the last game of the season.

Girls Cross Country Team - 3rd Place in District  

7th Grade Buffs

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

Minion Monday

Homecoming Week


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 Cheer Camp Begins 7th & 8th Grade
Date: 8/6/2018, 8 AM
Location: GMS Gym
GMS Cheer Camp Cont.
Date: 8/7/2018
Location: GMS Gym
GMS Cheer Camp Cont.
Date: 8/8/2018
Location: GMS Gym
GMS Cheer Camp Cont.
Date: 8/9/2018
Location: GMS Gym
6th Grade Parent Meeting and Schedule Pick Up
Date: 8/9/2018, 5:30 PM
Location: GMS Gym

News and Announcements

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.


Giddings Middle School Offices will be closed for the Summer beginning Monday, July 2nd. We will return on Monday, July 23rd. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact GISD Administration at 979-542-2854. Have a safe and relaxing summer!

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!

How to Access Your Child's STAAR Report Card

Parents of 8th Graders,

Your child will be bringing home a STAAR report card from the first administration of the test. Please look over this with your student. Giddings Middle School encourages you to look at the results online. To access online information please visit, www.texasassessment.com
You'll be asked to enter your child's access code, which can be found in the bottom left hand corner of the report card ##AA#A (example), as well as your child's birthday. If your child has misplaced the report card, please select, find my unique student access code. When asked for the PEIMS code, you will put your child's social security number. A code will be given for you to continue online. Once you are online, you can click on each test to find out more information and how they did, per question. If you have ANY questions, please email Mrs. Ulrich at cari.ulrich@giddings.txed.net

Giddings Middle School Cross Country

Congratulations to the GMS Boys' Cross Country team for taking First Place at the District Meet in Caldwell. Congratulations to the GMS Girls' Cross Country team for taking Third Place at the District Meet.

Individual medal winners included Jonathan Angel Llamas 3rd, Kayden Bloodworth 4th, Andreu Rodriguez 6th, Kyle Weichering 7th, and Elizar Martinez 9th. Other team members were David Alvarez, Reyce Drews, Kaden Wolridge, Pedro Juarez, Brookland Namken, Cesar Carrillo, Conner Kirby and Rex Raz.

Winning an individual medal for the girls was Maryssa Wolridge 9th. Other team members included Kallie Wilson, Mackenzie Moore, Destiny Tamboer, Monica Regmi, Brianna Maldonado, Raegan Urtado, Sariah Donovan, Keagan Campbell, Celine Orsak and Kaydien Potter.

The GMS Cross Country Teams wish to thank Coach Troy Wiederhold and Coach Isabel Bahena for their hard work and dedication to the teams. Thanks to all the parents and fans who traveled to the meets to support GMS Cross Country. Congratulations to all coaches and runners on a great season.