8th Grade vs. La Grange


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.

News and Announcements

GMS Band at Blinn Music Festival

Giddings Middle School Band students will be traveling to Brenham to perform in the Blinn Music Festival. GMS Students in the 7th and 8th Grade Band will perform at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20th. They will leave school at 12:00 and return to school at 3:15 p.m. Our 6th grade band will perform on Friday, March 22nd. They will leave school at 2:00 p.m. and perform at 3:20 p.m. Students in the 6th grade band will then travel to Horseshoe Junction at 4:30 p.m. and return to GMS at 8:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Anthony Tiger at 979-542-2057.

Pre-Order Your GMS Yearbook

It is time to pre-order your GMS 2018-2019 Yearbook. The yearbook is filled with colored photos that celebrate of the student body and the events that have taken place during the school year. The cost of the yearbook is $25 . Students must pre-order and pay for the yearbook by March 29, 2019 in order to secure their copy. No extra yearbooks will be ordered. Please see Mrs. Higgins to pre-order and pay for your copy. Checks or cash are acceptable forms of payment. Please make checks out to Giddings Middle School.

8th Grade Math Benchmark

The 8th Grade students of Giddings Middle School will be taking the spring Math Benchmark on Tuesday, March 19th. Students will have 4 hours to complete this benchmark test.

GMS Cross Country Competes at District

On Wednesday, October 10th, GMS competed at the District Meet. The boys' team took first place and are the District Champions!! The girls' team competed well and earned a 3rd place finish!

Lady Buff, MaKinley Kylberg ran for a First Place Finish with a time of 13:37. Top runners for the girls included: Catherine Rodea in 5th place (14:20), Kallie Wilson in 15th place (15:04), Taryn Kleinert in 17th place (15:54), Journey Wolridge in 27th place (17:08), Kassy Pedroza in 29th place (17:16) and Ana Garcia in 34th place (17:53). Other team members were: Lisbeth Rubalcava, Karla Moreno, Amy Sanchez, Marlene Moreno and Banelly Bernal. Great Job Girls!!

Buffalo, Kayden Bloodworth came in 2nd with a time of 11:59, Andrue Rodriguez in 3th place (12:14), Sebastian Flores in 7th place (12:38), Cyrus Kubena in 8th place (12:40), Kolbie Clemons in 13th place (13:07), Arturo Espinoza in 18th place (13:42), and Brookland Namken in 22nd place (13:58). Other team members were Gabriel Hernandez, Jordan Lucio, Pedro Juarez, Derrick Martiniez, Rex Razz, Billy Roschetzsky, Rafael Salazar, Tieson Sherman, Harley Sullivan, Brian Hicks and Hunter Daniels. Way to Go Buffs!

Congratulations to our athletes and coaches on an AWESOME Season!

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!