Welcome

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.

Calendar

Progress Reports Go Home
Date: 10/22/2018
GMS Volleyball - La Grange vs Giddings (H)
Date: 10/22/2018, 4:30 PM
Location: GMS Gym
GMS Band Fundraiser Begins
Date: 10/23/2018
Red Ribbon Week Begins
Date: 10/23/2018
Red Ribbon Week Cont.
Date: 10/24/2018

News and Announcements

Red Ribbon Week

Giddings Middle School will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week from Monday, October 22nd thru Friday, October 26th. This is the week specifically designated to promote drug prevention. Red Ribbon Week is the nation's oldest and largest drug prevention program. This year's theme is "Life is Your Journey; Travel Drug Free."

GMS students and staff will have the opportunity to participate in designated theme days during Red Ribbon Week as s way to encourage students to avoid drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

Monday: Make Your Life a Box Office Hit - dress like a character from your favorite movie

Tuesday: Team Up Against Drugs - dress alike (twins, triplets or a team)

Wednesday: Workout and Live a Healthy Life - dress in work out clothes (MUST BE IN SCHOOL DRESS CODE)

Thursday: Touch Down TEAM - (Together Everyone Achieves More) - dress in your favorite team jersey

Friday: Flashback - 50's, 60's, 70's. 80's, or 90's

The students and staff of Giddings Middle School appreciate your continued support.

GMS Volleyball to Host La Grange

The GMS Lady Buffs Volleyball Teams will host the Lady Leopards of La Grange on Monday, October 22nd. The games will take place in the GMS Gym and will begin at 4:30 p.m. The Lady Buffs have one more home game after this game. They would appreciate your support so come on out and cheer the GMS Lady Buffs to victory!

GMS Football to Host Bellville

The GMS Buffaloes will host Bellville on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The 7th Grade will begin playing at 4:30 p.m. with the 8th Grade game to follow. Please join us at Buffalo Stadium to cheer on our GMS Buffaloes!

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!

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!