Plans are under development for the 2020-21 school year, pending guidelines from the state. Today's GISD Press Release can be found here: https://www.giddings.txed.net/article/263014?org=giddings-isd
Attention Students Entering 9th Grade: If you have not made your schedule for next year, 2020-2021, please check your school email for a message from Mrs. Smith-Mott, sent on May 19, 2020. It has instructions on how to register for your classes next year. If you did not get the email, please send a message to Mrs. Smith-Mott at email@example.com
Message to graduates regarding photos: If you did not receive your photo access code in your final report card, you may request one by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to GHS Graduates of 2020: “Here is the advantage you have over other students who are entering this world. You are a Buffalo! You are a winner! You are going to compete and fight for everything you have in life!” https://youtu.be/lw-BdvD4F8w
Attendees of the commencement ceremony tomorrow should consider bringing a towel or two in case the bleachers are damp in the morning. #GoBuffs #ClassOf2020
The GHS Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9AM will be available for viewing via livestream on the GISD facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gisdbuffaloes/
The 2020 Graduation program document can be downloaded & printed from this link: https://5il.co/gqym
Graduating Seniors must pick up tickets for the graduation ceremony from 9am until noon on Thursday, May 21st or Tuesday, May 26th. No one will be admitted to the ceremony without a ticket. https://www.giddings.txed.net/article/250875?org=giddings-isd
PACKET PICKUP TOMORROW - MEALS NEXT WEEK -- Because of the sever weather today, all GISD campuses will have a packet pickup tomorrow, Wednesday, May 13, from 11:00a to 12:30p for parents and students to pick up work packets, return work, and return textbooks & library books.
MEAL SERVICE NOW CANCELLED -- Due to the continuation of Severe Weather Warnings, we have decided to discontinue the meal pickup immediately. Stay Safe!
MEAL PICKUP EXTENDED TO 12:30. Packet pickup cancelled for today. Continue to monitor website and social media for possible re-scheduling for later in the week.
PACKET & MEAL PICKUP SUSPENDED DUE TO TORNADO WARNING! Services to resume when warning expires unless it extends past noon.
Giddings ISD would like to thank Hal Bowman for the motivational words he recently shared with our faculty and staff. We would like to share his message and words of encouragement with the entire GISD community in the hope that you might also find nuggets of wisdom in his message that will encourage you during this challenging time in our lives. Hal reminds us “The greater the challenge, the greater the lesson.” Thank you Hal for your message, and thank you to the families of GISD for your support in helping us in our mission to educate your children. Watch here: https://bit.ly/BowmanMessage
For GHS athletes retrieving personal belongings from their lockers this morning, please enter the north side doors by the gyms. GMS athletes should enter at the courtyard door.
Good afternoon. Giddings Independent School District has announced that all facilities will be closed to everyone other than essential staff until further notice. All GISD campuses will be providing home based lessons for students. Teachers are busy preparing those lessons this week. Details on how to access those lessons will be provided at a later time. Meal service for students will begin on Monday, March 23. Drive-thru pick-up will be available at the Giddings Elementary School at the north side bus lane from 9am through noon Monday through Friday. Per Texas Department of Agriculture guidelines, children receiving meals must be present in the vehicle. More details of meal service are available on the GISD website.
In the event of another school closure, the district will be offering instruction while at home. Please take the time to complete this survey. It will help us determine technology capabilities as we design lessons. The district will be exploring both hi-tech and low-tech (pencil & paper) activities. Thank you for time in helping us to serve you in the best way possible. http://bit.ly/GISD-TechSurvey
All GISD schools will be closed for the remainder of the week. UIL has also postponed all competitions. Additionally, practices, rehearsals, and workouts that occur outside the school day also postponed. Classes will resume at their normal time beginning on Monday, March 23. Buses will run on their regular schedules. If you or a member of your immediate family has traveled outside of the area in the last 14 says, please check the GISD website for return-to-school guidelines. As always, if you have fever, cough, or have trouble breathing, stay at home and seek medical attention.
GHS Boys Basketball teams travel to Caldwell tonight. Games are 5, 6, & 7:30. #GOBUFFS
The Lady Buffs Varsity Basketball team will take on Brookshire Royal tonight in Columbus at 8 pm in the first round of playoffs! #GOBUFFS
GO BUFFS SOCCER! - Lady Buffs and Buffs host Bellville tonight 5:15 & 7:15 at Buffalo Stadium! Show up, be loud, and give them that home field advantage! #GOBUFFS
There will be no "B" games for the GMS Lady Buffs in Brookshire tonight. Brookshire notified us at 3pm with the change. We apologize for any inconvenience.
5 seconds into 4th quarter: score 14-28 Tigers lead. (11:55 remaining in the game)
Tigers TD, 14-14 with 3:05 left in 3rd.
Buffs TD, 7-0, 10:40 remaining in 2nd quarter
Initial info for next Friday's Regional Semi-Final against Silsbee show a 7pm kickoff at Woodforest Stadium in The Woodlands. Additional details will be shared as they become available.
Football Playoff Shirts are still available at the GHS office. Short sleeve shirts are $15. There is a very limited supply of long sleeve shirts for $20.
GMS ATHLETICS SCHEDULE UPDATE: Both GMS Buffs and Lady Buffs basketball games that were scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 14th have been cancelled due to the Giddings HS Buffaloes football play-off game. We wish the GHS Buffaloes good luck in the play-offs.
UPDATED TIME FOR BUFFS FOOTBALL GAME: The playoff game against Houston-Kashmere will start at 7 pm on Thursday. This is one half-hour earlier than normal kickoff time.
GMS 6th grade Pre-Athletics students will compete in an intramural flag football game on Thursday, Oct. 24th. The 30 minute game will be at Buffalo Stadium beginning at 4:15.
High School Football practice schedule for Monday: Varsity-weights @11a; All Teams pra tice @4p
Giddings ISD mourns the loss of a student. Full article here: https://www.giddingsisd.net/article/146160?org=giddings-isd&fbclid=IwAR0h99kEN34n8K2sKrdSQG2VseY9xuHCM8qrTJBY1pnQPVobEK9kexlEyZY
Be sure and read the GISD letter to parents and guardians regarding recent social media rumors. http://giddingsisdtx.apptegy.us/article/143307?org=giddings-isd
UPDATE - Texas Word Wrangler Festival : The hours for the Texas Word Wrangler Festival for tomorrow (Saturday) will be 9am to 3pm.
14th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm http://www.texaswordwrangler.com/
MEETING TONIGHT!! Giddings Middle School PTO will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 10th. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the GMS Library. We encourage all parents to attend the meetings and consider joining the GMS PTO.
Don't forget Parent Information Night for upperclassmen (10th, 11th, & 12th grade) at GHS TONIGHT! (Monday, 8/26) Sophomores (10th grade) @5:30pm; Juniors (11th grade) @6:00pm; and Seniors (12th grade) @6:30pm.
Giddings Elementary School Meet the Teacher TODAY! Hours: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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