GMS BASKETBALL -- NO GAMES TODAY Giddings Middle School Buff and Lady Buff Basketball games against Bellville scheduled for today (Monday, Nov. 30, 2020) have been rescheduled. The games have been moved to Thursday, December 3, 2020. The GMS Lady Buffs will play at home at 4:30pm. The GMS Buffs will play at Bellville at 4:30pm. ***** Please remember that masks MUST be worn at ALL times while at GMS facilities. Parents/guests must present an admission slip for each guest at the door. The admission slip holds a seat for the guest. Guests must still pay for admission at the door. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
ATTENTION REMOTE LEARNERS -- If you are using a GISD WiFi hotspot, it will be deactivated TODAY (Friday, Nov. 20) at 2:00PM. All GISD hotspots will be reactivated after the Thanksgiving break on Monday, Nov. 30 at 8:00AM.
NOTICE REGARDING GAME TIME -- KICKOFF IS 7:30PM -- Tickets for tonight's football playoff game incorrectly show a start time of 7pm. Kickoff is 7:30PM in Cuero. #GoBuffs
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football vs Sinton this Friday night at Cuero - Gobbler Stadium. (pre-sale only, limited tickets available) https://bit.ly/BuffsVsSinton
Please help Giddings High School Remember, Honor, and Teach on Saturday, December 19, 2020 by sponsoring a wreath, volunteering, or inviting friends to help. https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/166637
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football vs Manor New Tech this THURSDAY night at Smithville Tiger Stadium. Pre-sale only, limited tickets available. https://bit.ly/BuffsVsManor
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football vs Navasota this Friday night at Navasota Rattler Stadium. Pre-sale only, limited tickets available. https://bit.ly/BuffsAtNavasota
The Lady Buffs will leave GHS at 4:20pm on Tuesday. They will drive through the 77/290 intersection and head for Navasota to take on Madisonville for the Area Championship. Help send them off to victory by gathering to cheer them on along Hwy 290. #GoBuffs
This week, advance purchase of tickets is required for the Freshman Football game in La Grange tomorrow (Thursday). The link to purchase is: https://bit.ly/FreshmanBuffsAtLG
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football vs La Grange this Friday night at Buffalo Stadium. Pre-sale only, limited tickets available. https://bit.ly/BuffsVsLaGrange
The Lady Buffs Varsity Volleyball team will play Lake Belton in Cameron for the Bi-District Championship. The game is on Thursday at 6:30 pm. Tickets available here: http://bit.ly/LadyBuffsVsLakeBelton
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football @ Smithville this Friday night at Tiger Stadium. Pre-sale only, limited tickets available. https://bit.ly/BuffsAtSmithville
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football vs Cuero this Friday night at Buffalo Stadium. Pre-sale only, limited tickets available. https://bit.ly/BuffsVsCuero
Final scores for remaining GMS Homecoming football games vs Gonzales: 7th Grade A - lost 8-22. The 8th grade team also fell to the Apaches, 8- 21.
Results of first GMS Homecoming football game: 7th Grade B Team defeats Gonzales 16-0. #GoBuffs
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football vs Gonzales this Friday night at Buffalo Stadium (Homecoming). Pre-sale only, limited tickets available. https://bit.ly/BuffsVsGonzales.
Giddings Middle School will be celebrating Homecoming on Thursday, October 8th. Students can wear their mums and garters on Thursday.
Ticket window closes at 10am! Last chance to buy tickets for Buffs @ Navarro! Make the trip to cheer on the Buffs in this great football weather! (Next week is a bye, so no football till Oct 9) https://bit.ly/Buffs-at-Navarro
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football @ Navarro this Friday night. Pre-sale only, limited tickets available. https://bit.ly/Buffs-at-Navarro
Tickets are on sale now for this Friday's football game as the Buffs host the Caldwell Hornets. Online ticket sales only. http://bit.ly/BuffsVsCaldwell
The Giddings Buffaloes varsity football at Taylor will be livestreamed tonight. Kickoff is at 7:30pm. The pre-game broadcast will begin at 7:00 pm. You can find the livestream on the KGID website (via Vimeo) http://bit.ly/KGID-Buffaloes-Football
TICKET WINDOW CLOSING SOON! Tickets for the Giddings Buffaloes @ Taylor are only available for purchase ONLINE until 10:30am this morning (Friday). https://bit.ly/Buffs-at-Taylor
UPDATE for Buffs Varsity Football @ Taylor!! There will be NO tickets sold at the gate! Tickets are available ONLINE ONLY. There are a limited number of tickets available. http://bit.ly/Buffs-at-Taylor
The Giddings Buffaloes varsity football at Columbus will be livestreamed tonight. Kickoff is at 8:00pm (weather delay from the scheduled time of 7:30). The pre-game broadcast will begin at 7:30 pm. You can find the livestream on the KGID website (via Vimeo) http://bit.ly/KGID-Buffaloes-Football OR you can find it on YouTube live (KGID channel) http://bit.ly/Buffs-at-Columbus-YouTubeLive
GMS REMOTE LEARNERS: If you are having difficulty logging on to Schoology please access either the Giddings Middle School or the Giddings ISD website. Go to "Menu". Once you open the Menu page, you will see "Remote Learning Help" on the left side of the page. Each link provides information necessary for your child's remote learning. The link "Schoology Access Codes" contains the access codes your child will need to access his/her online classroom. The access codes for each campus can be found in that link. The "Schoology Login Instructions" link provides step by step instructions on how to log into the system. Step by step instructions are provided on how to log in from a GISD Chromebook. If a student is using his/her own device, step by step log in instructions are given on how to log in from his/her own device. The "Schoology Login Page" is where the student logs in to Schoology. The "Adding Courses" link provides students step by step instructions on how to join their courses(classes).The "Remote Learning Attendance" link provides information regarding remote learning attendance requirements to parents and students. If students are having difficulty with the login process, adding classes or other remote learning problems, access the link "Help for Students". Again, these instructions can be found on both the GMS and GISD webpage.
Tickets on sale now for Buffs Varsity Football @ Columbus this Friday night. Pre-sale only, limited tickets available. http://bit.ly/Buffs-at-Columbus
Buffs vs Bellville football livestream can be found on KGID.fm or youtube live: http://bit.ly/BuffsFootball-Live -- Broadcast starts at 7pm
Tickets for the home football game this week (Buffs vs Bellville) are now available for public sale. The link for purchase can be found on the GISD website or can be accessed directly here: http://bit.ly/BuffsVsBellville
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL GISD PARENTS PARENTS: CHANGES WILL NOT BE MADE TO THE DECISION FOR REMOTE OR IN-CLASS LEARNING AFTER 3:00 PM TODAY, TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 2020. Campus Counselors must have final selections in order to complete schedules and balance classes. After 3:00 pm today, no further changes will be allowed until the end of the first six weeks.
Here is the current list of all Meetings and Orientations that will take place THIS WEEK across GISD: https://5il.co/k299
Giddings Middle School will hold a meeting for incoming 6th grade students. The meeting will take place in the GMS GYM. Please enter the gym through the double doors facing the GISD ADMIN Building. DATE: Monday, August 24, 2020 TIME: Students with Last Name (A-L) - 5:30 p.m. Students with Last Name (M-Z) - 6:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19 protocols attendance is limited to the 6th grade students and ONE parent. Face masks and social distancing are required.
Giddings Middle School Students need to pick up their class schedules next week. (GMS Foyers, face coverings & social distancing required) Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Last Names (A-L) All Grade Levels (6-8) 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020 Last Names (M-Z) All Grade Levels (6-8) 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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 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
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/
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.
Spring Picture Day for Giddings Middle School is Tuesday, February 4th, 2020. Order before Picture Day on mylifetouch.com using your Picture Day ID: EVTS6RGPK *** GMS Basketball photos were also taken recently. Please return your order forms to GMS by Friday, February 7.
Giddings Middle School will be closed for the Christmas Holidays from December 20, 2019 until January 6, 2020. All students will report back to school on Tuesday, January 7th. On behalf of the entire Giddings Middle School Faculty and staff, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year!
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.
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.
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.
Details for Red Ribbon and Homecoming week can be found here: https://www.giddingsisd.net/article/149115?org=gms
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.
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.
Also don't forget to check out our new Mobile Apps - download links in the bottom-right of the website!
Welcome to our new Website - we're excited to be building this from the ground up, and looking forward to sharing what's happening at your local school