College Prep Genius will be at the High School on September 19th & 26th form 9:00am - 2:30 pm. Early registration is only $249. Class tuition will be $299 after the September 11th deadline. Click on the article title to download the registration form.
As we continue to grow in our efforts to implement our strategic plan, GISD is proud to introduce the evolution of our Libraries into Centers for Learning and Innovation. More than a simple name change, these areas will be converted into maker's spaces with the tools and resources necessary to give our students hands-on learning experiences. Click on the article title to learn more about this initiative.
Chelsea Avalos was named 2014-15 Teacher of the Year because of she always has a smile upon her face, is kind, respectful, and always teaches in a fun and exciting way. She is welcoming of all students and goes the extra mile to see the students succeed. In addition, she is always in a cheerful mood and makes class interesting and takes the time to get to know her students and teaches to fit their learning needs. One student said "I am excited whenever I get to go to her class," Another student said "The activities she does in class motivates us to learn." She mixes things up and really does everything she can to help her students not only pass, but to understand the material. "She creates a friendly, inspiring learning environment and encourages us to explore new ideas. she always puts her students and her student's needs above her own, and we can tell she loves to come to work everyday." (Please click for picture.)
Mrs. DelBrial's money matters and BIM2 classes took a field trip to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. The students took a tour of the exhibit. They also participated in a Scavenger Hunt of Facts about the history of our money supply and economy.(Please click on headlines for picture.)
The Hill College Johnson County Campus Development Foundation has elected to award two $1000 scholarships to the graduating seniors that wish to attend the Hill College Johnson County Campus. The recipients of the two $1000 scholarships are Alyssa Waldie and Noah Saucedo.(Please click on headline for picture)
The Johnson County Texas Exes presented class valedictorian, Samantha DeSpain with a $500 scholarship. The scholarship was presented by Joan Leach with the Johnson County Texas Exes. (Please click on headlines for picture.)