News and Announcements

Early Release-Friday, November 30, 2018

The GHS Varsity Football Team will be playing Silsbee in the third round of the playoffs at Texan Drive Stadium in Porter, TX (New Caney ISD) on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM.

The band, cheerleaders, and buffalo gals will also be traveling to the game. In order to provide enough buses and drivers to safely transport these students to the stadium by game time, we will need to release school 2 hours early.

All campuses will dismiss their students 2 hours early on Friday, November 30, 2018. Buses will also run two hours early. As always, the safety of our students is our number one priority.
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Football Playoffs vs. Houston Washington

The GHS Varsity Football Team captured the district championship on Friday night with a 23-14 victory over the school down south.

The Buffaloes will face Houston Washington in the first round of the playoffs on Thursday, November 15th, at 7:00 PM at Buffalo Stadium in Giddings, Texas. Please come out and support the Buffaloes.

Season ticket holders may purchase their reserved tickets at the high school until noon on Wednesday, November 14th. After Wednesday at noon, all reserved tickets will be available for purchase by the public.

General Admission tickets will be $6 and Reserved Seats will be $8.
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Veterans Day

Giddings I.S.D. will celebrate Veterans Day on November 12, 2018. Campuses and classrooms will salute our veterans and use the opportunity to teach students about the contributions and sacrifices made by our veterans. Students and staff are encouraged to wear Red, White, and Blue as a way to show support for our veterans. Each campus will hold activities and assemblies scheduled throughout the day.
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Accountability Ratings Released

The Texas Education Agency released new accountability ratings for districts and campuses on August 15, 2018. Giddings ISD received a rating of "B" and all campuses received the "Met Standard" rating.
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Campus Evacuation Ordered and Halted When the Campus was Deemed Secure

Giddings ISD activated its emergency response plan as a response to a suspicious package located outside of the intermediate campus on the morning of August 22, 2018. Law enforcement immediately converged on the campus and campus evacuation procedures began. It was quickly determined that the package was placed there by an employee and the building was determined to be secure. The evacuation was halted and all students and staff resumed normal procedures.

GISD would like to express its appreciation to the Giddings Police Department and Lee County Sheriff's Department for their partnership with the district and quick response to this incident.

All students and staff are safe and secure.
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