News and Announcements

Student Transfer Applications

Current transfer students who wish to be considered for approval as a transfer student for the 2018-2019 school year must return the transfer application by April 30, 2018.

New transfer students who wish to be considered for approval for the 2018-2019 school year must submit the application by May 31, 2018.

Transfer applications that do not meet these timelines will not be considered. (Click the title for more details.)\
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GISD Hires Wade Griffin to be New AD / Head Football Coach

The Giddings I.S.D. Board of Trustees unanimously voted to hire Wade Griffin as the District’s Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at their meeting on March 5, 2018. Coach Griffin previously held the same position at Fort Worth Brewer High School. He has nineteen years of overall experience including experience at both the high school and college level. Coach Griffin has had coaching stops during his career at Elgin High School, Georgetown High School, Navarro Junior College, Round Rock Westwood High School, Brookshire Royal High School, Tenaha High School, and the University of Central Oklahoma.

Coach Griffin and his wife Terra, who is also a coach, have four children, three girls and one boy. They are excited about the opportunity to move back to Central Texas and becoming part of the Community of Giddings.
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Family Impact Days

In Giddings ISD, the theme for the 2017-2018 school year is “Make an Impact,” and it will begin with the goal of encouraging families to foster, re-establish, or even strengthen relationships in the household. Therefore, with this mission in mind, the school will set aside one night per month in which all students in every grade level will not be assigned homework.

It is the hope that this small change in Giddings’s homework procedures will at least bring families back together during the busy week so parents can feel as though they have more time to positively impact their children. Parents, after all, provide the greatest education to their children in nearly all of the most important areas of life. Providing some quality time for parents to do just that, is a top priority of Giddings ISD. Therefore, the 3rd Wednesday of each month, beginning in October, will be “Family Impact Nights” for our school district.
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Resignation of Athletic Director, Chris Jones

Giddings ISD is sad to announce that Chris Jones, Giddings ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach, will be accepting the AD/Head Football position at Pecos ISD. We would like to thank Coach Jones for all he has done for the students of Giddings, our district, and community. We have experienced great success in many areas of our athletic program due to his leadership. We wish him the best and many wins with his new school district.

Giddings ISD will be accepting applications for the vacancy until February 15. Interviews will begin on February 20 with a target date of March 5 to hire a new AD/Head Football Coach. Information on how to apply may be found on the district website.
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2 Hour Delay-Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Giddings ISD will have a 2 hour delay for the start of school on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

Buses will also run 2 hours later than their normal times.

Please stay safe and continue to monitor this page, local television and radio stations, and the District’s Facebook page for updates.
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School Canceled - Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Giddings ISD has canceled school for Tuesday, January 16, 2018, due to multiple weather forecasts that predict temperatures in the 20’s with precipitation. Conditions are expected to deteriorate throughout the day on Tuesday. All school activities for Tuesday have been canceled.

Please stay safe and warm, and monitor the district website, local television and news stations, and this page for more information.
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