News and Announcements

Abundant Success:

For the first time in Giddings ISD history, GHS has finished as District Champions in every fall sport.

The Varsity Boys Football team finished the regular season 8-2 overall and 5-0 in district to earn their second consecutive District Championship. They advanced to the second round of the playoffs by beating Waco Connally on November 11th in Georgetown. They will play their second round opponent, Hardin-Jefferson, at 7:30 pm on November 18th at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

The Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams finished as champions at the District Cross Country Meet on October 12th. Both teams advanced to the regional championship where Vivian Ratcliff, Hunter Pleasant, and Christian Montelongo earned the opportunity to compete at the UIL State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, November 12, 2016 in Round Rock.

The Lady Buffs Varsity Volleyball Team beat La Grange on October 25th to earn the first District Championship in volleyball since 1988. They were also Bi-District and Area Champions and advanced to the Regional Quarterfinal round of the playoffs.

In addition, the Giddings High School Mighty Buffalo Band competed in the UIL Marching Contest in Buffalo Stadium and advanced to the UIL Area B Marching Contest at UMHB on October 29, 2016.

Congratulations to all of the students, their parents, coaches, and sponsors for great seasons. Please continue to cheer our teams on as they participate in the state playoffs.
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GHS Graduation Relocated to the Gym

Due to the continued threat of severe thunderstorms for this evening, Giddings High School Graduation will take place in the GHS gym. Each graduate will receive 10 tickets for their family and friends. The ceremony will also be streamed to the GHS cafeteria for overflow seating for those that do not have a ticket.

We apologize if this causes an inconvenience for families, but we believe that the safety of our graduates and their families is the most important consideration. We also wanted to make this announcement early enough in the day to allow families to make plans for this evening. The gym will be open at 7:00 PM for spectators that have a ticket.
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Teacher Appreciation Week -- May 2-6, 2016

Giddings ISD students are successful in large part due to the efforts of our outstanding staff. Please take a moment to thank our wonderful teachers and staff members during Teacher Appreciation Week. Click the title for a link to some great Teacher Appreciation Ideas.
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Notice Of Drawing For Place On Ballot

Notice is hereby given of a drawing to determine the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot for the election to be held on May 7, 2016 in the Giddings Independent School District Board of Trustee Election, Texas. The drawing will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 29, 2016, at Giddings ISD Administration Building, 2337 N. Main Street, Giddings, Texas 78942.
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GISD Mourning the Loss of Former Superintendent

Giddings I.S.D. is mourning the loss of former Superintendent Clarence Buck who passed away on February 14, 2016 after a brief illness. Mr. Buck served the district from 1962-1991 in many roles including that of teacher, coach, athletic director, high school principal, and superintendent. He retired from GISD after serving as superintendent for 17 years.

During his time with the district, Mr. Buck was known for his honesty and integrity. He had a positive impact on the lives of many generations of GISD students and the community of Giddings as a whole. He was an avid sports fan and supporter of the Buffaloes and was particularly passionate about Giddings Football. He will be missed by all whom he came in contact with throughout his years in Giddings.
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