IMPORTANT CHANGES to GISD COVID PROTOCOLS Please visit this link to review the updates to the Quarantine For Students section of the GISD Safe Return To School document: https://bit.ly/UPDATE-20220125
GISD CLOSED ON FRIDAY, JAN. 14 All campuses in GISD will be closed on Friday, Jan. 14 due to a shortage of instructional staff. We are currently unable to safely and effectively deliver instruction with the available staff. Scheduled extracurricular activities are still planned for Friday and Saturday. Students will be notified by coaches or sponsors in case of any cancellations. Classes are currently planned to resume on Tuesday, Jan. 18. We urge parents and students to make wise choices and monitor their health over the holiday weekend.
REMEMBER this Friday, Dec. 17th will mark the start of the Christmas/New Year break. All campuses will dismiss 2 hours early. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 4th. Have a safe and happy holiday season!
The GHS Lady Buffs basketball teams will open district play TONIGHT in La Grange. Tickets are online ONLY. Use this link to purchase: https://bit.ly/LadyBuffsAtLG
Giddings ISD is taking nominations for the Gifted and Talented program for the 2022-2023 school year. Parents, teachers, and community members may nominate students currently enrolled in Giddings ISD to participate in the screening process to determine eligibility for the gifted program. Nomination forms are available in the office on each Giddings ISD campus or online at the Giddings ISD website https://www.giddingsisd.net/o/giddings-isd/browse/71453 . All nominations are due by the last school day in January to each campus office. Contact April Kuck at 979-542-2854 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like additional information about the gifted and talented program.
*** GHS Pre-Concert Dinner *** The GHS Chess Club is sponsoring a pre-concert meal fundraiser that will take place before the GISD band concert on Tuesday, Dec. 14. Plates are $10 and will be dine-in or to-go. Serving will be 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The main course will be schnitzel with onion-cream pepper gravy. Sides include spaetzle and glazed carrots. The salad will be marinated cucumber and tomato. Dessert, tea & water will be available. The meal will be prepared by Chef John Anderson of The Giddings Brewhaus. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Contact Mrs. Moore at GHS for more information. (979)542-3351 x2116, or (361)522-4130.
Giddings ISD is looking for qualified substitute teachers. Approved applicants must undergo a background check and be fingerprinted. To apply please complete the substitute application at the link below. https://giddings.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1036
The GHS Lady Buffs will travel to Pflugerville - Weiss to play Burnet in the Regional Quarterfinal round of the UIL volleyball playoffs. The match is Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $5 and $3 at the door or online at: https://bit.ly/GHSvsBurnet
REMINDER!! -- Today's Pre-game meal fundraiser for Lady Buffs athletics is DRIVE THRU ONLY! (Friday, Nov. 5) The line will open at 4:30pm and remain open until 7pm. There are about 40 tickets left. They will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis. The hamburger meal is $10. #GoBuffs #GoLadyBuffs
Help the Giddings High School Student Council honor local heroes! Sponsor a wreath today to be placed on a veteran's grave this December at the City of Giddings Cemetery. Just scan the QR code with your smart phone camera to make a donation online or visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/TX0954. The Due date for ordering wreaths is Monday, November 29, 2021. Wreaths will be placed December 16 & 18, 2021
The GHS Lady Buffs Varsity Volleyball team advanced to the Area round of the playoffs. They will play the match in Navasota on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 pm against Madisonville. Giddings is the Home team. Tickets will be available at the door for $5 and $3. #GoBuffs
The GHS Lady Buffs volleyball team will travel to TAYLOR for a Bi-District playoff game against Gateway Prep. The match is tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 pm. Giddings is the HOME team. Purchase tickets online: https://bit.ly/GHS-BiDistrictPlayoff
The playoff game for top seed between Co-District Champions Giddings Lady Buffs and La Grange Lady Leopards will be played in Smithville tonight, Friday, Oct 29, at 5:00pm. Giddings is the HOME team. Tickets must be purchased online here: https://bit.ly/VB-Playoff-GHS-LGHS
All tickets for GMS and GHS football games in La Grange this week must be purchased online. GMS 7th, 8th, Combined B : https://bit.ly/GMSatLG GHS Varsity : https://bit.ly/GHSatLG
Due to a scheduling conflict, today's School Board meeting will begin at 5:30 PM (as opposed to the traditional 7:00 PM)If you have any questions, please contact the Superintendent's Administrative Assistant Dana Devoll at 979-542-2854.
Who is ready for an adventure? Come join us in 2023! We’ll be headed to Australia & New Zealand over the summer of 2023! Interested in learning more about these trips (and how you can earn a $200 discount?!) Come to the in-person parent & student info session on Thursday, October 28th. RSVP is REQUIRED and can be done by scanning the QR code in the picture or visiting https://bit.ly/3mPkXhM. Can’t wait to see the world together soon!
***GHS Boys Soccer Scarf Fundraiser *** Support the boys soccer team by purchasing a GHS Soccer or Giddings Community branded scarf, $20 for one or $35 for two. Contact Coach Pedro Eguez for more information. email@example.com
*** REMINDER *** EARLY DISMISSAL *** *** TOMORROW, OCTOBER 15, 2021 *** All GISD Campuses will dismiss 2 hours early tomorrow, Friday, October 15, due to transportation needs for participants in the GHS Varsity Football game in Cuero.
**GAME TIME CHANGE** The GHS Lady Buffs Volleyball games scheduled for Friday will be played as follows: Varsity-4:30; Freshman & JV - 5:30. These will be the last home games of the season. It is also Senior Night.
Tonight's football game in Gonzales is a cashless entry. Please buy your tickets ahead of time at the following link: https://www.gonzalesisd.net/Page/4047