Giddings ISD is now accepting transfer applications for RETURNING students for the 2021-2022 school year through April 30, 2021. Beginning May 1, GISD will be accepting applications for NEW students. The deadline to submit will be May 31, 2021. Transfer applications may be submitted to the Giddings ISD Administration Building, Monday through Friday, 8am to 3pm. Transfer applications must be submitted by the deadline indicated above. The Transfer Application Form can be found HERE: https://5il.co/frqg
7th Grade Parents -- The Writing portion of the 7th Grade STAAR will take place Tuesday, April 6.
The Giddings High School boys and girls soccer teams will begin the first round of playoffs this Saturday in Smithville. Both teams even have the same opponent, which will be Columbus. The girls will play at 11 am and the boys will follow at 1 pm. Tickets available ONLINE ONLY here: https://bit.ly/2021-Soccer-BiDistrict
Giddings ISD Celebrates the Power of Plants in the Cafeteria This Month with HOMEMADE PLANT BASED SAMPLING & EDUCATION. Check out more information on this Plant Power media alert: https://5il.co/qx6a . A a recipe that we will be featuring this month in our kitchen is Corn and Pineapple Salsa that can be found here: https://5il.co/qx68 . And here are some fun facts on the power of plants! https://5il.co/qx69
Great news! We have added an extra day of curbside distribution on Friday 12th to provide 5 breakfasts and lunches during our Spring Break. Any child 18 and under qualifies to receive these meals. Distribution will take place from 8:45AM- 9:45AM on Friday March 12th in our Middle School Bus Lane, which is behind the Middle School. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Hosein, email@example.com 979-716-4823.
Water Alert for GISD Students and Staff -- All students & staff in GISD should bring drinking water with them again on Tuesday. Water fountains will not be available due to a "boil water" notice within the City of Giddings.
Water Alert for GISD Students and Staff -- All students & staff in GISD should bring drinking water with them on Monday. Water fountains will not be available due to a "boil water" notice within the City of Giddings.
Curbside Meal Distribution will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Please note the new time: 8:45 to 9:45. The location will still be the GMS Bus Lane.
Due to the weather conditions, as well as continued power and water shortages across the county, GISD administration officials have decided to cancel all classes through tomorrow, Friday, February 19th. We expect school to resume on Monday, Feb. 22. TEA has extended their waiver to include the entire week, so GISD will not be required to make up any lost days for this week.
Due to the weather conditions, as well as power and water shortages, GISD administration officials have decided to cancel all classes for Thursday, February 18th. An announcement regarding any delay or cancellation for classes on Friday will be made tomorrow. A 3-day waiver has been issued by the TEA. GISD will not be required to make up the school days missed on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. If it becomes necessary to close school on Friday, that day will be made up on Monday, April 5. We hope you are continuing to stay safe and warm!
The GMS Beta Club Induction Ceremony that was scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18 has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a future date.
Due to the extreme cold and hazardous conditions, GISD administration officials have made the decision to cancel all classes for Wednesday, February 17th. An announcement regarding any delay or cancellation for classes on Thursday will be made tomorrow. Be safe and Stay Warm!
After assessing the current weather conditions, GISD administration officials have decided to cancel all classes for Tuesday, February 16th. An announcement regarding any delay or cancellation for classes on Wednesday will be made tomorrow.
GISD administration officials are closely monitoring the developing weather situation that may affect classes next week. A decision on any delay or cancellation for Tuesday will be made on Monday. Notification of any delay or cancellation will take place through email, text, social media, and voice calls. Be safe and stay warm.
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the GMS BETA CLUB Induction Ceremony scheduled for tonight at 5:30 has been postponed. GMS BETA Induction is rescheduled for Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. in the GMS Cafeteria. We apologize for the inconvenience but the safety of our students, staff and parents is our top concern in view of the changing weather.
The GMS Lady Buffs were on their way to play the Lady Tigers when their bus experienced brake trouble. The bus came to a stop on the side of the road near the Smithville district bus barn. Smithville employees arranged to have a bus pick up the Lady Buffs and get them to the game, then they repaired the Giddings bus and delivered it to where the teams were playing. Giddings ISD wants to say how grateful we are for our neighbors in Smithville! Thank you for your help! We appreciate you!
BASKETBALL SCHEDULE CHANGE -- GMS Buff and Lady Buff Basketball games against Smithville that were scheduled for Monday, Jan. 18 have been rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. The games are as follows: Jan. 21, 2021 GMS Lady Buffs @ Smithville @ 4:30 GMS Buffs vs Smithville (home) GMS Gym @ 4:30
Announcement Regarding Curbside Meal Distribution: Due to the weather delay, curbside meal distribution will be postponed until tomorrow, Tuesday, January 12. The time will remain the same: 8:45am to 10:00am. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Hosein, Director of Dining Services, 979.542.2854
After a final check of the road conditions this morning, GISD administration officials have decided to maintain the two-hour delay for the school day. All campuses will be open two hours later than normal. All buses will run 2 hours later.
Weather Alert -- 2 Hour Delay After assessing the current weather conditions, it is out of an abundance of caution that GISD administration officials have decided to delay the start of school by 2 hours tomorrow, Monday, January 11. Although conditions appear to be favorable for the delay, administration officials will continue to monitor the situation throughout the night. Should it become necessary to cancel classes for Monday, the announcement will be made no later than 7am on Monday.