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tennisGroesbeck has 2 State Tennis Qualifiers to The State meet May 16-17 at Texas A&M

Boys Singles Colby  McWhorter

Defeated Preston Miller  Of Boling 6-0 6-1 in the finals to win the Class AAA region championship in the semifinals he Defeated Ethan Rejsek of East Bernard 6-4 6-1.

Miller then Defeated Rejsek in the playback to earn the Runnerup and trip to state.

Girls Singles Hannah DeFriend

DeFriend lost to Alli May of Franklin in the finals 3-6 1-6 and then beat Fire Lassator of Nacogdoches Central Hts 6-0 7-5 in the playback for the State birth.

For Juniors McWhorter and DeFriend, this will be their 3rd straight trip to the state tennis tournament.


 

Lone Star Auction

Groesbeck ISD is auctioning off items on the Lone Star Auction website.

Visit http://www.lonestarauctioneers.com/

 

Item Number

Title

1074510591

Lot: 1 - (6) LED High Bay Lights

1074510592

Lot: 2 - (26) Recessed Light Fixtures & Lenses

1074510593

Lot: 3 - (68) Recessed Light Fixture

1074510594

Lot: 4 - RKI Truck Toolbox

Auctions end 04/29/2019


 

Softball

The Lady Goats Softball vs. Academy

Game 1 – Thursday, April 25 @ 7 pm

Game 2 – Saturday, April 27 @ 9 am

Game 3 – 30 minutes after Game 2, if needed

All games in Mumford.

Go Goats!


 

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Multicultural Family Event

April 23rd   6 pm – 7:30 pm
PK-12th Grade
@ Enge
 

The Groesbeck I.S.D. ESL Department will host a Multicultural Family Event on April 23rd from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Enge Washington Elementary School.  The event will give families an opportunity to share elements of their culture or ethnicity through storytelling, food, games, arts, and many other things that make cultures unique.

One of the most excellent reasons for us to organize a multicultural event at our school is the opportunity it offers our students, teachers, and families to encounter one another in celebration of what we all bring to the community.  It's an occasion to have fun while strengthening the academic connections to students' knowledge, background experiences, and ways of viewing the world. 

world on handsThe objectives of the event are:

         • To educate students, families and school staff about the various cultures represented within the school community

         • To build social connectedness among students, family members, school staff and community partners

The Groesbeck Public Library will be joining the school.  They will provide resources for the language programs that are available and story times and events.  Baylor School of Modern Language and Culture will be joining us as well.  Tracey Jones will bring several students who are bilingual in English/Spanish and English/Chinese.  The Elementary GT department will be putting together a display of research projects completed by ESL students who participate in the program. 

Come and enjoy an array of FREE activities, games, food, student showcases, and more.  For more information contact Holly Black, ESL Coordinator at (254) 729-4619


 

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WHEN THE SCHOOL YEAR ENDS, SUMMER MEALS BEGIN!

Groesbeck ISD will not be participating in the Summer Meal Program this year.  To find a nearby meal site and hours of operation starting June 1:

  1.  Call 211
  2. Text* FOODTX to 877-877, or
  3. Click the icon above and visit SummerFood.org

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
*You will only be sent information needed to find meal sites. Your personal information will not be shared.


 

EOC Testing Dates

ENGLISH 1: APRIL 9

ENGLISH 2: APRIL 11

Make-up day: APRIL 12 

ALGEBRA 1: MAY 6

US HISTORY: MAY 8

BIOLOGY: MAY 7

Make-up day: MAY 9


 

2019 Board of Trustees Election

Board of Trustees Election
May 4, 2019

Information and Notices

 

 


 

vaccinationsATTENTION 6TH GRADE PARENTS: Your child will need vaccinations for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.  Students all across Texas will need a TDAP and a Meningitis (MCV) in order to register for 7th grade.  If you have already done so, please turn a copy of your child’s vaccination record into Nurse Flowers prior to the end of school.  Also, since most 6th graders will be getting a physical for sports, parents can schedule the vaccinations at the same time as the physical (let your provider know this when you make the appointment).  If you have any questions, please call Jenny Flowers, RN/School Nurse at 729-4185. 


 

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ATTENTION
SENIORS AND SENIOR  PARENTS

To the Parents of All Seniors:

If your child is planning to attend college after graduation, they will need an updated Meningitis booster shot in order to enroll.  The booster is given every five years.  If you have any questions, please call Jenny Flowers, R.N./School Nurse at 729-4185. 


 

School Fundraisers

Should you receive contact from outside companies regarding school fundraisers, please remember that if it is a valid school fundraiser, they will have an approved fundraiser form from the district.  Fundraiser events are also listed on the district calendar.  Questions please call Darla Wurtz at 729-4146.


 

Attendance Awareness

September is Attendance Awareness Month and as a part of that recognition, the students of Groesbeck ISD Kindergarten through 12th grade participated in a poster contest to bring awareness to the importance of school attendance.  Students submitted posters to illustrate the theme “Every Day Counts”.  The top three posters from each grade level were submitted to the District Office, and a panel of outside judges chose the 1st place winner for each grade level.  The winning posters will be displayed on the district’s website through the school year.  So watch each month for different grade levels being displayed. 

Congratulations to each of these students, and a warm thank you to everyone who participated.

See the posters below:

12th Grade Poster

12th Grade – Ivy Tharp


 

    Effective September 1, 2018   

My School Bucks online payment service

Click the My School Bucks banner above and sign up today! 

Parents must create an account before adding your child(ren).

MySchoolBucks is a website for parents to pay for their child(ren)’s school meals using a credit or debit card. With this online service, parents can also view their child(ren)’s account balance, recent purchases, set up automatic payments, and receive low balance alerts.  You can do all this from the convenience of your home, office, or on-the-go.


 

Picture of a clock2018-2019 School Year  

(Early release days will release at noon.)

Start and end times are as follows:

High School - 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Middle School - 7:50 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Enge-Washington Intermediate - 7:50 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

H. O. Whitehurst - 7:55 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.


 

Goats' Pen Newspaper Website Link

Click on the Goats’ Pen icon above to read the GHS students’ newspaper.
Special thanks to the Groesbeck Journal for publishing.


 

Visitors

All visitors to the GISD campuses are required to check in at the front desk of the campus.  You will need to show identification to receive a name badge.  Visitors and volunteers are required to wear these badges prominently to be easily identified.  Persons not wearing a badge will be asked to return to the front office to check in.  We thank you for your cooperation regarding student safety.


Website Notice Regarding the Refusal of Entry to or Ejection of an Individual from District Property

In accordance with Education Code 37.105, the District has the right to refuse entry to or eject a person from property under the District’s control if the person refuses to leave peaceably upon request and:
    1.  The individual poses a substantial risk of harm to any person; or
    2.  The individual continues to behave in a manner inappropriate for the school setting after having received a verbal or written warning to cease the inappropriate behavior.

A person ejected from or refused entry to District property under this provision may appeal this action by filing an appeal under FNG(LOCAL) or GF(LOCAL) and shall be permitted to address the Board in person within 90 days of the commencement of the appeal if the grievance is not resolved at a previous level. [See the following link Board Policy]


 

Click the following link to view the Texas Transition Employment Guide


 

Should you need any document screen-reader accessible; please email t.battr@groesbeckisd.net.  Please indicate the name of the document and we will convert the document and email back to you.


 

This year's tax levy to fund maintenance and operations expenditures does not exceed last year's maintenance and operations tax levy.


 

District Calendar

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Contact Information

Groesbeck ISD
1202 N. Ellis
P. O. Box 559
Groesbeck, Texas 76642
Schedule:

7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Phone: 1-254-729-4100
Fax: 1-254-729-2391

District News

Tobacco-Free School

Groesbeck ISD is a tobacco-free district.  Groesbeck ISD es un distrito libre de tabaco. [Read more...]

 

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Visitors

Visitors to the GISD campuses are required to check in at the front desk of the campus.  You will need to show identification to receive a name badge.  Visitors and Volunteers are required to wear these badges prominently to be easily identified.  Persons not wearing a badge will be asked to return to the front office to check in.  We thank you for your cooperation regarding student safety.  Refusal/Reject person from property under District’s control. [Read More...]

Notice Regarding the Refusal of Entry to or Ejection of an Individual from District Property

In accordance with Education Code 37.105, the District has the right to refuse entry to or eject a person from property under the District’s control if the person refuses to leave peaceably upon request… [Read More]