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Welcome to Giddings Elementary School!

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Calendar

Memorial Day - School Holiday
Date: 5/25/2015
Benchmark Week Begins
Date: 5/26/2015
EAFK Knighting Ceremony
Date: 5/29/2015
Location: GES Cafeteria
EAFK Spring Banquet
Date: 6/1/2015, 6 PM 7 PM
Location: GES Cafeteria
Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony
Date: 6/2/2015, 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Location: GHS Gym

News and Announcements

EarlyAct First Knight Service Club and GES Relay for Life Team
The GES EAFK Service Club has chosen Relay for Life at their Spring Community Service Project. We will be having a Campus-wide Change Collection from May 18th - May 29th. All monies collected will be donated to Relay for Life. In addition, GES teachers will be collecting donations during dismissal each Friday through the rest of May. Thank you in advance for your support!
GES PTO - School Supply Kits
School Supply Kits are on sale now for the 2015-2016 school year!!

Top 3 reasons why you should purchase a kit:

1. Convenient NO STOP shopping! All you have to do is send the money to school!
2. Takes the guesswork out of it! You are buying the correct supplies!
3. Saves you $Money and TIME!!

Kits will be available for pick up at the OPEN HOUSE that will be held at GES the week before school starts next year.

*** Included in the kit:
All necessary supplies needed for the upcoming school year based on school supply lists submitted by the GES teachers.
(Backpacks will need to be purchased separately.)

COMPLETE FORMS MUST BE RETURNED AND KITS MUST BE PRE-PAID BY WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3RD.
Spring Parent Teacher Conferences
Giddings Elementary School will be holding Spring Parent-Teachers Conferences during the weeks of May 11th - May 22nd. Teachers will be contacting parents to set up conferences during the teacher's conference time or for after school. If you have not heard from your child's teacher, please feel free to contact him/her to set up an appointment.
GES PTO Elect New Officers
Congratulations to the following ladies who were elected to the 2015-2016 GES PTO Officer Board:

Jessica Graefe - Secretary
Toni Hanson - Treasurer
Adriana Corpus - Vice President
Kelly Majewski - President

Thanks to all these ladies for volunteering their time and efforts to our students and campus.
Meeting with First Grade Teachers
There will be a meeting for the parents of students who will be entering first grade in the 2015-2016 school year. First grade teachers would like to meet with parents to share information and expectations concerning first grade. Please plan to be in attendance. The meeting will be on Tuesday, May 12th at 5:30 p.m. in the GES Cafeteria.
Second Grade Music Program
The second grade students under the direction of Mr. Mark McClain will be performing a selection of songs with a Texas theme. The music program will take place in the GES Cafeteria at 9:30 a.m. All parents are invited to attend. Please remember to present a valid photo I.D. to the front office in order to receive a printed visitor's badge.
GES is Honored
A United States Flag was flown over Area Support Group - Kuwait in honor of Giddings Elementary School on November 11, 2014 (Veterans Day.) Captain Marlon Goodloe presented the flag and a Certificate of Authentication to Charlotte Penn, Giddings Elementary School Principal.
Pre-K and Kindergarten Pre-Registration
Giddings Elementary School will be holding early registration for students who will be entering Pre-K or Kindergarten at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year. Students registering for Kindergarten must turn 5 years old on or before September 1, 2015. Pre-Kindergarten requirements: 4 years old on or before September 1, 2015 and Limited English Proficiency or Low Socioeconomic status. Please bring the following: Immunization, Official Birth Certificate, Social Security Card and Proof of Residence. You may pick up registration packet at the GES Office during the hours of 8:30- 3:30. If you have any questions, please call the office 979-542-2886.