News and Announcements

School Canceled for August 28th

Giddings ISD has canceled school for Monday, August 28, 2017 due to unsafe road conditions for our students and staff. Please continue to monitor this page, our district Facebook page, and local television and radio stations for other updates.
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GISD Educator of the Year Award

Giddings ISD would like to encourage you to nominate a teacher and another employee for the 2016-2017 Educator of the Year Award. (Click the title to find the link to the nomination form)

Please nominate your favorite teacher or any deserving GISD employee for the award (click the title to download the nomination form).

A copy of the nomination form will be given to all employees who are nominated regardless of whether they receive the overall district award.

Two district employees will be recognized:
-Teacher of the Year
-Employee of the Year (any employee that is not a teacher)

Nominations must be submitted to a campus or department office by May 5, 2017 to allow copies of the forms to be given to employees during staff appreciation week.
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JUMP ROPE FOR HEART

Jump Rope For Heart has started. This program is sponsored by The American Association. Students in grades 2 and 3 may participate. By collecting donations from family members, close friends, or work associates students earn prizes.
If you have any questions please contact Mrs, Harriet Parks at Giddings Elementary School. Phone - 979-542-2886.
Thank you
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NEW GES AFTERSCHOOL PICKUP PROCEDURES

FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL STUDENTS:
 
*School begins at 7:50 am.
*School ends at 3:15 pm. 
*NO Parking along the curb in RED Fire Lane. 
*All vehicles must be parked in a legal parking space in the parking lot.
*Car rider pickup line will begin on Edgewood Street.  At dismissal time, a GES staff member will signal when  vehicles can enter into drive-thru lane for pickup (approx.   3:15pm).
*DO NOT park on the curb as it is a RED Fire Lane.
*Do NOT drive up the EXIT lane.

PARA SEGURIDAD DE TODOS LOS ESTUDIANTES:
 
*Las clases inician a las 7:50 am.
*La hora de salida es a las 3:15 pm.
*NO se permite estacionarse o formarse a lo largo de la guarnicion ROJA.
*Si va a bajarse de su auto debe estacionarlo de manera correcta en un cajon de estacionamiento.
*La fila para recoger a los alumnos a la salida inicia en la calle Edgewood. Al momento de iniciar la salida, una persona de la escuela le indicara el momento en el que la fila puede entrar a la calle de acceso de la escuela (paroximadamente a las 3:15pm).
*NO PARARSE O FORMARSE en la guarnicion color rojo, ya que es solo para emergencias y bomberos.
*No entra al estacionamiento manejando en contra por la calle de salida.
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Principal’s Welcome

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! We are excited to kick off a SUPER year with a great staff and students. Our theme this year will be “HEROES for Children” and we will work throughout the year to help every child at Giddings Elementary to succeed.
Through partnerships with families, we strive to work together to meet the needs of all students. We appreciate your support at home and encourage you to read with your child each night. If you have questions about your child’s day, please contact their teacher by phone or email.
We are looking forward to a great year!

Alisa Niemeyer
GES Principal
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