Wanted to address some of the confusion about the Formula Transition Grant in House Bill 3. This is not anything new to the board or the finance team, or the state legislature for that matter. The State wanted to avoid the “ASATR cliff” that was put into place after the 2005-2006 tax compression. In thatContinue reading “Golden Pennies”
Category Archives: GCISD Facts
GCISD is Outstanding!
Here is a running list of the most recent awards and recognitions for Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District. Fact: GCISD is highly rated by the Texas Education Agency. (Check out what I found out!) National & International GCISD announces record number of AP Scholars. Cannon Elementary: A GCISD STEM School has been named a 2020-2021 ITEEA STEMContinue reading “GCISD is Outstanding!”
CHHS O.U.R. Rescue Color Run
Thank you to CHHS Student Leadership for their invitation to the Color Run this morning, benefiting O.U.R. Rescue! These students have been taking a stand against human trafficking for 7 years, raising almost $45,000 in that time. I appreciate the students’ advocacy on this extremely important issue impacting children, teens, and adults. If you’d likeContinue reading “CHHS O.U.R. Rescue Color Run”
I will always fight for the reputation of our teachers and the excellent academics they deliver in GCISD.
I asked the Texas Education Association (TEA) for verification on false information attributed to them. Here is their response, and the real information on GCISD’s rating. I have been involved in our schools since my kids entered Kindergarten. I will always fight for the reputation of our teachers and the excellent academics they deliver inContinue reading “I will always fight for the reputation of our teachers and the excellent academics they deliver in GCISD.”
Softball Opening Day & Wall of Honor Ceremony
Spent the morning as GCISD/GPARD liaison attending the Softball Opening Day and Wall of Honor Ceremony, and recognizing yet again volunteers who commit time and effort to ensure kids have opportunities to compete, learn life lessons, and make friends. Excited to see that two GCISD students received very generous scholarships from Friends of GBS! InContinue reading “Softball Opening Day & Wall of Honor Ceremony”
Supporting our GCISD staff Superheroes!
Super grateful to all of our GCISD staff Superheroes who got us through the big freeze! It was an absolute pleasure to serve our employees today to thank them for going above and beyond in February to maintain our campuses and limit the damage to facilities. “It’s not like this everywhere.” GCISD is a TopContinue reading “Supporting our GCISD staff Superheroes!”
Welcome Back, Volunteers!
Welcome back volunteers! At the March 29 GCISD board meeting, a majority of trustees voted to open the campus doors to parents and volunteers! Our campuses thrive on people donating their time and talent to the classroom. I’m so excited to be helping with the Dove Elementary egg project again this year. I love assistingContinue reading “Welcome Back, Volunteers!”
Recap of March 29, 2021 Board of Trustees Meeting
Very long but productive board meeting last night with much good news! The Spring Health Update was passed by the majority of the board in support of bringing parents and volunteers back on campuses, adjusting quarantine timeframes to help keep students(and teachers) in classrooms, and holding social events and celebrations such as elementary field daysContinue reading “Recap of March 29, 2021 Board of Trustees Meeting”
GCISD Walk of Honor Ceremony
A beautiful day to recognize 4 incredible leaders who contributed countless hours of service in our community and impacted students, families, and businesses for very nearly a century. We are blessed to be the beneficiaries of their commitment and vision! Congratulations GCISD Walk of Honor Inductees 2020!
Spring Break Nutrition
Spent the afternoon volunteering with staff and middle and high school students who gave up part of their spring break to help provide meals to GCISD families. The Nutrition Services team has this down to a science, creating meals that are healthy(look at all that fresh fruit!), easy for kids to assemble while parents areContinue reading “Spring Break Nutrition”