Our April Alumni Spotlight is Tony Flores, a 2004 Galena Park High School graduate. For the past six years, Flores has taught K- 5 Music at Wiley Post Elementary in Oklahoma City. In 2015, Flores was named Wiley Post Teacher of the Year and Putnam City District Teacher of the Year. Alumni Spotlight Link
Students entering grades 10th-12th are invited to learn about college admissions, scholarships, ACT/SAT practice, college visits and more! Deadline to register is Friday, June 2, 2017. Registration Flyer
Hire Houston Youth, in partnership with the McDonald’s Owners/Operators Association of Greater Houston, will host various on-the-spot hiring events open to all youth ages 16 and up from April 22 to June 10. Please bring resume, Texas ID and Social Security Card to the job fair. Job Fair Flyer
Galena Park ISD is deeply committed to offering excellent educational experiences for our students, and we want to keep parents/guardians informed of upcoming events, successes and happenings in GPISD.
This is our second month bringing you this newsletter packed with information on recent happenings, upcoming program opportunities, and even some success plans for your students.
If your child is ready to start Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year, GPISD is holding early registration on April 25th-27th at the campus you are zoned to. To register you must attend one of these meetings. Registration Information Link
Please adhere to the following campus registration times to complete enrollment for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. Registration Times Link
Enrollment dates for the 2017-2018 school year are now available, please note transfer request to schools will be considered on space and staffing availability. Space availability will be evaluated in each grade level/program and transfers will be approved based on this evaluation. Parents should be aware that the transfer request will not be approved if additional staff or classrooms are needed to accommodate the transfer student. There are NO guarantees that children who transfer will be able to continue at the requested campus in future school years. Enrollment Dates Link
Calling all North Shore Middle School parents! On May 12, it is North Shore Middle School Night Out at the Houston Dynamo game. The Dynamo will take on the Vancouver Whitecaps, and the North Shore Middle School Choir will sing the National Anthem during the pre-game ceremonies. Night Out Link
The Galena Park ISD Education Foundation has released the 2017 Application for the Innovative Teaching Grants program. We encourage your participation. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enhance instruction in your department, program, or classroom. The applications can be found on the Foundation webpage and are due in the GPISD Education Foundation office on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Grants Link
We encourage you to attend the Community Collaborative for Proactive Parenting meetings every month at the Zotz Education Center. The meetings a variety of important topics including bullying prevention, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, dating violence prevention, and peer pressure. Proactive Parenting Link
We are always accepting nominations for EXCELLENT EDUCATORS, so if you know someone who works in our district and goes above and beyond the call of duty to provide a first class learning environment to our students we want to know! We are happy to accept nominations on ANYONE who works in GPISD in a department or position such as grounds, student nutrition, custodial services, campus personnel, administrators and more. Nominate Educator Link
Galena Park ISD regularly provides mass notifications to parents, guardians, students, and faculty regarding weather closures, threat situations, event scheduling, or to provide other important education-related information. These messages not only drive positive educational outcomes, they can also save lives.
Galena Park ISD is in compliance with The Telephone Consumer Protection Act, therefore, you have the option of receiving or not receiving automated messages on your cell phone. Connect Link
Galena Park ISD is committed to providing our students with the opportunity to participate in outstanding athletic programs. Please see our 2016-17 spectator behavior expectations letter on guidelines for providing the best sportsmanlike environment for our student athletes this year. Spectator Link