The Galena Park ISD Board of Trustees is one of five school boards from across Texas selected as Honor School Boards as part of the 2017 Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) School Board Awards. Each year, the program recognizes outstanding Texas school boards for commitment and service that has made a positive impact on Texas public school students. Press Release
Parents, please refer to our back to school webpage to assist you in preparing for the 2017-2018 school year. It is a fast reference to all the resources you need to get you child ready for the first day of school. Back to School Information
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 sixth month bringing you this newsletter packed with information on recent happenings, upcoming program opportunities, and even some success plans for your students.
Galena Park ISD in collaboration with Congressman Gene Green will host the 22nd Annual District Immunization Day on Saturday, August 19, 2017. FREE immunizations will be available at Galena Park High School from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for children 6 months to 18 years of age. Immunization Flyer
Parents, Galena Park ISD is offering FREE immunizations to assist you in assuring your child is ready for the new school year. Please refer to our flyer for the times and locations to take advantage of this great opportunity. Immunization Clinics
The month, for the first time in 99 years, there will be a total solar eclipse across the United States. There will be a window of 2-4 hours where our area will be able to view at least a partial eclipse. Safety is the key to enjoy this event, please take time to be familiar with safe eclipse viewing practices. Safe Viewing
The ApplyTexas application for college admission for Summer 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019 will be available to applicants starting at 10:00 am CDT on July 1, 2017. Students should begin working on the essays for the application. Essays should be reviewed before they are submitted. Essays can be submitted to the website http://essay-review.org/ for a free review. Please note, not all ApplyTexas institutions will be opening their application at this time. ApplyTexas Application
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 2017-18 spectator behavior expectations letter on guidelines for providing the best sportsmanlike environment for our student athletes this year. Spectator Link