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1 2011-2012 August Highlights Grapevine – Colleyville ISD

2 2011-2012 District Highlights Grapevine-Colleyville ISD has maintained a rating of Recognized for 2011 under the state accountability system. In addition, 10 GCISD schools achieved the states highest rating of Exemplary. School and district ratings were released July 29 by the Texas Education Agency. The ratings are based on three measures: the TAKS, which is taken in the spring by Texas students in grades 3-11, a dropout rate for students transitioning from grade 7 to 8, and high school completion rate. GCISD retains Recognized status

3 2011-2012 District Highlights With the start of the 2011-2012 school year, student lunch prices will increase by five cents in order to meet new USDA regulations. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires that the costs of meals increase to reduce the difference in the cost of a full-price student lunch and a free lunch. The new prices will be $2.05 for elementary students and $2.30 for secondary students. Breakfast and cost of meals under the free and reduced program will remain the same. Student lunch prices to increase

4 2011-2012 District Highlights Community members are invited to join the Grapevine- Colleyville Education Foundation for A Texas Star Welcome celebrating the arrival of the Districts new educators, and local businesses and individuals are invited to lend their support. The luncheon is scheduled from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, at the Grapevine Convention Center. For info: 817-251-5480 GC Foundation Plans New Educators Luncheon

5 2011-2012 District Highlights Reserved season tickets for the Grapevine High School and Colleyville Heritage High School varsity football games will be on sale for current season ticket-holders beginning Monday, August 8. The cost of the five-game ticket packet for CHHS is $45. The cost of the four-game packet for GHS is $36. Payment may be made by check (payable to GCISD) or cash only. Ticket sales to the general public will begin Friday, August 19. Football ticket sales to begin in August

6 2011-2012 District Highlights Looking for school times, District calendar, bus schedule, immunization requirements, or other items related to back-to-school for the 2011-2012 year? Its all on the Districts website: Have a great school year! First Day of School is Monday, August 22

7 2011-2012 District Highlights Registration is now under way for the before and after school KidzU program at GCISD. The price list, enrollment form and general information is available on the District website at Register for Fall KidzU Programs

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