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1 June Highlights Grapevine – Colleyville ISD

2 District Highlights Jesse G. Rodríguez, Place 5, Leon Leal, Place 6, and Jorge Rodríguez, Place 7, were given the Oath of Office at the May 23 rd Board of Trustees meeting. All three trustees were unopposed in the May 14 election. The term for GCISD trustees is three years. Lisa Hall, Place 4, was elected as Board president for the school year. Charlie Warner, Place 1, was elected to serve as Board vice president and Jesse G. Rodríguez, Place 5, was elected as Board secretary. Board members take oath; officers elected for

3 District Highlights Beginning in August, GCISD will implement a high school schedule of seven class periods per day. The current A/B Block schedule, with its four classes per day, is being replaced with the seven-period schedule, plus 50 minutes for lunch. Each of the classes will be 50 minutes long, instead of the 90-minute classes under the current block schedule. First period will begin at 8:35 a.m. and the last period will end at 3:50 p.m. Starting and ending times for middle and elementary schools will be unchanged. High schools adopt new class schedule for year

4 District Highlights The four highest ranked students at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD’s two high schools have been named Valedictorians and Salutatorians of the Class of The Valedictorian is the student scholar with the highest grade point average for four years of high school. Salutatorian is the student with the second highest grade point average. At CHHS, Mahiuddin Quadir is Valedictorian and Nicholas Nguyen is Salutatorian. At GHS, Abishek Kulshreshtha is Valedictorian and Hillary Rosenjack is Salutatorian. Top four students recognized for grade point average

5 District Highlights CMS student wins National Geographic Bee Colleyville Middle School 7 th grader Tine Valencic claimed the title of 2011 National Geographic Bee Champion on Wednesday, May 25, in Washington, D.C. Valencic has won the Texas National Geographic Bee two times, including last year when he placed 13 th nationwide. As this year’s champion, Tine receives a $25,000 college scholarship and a trip to the Galapagos Islands.

6 District Highlights GCISD principal selected for state leadership program Tona Taylor, principal at Cannon Elementary School, has been to participate in CATALYST, an executive leadership program for K-12 principals whose vision is to create 21 st Century schools across the state. Program participants are selected through a rigorous application process, based on their knowledge, skills and capabilities to improve the quality of education for students in Texas.

7 District Highlights The Nutrition Services department will provide free breakfast and lunch to students ages 18 and younger. Breakfast is offered from 7-8:30 a.m. and lunch is offered from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the following sites: Timberline Elementary: June 6-July 15 Cannon Elementary: June 6-June 29 Grapevine Middle: June 14-July 29 (M-Th) Cross Timbers Middle: June 6-August 5 District provides summer meals for children

8 District Highlights Summer program offerings online Online registration is now available for GCISD summer programs. Program offerings include: Summer Enrichment, Making Strides to a Brighter Future for grades kindergarten-eighth Elementary Summer Academy KidzU Child Care and Summer Camp Secondary Summer School


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