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Galveston Independent School District

May 19, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted 5-2, with Beau Rawlins and Carol Greaney-Wurst opposed, to postpone for one week the proposed redistricting plan for the school board's representative districts. More
May 18, 2011 -- Update: Galveston Independent School District's police department has lifted a lockdown put in place at Austin Middle School and the AIM College and Career Prep school this morning due to a reported shooting in a neighborhood near the school. More
May 13, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a public forum on Wednesday to receive input on the new Board of Trustee district boundaries plan. More
May 12, 2011 -- L.A. Morgan Elementary in Galveston recently held its first Earth Day Learning Fest, which included a ribbon cutting ceremony for the school's new outdoor classroom. More
May 10, 2011 -- The students, faculty, and staff from the Ambassadors Preparatory Academy celebrate the dedication of The Annie Marie Simmons Library located at 5001 Avenue U in Galveston during the week of May 9, 2011. More
May 09, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a re-dedication of Bolivar Habitat Preserve Outdoor Classroom, which was damaged during Hurricane Ike, at the Crenshaw School on Friday. More
May 06, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to move forward with a plan for redistricting of the board's representative districts. More
May 06, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District has invited Galveston businesses and community organizations to celebrate "Go College Day" on May 11. More
May 02, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will hold student re-enrollment for the 2011-2012 school year on May 4-13. More
April 27, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to name Tony Valastro as the district’s athletic director and head football coach. More
April 26, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name Tony Valastro, current head football coach/athletic director at East Chambers High School, as the lone finalist for the position of athletic director/head football coach for the district and Ball High. More
April 21, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve plans for the purchase of equipment by the Child Nutrition Department. More
April 11, 2011 -- The Ball Preparatory Academy Internship Program is seeking Galveston companies, businesses and institutions to host high school seniors in an unpaid, 8-week internship. More
April 11, 2011 -- L.A. Morgan Elementary in Galveston will host an Earth Day Learning Fest on April 30. More
April 05, 2011 -- Students with Galveston's Greta Oppe Elementary School will appear in a live webcast on Thursday as they participate in The JASON Project, a science program founded by Dr. Robert Ballard, who discovered the wreckage site of the Titanic. More
March 31, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to join a Teacher Retirement System Active Care Health Plan insurance program. More
March 29, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that two students from Austin Middle School have won the title of Tournament Champions at the VEX Robotics U.S. National Championship competition. More
March 23, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District has rescheduled a Thursday workshop regarding social media to April 7. More
March 23, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District today reported that a school district bus was involved in a traffic accident with a Texas Department of Corrections bus this morning, resulting in eight students being taken to the hospital for minor injuries. More
March 22, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a parent and teacher workshop on Thursday to discuss social media use in order to develop possible recommendations for changes to communications policies and procedures at the district. More
March 10, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve recommendations by Superintendent Larry Nichols regarding Chapter 21 Administrator Contracts for the 2011-2012 school year. More
March 05, 2011 -- The Ball High School Basketball team plays tonight in the Regional Finals versus the La Marque Cougars at 3:00 p.m. at the Katy Merrell Center. More
February 24, 2011 -- Students from the Ball Preparatory Academy at Ball High School in Galveston recently attended the "Aggieland Saturday" event at Texas A&M University. More
February 21, 2011 -- Eighty students from Ball Preparatory Academy at Ball High School traveled to Texas A&M University in College Station on Saturday, February 19 for the University’s annual “Aggieland Saturday” event. More
February 17, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted 6-1, with Norman Pappous opposed, to extend a contract with Agile Minds through June 2012, in an amount not to exceed $163,000. More
February 06, 2011 -- The George Ball High School Golden Tornado Band will host a bingo fundraiser on February 19. More
February 03, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will dismiss all classes early today and has canceled all classes for Friday due to weather conditions. More
February 02, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District today reported that several schools have experienced rolling blackouts and that a minor bus accident at an intersection with no working traffic signal occurred this morning. More
February 01, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District Police and Transportation Department personnel will monitor the road conditions in the early morning before school buses are dispatched to the streets to pick-up students. Updates will be posted on GuidryNews.com More
January 31, 2011 -- Tickets for the February 12 boy's basketball rematch between La Marque High School and Ball High School in Galveston will be available starting February 2 at the La Marque ISD ticket office and the Ball High athletic office. More
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