Saturday, February 25, 2017 was a day of fun and learning for 7th grade students at GJHS. Teacher Consultants from National Writing Project and GJHS 7th grade teachers all participated together to bring a “Day at Camp” for students to build their understanding and application of writing fluency, thinking and reading. Read more...
Gainesville Junior High was given a $500 check from Douglass Distributing. The grant is sponsored by ExxonMobil and part of the Educational Alliance Math & Science Grant. We are so excited and can't thank ExxonMobil and Douglass Distributing enough for their generosity.
Congratulations to the following GJHS Choir Members: Sara Hernandez, Jesse Fuentes, Cheyenne Ramirez, Pearson Neal, Reese McElreath and Gabriel Martinez. They each earned a 1 in the UIL Solo Contest held Saturday in Sanger. Congratulations to these students and their choir instructor, Mrs. Shafer. We are GJHS Proud.
The GJHS Spelling Bee was held on December 20, 2016. Students in both grades competed for the top speller spot. Tied for 3rd place was Christofer Savage, Natasha Savage and Sofia Collantes. 7th Grade Student, Pearson Neal was runner-up and 8th Grade Student, Jonah Chisholm, won in the 7th Round with the championship word, "compatriots."
Yearbooks are now on sale through April 1, 2017. Get yours ordered early so you don't miss out on the memories. Yearbooks may be purchased online, by telephone or through the GJHS Library. Yearbooks are $30.00 and will be a hardback edition this year.
Recently, GJH students competed in the All-Region Band tryouts. Melody Rutherford, Dwayne Wilson and Harmony Rutherford were chosen to be in the All-Region Band. If you are interested in hearing the concert performed by talented musicians from around our region, the concert will be held at Argyle H.S. on January 14, 2017. Middle School Band performs at 4PM, High School Concert Band at 4:30 PM, and High School Symphonic Band at 5 PM.
The GJHS faculty and students honored veterans on Friday, November 11. Special guests included Mr. Edmund J. Zielinski, Mugg Pawless and Mr. Flowers. Special thanks to Liesa Sieger, Fred Rosembaum, John Ewart, Katie Denney, Abigail Shafer, Mary Patterson, CJ Weaver, Alex Puente, Susan First, Braylon Bradley, Lauren Price, Shaley Traffanstedt, Lizbeth Perez, Merlin Giles, Harmony Rutherford and Micah Sanders.
Mrs. Shafer successfully raised over $800 for 11 guitars and methods books for her students. Thank you to various donors, including The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 6 other donors. The students were able to get their hands on the guitars during the first few weeks of school. (read more)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting