Gunter Independent School District

GISD Announcements

  • GISD Parent Letter re: CDC Report on Vaping

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention released news this past week that it has identified 153 cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 16 states, including Texas in the last 60 days. The FDA’s 2019 report notes that the number of teens vaping increased 78% in one year, to 21% of all teens who have reported vaping. The percent of Middle School students is also on the rise jumping 48% in just this past year. And honestly, we feel like these statistics are lower than reality. Click here to read what Gunter ISD is doing to prevent and deter vaping and how you can help!

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  • Gunter ISD Enrollment Tops 1,000!

    Exciting moment for Gunter ISD... We topped 1,000 students for the first time in district history! Today was the first time we crossed the threshold with 1,009 awesome Gunter Tigers on our campuses today! We are so excited to have you with us!

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  • Back To School Notes

    Everything you need to know to start your 2019-20 School Year is right here! This year's Back to School Notes includes everything from supply lists, campus hours, school calendars, dress code, lunch account info, Meet the Teacher nights, transportation info and more... Hover over any of the web addresses to go directly to the info you need!

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  • Striving Towards a Better Accountability - 2019

    Today is the first day of the 2019-20 school year and I couldn’t be more excited… Not only are we coming off of the MOST SUCCESSFUL YEAR in virtually every way, we are about to welcome back over 1,000 students into classrooms and fields and courts and labs and band halls where they will know beyond a shadow of a doubt that they belong, are valued and will find success this year! The state also released the A-F ratings today. While our district rating may have improved, my thoughts around the negative impact that rolling 12,000 indicators into 1 letter grade labeled on an entire school community have not. As superintendents, we WANT to be held accountable – but in a way that is well-rounded, appropriate for children and reflective of the hopes and dreams of our communities. And we in Gunter ISD will strive towards a better accountability until we achieve it. Click into this story for more thoughts on the A-F system.

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  • 2019-20 School Supply Lists

    Getting ready for the 2019-20 school year? You can find the supply lists at the bottom of this page under File Links or on the home page of your campus.

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  • STAAR Performance Results

    On June 12th your child’s 2019 STAAR assessment results will be available in the student portal at TexasAssessment.gov This digital version provides you with your student’s STAAR testing history. It also allows you to see detailed results of how your student did on each of their STAAR exams. To access your student’s digital scores from a laptop or computer (not a phone or tablet), visit TexasAssessment.gov. You will need to look up your child’s access code using the Look-up feature. Then follow the steps on the attached flyer. If you have any questions you may contact your child’s campus.

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  • School Safety & Security Community Forum

    The Gunter Community gathered to hear about security upgrades that have been made to the district as well as discuss solutions to increase student safety even more. Thank you to everyone who came out to engage in the conversation. Click into this story to see materials from this event.

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  • 2019-20 Course Catalog Released

    Check out the new 2019-2020 Course Catalog! Our students will be selecting their courses for the next school year in the weeks to come. We are excited to offer new courses in Art (Ceramics & Painting), Horticulture & Floral Design, Ag Science, Welding, Computer Programming & More... Incoming Freshmen Parents will meet on Monday, February 25th at 6pm at GHS to learn about HS Graduation requirements and offerings. They will also have individual meetings on Monday, March 4. Click on this story for more info!

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  • GES Named a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School

    U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized Gunter Elementary School as 1 of 342 schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “National Blue Ribbon Schools are active demonstrations of preparing every child for a bright future,” said U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the honorees. “You are visionaries, innovators and leaders. You have much to teach us: some of you personalize student learning, others engage parents and communities in the work and life of your local schools and still others develop strong and forward-thinking leaders from among your teaching staff.”

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Non Discrimination Statement

  • LEGAL NOTICE
    PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF NONDISCRIMINIATION IN CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION PROGRAMS

    Gunter Independent School District offers career and technology education programs in, agriculture and homemaking. Admission to these programs is based on interest and aptitude, age appropriateness and class space available. It is the policy of Gunter ISO not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. It is the policy of Gunter ISO not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Gunter ISO will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs. For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Coordinator, Dr. Jill Siler @ 213 N. 8th Street, Gunter, TX 75058 or call 903/433-4750.

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