Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order calling for schools to remain closed in Texas through the end of the school year. All Galveston ISD campuses and facilities will be closed to campus-based learning and all extracurricular activities and school events are canceled during this period. Online learning and curbside meal service will continue.
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Three Teen Health clinics with exterior doors have reopened on Monday, March 23. They will begin making appointments for children who do not have any symptoms or contacts that could indicate a Coronavirus case. Appointments are required until further notice and patients will be screened on the phone and at the door.
Torres, a Ball High School senior, will become the school’s first graduate since 1991 to become a first-year cadet, or plebe, at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform and the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as part of a national recognition program have designated Austin Middle School in Galveston, TX and Galveston ISD as a Texas School to Watch! Austin Middle School joins approximately 50 other campuses across Texas with this distinction and honor.
The Grand is pleased to announce The 25th Annual Grand Kids Festival Banner contest awards! This year, The Grand had 4 districts from Galveston County participate in the annual contest. There were over 1000 entries that went through a two phase selection process. Each year, when the entries are received, 200 of the most outstanding are selected to move on, 50 in each category.
Diagnosed at age 12, the now-18-year-old is living with intractable, drug-resistant epilepsy. He’s a crusader for epilepsy awareness. And he was instrumental in the passage of HB 684, also known as Sam’s Law, passed in this year’s session of the Texas Legislature. The law, now in effect, requires all Texas public school personnel whose duties include regular contact with students to be trained in seizure recognition and seizure first aid.