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H. O. WHITEHURST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Round-Up
For the 2018-2019 School Year

 

Pre-Kindergarten Round-Up
3-year-olds (PreK3) and 4-year-olds (PreK4)
May 2
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Kindergarten Round-Up
May 3
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Eligible PreK3 children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2018, PreK4 children must be 4 years old by September 1, 2018, and Kindergarten children must be 5 years old by September 1, 2018. 

*PreK4 students that are currently enrolled at HOW do not have to register*

All current PreK3 students do need to register.

The following items are required for registration:

1.  Immunization Record or Notarized Affidavit
2.  Birth Certificate
3.  Social Security Card
4.  Copy of Parent’s Drivers License
5.  Proof of Income for the Month of March – Pre-K Only

Immunizations must be up to date before your child can be assigned to a classroom.

A birth certificate can be obtained through the Limestone County Clerks Office for births in Texas for $23.  Parents can also go to Texas.gov and order a birth certificate for $22. 

Pre-Kindergarten eligibility is based on income, a parent being active in the military, or if a child is or ever has been in foster care. Proof of income for the entire month of March, such as check stubs, or if you are self-employed a 2017 W-2 Form, etc, military identification, or legal paperwork from the foster care system will be required. 


 

Book Fair

H. O. Whitehurst Elementary

April 30 – May 4

Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Friday
7:30 to 1:00 p.m
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ATTENTION 6TH GRADE PARENTS: Your student will need vaccinations for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.  Students all across Texas will need a Tdap and a Meningitis (MCV) in order to register for 7th grade.  If you have already done so, please turn a copy into Nurse Flowers prior to the end of school.  Also, since most 6th graders will be getting a physical for sports, parents can schedule the vaccinations at the same time as the physical (let your provider know this when you make the appointment).  If you have any questions, please call Jenny Flowers, RN/School Nurse at 729-4185. 


 

Public Notice Advertisement

Groesbeck ISD will be accepting Competitive Sealed Proposals for its Property, Casualty, and Workers Compensation insurance coverage.  A proposer’s questionnaire may be obtained from the District's consultant Robert V. Reim Company, by e-mailing bobreim@robertreim.com.  Questionnaires must be returned by 2:00 p.m., May 8, 2018.  All proposers will be qualified and insurance companies will be assigned.  Proposals must be submitted prior to 2:00 p.m., June 21, 2018.  The District’s insurance expires September 1, 2018.


 

2018 Board of Trustee Elections

(Click the 2018 Board of Trustees ELECTIONS
icon above for information on Board Elections)

Early Voting to start Monday, April 23 – Friday, April 27 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
and Monday, April 30 – Tuesday, May 1 (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.)
Early Voting for GISD/Limestone County voters will be at the Groesbeck Civic Center.
Early Voting for GISD/Robertson County voters will be at the Robertson Election Administration Office.

If you would like an Application for Ballot By Mail (ABBM) for the School Board Election, please call 254-729-4100 or stop by and pick one up.  If you submitted an annual ABBM to the county, you do not need to submit another ABBM for the School Board Election.


 

lead4wardGroesbeck ISD is hosting Comprehension Strategies in Action (6-EOC) on July 26, 2018, and Review 360: Math (6-EOC) on July 30, 2018.  Other school districts are welcome to attend the workshop hosted at the Groesbeck High School.

Click the following link Lead4ward flyer for more information and if you work for another district click the following link Professional Development Registration to register.  


 

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ATTENTION SENIORS AND SENIOR  PARENTS

For those seniors who will be registering for college, you will need an updated Meningitis booster shot in order to enroll.  The booster is given every five years.  If you have any questions, please call Jenny Flowers, RN/School Nurse at 729-4185. 


 


GHS Yearbook logoSENIOR YEARBOOK AD

Click the following link for
Yearbook Ad Order Information and Order Form

 


 

 

 

UIL


Realignment

 

2018-20 Football
Conference 3A Division 1

District 9

Groesbeck

Grandview
Maypearl
McGregor
Teague
West
Whitney

2018-19 Volleyball and Basketball
Conference 3A

District 20

Groesbeck

Buffalo
Crockett
Elkhart
Frankston
Palestine Westwood
Teague


 

Goats' Pen Newspaper Website Link

Click on the Goats’ Pen icon to visit the GHS students’ newspaper


 

Texas Educators Care Enough to VoteThe GISD Board of Trustees signed a Resolution to encourage District employees and eligible students to participate in the election process.  “Educators and their allies think about the 5.4 million kids in Texas schools every moment of every day, but the moment when they have the most power is when they cast their vote!  Share the Oath with: teachers, counselors, administrators, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, custodians, aides, school board trustees, PTA members, other district employees and their families, and community members. All of these people are considered educators as they support and enrich the educational experience of our children.” from the Texas Association of Community Schools letter regarding Texas Educators Vote Update (10/19/2017).
 

For more information about the voter pledge program visit http://texaseducatorsvote.com/

Take the voter pledge oath at  http://texaseducatorsvote.com/the-oath/

 


 

Goats NewsState Hardship Grant is Only a Partial and Temporary Fix for GISD

Although the state has made emergency provision to aid schools ...GISD still faces huge financial obstacles. [Read More...]

 


 

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Groesbeck ISD has added a layer of security for students and staff at Groesbeck High School. The security measure is located at the front entrance. During school hours, visitors wishing to enter GHS must be let in through a set of doors equipped with a camera and locking mechanism.

To enter the high school, please press the button located on the box to the left of the front entry doors. Once you press the button, office staff will unlock the door and you may enter.

Safety and communication is a priority at Groesbeck High School. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to educate your children each day.


 

Picture of a clock2017-2018 School Year  

(Early release days will release at noon.)

Start and end times are as follows:

High School - 7:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Middle School - 7:55 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Enge-Washington Intermediate - 7:50 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.

H. O. Whitehurst - 8:00 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.


 

All visitors to the GISD campuses are required to check in at the front desk of the campus.  You will need to show identification to receive a name badge.  Visitors and volunteers are required to wear these badges prominently to be easily identified.  Persons not wearing a badge will be asked to return to the front office to check in.  We thank you for your cooperation regarding student safety.


 

Should you need any document screen-reader accessible; please email t.battr@groesbeckisd.net.  Please indicate the name of the document and we will convert the document and email back to you.


 

This year's tax levy to fund maintenance and operations expenditures does not exceed last year's maintenance and operations tax levy.


 

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Groesbeck ISD is a tobacco-free district.  Groesbeck ISD es un distrito libre de tabaco. [Read more...]

 

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Visitors

All visitors to the GISD campuses are required to check in at the front desk of the campus.  You will need to show identification to receive a name badge.  Visitors and Volunteers are required to wear these badges prominently to be easily identified.  Persons not wearing a badge will be asked to return to the front office to check in.  We thank you for your cooperation regarding student safety.

Current Weather

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Temperature: 51˚F

Current Condition: Clear

Wind Speeds: 4.36mph

Chance of Precipitation: 0%

5-day Outlook

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Temperature: 76/49
Partly cloudy in the morning.
Saturday:
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Temperature: 79/54
Partly cloudy overnight.
Sunday:
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Temperature: 80/58
Mostly cloudy until evening.
Monday:
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Temperature: 79/64
Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
Tuesday:
rain
Temperature: 76/65
Rain in the evening.

Contact Information

Groesbeck ISD
1202 N. Ellis
P. O. Box 559
Groesbeck, Texas 76642
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Phone: 1-254-729-4100
Fax: 1-254-729-2391