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Galveston ISD Hosts Second STEM Science Fair

The gymnasium in Galveston ISD’s Austin Middle School was brimming with young scholars and approximately 300 science projects on display recently during the district’s STEM Science Fair.

The fair is only the second of its kind to be hosted by the district, with the first occurring before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Storytime with Cadets: GISD Partners with Galveston Coast Guard Base

Students at GISD’s Crenshaw Environmental Science Magnet School recently enjoyed storytime with a special group of visiting new friends – cadets from the U.S. Coast Guard Station Galveston.

Kindergarten through 4th-grade students excitedly rotated through the school’s library where small groups sat with cadets in uniform and enjoyed hearing them read aloud.

Matthew Neighbors

Congratulations to GISD Executive Director of Secondary Education Matthew Neighbors on receiving the Texas Association of Administrators Johnny L Veselka Scholarship. The award is presented to outstanding doctoral students pursuing careers in educational leadership, with leadership emphasis on the superintendency.

Kelly Selected as Director of Maintenance and Operations

Galveston ISD is proud to announce Delton Kelly as the district’s new Director of Maintenance and Operations.

While Delton is new to the role, he is not new to the island, or GISD for that matter. He is a proud “BOI” (born on island) who has attended GISD from kindergarten through graduation from Ball High School in 1983, and he’s worked for the district full-time for 15 years. 

GISD Dyslexia Efforts Enhanced by Moody Foundation Grant

It may not be a well-known fact that dyslexia can affect up to 20 percent of a student population. It can, and that presents a significant number of students who struggle with dyslexia-related challenges, such as learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols, to name a few.

Ball High School Photography Program Expanding

The photography offerings available to students at Galveston ISD’s Ball High School have expanded rapidly recently, growing from one course offered to now four in just a two-year span.

The classes, part of the school’s Media Arts and Digital Technology Community, provide students in grades 9 through 12 with opportunities to gain first-hand digital photography experience in a variety of ways, including photographing district and community events.

Piloting Excellence: New Program Takes Flight at Ball High School in Partnership with National Science Foundation and Texas A&M

A first-of-its-kind unmanned aerial and marine piloting program is gaining momentum for students in Galveston Independent School District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at Ball High School this fall.

Originally taking flight this summer as a prototype internship through a partnership with the National Science Foundation and Texas A&M University...

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Galveston ISD Administration Office, 3904 Avenue T, Galveston, TX 77550, USA