News and Announcements

Football Scrimmage Change

The Football Scrimmage vs Bryan Rudder on Thursday, Aug 24, has been moved to a 5:00 PM start for Freshmen/JV and 6:30 for Varsity. It will be at Merrill Green Stadium on the campus of Bryan HS, not at Bryan Rudder HS.
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Schedule Pickup & Orientation

New Student Registration:
Tuesday, August 15th &
Wednesday, August 16th
9:00 a.m.—12:00 noon and 1:00—4:00 p.m.


Schedule Pick-Up
Tuesday, August 22nd
9:00 a.m.—12:00 noon and 1:00—4:00 p.m.

Schedule Changes
August 22nd and 23rd
9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 24th 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Dual Credit Payment Due to Blinn
On or Before Sunday, August 20th

Freshmen Orientation
Tuesday, August 22nd 6:00 p.m. In GHS Cafeteria

Info Night:
Sophomores & Juniors Thursday, August 24th 6:00p.m.
Seniors: Thursday, August 24th 7:00p.m.

Monday, August 28th First Day of School
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GHS Football Practice Schedule

Aug 7:  1st Day of Practice 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (report to the HS locker room area)
Aug 8-11:  Practice 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Aug 12:  Intersquad Scrimmage (Varsity only)
Aug 14-16:  Practice 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Aug 17:  Teacher Workdays begin, Practice 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Aug 18:  Scrimmage vs Rockdale, FR/JV 6:00 PM, Varsity 7:30 PM (home)
Aug 21-24:  Practice 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Aug 25:  Scrimmage vs Bryan Rudder, FR/JV 9:00 AM, Varsity 10:00 AM (away)
Aug 28:  First Day of School, First Day of JH Practice, Meet the Buffs 8:00 PM

Any student needing a physical packet may pick one up from the high school front office.
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Historic Fall Semester at Giddings High School

For the first time in Giddings ISD history, GHS has finished as District Champions in every fall sport.

The Varsity Boys Football team finished the regular season 8-2 overall and 5-0 in district to earn their second consecutive District Championship. They advanced to the second round of the playoffs by beating Waco Connally on November 11th in Georgetown. They will play their second round opponent, Hardin-Jefferson, at 7:30 pm on November 18th at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

The Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams finished as champions at the District Cross Country Meet on October 12th. Both teams advanced to the regional championship where Vivian Ratcliff, Hunter Pleasant, and Christian Montelongo earned the opportunity and competed at the UIL State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, November 12, 2016 in Round Rock. Vivian Ratcliff was selected to the CCCAT All Region Team.

The Lady Buffs Varsity Volleyball Team beat La Grange on October 25th to earn the first District Championship in volleyball since 1988. They were also Bi-District and Area Champions and advanced to the Regional Quarterfinal round of the playoffs.

In addition, the Giddings High School Mighty Buffalo Band competed in the UIL Marching Contest in Buffalo Stadium and advanced to the UIL Area B Marching Contest at UMHB on October 29, 2016.

Congratulations to all of the students, their parents, coaches, and sponsors for great seasons. Please continue to cheer our teams on as they participate in the state playoffs.
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GHS Ranked Best High School by US News & World Report

The U.S. News & World Report ranked data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Giddings High School was once again awarded one of Texas' best high schools. You may read the full report on www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/texas/districts/giddings-independent-school-district/giddings-high-school-19128
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Social Media Day

The Giddings ISD is hosting Social Media Day on Thursday, February 23rd.

The purpose of the event is to educate students, staff, parents, and the community on internet safety and security. Our guest speaker, Mark Seguin, will present student assemblies on each campus throughout the day and will speak at a meeting for parents and community members at 6:30 PM at the Giddings High School Cafeteria. The community event is free and childcare will be provided for your school aged children. Door prizes will be provided at the community meeting and students will not be assigned homework for that night. Please RSVP to Giddings High School, at (979) 542-3351, if you will need childcare.

The student assemblies will focus on age appropriate information about cyberbullying, internet safety, and potential consequences for inappropriate use of the internet. The community meeting will focus on steps adults should take to remain safe on the internet as well as how they can help keep their children safe.
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Blinn College Dual Credit Presentation

Blinn College representatives will be on campus Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 6pm to discuss dual credit courses for the 2017-18 school year. All parents of current year sophomores and any juniors who have not enrolled in dual credit must attend.
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PSAT Boot Camp

Giddings High School will be offering a PSAT Boot Camp on October 13, 2016 to prepare students who will be taking the October 19th PSAT Test. The Boot Camp will be held from 9am-3:00pm. Cost is $39 and you may sign up in the office.
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