Preparing our students to run the world by giving them a world to run.
Tiger Shark City citizens are leaders and scholars that promote equity and inclusion within our community.
In Our Learning and Leading Laboratory, we Value:
• Student voice and Choice
• Community as Contributors
• Entrepreneurial Spirit
• Learning by Doing through Real-World Experience
• Understanding Self and Others to Build Confident Leaders
- Rosenberg Elementary Campus Improvement Plan
Galveston ISD’s Ball High Tor Store recently received a major donation of $25,000 during Vision Galveston’s “Philanthrovision” event.
The Tor Store is a Special Education and Business partnership where students work together to operate a retail, apparel, and signage business serving the needs of both district and community clients.
Ball High School Tor volleyball seniors Kate Lindamood and Chloe Stein were named to the AVCA Best and Brightest 1st Team for having a 4.3 weighted GPA or higher. They were 2 of only 700 athletes nationwide to receive this honor.
Alexander Alfaro just met all the requirements to graduate from Galveston ISD’s AIM College and Career Preparatory School, and he’s going to walk the stage and receive his high school diploma during January’s commencement ceremony. He’ll be the first in his family to do so.
Ronald Puccetti, Central Middle School 8th grade CTE teacher, and Laurent Langevine, Ball High School CTE and aerospace instructor, are two of only 38 teachers across the U.S. to earn the 2023-24 Outstanding PLTW Teacher Award.
GISD’s Athletics Department hosted a breakfast for the district's hardworking coaches in recognition of Texas High School Coaches Day.
Thanks to Ball High School’s veteran speech teacher, Michael Merritte, Galveston ISD and Ball High were recently on display for the entire state at the 2023 Texas Speech Communication Association Convention.
GISD’S Tor football players will pay tribute to the district’s historic Central High School when they don blue and white jerseys during their competition against Waltrip High School beginning at 7 p.m. tonight at Courville Stadium.
Support GEF at a Participating Restaurant Oct. 4!
Congratulations to L.A. Morgan Elementary Magnet School of Health, Medical Science & Engineering, Nationally Certified Magnet School, and Oppe Elementary Magnet Campus of Coastal Studies, Nationally Certified-Demonstration School.
Galveston community members are invited to receive a behind-the-scenes look at the newly renovated Kermit Courville Stadium during an open house event hosted by Galveston ISD beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27.
A message to Ball High School families regarding current parking plans for the start of the 2023-2024 school year.
Amazing news for all GISD students and families from our child nutrition program: All meals (breakfast and lunch) will be free to every student throughout the entire 2023-2024 school year!
Kris Hennon, special education teacher at Galveston ISD's Crenshaw Environmental Science Magnet, was one of only six finalists in the region nominated for Region 4’s District Elementary Teacher of the Year award.
GISD's Family Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) Department and St. Vincent's House are excited to announce the Back to School Blast, a community event that will occur from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at the Wright Cuney Recreation Center in Galveston.
Two GISD educators, Stephanie Mendoza and Larrian Menifee, have been selected for The Galveston County Daily News’ 40 Under 40.
Super Bowl champion Mike Evans is a proud Ball High School graduate who gives back to GISD students in many ways through the Mike Evans Family Foundation, including during his annual youth football camp.
Recent Ball High School graduate Ronaldo Salazar is heading to the University of Texas at Austin in the fall where he received a full-ride scholarship through The Terry Foundation.
Dr. Matthew Neighbors has been named the Lone Finalist for Galveston ISD’s Superintendent of Schools position – a decision made by the district’s Board of Trustees during a special board meeting held May 24.
Larrian Menifee, Ball High School graduate and second-year director of the school’s choir program, has been selected as a quarterfinalist for the 2024 Grammy Music Educator Award.
In November 2021, after months of meetings, Galveston community members recommended to GISD’s Board of Trustees a new middle school alignment in an effort to unify students within their grade levels and designate specific campuses to grade-level specific initiatives.
The Board approved, and in 2022 the three middle schools - then Collegiate, Central, and Austin - were reorganized into a 5th-grade campus that now exists at Weis, a 6th-grade campus at Austin, and a combined 7th and 8th-grade campus at Central.
A groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the construction of Galveston ISD’s new Ball High School facility is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the lot between the current Ball High School’s tennis courts and the Scott Building.
Sable Clift, a sixth grader at Austin Middle School, made Galveston ISD history when she recently brought home first place in the Texas Science and Engineering Fair at Texas A&M University in College Station and in the earth and environmental sciences category.
Submissions for 2023-2024 Hall of Honor nominees are now being accepted.
To learn more about GISD's Hall of Honor, nomination requirements, or to access the online nomination form, click here.
Galveston ISD will host a free registration fair from 7:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 10, in the district’s Annex Building located at 3906 Ave. T for any families or individuals who would like in-person bilingual assistance with the district’s online enrollment and re-enrollment process for grades pre-K through 12.
GISD is hosting this event on April 10 because it is a student holiday, which will allow the district to have multiple bilingual staff members available.
Why should your family consider Galveston Independent School District? Find out March 1!
GISD will host its annual Schools of Choice Fair from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in the Ball High School cafeteria in an effort to display all the reasons why GISD is a fantastic educational choice to current student families and Galveston residents who may be considering the district for their child’s education.