Welcome to Zotz

In our service to at-risk youth, our goal at the Zotz Education Center is to enhance academic achievement, encourage responsible citizenship, and provide students with the necessary resources and strategies that will assist them with achieving their educational and personal goals through non-traditional settings.


Inclement Weather Make-Up Days

Please be advised, make up days for our recent school closures due to inclement weather will be:

February 17, 2014 & June 6, 2014


Late Arrival Days

High Schools Only

Throughout the year, we will have student late arrival days to allow our teachers to collaborate and plan in order to provide our students the best possible instruction.  On these days, students will report to school by 9 am.  All late arrival days are on Wednesdays with the dates listed below.


Late Arrival Dates for 2013-2014 (Students report at 9:00 am):

September – 18, 25                                 

October – 2, 9, 30

November – 6, 13, 20                             

December – None                                   

January – 15, 22, 29

February – 5, 12, 19, 26                        

March – 19, 26                                         

April – 9, 16, 30

May – None                                               

June - None


Additional Information about Late Arrival Days from Dr. Williams, Superintendent of GPISD

(English and Spanish)


Testing and Tutorial Information



US History, Algebra and Biology EOC Exams


Do you need to take/retake the EOC Algebra I, Biology or US History Exam(s)? Are you a senior and need to retake any sections of the TAKS ex-am? Are you an AP student and need to practice for an upcoming AP exam(s)? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you should make plans to attend the GPHS Saturday tutorials on April 12, 2014 8am-11:30 am.


Click Here for Tutorial Flyer


TAKS Re-Test

April 21st-24th


US History, Algebra and Biology EOC Exams


Calling all EOC Students...We would like to encourage you to participate in tutorials at your home campus to help you prepare for your U.S. History, Algebra & Biology EOC Exams. Tutorials are being held this Saturday, May 3rd, 8am-noon at NSSH. Door prizes will be given and lunch will be served. We hope to see you there!


EOC Algebra, Biology, and US History

May 6th and 7th




Internet and Mobile Device Safety

for Parents of Teens

Parents/Guardians visit the page above for information on Internet and Mobile Device Safety for your teenager.


Tip of the Week



Help teens use social networking sites safely


Social networking sites can have many benefits for teens, such as allowing them to explore new interests. Help your teen use them more safely by going over the following tips and discussion starters.

  • Check your teen’s friend lists to see who has access to his or her profile. Make sure your teen knows all friends in person.
  • Teach your teen to set profiles to private–but be aware that privacy settings do not guarantee complete privacy.
  • Have your teen remove any inappropriate content and photos and delete any personal information.
  • Check the profiles of your teen’s friends to see if there is revealing information or photos about your teen.
  • Source: http://www.netsmartz.org/SocialNetworking


Previous Tips

  Consejos de la semana


Ayudar a los adolescentes a usar sitios de redes sociales de forma segura

Sitios de redes sociales pueden tener muchos beneficios para los adolescentes, por ejemplo permitiéndoles explorar a nuevos intereses.  Ayudar a su hijo adolescente usarlos más segura por repasando los siguientes consejos y arrancadores de discusión.

  • Mira que amigo de su hijo adolescente listas para ver quién tiene acceso a su perfil. Asegúrese de que su hijo sabe a todos amigos en persona.
  • Enseñar a su hijo para establecer perfiles de private–pero tenga en cuenta que la configuración de privacidad no garantizan la completa privacidad.
  • Con su hijo adolescente quitar cualquier contenido inapropiado y fotos y borrar cualquier información personal.
  • Revisa los perfiles de amigos de su hijo adolescente para ver si allí está revelando información o fotos sobre su hijo.
  • Fuente: http://www.netsmartz.org/SocialNetworking