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  • January Parent Connect Newsletter

    We are deeply committed to offering excellent educational experiences for our students and we want to keep you informed of upcoming events, successes and happenings in GPISD. In Galena Park ISD, our students are extremely important to us and so are you. Please enjoy this edition of a newsletter especially designed for you. Thank you for taking the time to stay connected!

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  • Removal of Unauthorized/Disruptive Persons

    As of August 26, 2018 all school districts are subject to the Commissioner’s new rules regarding the removal of a disruptive person from a campus. More information regarding this new rule can be found in Chapter 37, section 37.105 of the Texas Education Code, which addresses: Unauthorized Persons, Refusal of Entry, Ejection, and Identification.

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  • Blackboard Parentlink Notification System - TCPA

    Galena Park ISD regularly provides mass notifications to parents, guardians, students, and faculty regarding weather closures, threat situations, event scheduling, or to provide other important education-related information. These messages not only drive positive educational outcomes, they can also save lives.

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Principal's Corner

  •  Manuel Escalante
    Dear WAMS Family,
    As we head into the holidays and having completed the first half of the school year, it is a great time to reflect on the great accomplishments that we have experienced thus far.  As your principal, I think about the many great moments that our students have enjoyed this year through the efforts of our teachers, support staff, and our parents.

    December is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the year among friends, family, and loved ones.  Hopefully, you can take some time during the winter break to create cherished memories with the people that are most important to you.  We are so busy just surviving, we often forget to look around and see where we might be able to improve someone’s life. The holidays could provide a great opportunity to teach our children the joy of giving to others, as well as showing compassion and kindness.  
    This is the time to think about the things we are grateful for, as well as creating new resolutions and aspirations for the new year to come.  Whatever you choose to focus on this holiday, may it bring you happiness and fulfillment.
      
    We look forward to seeing everyone again in January, well-rested and eager to get back to the rigorous learning at WAMS, where we will continue to strive to be Number ONE!
    Wishing you the happiest of holidays and success for the New Year!   
    Mr. M. Escalante,
    Principal

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