July 26, 2018                                                                                                                                             No. 86
GCISD Named Region 11 Outstanding School Board
The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees was selected as the 2018 Region 11 Outstanding School Board by a panel of school superintendents on July 13, 2018. In a sweep of the region's executive-level educational awards programs, GCISD Superintendent Dr. Robin Ryan also received top honors when he was named the Region 11 Superintendent of the Year last month.

The school board award, sponsored by the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA), was created in 1971 to recognize those school boards that have demonstrated outstanding dedication and have rendered ethical service to the children of Texas. The criteria emphasize evidence of support for the improvement of educational performance.

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Dr. Ryan named Region 11 Superintendent of the Year
On Wednesday, May 30, a panel of school board members selected Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Superintendent Dr. Robin Ryan as the Region XI Superintendent of the Year for 2018. The Superintendent of the Year Award, sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, honors outstanding Texas administrators for achievement and excellence in public school administration.

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Free and Reduced Meals for 2018-19
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. 

Application forms are available to all households online at  www.schoollunchapp.com . To apply for free and reduced-price meals, households must fill out the application and submit it online. If assistance is needed, please call Nutrition Services at 817.251.5617. Applications may be submitted anytime during the school year. The information households provide on the application will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility and verification of data. Applications may be verified by the school officials at any time during the school year.

To read the full media release, please view this document.
 Louie Sullins Named Master Trustee
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD trustee Louie Sullins has earned the designation of Master Trustee upon completion of Leadership TASB, a program sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). During the fifth session, June 28-30, school board members in the 2017-18 Leadership TASB class made presentations of their team's findings following yearlong research. Class participants researched critical issues related to assumed efforts to privatize Texas public education.

The Leadership TASB class met in conjunction with TASB's Summer Leadership Institute in Fort Worth. More than 1,000 new and veteran school leaders attended the Institute and received extensive training on every facet of effective board governance, heard keynote addresses from renowned education experts, and picked up valuable ideas from district showcases and networking opportunities.

After the graduation ceremony June 29, Sullins joined the ranks of more than 800 school board members statewide who are Leadership TASB alumni. The 2018 Leadership TASB class, composed of 30 school board members, represents Texas school districts of all sizes and property wealth. Participants who completed all required elements of the study program earned Master Trustee status, the highest designation recognized by TASB. 

TASB is a voluntary, nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve local Texas school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.3 million public school students.
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he  Colleyville Heritage HS Multipurpose Activity Center  is already making an impact on these band students. To check out the GC:60 on The MAC, click here!

#GC60 - Boeing Grant

The Aviation Industry Motivating Student Success (AIMSS) Summer Camp scholars are finishing up their Boeing flight projects this week. To check out the GC:60 on the Boeing Grant, click here! 

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