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    Ruby Gundrum

    Ruby Gundrum, 17, made Galveston College history when she graduated this month with an associate’s degree in General Studies. Gundrum, who attributed her achievement to determination, planning and a passion for learning, graduated from the college beforefi nishing Ball High School, making her the college’s earliest dual-credit graduate.

    Speech Optomist Winners

    Congratulations to Karina Pedroza and Taylor Albert for winning First Place and Second Place respectively at the Club level of the Optimist International Essay Scholarship Competition.

    Karina and Taylor both won a monetary Scholarship and were awarded Olympic Style Medallions and Certificates for their participation.

    Magnet Conference

    Nearly 1,700 magnet school teachers, principals, and administrators from all corners of the country participated in the Magnet Schools of America (MSA) annual national conference in New York City. GISD was well-represented.

    Robotisc US Open

    GISD had teams from Oppe, Parker, and Ball High competing, sending a total of 4 teams. 

    Ball High’s 400C team did the best that they have done in about seven years, scoring the 2nd highest skills score in their division.

    Kate And Chloe

    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.

    Michael Merritte

    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.

    Ball High School Parking Plan

    A message to Ball High School families regarding current parking plans for the start of the 2023-2024 school year.

    Families Invited to Back to School Event Aug. 4

    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.

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