Welcome to Austin Middle School
7:50 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
(All scholars should be picked up by 3:45 p.m.)
Students are welcome in the building by 7:15 a.m. Personnel will be available to supervise students after this time. Therefore, for safety reasons, we appreciate your assistance in refraining from dropping our scholars off before this time.
WE ENCOURAGE, AND URGE, OUR STUDENTS TO ARRIVE BY 7:45 A.M. EACH DAY.
Instruction will begin promptly at 7:50 a.m.
If scholars arrive after 7:50 a.m., they will be counted as tardy.
Breakfast is served every morning starting at 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. ALL students are eligible for free breakfast.
Lunch A: 11:17 to 11:47 a.m.
Lunch B: 11:52 a.m. to 12:22 p.m.
Lunch C: 12:27 to 12:57 p.m.
The City of Galveston and GISD's Police Department will present valuable opioid and fentanyl overdose education and vaping awareness information from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday April 4, in Ball High School's cafeteria.
As student safety is always our district's highest priority, GISD would like to encourage all parents, staff members, and community members possible to attend.
Please see the flyers below for additional information, including participating community partners and event specifics.
Thank you for your help in prioritizing student health and safety in every way possible.
GISD Science Teachers were among the presenters at the 6th Annual Greater Houston Area STEM Conference on Saturday, March 4th, 2023.
Lori Williamson, Dr. Jean Langevine, Cathy Nall, Laura Hurt and Catherine Thomas did a great job representing GISD.
Galveston ISD is proud to welcome James Grant as the district’s new Executive Director of Operations.
Grant, who prefers to be called “Jim,” has worked in education for 39 years, including serving 14 years as assistant superintendent of operations.
A shop teacher by trade, Grant joins the GISD team by way of Florence, Texas, having served New Caney ISD for 17 years.
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.
The gymnasium in Galveston ISD’s Austin Middle School was brimming with young scholars and approximately 300 science projects on display recently during the district’s STEM Science Fair.
The fair is only the second of its kind to be hosted by the district, with the first occurring before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Galveston ISD is proud to announce Delton Kelly as the district’s new Director of Maintenance and Operations.
While Delton is new to the role, he is not new to the island, or GISD for that matter. He is a proud “BOI” (born on island) who has attended GISD from kindergarten through graduation from Ball High School in 1983, and he’s worked for the district full-time for 15 years.
The highest priority of Galveston ISD’s leadership surrounds one thing and one thing only: student safety.
To increase security measures at Ball High School, GISD will install a weapons detection system at the school’s entrance in the near future.
It may not be a well-known fact that dyslexia can affect up to 20 percent of a student population. It can, and that presents a significant number of students who struggle with dyslexia-related challenges, such as learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols, to name a few.
While the season is soon coming to an end for Ball High School’s Tor band, the influence of one band member - senior drum captain Colin Thomas – is sure to echo forward even after the marching stops.
During a time when Galveston ISD is looking ahead to exciting new developments such as an upgraded football stadium, an innovative new high school...
The photography offerings available to students at Galveston ISD’s Ball High School have expanded rapidly recently, growing from one course offered to now four in just a two-year span.
The classes, part of the school’s Media Arts and Digital Technology Community, provide students in grades 9 through 12 with opportunities to gain first-hand digital photography experience in a variety of ways, including photographing district and community events.
A first-of-its-kind unmanned aerial and marine piloting program is gaining momentum for students in Galveston Independent School District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at Ball High School this fall.
Originally taking flight this summer as a prototype internship through a partnership with the National Science Foundation and Texas A&M University...