Greenville ISD

Greenville ISD
7:58 am
Mon August 4, 2014

GISD board to declare support of YMCA

The Greenville Independent School District Board of Trustees intends this week to take another vote of support for the City of Greenville recreation/event center project.
Credit Brad Kellar / Greenville Herald-Banner

The Greenville Independent School District Board of Trustees intends this week to again voice its support for the upcoming recreation/event center project.

After previously adopting an informal agreement to dedicate funding to the facility, which is likely to be operated by the YMCA  of Greenville and Hunt County, the Greenville ISD board is set to issue a formal position statement declaring the district’s pledge to provide up to $1 million for the center.

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Greenville ISD
1:35 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

GISD adds two colors to dress code

Greenville High School student Katie McMurray models one of the inventive costumes.
Credit Joseph Hamrick / Greenville Herald-Banner

Greenville Independent School District students will now have two extra colors to choose from beginning this fall.

The GISD School Board of Trustees approved solid navy and grey shirts and navy pants to the roster of colors to choose from during the Tuesday meeting.

Shirt colors now include red, white, black, navy and grey, and pants include khaki, black and navy to the repertoire of colors available.

According to District 6 Trustee Slack Brown, this is not a relaxation of the current dress code in place.

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City of Greenville
8:12 am
Tue February 18, 2014

GISD board to consider superintendent's salary


The Greenville Independent School District Board of Trustees is scheduled this week to conduct the annual evaluation of Superintendent Don Jefferies.

The board voted unanimously February 11 to extend the superintendent’s contract for one year, but delayed consideration of Jefferies’ evaluation and salary until Tuesday’s meeting, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Martin Administration Building, 4004 Moulton Street.

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City of Greenville
9:45 am
Fri February 14, 2014

GISD trustees extend superintendent's contract

Greenville Independent School District

The Greenville Independent School District Board of Trustees voted this week to extend the contract of Superintendent Don Jefferies.

The board was scheduled to consider Jefferies’ annual evaluation and vote on his contract during Tuesday’s regular session.

Greenville ISD Director of Community Services Kelli Tharp said Wednesday the board voted unanimously during the meeting to extend the superintendent’s contract for one year.

But Tharp said Jefferies’s evaluation will have to wait for a special meeting next week.

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The Morning Bell
5:00 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Jefferies: 'We'll live with it and move on'

Greenville Superintendent Don Jefferies

Greenville Independent School District has been placed in a new district after the recent "reclassification and realignment" conducted by the University Interscholastic League (UIL).

This recent change will make Greenville ISD have to travel significantly further than in their past, and Superintendent Don Jefferies talks with Daniel Starks about what that means for the district on The Morning Bell.

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1:48 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

GISD considering bond package in 2014

City of Greenville

Local residents could receive a call next month, asking them if they are in favor of the Greenville Independent School District issuing bonds next spring to pay for a career and technology center.

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Greenville Buses
7:12 am
Tue December 11, 2012

City Council Set to Discuss Extra Eyes on School Bus Stops

School Bus Stopped in Terrytown, Louisiana

The Greenville City Council intends to discuss whether to support the installation of cameras on local school buses.

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School for Sale
8:42 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Travis Elementary Up for Sale

Travis Elementary
Greenville Independent School District

What had been the home of one of Greenville’s elementary schools is being put up for sale.

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Police and Courts
3:00 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Teen Admits to Trying to Scare Sibling, BB Gun and Mask Recovered

1700 Block of Stonewall St.
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GREENVILLE - Tuesday's alleged scare tactic caused concern for some citizens and trouble for a 15-year-old boy, first spotted at 7:45 a.m. wearing a backpack that appeared to have a rifle sticking out of the top.

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7:49 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Safe Routes to Schools Project Underway in Greenville


GREENVILLE - Survey work has begun ahead of improvements to and construction of sidewalks near four of Greenville’s elementary schools.

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Greenville ISD
7:44 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Six Months Jail Ordered for Former PTA President Amy Gray

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GREENVILLE - Gray has also been fined after admitting to stealing nearly $20,000 from the Bowie Elementary School PTA in Greenville.

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Greenville ISD
5:39 pm
Thu August 9, 2012

Greenville ISD: Tax Rate Increase Incorrect

GREENVILLE - The Greenville ISD is touting its low tax rate and reassuring citizens it will not be increasing the rate by 20 cents, contrary to a report published Thursday by the Herald-Banner.

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Local Shows
4:47 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Teacher Grant presented

GREENVILLE - Greenville Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board, Amy Tarpley Wade, presented a grant check to Jon Erwin who teaches with Greenville ISD.

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5:43 am
Wed February 29, 2012

District claims top honor for crime prevention skills

Front row, l to r: Jessika Wilson, Lauryn Prather, Laura Boshart, Sarah Shook, Madison Bowen, Kacie Vance, Ryan Litchfield and Hannah Bench. Back row, l to r: Officer James Hamilton, Hailee Tennant, Ellesia Grantham, Abigail Hooper, Officer Richard Calend

COLLEGE STATION - The Greenville ISD Campus Crime Stoppers program won first place in the Television Competition-Crime of the Week division at the 17th Annual Texas Campus Crime Stoppers Conference held February 13-15 in College Station.

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Greenville ISD
6:41 am
Mon January 23, 2012

Public input sought for district sports program

GREENVILLE - A Greenville ISD hiring committee will seek public feedback concerning the search for a new athletic director during a meeting Monday night.

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