GISD 100 YEARS
FEBRUARY 26, 2017
The City of Georgetown congratulates Georgetown ISD on 100 years!
ot many entities reach
the centennial mile-
That’s why when
and as is the case this month,
educational institutions turn
100 years old, it’s reason to cel-
This special splash section
honors Georgetown ISD com-
memorating its 100th year as
an independent school dis-
The education of the city’s
youth has always been a pri-
ority to Georgetown residents,
but itwasn’t until February 27,
1917, when the school district
became an independent entity.
Inthissection, youwill learn
about the history of the school
district, read about howschool
leaders, parents and students
view the quality of education
the district provides, and look
into the future of what the
next 100 years might bring.
, we congratulate George-
town ISD on its century of
teaching and edifying our
children, inspiring them to
become leaders in their com-
Congratulations on 100 years of excellence, Georgetown ISD!
The Georgetown ISD board of trustees. Pictured, from left, are Ben Stewart, Andy Webb, Superintendent Fred Brent, Melanie Dunham, President Scott Stribling, Greg Eady, Scott Alarcon and Fred Barhydt.
Below are a few events the school district has
scheduled for this year’s centennial celebration:
February 27, 10 a.m.: Kick-off celebrationon
March: Student T-shirt contest
April 28-30: Red Poppy Festival
May: Centennial graduation class and the
final graduation at Williams Elementary
August: Convocation and ribbon cutting at
October 6: Centennial celebrationatGeorge-
town High versus East ViewHigh football game
The East View High School band marches in last
year’s Red Poppy Festival parade. The district will
participate in this year’s festival, too.