First Day of School - Wednesday, August 16!!

A Heritage of Excellence Gerard Elementary School

Congrats to Hannah Sian! She participated today in the Area Spelling Bee and won 1st place!! Great job and good luck as you move on to compete at TCU

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Cleburne ISD Athletic Summer Camps
Campus Parent Survey


Report Cards
Date: 5/24/2017
Early Release
Date: 5/24/2017, 1:30 PM
5th grade Breakfast
Date: 5/23/2017, 8 AM
Location: Gerard cafeteria
5th grade play - Willy Wonka
Date: 5/23/2017, 1:45 PM 2:45 PM
5th grade play- Willy Wonka
Date: 5/23/2017, 6 PM
Location: Gerard cafeteria
4th grade Field Trip
Date: 5/22/2017, 8:30 AM 2:30 PM
Location: Ft Worth Museum and Omni
5th grade Field Trip
Date: 5/22/2017, 8:30 AM 2:30 PM
Location: Burger's Lake
Field Day
Date: 5/19/2017
Location: outside track and field
Date: 5/10/2017
Location: 5th grade- Science
2nd grade Field Trip
Date: 5/10/2017, 8:30 AM 2:30 PM
Location: US Department of Treasury
Date: 5/9/2017
Location: 3rd/4th - Reading 5th - retakes
Date: 5/8/2017
Location: 3rd/4th grade- Math 5th - Retakes
Kinder Field Trip
Date: 5/8/2017, 8:30 AM 2:30 PM
Location: Hulen Park
Teacher Appreciation Week
Date: 5/5/2017
Progress - 6
Date: 5/4/2017

Bulletin Board

Cleburne ISD Athletic Summer Camps
Campus Parent Survey

Principal's Message

GERARD Strong!

ADDRESS:                                               Principal - Tracy White
Gerard Elementary                                 Assistant Principal - Rena Jones
1212 S. Hyde Park                                  Counselor - Kent Gabrielson
Cleburne, Texas                                 

Office Phone: 817-202-2130                 Fax:  817-202-1485

School Hours:  Doors open at 7:30 AM. 
Tardy Bell - 8:00 AM                       Dismissal Bell - 3:30 PM
No student can be checked out after 3:00 PM

School Secretary - Mikki Byford
Receptionist - Maci Morton
Nurse - Bonnie Davis
Nurse's Aide -  Ofelia Saldago
For alphabetical listing and/or e-mails see "STAFF DIRECTORY"

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News & Announcements

District Notifications Relating to Inclemement Weather

In the event that weather conditions are severe enough to delay or prevent the opening of schools, announcements will be released from CISD administration through the Skyward Family Access and School Reach notification systems, posted on the CISD website homepage and on District social media. DFW media outlets will also notified.
Decisions regarding delayed starts/closings are made no later than 6 a.m. on the day in question.

OPEN HOUSE - Thursday, September 29. 6:00 pm in Cafeteria.

Grizzly Families,
Open House is this Thursday, September 29th. We will begin at 6:00 in the cafeteria. Teachers and students are excited about showing all that has been learned this first six weeks.
We will also have our Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Outdoor Classroom beginning at 5:30. PTA members (current and former) are invited! We are so incredibly thankful for the donation; our students have already put it to great use!
We hope to see everyone on Thursday!!

OPEN HOUSE AND RIBBON CUTTING-September 29 - 6:00 - 7:00 pm

OUTDOOR LEARNING CENTER - Ribbon cutting and thank you ceremony for PTA will be at 5:30 in the garden area.

Open House will begin at 6:00 in the cafeteria. There will be a short presentation and welcome. Then families will be dismissed to go to classrooms.


Gerard Families,

Our 3rd, 4th and 5th graders will be STAAR testing next week.
Monday, May 9th - 3rd, 4th, and 5th (retest) Math.
Tuesday, May 10th - 3rd, 4th, and 5th (retest) Reading.
Wednesday, May 11th - 5th Science.

Due to testing we will have a closed campus Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, no visitors please.

Please make sure testing students get a good night's rest, a healthy breakfast, and arrive at school early. Testing will begin at 8:00. Snacks and water will be provided for those testing. Teachers and students have worked hard all year learning the curriculum required by the state, our Grizzlies are ready!! Try to have a relaxing and restful evening, your student is going to do great!

Thank you,
Ms. White

Gerard Earns Distinctions

Congrats Gerard staff and students! The 2015 results are in. Gerard earned two distinctions: academic achievement in science and the top 25 percent closing performance gaps.
Great job Grizzlies!!!
Ms. White

Texas Education Agency Names Gerard Elementary a High-Progress Title I Campus

Gerard Elementary is one of 218 schools statewide recognized by the
Texas Education Agency for its efforts and success in closing the performance
gap in reading and math. Gerard was named a 2014-15 High-Progress
Title I School, based on its 2014 STAAR scores in the reading and math
assessments. As a High-Progress School, Gerard placed in the Top 25
percent in annual improvement/demonstrating the ability to close performance
gaps. Gerard was one of two Johnson County schools to receive this recognition.

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