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Upcoming Events
  • November 26, 2014
    • Thanksgiving Break
    November 27, 2014
    • Thanksgiving Break
    November 28, 2014
    • Thanksgiving Break
  • December 18, 2014
    • Early Dismissal/Secondary Only
    December 19, 2014
    • Early Dismissal/Districtwide
    • Third Grading Period Ends
    December 22, 2014
    • Winter Break
    December 23, 2014
    • Winter Break
    December 24, 2014
    • Winter Break
    December 25, 2014
    • Winter Break

Join PTA now!

Southgate PTA members, parents and teachers have worked hard to round up membership support. The membership tree in the main hallways is full of leaves and birds as a way to show teacher and staff support for PTA. Come on, everybody let's get a full tree of leaves and birds!

Upcoming Event: Family Night

Everybody, mark your calendars! Our Fun Family Night is on Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Come and have an evening of fun and learning with everyone, from students, parents, teachers and staff.

Gator Swamp

Join us at the Gator Swamp, a place where students come to work on projects independently.

Movie Night - Thank you everyone!

Pizza and a movie, what a treat! Friday, Novemer 7th, the movie "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" was hosted for students as a fundraiser for 5th grade camp. Parent volunteers assisted serving pizza and drinks.

Canned Food Drive

We have ongoing collection for this year's canned food drive until December 5. This activity is sponsored by our PTA. Our parents are doing a great job promoting this event with the SGTE & PTA Food Railroad Line. Collected food items will be donated to Garland Christmas Association. There is also a prize for the class that brings the highest number of canned goods, so come and bring your canned goods now.

Drug-free Southgate

It's never too early to start teaching children to live their their lives without drugs. They all signed posters pledging to be drug-free. Parents, thank you for helping us to do this.

Parent Involvement with Kindergarten

Kindergarten went on a field trip to the Dallas Arboretum last month. The kids had so much fun with many of their parents joining them. It as a great day for all to enjoy.

Active Learning with Parents

Mrs Buckman's class invited some of their parents to do hands-on learning with the students. This was a fun event for everyone. Parents, thank you for your continued support.

First PTA Meeting

Our first PTA meeting of the year was held in September. Parents and teachers met to plan activities and goals for the school.

Let Us Save Water

Otis the Otter needs us to save water! This valuable presentation on water conservation was presented Friday, November 7th for 3rd-5th graders. Students learned tools for saving water.

Veteran's Day

Mr. Perez's class wrote thank you letters to a veteran thanking them for their service to our country.

1st Grade Artwork

Up and coming artists can be found in first grade! Students are standing in front of drawings they created.

Important Reminder

Please take time to look at our Southgate's Parental School Compact and Parental Involvement Policy. Thank you for your continued participation in our school affairs.

Code of Conduct and Handbook

Be better informed on our district-wide expectations to promote better learning among the students. The Code of Conduct is available in English and Spanish. Please take time to read the handbook as well. They are also available in English and Spanish.

Family Verification Form

This form will be used to :
  • verify your family's contact information
  • gather your email address
  • send out login instructions for Skyward Family Access.
For more details about this important form and how to fill it out, see the Family Verification Form page.

Parent Newsletter

GISD's Parent Newsletter are now available online. They are both offered in English and Spanish.




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