ConnectEd Summer 2015 - Page 5

Top 10 5 To enroll a new student, visit the Manuel and Maria Valle Student Services Center and bring required documents: proof of residency, certified birth certificate, immunization records, Social Security card (if applicable) and recent report card. 6 special education services to children from birth through age 21. For more information, call 972-487-3300 or email ’t b e . GISD offers comprehensive 7 passing! If concerns or complaints arise, GISD encourages its families to follow the district’s problemsolving process for effective conflict resolution. The first step is a parent conference with the involved party. A campus administrator then intervenes on the second level if the concern remains. Step three involves one of the district’s Student Relations Administrators. Call 972-494-8255 for more information. 5 8 Click the “follow us” link on the district website to sign up for Twitter, or text “Follow @gisdnews” to 40404 and receive district tweets as messages on your smartphone. More than 60 campuses also have their own accounts. See a complete list at 9 To receive bus transportation, students must attend a school within their designated eligibility area and live two or more miles from that campus. Transportation areas and route information can be found at transportation. 10 Free and reducedprice meal application forms will be printed in both English and Spanish, and sent to the homes of GISD families. To apply, an adult household member should complete the form and return it to their child’s campus. Only one application is needed per household, if it lists all students attending district schools. summer 2015