Dads of Great Students
End of the Day SurveyProgram Goal: To help at Jo Ann Ford Elementary be positively influenced by the committed involvement of fathers and father figures in the lives of their children and students.WATCH D.O.G.S. Background: is the safe school initiative of the National Center for Fathering that involves fathers and father figures to help create a more safe and secure learning environment in schools.
How WATCH D.O.G.S. Works: WATCH D.O.G.S. invites fathers, grandfathers, uncles or other father figures to spend at least one day all day or few hours at Ford Elementary during the school year. Men signed up at our kickoff “Dads and Kids Pizza Night” in Sept 2010 or they can sign up at any time at Hall Wall Calendar. Typical Watch D.O.G.S. volunteer duties include monitoring the school grounds, assisting with unloading and loading of buses and cars, monitoring the cafeteria, and helping in the classroom with a teacher’s guidance by working with small groups of students on homework, flashcards, or spelling.
Skyward Family & Student Access
Georgetown ISD's online parent portal is available to all parents and students:
Skyward Family & Student AccessSkyward Family Access provides parents and students secure online access to student schedules, attendance, food service balances & payments, grades, and more! The following help documents are available for parents.
Online Meal Payments
Parents can make meal payments online through the Skyward Family Access parent portal. Read more about meal payments and managing your lunch accounts at the following links.
Problems? Contact Georgia Salinas at Nutrition Services: email@example.com
- Accessing your Skyward Family Access Account
- Managing Food Service Accounts & Meal Payments Online
- Applying Online for Free/Reduced Meals
- Meal Prices
- Lunch Menus
Bus Schedules and Routes
Georgetown ISD utilizes group bus stops for students not located in a walk zone. A walk zone is defined as a zone within one mile of the school where students may walk to school. Please be advised that elementary students may walk up to 1/4 mile to their designated bus stop. Please also be advised that middle and high school students may walk up to 1/2 mile to their designated bus stop. Door to door selective service is provided to special needs students only when it is required by their ARD and where possible.Please be aware that bus information is still changing at this time due to new student enrollment. To ensure you have the most up to date bus information, please re-verify your information on Wednesday, 8/16/17. An e-mail will be sent out with all final bus information the day before school. You can also verify your information by clicking the link above.Note: Some bus stops and pick up times may change, especially during the first six weeks of school, so periodically check your route information to catch any changes. We will also try to notify you of any changes by other means.Pre-K students must be received at their bus stop by a pre-authorized adult with a picture ID card or the student will be returned to their campus when time allows without effecting follow on routes. If the route does not allow time, dispatch will arrange a meet up point to deliver the child.For more information about bus service, schedules, and routes, please contact GISD Transportation at 943-5126.