Georgetown ISD's newest elementaries open and more district news

Wolf Ranch Elementary School is located off of D.B. Wood Road south of Hwy. 29. (Screenshot courtesy Georgetown ISD)
Wolf Ranch Elementary School is located off of D.B. Wood Road south of Hwy. 29. (Screenshot courtesy Georgetown ISD)

Wolf Ranch Elementary School is located off of D.B. Wood Road south of Hwy. 29. (Screenshot courtesy Georgetown ISD)

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Two new Georgetown ISD elementary schools open and other bond updates to know

Georgetown ISD’s two newest elementary schools—Wolf Ranch and Everett L. Williams—are now open.

Georgetown ISD sets tax rate $0.0319 lower than previous year

Georgetown ISD trustees voted to adopt a lower tax rate in the 2020-21 tax year.



The board voted unanimously Aug. 17 to adopt a tax rate of $1.3071 per $100 in valuation. The rate will be down $0.0319 from 2019-20, when it was $1.339 per $100 of taxable value.

YMCA of Greater Williamson County to offer remote learning assistance for Georgetown ISD families

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County will offer two remote learning assistance sites for Georgetown ISD families from Aug. 20-Sept. 9. The two sites will be at Carver Elementary and Wolf Ranch Elementary schools.

Georgetown ISD student schedules available Aug. 17

Georgetown ISD students and parents will be able to access schedules for the upcoming school year Aug. 17, according to a district announcement.

UPDATED: Georgetown ISD to offer in-person classes Aug. 20 for certain special education students

Georgetown ISD students who spend a majority of their school day in special education courses will be able to attend in-person classes beginning Aug. 20, the district’s first day of school, GISD Executive Director of Communications Melinda Brasher confirmed.

Ali Linan contributed to this report.



MOST RECENT

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 in Williamson County

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

Rock Collision Center is now open in Georgetown. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)
Rock Collision Center now open in Georgetown

Rock Collision Center opened May 4.

The city of Georgetown has established a two-day watering schedule for residents to follow. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
City urges residents to follow two-day watering schedule

The city of Georgetown has established a two-day watering schedule for residents to follow.

Georgetown residents can expect to see an increase in their water bills this summer. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown residents will see increase in water bills due to new rates

As the weather gets warmer and water usage increases, Georgetown residents can expect to see an increase in their water bills.

At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, child abuse advocates feared they would see a drop in reported cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
As pandemic restrictions ease, reports of child abuse increase

At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, child abuse advocates feared they would see a drop in reported cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect.

Catch up on May 1 elections results for Georgetown area elections. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
ROUNDUP: May 1 election results in Georgetown

Catch up on May 1 election news from Georgetown.

Preliminary May 1 election results are in. (Courtesy Jarrell ISD)
Unofficial results: Jarrell ISD bond propositions pass

The two bonds will invest in new infrastructure and facilities updates.

Early voting results for the May 1 election are in. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Unofficial results: Georgetown mobility bond passes

Preliminary May 1 election results are in.