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.



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Ochna Health Direct Primary Care relocated on April 5 to 1821 Westinghouse Road, Ste. 1190, Georgetown. (Courtesy Ochna Health)
Ochna Health Direct Primary Care relocates within Georgetown

The business offers telemedicine, laboratory services and prescription medication services.

Williamson County will close its mass-vaccination sites. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County commissioners to close mass-vaccination sites

The county judge expects to have everyone who wants to be vaccinated to receive the shot by May 21.

Georgetown ISD parents call for removal of mask mandate. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown ISD keeping mask mandate despite parents speaking out

The district is keeping its policy for safety, but some parents say masks have a negative effect on kids.

Georgetown ISD has completed four more projects of the 16 additional bond projects. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown ISD completes 4 more of 16 additional bond projects

The board approved the 16 additional projects in January.

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.(Community Impact staff)
Nearly half of Williamson County is vaccinated, but positivity rate climbs again

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

GISD plans for in-person summer learning starting in June. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown ISD plans for in-person summer learning

Georgetown ISD is working on plans for in-person summer learning with a low teacher-to-student ratio.

Blue Corn Harvest Leander is located at 11840 Hero Way W., Bldg. A, Leander. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Blue Corn Harvest opens in Leander; park, pizzeria launches social club and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

The Pushing for Justice Caravan for Javier Ambler was held in San Gabriel Park on Aug. 15. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Javier Ambler’s Law awaits Texas Senate approval

The bill passed the House on April 15.

Jack Allen's Kitchen will be at 1345 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. (Rendering courtesy Jack Allen's Kitchen)
7 restaurants coming to Cedar Park, Leander; new murals to go up in Georgetown and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the Central Texas area from the past week.

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations. (Courtesy Amazon)
Amazon begins rollout of statewide vaccination clinics for employees

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations.

See how Georgetown real estate fared in March. (Courtesy Austin Board of Realtors)
See how Georgetown real estate fared in March

The Central Texas real estate market continues to set housing records despite affordability growing pains, according to March Austin Board of Realtors data.