Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month: Excellence in Education Award 2021

Our World Languages & Cultures Department gladly announces our second year granting the “Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in Education Award”. This contest is open to any full-time Hispanic Educator who works in an elementary, middle, or high school at GPISD, that have made an extraordinary positive contribution to their school communities. Nominations may be submitted by a any GPISD staff, parents/guardians, or students.

All nomination entries must be received no later than 6:00 PM CT on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021. To submit your nomination, you must complete the following Form:

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION HERE

Awards: Three winners will be selected: one Elementary Teacher (grades K-5), one Middle School Teacher (grades 6-8), and one High School Teacher (grades 9-12). Winners will be notified on Friday, October 1st, 2021. Once the winners are announced, the decision is final.

View and download the flyer here.

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021: Student's Essay Contest

Grades-Categories: 4th-5th / 6th – 8th / 9th-12th

The National Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest is open to all students attending any GPISD school in grades 4th to 12th. Three winners will be selected: one elementary school student (grades 4th-5th), one middle school student (grades 6th-8th), and one high school student (grades 9th -12th).

Entry Dates: Entries can be mailed or submitted electronically. All entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

Online Submission via Google Form.

Entries submitted electronically will receive email confirmation. All entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

Checklist:

  • Complete all the questions in the Google Form and type in your essay
  • Upload a picture of your filled “Entry Form”
  • Upload a picture of your filed “Parent/Legal Guardian Waiver Form & Release Statement”

View and download the flyer here.