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Welcome to Garden Ridge Elementary

Families and Friends of GRES,
 
I want to welcome you and your family to Garden Ridge Elementary, home of the Bobcats!  I have been in education for 15 years and I am in my 6th year at GRES. I am honored to serve as the principal of this amazing school.     
 
At Garden Ridge Elementary, we have skillful and compassionate teachers and staff who focus on creating classroom activities that engage our students in learning.  Our mission is to help every child feel welcome, connected, and a part of the GRES family.  Together, we strive to challenge each student to grow in his or her academic abilities and to be college-ready when they graduate from Comal ISD. 
 
We have a very strong PTA program and throughout the year we have multiple opportunities for family members to volunteer at our school.  We hope to see you around campus.  As partners in your child’s education, we encourage you to communicate with us regularly with any successes/questions/concerns that you may have.
 
 
Let’s make this a great year! 
 
With Bobcat Pride,
Jennifer Schultz
Principal

At A Glance

  • 840 Student Enrollment
  • Cursive Curriculum
  • music Strings Program
  • Created by potrace 1.10, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2011 Chess Program
  • art Art Programs
  • Critical writing across content
CLHS construction student Copeland

CTE Month: Community Partners, Mentors Serve Critical Role

Learning a job firsthand is often the best way to know if it is the right fit. Community partners often provide that firsthand account for students interested in a particular job or career. Local business professionals give presentations, offer paid internships and more through Comal ISD's Career and Technical Education programs. Here's part three in a series of articles about CTE.
Seventh grade Life skills class

Career and Technical Education (CTE), Celebrated in February

Comal ISD teachers and staff members are celebrating CTE month throughout February. This is the first in a series of stories that will explain CTE and how the district is expanding its efforts to prepare students for their futures whether their next step is college, a vocation or trade school or employment. Students today have the opportunity to examine their options through a wide variety of CTE classes.
Chess Champions RBES

Chess Champions Announced from District's First Tournament

The Canyon Lake High School cafeteria was packed with 300 participants anxiously waiting to play chess on a Saturday in January. The pawns, the rooks, the bishops, the queens and, of course, the kings were lined up neatly in rows ready for the action. This was the district's first chess tournament of the year and here are the results.