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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
CHS Student Council S.P.U.D. week

Canyon High Students Raise $22,184 During S.P.U.D. Week

Before "social distancing" became the norm, Canyon High School Student Council members along with various student organizations continued a tradition known as S.P.U.D. week which raises money to help other students in need.
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Vocabulary.com Competition March 27

Get ready for some friendly-but-fierce vocabulary competition against students from around the world! Join your friends for our Vocabulary Jam on Friday, March 27 at 11:00a.m. Click for more information!
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Extended Closure to April 24

The Comal Independent School District is extending its closure to April 24. This will be evaluated every two weeks the necessity for any further closure.
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Meals for Students During Closure

Starting March 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., we will begin offering free meals for current Comal ISD students Monday-Friday throughout the duration of campus closures at the following locations.
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Home Learning Opportunities During Closure

We are launching the Comal Continues: Home Learning Opportunities (HLO) resource webpage. The HLO webpage includes resources and activities organized by grade level to help keep your child’s learning moving forward and help structure their day while we are closed. There are also links to resources such as Vocabulary.com and Khan Academy, and guidance on how students can reflect on their learning activities. Learn More!
PRMS Students showing off Water Week Boards

Sixth Grade Class Funds Water Well for School in Rwanda

Teachers strive to provide their students with real-world lessons on subjects that will impact their lives today and in the future. The sixth grade teaching team at Pieper Ranch Middle School did just that when it collaborated on a project-based learning unit about water. The result is pretty amazing.
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Sixth Grade Student Becomes Published Author

Students have many opportunities to shine on their campuses from sports fields and courts to theaters, band halls and classrooms. For a dozen sixth graders at Pieper Ranch Middle School, a writing assignment landed them "Young Author Award" honors and more.