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Garwood Elementary School is a National Blue Ribbon School! In Garwood, we aim to provide an academic setting with high expectations, focusing on individual student needs, designed around modern technology, to produce exemplary, successful citizens in our society.

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ESSER III - Plan Development Meeting

We appreciate your survey input, but please note that parents, board members, students and community members may additionally vocalize their wishes in person.   When:  Thursday, June 17 @ 8 am Where:  Rice CISD Board Room
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Summer Feeding Program

Rice CISD is hosting a Summer Feeding Program. This program will operate June 1st - 30th. Meals will be provided for all children, ages 0-18. Meals can be picked up at Eagle Lake Intermediate School from 11 am - 1 pm on the following dates: June 1, June 2, June 7, June 9, June 14, June 16, June 21, June 23, June 28 and June 30. Multiple days of meals will be given on each pick up day. CHILDREN MUST BE PRESENT TO RECEIVE MEALS.
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Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer

Rice CISD students are eligible to apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT). The application for P-EBT will open June 2, 2021. Go to yourtexasbenefits.com/Learn/PEBT to apply. The application link is case-sensitive. The deadline to apply is Aug. 13, 2021. For more information about eligibility, applying and getting your P-EBT benefits, visit hhs.texas.gov/pebt, or call the P-EBT Call Center at 833-442-1255, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Central time.
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Rice CISD still operating under COVID-19 safety plan

Although Governor Abbott has modified the COVID restrictions in Texas, Rice CISD will continue to operate under our COVID safety plan until further notice. Our primary commitment is to ensure and maintain safety for our students and staff members. We will continue to monitor and evaluate protocols as guidance becomes available from TEA and the CDC.

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Garwood Elementary - A National Blue Ribbon School

Garwood Elementary School Student's showing off their crazy socks for Red Ribbon Week
Garwood Elementary School is a small, rural campus located southwest of Houston, Texas within Rice Consolidated Independent School District in Colorado County. This kindergarten through fifth grade campus provides an academic setting with high expectations, while focusing on the individual student's emotional, physical, cultural, and academic needs. Because the elementary years are critical times of development for students, the staff at Garwood Elementary creates personal relationships with students while collaborating with parents. There is an atmosphere of mutual respect and caring among the staff and students as expectations and challenges are delivered and achieved. By showing students that they are respected and cared for, Garwood Elementary is able to produce exemplary, well mannered, successful citizens for our society.