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GCISD board selected as finalist for Outstanding School Board

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(Miranda Wilcox/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees has been named as one of five school boards across Texas as a finalist for Outstanding School Board in the 2018 Texas Association of School Administrators School Board Awards.

The program recognizes outstanding Texas school boards for commitment and service that have made a positive impact on Texas public schools, according to a news release. The GCISD board was named an Honor School Board along with four other boards: Brenham, Community, Lamar and Medina Valley ISDs. These boards will be interviewed at the TASA convention in Austin, and the winner of the Outstanding School Board will be named during the convention on Sept. 29.

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GCISD trustees hear report on mandatory drug testing at meeting July 23

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(Photo: Miranda Wilcox/Community Impact Newspaper)

At the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees meeting July 23, Deputy Superintendent Brad Schnautz provided a report of the district’s drug-testing program to the board of trustees. The program is mandatory for GCISD students in competitive extracurricular activities.

In the 2017-18 school year, nine tests returned positive for marijuana substances, one test returned positive for cocaine and one student refused to test, which automatically qualified as a failed drug test. This brought the total positive illegal substance count for the school year to 11, which is the same amount of total positives as the previous school year.

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