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BOYS AND GIRLS ATHLETICS Students and Parents,

If your son or daughter will be trying out for sports and/or enrolled in the Athletic Period for the 2021-2022 school year, please review and complete the following requirements.

REQUIRED: All incoming 7th graders and any 8th grader entering Athletics for the first time will need a physical, medical history form and the completion of Rank One forms.

All incoming 8th graders who are currently in the Athletic period will also need to complete the Rank One Forms and Medical History Form.

If your son or daughter has been diagnosed with Asthma, the Asthma form will need to be completed by a physician as well. Please print the attachments and complete the necessary paperwork. The sooner we get the paperwork, the sooner we can clear your child for the program.

Rank One online forms and Medical History Form (RANK ONE LINK) HGMS Market Day - August 11th.  You may purchase Athletic Uniforms at this time.

REQUIRED: Our Athletic department will use a communication tool called Sports You. We will be posting relevant information regarding our program, including information regarding all tryouts and upcoming events. We encourage both parents and athletes to join the group. Those familiar with the site can register using the following team codes. Attached is more information about the site and how to join our Team for our new users. Further groups will be created that will be sport-specific. More information on that will be posted on the general site for the corresponding Boys and Girls groups.

Gladiator Girls Athletics Code: TBA

Gladiator Boys Athletics Code: RZ8B3JFQ

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Coach Barrientes Boys Head Coach - Robert.Barrientes[at]nisd.net

Coach Gonzalez Girls Head Coach - Kari.Gonzalez[at]nisd.net 

 

 

Basketball Tryout Information
7th GRADE 2021 8th GRADE 2021

All athletes, to be eligible to try out must have a physical on the Northside I.S.D. form, all rank one paperwork and insurance completed and on file by Friday October 22nd @ 4:00pm no exceptions! Athletes who played football here at Garcia will already have all the necessary paperwork on file.

Tryouts will be November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. There will be two groups everyday at tryouts. Group 1 will be last name A-M and will need to report no later than 6:15am. Group 2 will be last name N-Z and will need to report no later than 7:15am. Each group will have the same amount of time to try out each day with the same evaluations. Athletes trying out in group 2 (last name N-Z) will need to eat breakfast at home prior to tryouts or bring their own breakfast from home to eat after tryouts. Group 1 will be able to eat breakfast in the cafeteria if they choose to do so after tryouts. Athletes will need to be dropped off in the bus loop each morning . Tryouts are closed to everyone except our athletes and our coaches. We will hand out letters after school on November 4th informing athletes of their tryout results. For Tryouts all athletes will wear their P.E. black shorts and their gray PE or Athletic shirt with their name on it, tennis shoes, and if socks are visible they must be black or white. Please bring your own water bottle. No jewelry, no wristbands and no headbands will be allowed. Any athlete that needs constant reminders to follow the rules and uniform policy will be asked to leave the tryouts. Some of the skills the athletes will be evaluated on are: Right/Left Dribbling, Pivoting, defensive footwork, Right/Left Lay-ups, Rebounding, Jump shooting, 3 on 2 and 2 on 1transition, 5 on 5 scrimmaging (moving with and without the ball, finishing with the ball, defense on the ball, defense away from the ball etc.). We would like to thank you in advance for trying out and wish you the best of luck. Any questions please contact the 7th grade coaching staff.

Coach Gonzalez @ 397-8465 or ismael.gonzalez[at]nisd.net

Coach Barrientes @ 397-8455 or robert.barrientes[at]nisd.net

All athletes, to be eligible to try out must have a physical on the Northside I.S.D. form, some form of insurance and all other paperwork completed and on file by Friday 4:00pm October 22nd no exceptions! Anyone who played football here at Garcia will already have all the necessary paperwork on file. Athletes will need to inform Coach Kraft, Coach Gonzales, Coach Barrientes, or Coach Villarreal of their intent to try out or they will not be able to.

Tryouts will be broken down into two separate groups due to football season ending at different times for certain groups

POD A

Offseason/B Team Football/PE athletes that want to tryout :

POD B

A Team Football:

November 2nd and 3rd starting during 8th period and lasting till 5:15. Nov.4th afternoon(starting during 8th period till 5:15) and Nov. 5 am (7am till 830)

Afternoon Tryouts: 8th grade tryouts will start during 8th period and carry over till after school from 3:15 until 5:15 p.m. Morning Tryouts: 8th grade will report at the earliest 6:45. Tryouts will start at 7am and go until 8:30 in order to give time to get ready for 1st period. Tryouts are closed to everyone except our athletes and our coaches. Cuts will be made on November 4th. For Tryouts all athletes will wear their P.E. black shorts and their gray PE or Athletic shirt with their name on it, tennis shoes, and if socks are visible they must be black or white, a mask, and a good size water bottle. No jewelry, no wristbands and no headbands will be allowed. Any athlete that needs constant reminders to follow the rules will be asked to leave the tryouts. No loud colored basketball shoes will be allowed during the season at practice or for the games.  (example all colors such as pink, yellow, orange, green, etc. or fluorescent type colors) please try and stay within our school colors (any combination of black, white, silver or gray) when buying your basketball shoes for those of you that make the team. Any color is fine for tryouts. Some of the skills the athletes will be evaluated on are: Right/Left Dribbling, Pivoting, defensive footwork, Right/Left Lay-ups, Rebounding, Jump shooting, 3 on 2 and 2 on 1 transition, 5 on 5 scrimmaging (moving with and without the ball, finishing with the ball, defense on the ball, defense away from the ball etc.).

We would like to thank you in advance for trying out and wish you the best of luck. Any questions please contact the coaching staff, 8th grade Coach Kraft @ 397-8400 and 7th grade Coach Villarreal @ 397-8457

 

Girls Basketball Tryouts will begin November 3rd - 5th.  (Wednesday-Friday)

7th Grade - before school beginning at 6:30am 

8th Grade - after school until 5:15pm

 

In order to tryout for basketball you must complete the following required paperwork and turn in to Coach Kari Gonzalez or Coach Hutchinson. 

1) Physical - Dr. signature required

2) Asthma Form - if applicable

3) Medical History Form

4) Rank One Online Forms 

 

Click this link to print and complete forms.

*Failure to complete these before tryouts will result in no skill grade for tryout days missed.

 

Things to bring with you:

1) Required UIL Paperwork

2) Water Bottle - Labeled

3) Mask is strongly recommended

4) Court shoes 

5) Wear your Garcia PE uniform

HGMS Lady Gladiators 2021 Basketball Schedule

Sponsor
Coach Robert Barrientes

2021 Gladiator Football Sign-up

Please complete ALL the information below if you wish to participate in football for the 2021-2022 school year:

2021 Gladiator Football Sign-up Form

For questions please email me at Robert.barrientes@nisd.net

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Tennis Tryouts Signup

Tryout Weeks: January 3rd -7th or January 10th -14th

Online Tennis Tryout Registration Form

Email Coach Villarreal at thomas.villarreal@nisd.net if you have any questions

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Sponsor
kari.gonzalez@nisd.net

Please complete the Gladiator Girls Track and Field Sign Up form if you are planning to participate in our Girls Track and Field program. There are no cuts for track.  However, the top 3-4 will qualify to compete in the meet in each event. Sign up will end on February 11th

Girls Track and Field practice will begin Monday, February 14th   

Distance Running - before school; start time TBA 

Field/Specialties/Running - after school until 5:00pm  

In order to participate in the Track program you must complete the following required paperwork and turn in to Coach Kari Gonzalez. 

1) Physical - Dr. signature required

2) Asthma Form - (if applicable) Dr. signature required

3) Medical History Form

4) Rank One Online Forms (5 Forms need to be acknowledged)

Visit the RANK ONE / FORMS AND INSURANCE webpage to print and complete forms.

*Failure to complete these before practices start will result in missed practice opportunities or qualifications for an event.

 

Things to bring with you:

1) Required UIL Paperwork

2) Medical items (if applicable)

3) Water Bottle - Labeled

4) Mask is strongly recommended

5) Running shoes (speak to your event coach in regards to spikes and if they are needed) 

6) Wear your Garcia PE uniform - have on hand a pair of black or gray sweat top and bottoms for cold weather days.

 

More information coming soon.  

Name Sponsor Location Day and Times Participation Requirements Update
Anime Club Ms. Yglesias C130 Wednesdays 4:10-4:40 All grades 9/8/21
Art Club Mrs. Fitzgerald Mrs. Stone B110 TBA 7th & 8th grades. Students should be able to attend all meetings. 9/8/21
Chess Club   A129 Library TBA All grades 9/8/21
Coding Club Mr. Slater C132 TBA All grades - Students must bring their own device to work from 10/13/20
Debate Club TBA TBA TBA All grades 9/8/21
Dungeons & Dragons   A129 Library Wednesdays 3:45-4:15 All grades 9/23/19
FCS Leadership Club Mrs. Osteen B113 Tuesdays 3:50 - 4:45p 7th and 8th grades. Must be in FCS 9/23/19
Green Gladiators Recycling Club Mrs. Erwin C122 AND in drop off area **CLUB NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE** 6th, 7th, 8th graders with quality behavior 10/13/20
Grow Your Minds Garden Club Ms. Garcia Meet in the Garden TBA All grades 9/8/21
Kindness Club

Ms. Minnis 

Ms. Stanley

Ms. Flores

A129 Library

The following Wednesdays at 8:00am:

10/28, 11/11, 12/9, 1/13, 2/3, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19, & 6/2

All grades 9/8/21
Math Club

 

  Tuesday from 3:50 to 4:20 pm and Thursday from 8:00 to 8:30 am All grades. Come to practice in order to participate in competition 9/23/19
National Junior Honor Society

Mrs. Washburn Mrs. J. Garza

A129 Library Participants will receive meeting dates and links via the Club Google Classroom 7th & 8th Graders To be accepted: 1) Core GPA of 90, 2) 12 hours of community service, 3) Application, 4) Being accepted by Faculty Council Once a member: 1) GPA of 90, 2) 25 hours of community service each year, 3) Individual Service Project, 4) 80% meeting attendance 9/8/21

Robo Gladiators

Mrs. Schantz Mr. Villarreal TBA Contact Ms. Schantz C218 or Mr. Villarreal C215 for Zoom link and meeting time. Work well with group members, participate in project and robot design 9/8/21
Science Bowl Mrs. Beck C209 Thursdays 4-5pm Competitive and strong desire to learn above grade level science and math 9/8/21
Spelling Bee Mr. Guiterrez -- --    
Student Council Ms. Martinez C239 Thursday once a month at 8am. Twice a month when school events occur All grades. Must follow Garcia Gladiator expectations at all times with an average above an 70 9/8/21
Writing Club Ms. Yglesias C130 Fridays 4:05-4:30 7th & 8th grades 10/5/20

Elective Grade Level Teacher
Art All Grades Tilley Stone, Linzie Fitzgerald, Richard Brooks
Band All Grades Guerrina Esparza, Chris Cintron
Choir All Grades Kathy Settles-Horejsi
Career & Technical Education - Family Consumer Sciences All Grades Jody Osteen
Career & Technical Education - Industrial Technology 7th & 8th Grades Chris Lambert
Dance All Grades

Kaleigh Melton, Cassidy Stone

Orchestra All Grades Joshua Cox, Danica Murphy
Spanish 7th & 8th Grades Brian Woodard, Patricia Martinez, Susie Villarreal
Theater All Grades Amy McFarlane
Yearbook   Richard Brooks
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