The mission of Oppe Elementary School, Magnet Campus of Coastal Studies is to develop the potential of a diverse group of students and inspire enthusiasm for learning while facilitating the growth of the whole child.
Our vision is to educate students, one child at a time to become accepting, valuable members of an ever changing society.
- Oppe Dress Code updated 2023-2024
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Magnet Schools of America nationally certified Demonstration campus
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The Grand 1894 Opera House proudly unveils the cosmic winners of the Maureen "Reenie" DiMare Banner Contest, conducted in conjunction with the 28th Annual Grand Kids Festival. This year's submissions soared beyond earthly imagination, truly embodying the celestial wonders of the universe.
The state swimming and diving competitions were held in Austin, Saturday, February 24th . Ball High was represented in each competition. Tor Senior Kai Jankowiak advanced in swimming while Sophomore Sianna Acosta competed in diving, a great accomplishment for a tenth grader.
Of the 27 Ball High choir students who participated in UIL Solo and Ensemble contest, 19 received Superior ratings and will advance to State.
When combined with 15 students advancing from the Band, this will be the largest number of Ball High Musicians headed to State UIL Solo and Ensemble in decades.
GISD hosted its 3rd District Science Fair at Austin Campus Thursday, January 18.
For the first time, Elementary students participated and presented outstanding projects that embodied the theme: “Finding Solutions for Local and Global Issues.”
A partnership between Galveston ISD and Iconoclasts Artists, out of Houston, has had an amazing impact on GISD students’ lives as well as their test scores. Students at AIM College and Career Prep Academy meet weekly with Bill Moran from Iconoclast to explore themselves and their thoughts through poetry.
Galveston ISD’s bilingual department, in partnership with Galveston College and educational consultant and motivational speaker Dr. José Luis Zelaya, hosted the first Superlingual Max Finale recently.
GISD’s Athletics Department hosted a breakfast for the district's hardworking coaches in recognition of Texas High School Coaches Day.
Ball High School Tor volleyball seniors Kate Lindamood and Chloe Stein were named to the AVCA Best and Brightest 1st Team for having a 4.3 weighted GPA or higher. They were 2 of only 700 athletes nationwide to receive this honor.
Thanks to Ball High School’s veteran speech teacher, Michael Merritte, Galveston ISD and Ball High were recently on display for the entire state at the 2023 Texas Speech Communication Association Convention.
Alexander Alfaro just met all the requirements to graduate from Galveston ISD’s AIM College and Career Preparatory School, and he’s going to walk the stage and receive his high school diploma during January’s commencement ceremony. He’ll be the first in his family to do so.
Ronald Puccetti, Central Middle School 8th grade CTE teacher, and Laurent Langevine, Ball High School CTE and aerospace instructor, are two of only 38 teachers across the U.S. to earn the 2023-24 Outstanding PLTW Teacher Award.
GISD’S Tor football players will pay tribute to the district’s historic Central High School when they don blue and white jerseys during their competition against Waltrip High School beginning at 7 p.m. tonight at Courville Stadium.
Support GEF at a Participating Restaurant Oct. 4!
Congratulations to L.A. Morgan Elementary Magnet School of Health, Medical Science & Engineering, Nationally Certified Magnet School, and Oppe Elementary Magnet Campus of Coastal Studies, Nationally Certified-Demonstration School.
Galveston community members are invited to receive a behind-the-scenes look at the newly renovated Kermit Courville Stadium during an open house event hosted by Galveston ISD beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27.
Galveston ISD Athletic Director Jerald Temple is proud to announce that the district will host the first home football game at the newly-renovated Courville Stadium against the Houston Sterling Raiders at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15.
GISD has become a member of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership.
Brian Freedman, BAHEP president, welcomed GISD saying, “Education, in its many forms, is fundamental to the advancement of our community. We strongly support GISD’s CTE initiatives and welcome them to BAHEP.”
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market’, with the support of a 2023 USDA Farm to school grant award, will further integrate YGP operations into the school day, expand “Eat Fresh” days to approximately 1,000 students at Morgan and Weis campuses, create curriculum with a focus on food sovereignty, and debut a community & district-wide art project.
A message to Ball High School families regarding current parking plans for the start of the 2023-2024 school year.
Amazing news for all GISD students and families from our child nutrition program: All meals (breakfast and lunch) will be free to every student throughout the entire 2023-2024 school year!
Kris Hennon, special education teacher at Galveston ISD's Crenshaw Environmental Science Magnet, was one of only six finalists in the region nominated for Region 4’s District Elementary Teacher of the Year award.
Galveston ISD is welcoming a group of teachers from Spain. As part of the Texas Spain Visiting International Teachers program, these instructors are making a commitment of at least three years teaching as part of GISD’s Dual Language Program.
GISD's Family Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) Department and St. Vincent's House are excited to announce the Back to School Blast, a community event that will occur from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at the Wright Cuney Recreation Center in Galveston.
Two GISD educators, Stephanie Mendoza and Larrian Menifee, have been selected for The Galveston County Daily News’ 40 Under 40.
Super Bowl champion Mike Evans is a proud Ball High School graduate who gives back to GISD students in many ways through the Mike Evans Family Foundation, including during his annual youth football camp.