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Welcome to Oppe

OUR MISSION

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

Our vision is to educate students, one child at a time to become accepting, valuable members of an ever changing society.

School Hours

8:15 am- 3:55 pm
Front doors open at 8:00 am.

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    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    District News

    State Swim and Dive

    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.

    Chor Solo and Ens

    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.

    2024 GISD Science Fair

    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.” 

    They Say Book Cover

    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. 

    Kate And Chloe

    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.

    Michael Merritte

    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.

    Bay Area Houston

    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.”

    GOFM

    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.

    Ball High School Parking Plan

    A message to Ball High School families regarding current parking plans for the start of the 2023-2024 school year.

    GISD Teachers From Spain

    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.

    Families Invited to Back to School Event Aug. 4

    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.

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