School News

  • Gator Singers Earn High Notes

    (Sept. 29) -- Sept. 29 --For the first time ever, three Gateway HS choir students competed in the Region 26/8 All Region Choir audition/competition staged at Belton High School. They included (L-R) Ashley Pruiett (Jr.), Carmen Rose (Fr.) and Aidan Hartline (Soph). Click on the headline for more.....

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  • Vikings Sail Past Gators in The Swamp

    (Oct. 9) -- The varsity Lady Gators fought hard, but couldn't quite overcome the firepower of the Lago Vista Vikings in a heartbreaking loss to their district rivals, 3-1. "Tough loss last night, but not unhappy with how we fought until the end in all 3 matches," said Coach Rory Tyson. Next up is a road game at Jarrell this Friday.

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  • Varsity Boy's XC Team Qualifies for Area Meet

    (Oct. 8) -- Congrats to the Gateway Cross Country Teams which competed in this year's district meet. The varsity boy's team finished in third place which qualifies them to compete in the Area Meet in two weeks in Corpus Christi. The girl's team, as a group did not qualify for the Area Meet, but Madison Biddle did qualify as a result of her fast time.

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  • Lady Gators 'Floor" Florence, 3-0

    (Sept. 19) -- The Lady Gators handily defeated the Florence Buffaloes for their second straight district win. Now 2-3 in district, the Gators will try to even their record as they travel to Manor New Tech this Friday.

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  • Varsity Nets First District Win; Cruises Past Jarrell, 3-0

    (Sept. 19) -- The Lady Gators got their 'game' back with an inspired shutout versus the Jarrell Cougars Tuesday night. They host Meridian School in a non-district game this Friday before returning to district action versus Florence in The Swamp on Sept. 25.

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  • Swimmers Make a Splash in First Meet

    (Sept. 14) -- The Gateway Swim team competed in its first meet of the season at Round Rock High School on Thursday (9/13). The girls team finished just behind 6A powerhouse RR, but beat out district rivals Georgetown, Eastview, Pflugerville and Weiss High Schools to take 2nd place. The boy's team competed well and battled it out for a 5th place finish.

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  • The Gateway Legacy Awaits Your Help

    From a few small portable buildings on the frontage of Westinghouse to a 40-acre master planned campus, Gateway has grown into a truly special school community. The Gateway Legacy Capital Campaign is a multi-year fundraising initiative to complete the Master Campus Plan. This campaign raises money to pay for permanent buildings and infrastructure.

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  • Following 0-3 District Start Gators Will Try to Right the Ship

    (Sept. 15) -- The varsity Gators, after another disappointing district loss at Lago Vista, hope to rebound this week in a key match-up with Jarrell.

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  • Eagles Hand Gators District Opening Loss

    (Sept. 7) -- District Title Contender Johnson City swooped in to The Swamp and defeated the Gators 3-0 Friday night. The defeat breaks the varsity's six-game win streak and its first home loss this season.

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  • Gators Clobber the Cardinals; Get Ready for League Play

    (Sept. 4) --The Lady Gators clipped the wings of the visiting Concordia Cardinals for their 6th straight home win.

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  • Lady Gators Tame the Tigers, 3-0

    (Aug. 22) -- The Lady Gators landed a 1-2-3 punch over the visiting Rockdale Tigers Tuesday in the Auxiliary Gym. It was their 4th straight home win.

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  • Lady Gators Muzzle the Dawgs, 3-0

    (Aug. 15) -- The Lady Gators dispatched the 4-A Burnet Lady Bulldogs in 3 straight games Tuesday.

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  • Lady Gators Corral the Mustangs, 3-1

    (Aug. 9) -- The Lady Gators dominated the 5-A Manor Mustangs to go to 2-0 in the young volleyball season.

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  • Head Coach Rory Tyson Previews New Volleyball Season

    (Aug. 5) -- On the cusp of her second volleyball season, Coach Tyson offers her sights on the upcoming season.

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  • Cheer Team Earns Accolades at Camp

    (July 30) -- Cheer Camp 2018 was wonderful this year! All girls gave their best and were class acts during the overnight A&M camp in College Station from July 24-27.

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  • Mr. Boorman wears a Texas Tech tie to promote college prep.

    Wednesdays are Promote College Day

    Head of School Ben Boorman has a closet full of college ties and he's not afraid to share them.  Each Wednesday, he wears a different tie promoting a different college in order to make everyone aware of our mission to advance all students to the higher education level.  Can you guess which college he is promoting in this photo (hint...has something to do with West Texas).   He invites all employees to wear their college colors on this day as well.  

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Announcements

  • "Enchanted Forest" Themed Fall Book Fair

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    The annual Fall Book Fair is scheduled Oct. 22-26.  Following are the times:

    Mon. - Wed.; 8 am to 4:30 pm

    Thurs.;   8 am to 7 pm (late night)

    Fri.;  8 am to 12 Noon

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    PTO's Auction Fundraiser Returns!

    Please help your Gateway PTO with their Biggest Fundraiser of the year thru the 7th Annual Online Auction! These proceeds directly fulfill the Faculty's Wish Lists consisting of needed &/or wanted items from the simplest, to special enhancements, to benefit your students classroom experiences. The event is well underway, still accepting & uploading new items until Friday morning, with the event ENDING Monday, Oct. 15th 10pm. Feel free to share with Friends & Family to participate as well! Overbid Buy Now's & Proxy bidding encouraged! Payments & Pickups will be Wed. Oct. 17th 7:15am-6:15pm in the Student Union Lobby
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    Breakfast & Where Students Go on Bad Weather Days

    The cafeteria opens at 7:00am for any student wishing to eat breakfast. At 7:45am secondary students are given the option to eat breakfast in the cafeteria or head down to the fields. We have had success with this plan so far in the school year. However, as the seasons change, inclement weather is imminent. We are prepared to address the safety of our students.

    Whenever there is precipitation, or it is below 50 degrees outside, students will be able to enter the learning centers (portables and HS Learning Center) before school. The cafeteria will be the primary shelter from 7am - 7:45am. At 7:45am students will be allowed to enter the learning centers instead of having to wait on the field.

    Also, be aware that pick-up will be a little slower if it is raining. Please be patient and drive safely at the speed limit of 10 mph. We will have staff members help get students to their cars in the safest manner possible.

     

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  • Gateway Earns "A" Grade From TEA

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    The Orenda Charter School District, which operates Gateway College Prep, is among the very few Central Texas school districts that received an “A” rating in overall performance by the Texas Education Agency’s new “A-F” grading system that was published August 15th.

    Gateway College Prep enjoyed a “met standard” rating while earning 6 out of 7 distinctions. The one distinction missed was by one indicator, attendance. The school earned an overall score of 95.

    School districts earned an “A” grade by “serving most students well, encouraging high academic achievement and/or appropriate academic growth for almost all students,” according to the TEA website.

    District scores are based on three main indicators: “student achievement,” which is primarily based on standardized test performance and includes other measures like graduation rates for high schools; “school progress,” which compares test performance year-to-year and between comparable school districts; and “closing the gaps,” which includes performances in special groups of students based on socioeconomic status and other factors.

    The only other surrounding independent school district earning an “A” rating was Round Rock ISD. Georgetown, Pflugerville and Leander ISDs all earned a “B” rating.

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