Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world   - Nelson Mandela
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Panther News

Seniors-ACT waivers are in. The next ACT Exam is October 24, deadline to register is September 18, 2015. Remember: Someday is not a day of the week. Do Not procrastinate.
Teachers and students we have scheduled a blood drive for Wednesday, August 26 in the maroon and gold theater. Please contact Mr. Martinez if you have any questions.

In the Spotlight

Parents Corner

Congratulations to two lucky parents that attended Augusts' "Coffee with the Principal" meeting.  These two parents were winners of gift cards for attending on August 20, 2015.  Marisela Quezada standing with Mr. Girón 8:00AM meeting and

Mario Avila standing with Mr. Girón. 6:00PM meeting. PARENT INVOLVEMENT-COFFEE WITH THE PRINCIPAL meetings will be held on the following times and dates?

8:00AM and 6:00PM

September 22, 2015             February 23, 2016  (due to ICAT on the 18 of February)

October 15, 2015                 March 17, 2016

November 19, 2015             April 21, 2016

No meeting in December     May 17, 2016

January 21, 2016 

These meetings are held once a month and great gift cards are drawn each time. All parents are invited.  Please check with the school to confirm the dates before each meeting 575-882-6300.  


Parent Portal                           Parent Portal
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To access the Parent Portal for student grades, parents must have an email address and bring a form of identification to Velia Alarcon in the Attendance Office. 


Hector S. Giron

Assistant Principals
William D. Dickson 
David Martinez
Rebecca Rodriguez

Mission Statement:

The Gadsden Team of students, teachers, staff, administrators, parents, and community members will promote high expectations through a diverse and structured curriculum to prepare our students for post-secondary college and/or career readiness choices.

Vision Statement:

The Gadsden Team will provide a nurturing environment that promotes student engagement in education, development of self-respect, which prepares and inspires students to become productive citizens.

Upcoming Events

Monday, August 31
Grading Period
Grades due for Progress Reports
Monday, September 7
Labor Day - No School
Monday, September 21
Homecoming: Mexican Dress Up
Dress in traditional Mexican attire
Tuesday, September 22
Homecoming: Tiki Tuesday
Dress in tropical or Hawaiian attire
Wednesday, September 23
Homecoming: Wild Forest Wednesday
Dress in animal print

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Scholarship Central

UPDATED:  Available Scholarships!!!  Click Here!

Look For Scholarships Here!
Scholarship Search Engines

Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) (3.3 GPA) NOW OPEN – Deadline January 15, 2015 @ 11:59 P.M. e.s.t. / apply on line to student application and recommenders should be submitted by December 31, 2014 – BASED on financial need
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (3.0 GPA) OPENS September, 2014/Deadline:  December 15, 2014 – (under  scholarships go to scholarship programs and click on graduating high school seniors – then scroll down to the list of  Available College Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors