Lori Ann Garza - Principal

Lori Ann Garza
Lori Ann Garza Ext 1724
I would like to take this opportunity to offer a warm welcome to our new B.L. Gray parents and welcome back those of you who already form part of our family.  On behalf of the faculty, staff, and administration of B.L. Gray Junior High School, I want you to know that our top priority is our students and our aim is to establish and maintain a culture of academic excellence, structure, respect, and collegiality.  We are extremely proud to proclaim that our relentless pursuit of excellence, fueled by our students' dedication, our faculty's and staff's passion and your invaluable support, led to B.L. Gray Junior High being awarded all 7 distinctions in Reading/ELA, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Student Progress, Closing Performance Gaps, and Postsecondary Readiness by the Texas Education Agency.  In addition, we met all 4 perfomance index standards for the 2013 - 2014 & 2014 - 2015 school year. Yeah!!!!
The 2015 - 2016 school year will undoubtedly prove to be another banner year for us.  Excellence does not happen by accident and we must continue to work together arduously to maintain the standard we have worked so hard to establish.  We strongly believe that structure plays an important part in the success of a campus, and the implementation of firm and equitable discipline helps to foster an environment where all students feel secure and able to learn.  It is for this reason that we will call on your help and support in ensuring that your child follows the expectations addressed in the Sharyland ISD Parent/Student handbook, particularly in the areas on absences/attendance, student code of conduct and dress code. 
I feel extremely humbled and honored to serve as your principal for this coming school year and I am looking forward to the opportunity of working with you in the education of your child.  Thank you in advance for all your support! Go Rattlers!!