Great Oaks Elementary opened in
the fall of 1997.
When this school opened,
Matt Matthys (Currently the Assistant Superintendent of Instructional
Support) was our Principal.
Our school is dedicated to
Eugene Beck because our school was built on his ranch land. Mr. Beck was on
the RRISD Board of Trustees for several years.
The GOE staff was housed at
Brushy Creek for the first 3 ½ months. We moved into GOE in mid-November.
The teacher’s lounge was in a half of a portable building. It was a tight
fit but we became very close.
We could all fit in the
cafeteria because we had around 400 students. We currently have about
Of the original teachers at GOE these teachers are
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Beginning of the Year Welcome Letter
Our Mission and
Oaks Agreements and LifeSkills