Garland ISD home to 13 Dell Scholar semifinalists

(GARLAND ISD/ROWLETT) Thirteen Garland ISD AVID students are vying for a chance to receive $20,000, a laptop, textbook credits and ongoing educational support. The high schoolers were recently named Dell Scholar semifinalists due to their academic rigor, ambition and perseverance. “I am proud to announce that 13 Garland ISD seniors were named Dell Scholar semifinalists,” […]

The Wall That Heals, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, coming to Garland

The Wall That Heals, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, coming to Garland

The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Garland Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1. The exhibit will be on display at Audubon Park, 342 W. Oates Road, and will be open 24 hours, free to the public. The City […]

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

The MLK Youth Community Choir, in partnership with Garland ISD, invites the community to a free concert event following the MLK parade on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Granville Arts Center Main Auditorium, 300 North 5th Street, Garland, TX 75040. Over 200 voices will unite with an all youth band to celebrate Dr. King’s dream. The […]

Garland ISD’s firefighting program receives statewide recognition

Garland ISD’s firefighting program receives statewide recognition

Receiving statewide recognition, Garland ISD’s Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center was recently named a Star Award winner by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. This honor is presented to colleges and universities that help the state reach its goal of ensuring 60 percent of young adults aged 25-34 hold some type of postsecondary credential by […]

Garland ISD launches esports program

Garland ISD launches esports program

Garland ISD is currently the largest school district to have all of its high schools competing for a state champion esports title In an effort to provide more Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) opportunities for students, Garland ISD has added esports clubs at all seven high schools, as well as the Gilbreath-Reed Career and […]

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone, local Dallas-Fort Worth home service company, has introduced a trade school program unlike anything in the DFW Metroplex. During a nine week program, students of ‘Milestone U’ will take classes and participate in ride-alongs with current Milestone HVAC technicians to gain hands-on experience. Once students graduate, they will have obtained their TDLR (Texas Department […]

‘Run to the Wall’ to Support Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 9

‘Run to the Wall’ to Support Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 9

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 7, 2019) The Friends of the Texas Vietnam Memorial, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that supports and promotes the Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Fair Park in Dallas, invites you to the 31st annual “Texas Run to the Wall” on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The 30-minute motorcycle ride will start at noon […]

ESL Classes at First Baptist Church Rockwall Begin Sept. 10

ESL Classes at First Baptist Church Rockwall Begin Sept. 10

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 6, 2019) Registration is open for the First Baptist Church of Rockwall’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program for adults in the Lake Ray Hubbard area. Volunteers are eager to meet the ESL Students at registration on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 -8:30 P.M. at First Baptist Church, 610 S. […]

Seniors 65+ to Enjoy Free Garland ISD Athletic Games, Arts Performances

Seniors 65+ to Enjoy Free Garland ISD Athletic Games, Arts Performances

(GARLAND, TX — August 8, 2019) Garland ISD, which includes the cities of Garland, Rowlett and Sachse, is excited to launch its enhanced senior citizen VIP pass. Locals 65 and older can sign up to get a senior citizen VIP pass. This exclusive card grants free general admission to GISD-hosted athletics and fine arts events. By […]

Registration Underway for Rockwall Noon Rotary Hot Rocks Bike Ride 2019

Registration Underway for Rockwall Noon Rotary Hot Rocks Bike Ride 2019

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 12, 2019) Prepare to put the pedal to the metal! The 33rd Annual Hot Rocks Bike Ride, sponsored by the Rockwall Noon Rotary Club, comes racing back to town Saturday, August 10, 2019. Register online NOW at HotRocksBikeRide.com. This year’s Hot Rocks Bike Ride includes 54, 30, 24 and 12-mile courses, […]

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