Garland ISD to close schools and offices Thursday, February 24 due to forecasted inclement weather

Garland ISD to close schools and offices Thursday, February 24 due to forecasted inclement weather

GARLAND, TX – February 23, 2022 — Garland ISD will close its schools and offices on Thursday, Feb. 24 due to inclement weather, and will cancel all after-school activities for Wednesday, Feb. 23 and Thursday, Feb. 24. The district released the following message to parents: Dear Garland ISD Families: The safety of our students and […]

Garland ISD staff surprised with more than $240,000 in grants, scholarships

Garland ISD staff surprised with more than $240,000 in grants, scholarships

GARLAND ISD, TX (Jan. 24, 2022) The Garland ISD Education Foundation is starting the new year by surprising staff with cash. The Foundation delivered a record $240,000+ in grants and scholarships Jan. 18-21, helping educators make their dreams come true. GEF grant delivery teams surprised teachers, support staff, and administrators with community-funded grants, traditional GEF […]

Garland ISD launches weekly virtual job fairs

Garland ISD launches weekly virtual job fairs

GARLAND, TX – August 31, 2021 — In an effort to recruit candidates from across North Texas, the state and the country, Garland ISD’s Human Resources team is making history by launching their first-ever weekly virtual job fairs starting Tuesday, Aug. 31. Aspiring teachers can join virtually from 4-7 p.m. every Tuesday to speak directly […]

Garland ISD to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine clinics at high schools Aug. 23 – Sept. 2

Garland ISD to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine clinics at high schools Aug. 23 – Sept. 2

GARLAND ISD, TX (August 21, 2021) As COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the community, Garland ISD is committed to mitigating the spread of this virus. GISD is excited to announce they have partnered with the Garland Health Department to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine clinics at our high schools Aug. 23 – Sept. 2. The […]

Garland ISD announces 2020-21 Campus Teachers of the Year

Garland ISD announces 2020-21 Campus Teachers of the Year

GARLAND, TX – April 13, 2021 — As the backbone of Garland ISD, teachers are the front-runners who encourage student success and academic excellence. They selflessly dedicate countless hours and spare time to students and families, and their hard work and devotion does not go unnoticed. Every year, each school selects one outstanding educator to […]

South Garland High School alumnae twin sisters graduate top of their class twice

South Garland High School alumnae twin sisters graduate top of their class twice

GARLAND, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 — The Kelly Clarkson Show featured South Garland High School grads Tonya and Toya Harris for being two-time Vals and Sals. Watch the clip here>> https://www.kellyclarksonshow.com/video/twin-sisters-graduate-top-of-their-class-for-2nd-time/4290785 Not only did the twins graduate as the SGHS valedictorian and salutatorian, they will also receive the same honors in their doctoral program. […]

Garland ISD staff set record number of Salvation Army Angel adoptions

Garland ISD staff set record number of Salvation Army Angel adoptions

GARLAND, TX – December 8, 2020 — Every year, the Garland ISD Research, Assessment & Accountability (RAAD) team organizes a Salvation Army Angel adoption drive. The district’s charitable staff typically adopt 100-plus Angels, but in classic Garland ISD style, the team surpassed expectations during a pandemic. Last year, staff adopted approximately 150 Angels during a non-COVID season. This […]

Promise fulfilled: Garland ISD principals surprised with pies by a pink unicorn

Promise fulfilled: Garland ISD principals surprised with pies by a pink unicorn

GARLAND ISD, TX – Nov. 20, 2020 – Last month, Assistant Superintendent of Security & Operations Dr. Shelley Garrett challenged principals to increase their school’s free and reduced-price meal application submissions, as well as economic survey completions, to ensure as many eligible families as possible receive food benefits. As it turns out, the USDA allowed […]

Garland ISD free and reduced-price meal benefits for 2020-21

Garland ISD free and reduced-price meal benefits for 2020-21

GARLAND, TX – July 30, 2020 — In an effort to meet the needs of district students, Garland ISD has announced an update to free and reduced-price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for 2020-21. Twenty-four schools qualifying for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) will provide breakfast and lunch […]

Garland ISD announces a phased return to school starting Aug. 10

Garland ISD announces a phased return to school starting Aug. 10

(GARLAND, TX — July 10, 2020) From Garland ISD: Garland ISD may have more than 55,000 students and 7,500 staff, but we are one big family. We can’t wait to be reunited for the first day of school on Aug. 10. GISD is the place to be for the best education in our nation – […]

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