Garland ISD offers two options for students returning to school in August

Garland ISD offers two options for students returning to school in August

(GARLAND ISD – TX – June 17, 2020) Garland ISD families will select from two options for their children when returning to school in August. Option 1: Full-time in-person on campuses, with heightened hygiene and disinfection protocols Option 2:  Full-time virtual eLearning with district-provided technology and internet hotspots, as needed “GISD has been advocating with […]

Garland ISD celebrates Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week May 4-8

Garland ISD celebrates Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week May 4-8

(GARLAND, TX — May 5, 2020) Join Garland ISD in celebrating our dedicated educators and parents during Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week. Show some extra love during National Teacher Day (May 5) and on GISD Parent Day (May 7). Share your shout-outs and words of appreciation in person or on social media using the hashtag […]

Garland ISD launches initiatives offering virtual support for families and students

Garland ISD launches initiatives offering virtual support for families and students

(GARLAND, TX — April 24, 2020) Garland ISD recently launched two initiatives to help provide support digitally for families and students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Garland ISD launches Family Support Call Center Garland ISD strives to offer families a variety of ways to stay connected. The district launched its newest communication service Wednesday, April 22 […]

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,” […]

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 […]

Garland ISD Trustee Named Texas’ School Board Member of the Year

(GARLAND, TX – Feb. 21, 2019) As Garland ISD’s most tenured Board of Trustees member, Linda Griffin has served the district since 1998. Year after year, she selflessly dedicates her time—without compensation—to ensure the safety, equity, financial stability and educational excellence of all students. But Griffin’s reach extends well beyond the tri-cities of Garland, Rowlett and […]

Garland ISD announces changes to free, reduced-price meals

(GARLAND ISD, TX – August 16, 2018) Garland ISD has announced a change to its free and reduced-price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for 2018-19. Twenty-four campuses across the district now qualify for the Community Eligibility Provision, which provides breakfast and lunch to every student at no charge, eliminating the collection of […]

Garland ISD 2018 Health Fair and Back-to-School Rally Aug 11

(GARLAND ISD, TX – August 1, 2018) Garland ISD is partnering with the NAACP Garland Unit to get students ready for 2018-19. This year’s Health Fair and Back-to-School Rally will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Curtis Culwell Center. The annual one-stop shop equips families with information and resources, including school […]

Garland ISD announces new ACE program

(GARLAND ISD, TX – April 11, 2018) With a mission to provide an exceptional education to all students, Garland ISD recently announced the upcoming transformation of two campuses. Beginning in 2018-19, Handley Elementary School and Lyles Middle School will implement the Accelerating Campus Excellence (ACE) program. Focusing on strategic staffing and student support, the ACE model […]

Garland ISD community to welcome new superintendent

Garland ISD community to welcome new superintendent

(GARLAND, TX — January 23, 2018) Join Garland ISD in welcoming its 10th and first Hispanic superintendent in the district’s more than 100-year history, Dr. Ricardo López, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Curtis Culwell Center. Guests will have an opportunity to meet Dr. López, make comments on video, snap selfies with fun […]

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