Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

(ROWLETT, TX – May 11, 2020) With social distancing and masks, you are invited to experience the First Responder Parade of Lights set for 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the main campus of Baylor, Scott & White -Lake Pointe. Participating first responders include Rowlett Fire/EMS, Rowlett Police, Rockwall Fire/EMS, Rockwall Police, Garland Police/SWAT and […]

Garland ISD nurses sew masks for food service colleagues

Garland ISD nurses sew masks for food service colleagues

Unity in a time of distancing (GARLAND, TX – April 15, 2020) With supplies dwindling across the country, 16 Garland Independent School District nurses used their three-day weekend to sew more than 300 masks for their fellow GISD colleagues on the front lines. The unique, handmade masks were made for staff who make GISD’s curbside […]

Final day to submit entries in #GISDAlwaysConnected video contest

Final day to submit entries in #GISDAlwaysConnected video contest

(GARLAND, TX – April 2, 2020) All Garland ISD students and staff are invited to create and submit videos up to one minute long on Twitter and Facebook. There are two categories: Learning at home – Show us a creative project or simply how you’re staying connected. Inspirational message – Help support each other with […]

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 […]

End of Daylight Saving Time prompts Atmos Energy households to perform routine safety checks

End of Daylight Saving Time prompts Atmos Energy households to perform routine safety checks

(GARLAND, TX – Nov. 1, 2019) Daylight saving time ends on Sunday morning, giving everyone an extra hour of sleep before changing the microwave clock. But don’t stop there! Atmos Energy reminds customers and the public that this is an opportunity to perform routine household safety checks, inspecting your family’s natural gas piping and appliances along […]

Garland Chamber recognizes outstanding volunteers at Annual Banquet

Garland Chamber recognizes outstanding volunteers at Annual Banquet

(GARLAND, TX — February 6, 2018) The Garland Chamber of Commerce hosted more than 200 of its members to celebrate a year of success at the organization’s 86th Annual Banquet. Themed, “An evening of illusion, inspiration and awards,” the event featured magician and keynote speaker David Hira who brought a message of servant leadership and […]

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