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 […]

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 […]

Free and reduced-price meals available for Garland ISD students

Free and reduced-price meals available for Garland ISD students

(GARLAND, TX — August 24, 2017) Garland ISD has announced a change to free and reduced-price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for 2017-18. Twenty-three campuses qualifying for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) will now provide breakfast and lunch to every student at no charge, eliminating the collection of free and […]

Tips to prepare for the back-to-school season

Tips to prepare for the back-to-school season

(GARLAND, TX — August 2, 2017) As summer break draws to a close, it is the perfect time to start preparing for the busy back-to-school season. Get ready for a successful 2017-18 in Garland ISD with the following helpful tips. Don’t be late Aug. 28. All campuses will observe new school hours the first day […]

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