State Fair-themed learning underway at Garland ISD

State Fair-themed learning underway at Garland ISD

GARLAND ISD (Oct. 7, 2020) Although students won’t be able to visit the State Fair this year, Garland ISD is bringing the fun to them! Garland ISD is hosting the region’s first-ever Intersession this week. From Oct. 6-9, students who elect to participate will have fun-filled, four-hour days that include breakfast, two learning sessions, lunch, […]

Atmos Energy donates $1 Million to help customers stay warm this winter

Garland, Texas – Sept. 29, 2020 – Atmos Energy, through its Fueling Safe and Thriving Communities program, will donate $1 million to help customers stay warm this winter or weatherize their homes. Atmos Energy will distribute these funds across the eight states it serves in partnership with more than 100 energy assistance agencies and nonprofit organizations. “With one out of every […]

During ‘Week of Giving,’ Atmos Energy employees pledge $875,000 to United Way, No Kid Hungry & Salvation Army

During ‘Week of Giving,’ Atmos Energy employees pledge $875,000 to United Way, No Kid Hungry & Salvation Army

Doubling the financial impact for these essential organizations, Atmos Energy will match all employee donations Garland, Texas – Sept. 21, 2020 – Atmos Energy employees take enormous pride in their commitment to fuel safe and thriving communities, and during the company’s annual Week of Giving campaign held Sept. 14 through Sept. 18, employees across the enterprise pledged more than $875,000 in […]

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 […]

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