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 […]

Garland ISD offers free and reduced-price meal program

GARLAND,TX. (August 18, 2015) Believing that proper nutrition plays an important role in education, Garland ISD will offer free and reduced-price meals to eligible students during the 2015-16 school year. The district participates in National School Breakfast and Lunch programs, which provide federal funding to cover the cost of discounted meals offered to families unable […]

GHS Math Competition Team takes first in five categories

GARLAND,TX. (August 6, 2015) Taking a break from summer, several Garland ISD students brushed up on their skills at the Texas Tech University Summer Math & Science Camp July 14-18. Garland High School’s Math Competition Team experienced college life, attended classes and ended the week long event claiming titles against approximately 180 competitors from 40 schools […]

GISD prepares incoming seniors for higher learning

GARLAND,TX (August 6, 2015) More than 100 incoming seniors recently had the opportunity to jump-start their journey to higher education. Taking advantage of Garland ISD’s free college prep program, Destination 2016, the determined high schoolers explored college majors, tackled entrance exams and navigated the admissions process during the six-day course. “I feel that this year […]

Garland ISD Board announces plan to fill Place 4 seat

GARLAND,TX. (June 29, 2015) The Garland ISD Board of Trustees announced a plan to fill its Place 4 seat, which will become unoccupied after Dr. Cindy Castañeda’s resignation takes effect Aug. 18. The Board of Trustees plans to fill this vacancy by appointment. To select this appointment, the board will accept applications from qualified individuals […]

GISD names District Teachers of the Year

(June 8, 2015) GARLAND,TX. Two Garland ISD teachers received a special surprise June 3 that sweetened their end-of-year celebrations. Samantha Patten and Marie Walker-Peterson were named 2014-15 District Teachers of the Year. “It is my pleasure to present this award,” said Superintendent Bob Morrison as he handed each a commemorative plaque. “Thank you for your […]

SROs receive special training for 2014-15

GARLAND,TX. (November 5, 2014) As an educator, counselor and member of the local police force, a Garland ISD School Resource Officer (SRO) plays a vital role in a school’s environment. But educating students about the legal system and personal safety is not an SRO’s only job, they also bring awareness to drug and violence prevention […]

Garland ISD security a 24/7 job

(Garland ISD) July 17, 2013 – While Garland ISD students and staff enjoy their break, one group of district employees is working hard to ensure that schools and offices stay in the same condition they left them. GISD Security works 24 hours a day, seven days a week—including weekends and holidays—to protect the district’s assets. […]

Former Garland ISD Superintendent Culwell honored with Life Achievement Award

(GARLAND ISD-December 26, 2012) Curtis Culwell may no longer be Garland ISD’s superintendent, but his legacy will live on as an advocate for education. GISD’s Council of PTAs recognized Culwell with a National PTA Life Achievement Award at its December meeting. “A PTA Life Achievement Award acknowledges great efforts made to improve the lives of […]

Families invited to first-ever Garland ISD Magnet Fair

(Garland ISD – November 12, 2012) While most school districts use attendance zones to determine a student’s campus, Garland ISD allows its parents to decide. The 30-day “Choice of School” election period for elementary families begins March 1. Parents can learn about available options by visiting the first-ever GISD Magnet Fair on Dec. 1 at […]