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Hope Clinic’s medical director, staff work to meet community’s needs

January 24th, 2015 Comments Off on Hope Clinic’s medical director, staff work to meet community’s needs
Hope Clinic’s website states that it exists to share the love of Jesus Christ by partnering with our community to provide primary health care and resources for healthy living to the underserved population. The clinic, with the help of ...

Students help redesign playground

January 24th, 2015 Comments Off on Students help redesign playground
Garland ISD students are leaving their mark on the City of Rowlett in a big way. District elementaries were recently enlisted to help redesign the famed Kids Kingdom playground. Built by volunteers in 1998, Kids Kingdom was not only a child’s ...

Teachers reinvigorate classrooms

January 24th, 2015 Comments Off on Teachers reinvigorate classrooms
Students might notice some exciting changes in the classroom this spring. Innovative instructional initiatives inspired by Convocation keynote speaker Ron Clark are sweeping the district, thanks to a recent inspirational road trip. Encouraged by Clark’s energetic, motivational presentation, Garland ...

Garland city manager to retire

January 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on Garland city manager to retire
Garland City Manager William E. Dollar will retire May 31, after serving the city for almost 44 years. Dollar announced his retirement to the mayor and City Council during the Jan. 20 City Council meeting. He shared the news ...

HS basketball recap: January 20

January 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on HS basketball recap: January 20
Photos by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com High school boys and girls high school basketball game scores for Jan. 20 are listed below: Boys Garland Owls 50 – Naaman Forest Rangers 48 Rowlett Eagles 66 – Lakeview Centennial Patriots 65 North ...

GISD board member Steve Knagg will not seek re-election

January 22nd, 2015 Comments Off on GISD board member Steve Knagg will not seek re-election
Steve Knagg has announced that he will not seek re-election to Place 6 of the Garland ISD board of trustees during the May 9 election. Knagg released a statement saying:  “I have been very closely involved with the Garland ...

Missing man found

January 21st, 2015 Comments Off on Missing man found
Mr. Thomas was found in Cooke County Jan. 22 and has been reunited with his family. GPD searching for missing elderly man Posted January 21, 2015 Garland police are searching for 87-year-old Roy Thomas who has been missing from ...

City Council appoints new city secretary

January 21st, 2015 Comments Off on City Council appoints new city secretary
The Garland City Council appointed a new City Secretary during Tuesday’s regular meeting. René Dowl will serve as city secretary and office manager for the City Manager’s Office. “We believe René will bring strong organizational and public service skills ...

District partners with Discovery Education

January 21st, 2015 Comments Off on District partners with Discovery Education
Garland ISD established its partnership with Discovery Education when the district implemented the use of Techbooks in elementary classrooms. Strengthening that relationship, Garland ISD and Discovery Education have joined forces once again to present an intensive professional development training for ...

HS basketball recap: January 16

January 20th, 2015 Comments Off on HS basketball recap: January 16
Photos by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com Below are the boys’ and girls’ high school basketball game scores for Jan.16. Boys Garland Owls 57 – Rockwall HS 52 Lakeview Centennial Patriots 68 – North Garland Raiders 50 Sachse Mustangs 60 – ...
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