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RHS earns Dallas Summer Musicals award nominations

April 29th, 2015 Comments Off on RHS earns Dallas Summer Musicals award nominations
For the third straight year, Rowlett High School’s Eagle Theatre Company has been named a finalist in the Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards. The talented theater group is up for nine Best of Category honors for ...

GSO presents award-winning pianist

April 28th, 2015 Comments Off on GSO presents award-winning pianist
The Garland Symphony Orchestra will feature Lindsay Garritson, pianist, performing Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.” Pianist Lindsay Garritson has performed throughout the United States and abroad since the age of four.  She has appeared as a soloist ...

Ana Rodriguez names Jupiter Chevrolet Teacher of the Month

April 28th, 2015 Comments Off on Ana Rodriguez names Jupiter Chevrolet Teacher of the Month
Jupiter Chevrolet’s Teacher of the Month SUV made its way back to Shorehaven Elementary School for the third time this year, surprising Ana Rodriguez with the honor April 6. Principal Patty Tremmel lured the third-grade bilingual teacher to the ...

GISD administrator celebrates retirement

April 28th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD administrator celebrates retirement
After 45 years with the Garland Independent School District, Dr. Gary Reeves celebrated his retirement Thursday, April 25 at the Atrium in downtown Garland. Joined by hundreds of well-wishers, Reeves spent more than two hours visiting with people that ...

Driving under the influence carries high price

April 28th, 2015 Comments Off on Driving under the influence carries high price
It’s an exciting time for high school students with prom season rolling in and many seniors about to graduate.  However, it’s a dangerous time to succumb to peer pressure. When hundreds of teens are together at an event such ...

Atrium earns excellence award

April 27th, 2015 Comments Off on Atrium earns excellence award
WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, has recognized The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center with the WeddingWire Rated™ Silver badge for excellence in wedding venues. The esteemed WeddingWire Rated™ program recognizes wedding professionals who have received positive ...

GISD celebrates music program

April 27th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD celebrates music program
Proving the excellent Fine Arts education offered in Garland ISD, the district earned its sixth Best Communities for Music Education title at the end of March. The National Association of Music Merchants  Foundation awarded GISD and 387 others with ...

DHV hosts party, raises restoration funds

April 26th, 2015 Comments Off on DHV hosts party, raises restoration funds
Dallas Heritage Village came alive Saturday, April 25 with the sound of lively music and the sight of 1920s costumed attendees dancing and enjoying History with a Twist, a fundraiser held to raise money for the restoration of structures ...

Draw the Prophet event causes concern

April 25th, 2015 Comments Off on Draw the Prophet event causes concern
In response to incidents including the Stand with the Prophet event that denounced Islamophobia, and the attack by three gunmen in Paris that ended in the death of 12 Charlie Hebdo employees, the American Freedom Defense Initiative will host ...

Vietnamese-Americans observe a Day of National Grief

April 25th, 2015 Comments Off on Vietnamese-Americans observe a Day of National Grief
The Vietnamese American Community of Greater Dallas is hosting the Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Day of National Grief for South Vietnam April 26.  April 30 will mark the 40th anniversary of the end of action in the ...
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