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Bullock students learn important safety lesson

May 31st, 2015 Comments Off on Bullock students learn important safety lesson
What is the most important part of the body? Ask a Bullock Elementary School student and they might say their brain. The campus recently received a visit from the Pilot Club of Dallas, who taught students to be Brainminders ...

Schrade MS teacher wins Badough-Metts Scholarship

May 31st, 2015 Comments Off on Schrade MS teacher wins Badough-Metts Scholarship
Schrade Middle School teacher Lauren Craft received a pleasant surprise during a staff meeting in April. The sixth-grade social studies teacher was awarded the Michelle Badough-Metts Memorial Scholarship, a gift that will help her pursue a master’s degree in ...

Charles Edward Tawwater

May 31st, 2015 Comments Off on Charles Edward Tawwater
February 4, 1931 – May 30, 2015   Charles Edward Tawwater, 84, was born February 4, 1931 in El Paso, Texas to Clifford Jesse and Lola (Morrison) Tawwater and went to be with our Lord May 30, 2015. Charles ...

Kristina Morales completes basic combat training

May 30th, 2015 Comments Off on Kristina Morales completes basic combat training
Army Pvt. Kristina Morales has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic ...

Aurora Castillo completes basic combat training

May 30th, 2015 Comments Off on Aurora Castillo completes basic combat training
Army Pvt. Aurora S. Castillo has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat ...

Two district campuses awarded second, third Blue Ribbon designations

May 29th, 2015 Comments Off on Two district campuses awarded second, third Blue Ribbon designations
Two Garland ISD elementaries recently became repeat National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence title recipients. Routh Roach Elementary School and Walnut Glen Academy for Excellence received 2014 Blue Ribbon awards, making them two and three-time honorees. As two of ...

Senior Summit Luncheon honors top 2015 graduates

May 29th, 2015 Comments Off on Senior Summit Luncheon honors top 2015 graduates
Honoring the district’s top graduates, Garland ISD held its annual Senior Summit Luncheon May 19. The top 10 from each high school, as well as two top seniors from Memorial Pathway Academy, were invited to celebrate with their families ...

GISD celebrates retirees

May 29th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD celebrates retirees
Nearly 100 dedicated Garland ISD employees were honored at the annual Retirement Banquet April 30 at the Curtis Culwell Center. Celebrating 4,677 years of service to education, colleagues and family members joined retirees and enjoyed a two-hour farewell filled ...

First Choice ER teams up with North Texas Food Bank

May 27th, 2015 Comments Off on First Choice ER teams up with North Texas Food Bank
First Choice ER teams up with North Texas Food Bank Posted May 27, 2015 First Choice Emergency Room, an Adeptus Health company, is teaming up with the North Texas Food Bank to host a summer food drive June 5-14 ...

Garland celebrates redevelopment, sign refurbishment at Garland Shopping Center site

May 27th, 2015 Comments Off on Garland celebrates redevelopment, sign refurbishment at Garland Shopping Center site
A group gathered at the redeveloped Garland Shopping Center at the corner of Miller Road and South Garland Ave. Tuesday, May 26 to commemorate the re-lighting of the iconic 1950s shopping center sign and renewed life of the site. ...
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