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Letter to the editor: God and the cosmos

May 27th, 2015 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: God and the cosmos
We owe our existence to God and God alone. We did not come into being without Him. The cosmos is another word for the universe. It is called the cosmos because it is seen as an intelligible system of ...

GISD offers opportunities for summer learning

May 27th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD offers opportunities for summer learning
The final school bell of 2014-15 will soon ring, but that does not mean Garland ISD campuses will be closing their doors. In addition to traditional summer school, several will also offer various camps and enrichment programs. Find a ...

GCT to hold auditions for ‘Into the Woods’

May 26th, 2015 Comments Off on GCT to hold auditions for ‘Into the Woods’
Posted May 26, 2015 Auditions for Garland Civic Theatre’s presentation of “Into the Woods” will be held Sunday, May 31 at 1 p.m. Callbacks will be the same day at 6 p.m. The show is based on the book ...

Congressman Pete Sessions fights for veterans

May 26th, 2015 Comments Off on Congressman Pete Sessions fights for veterans
The office of Representative Pete Sessions (TX-32) submitted the following message from the congressman regarding legislation that will help veterans:   Texas is home to 1.6 million of our nation’s finest heroes. These 1.6 million brave men and women ...

RHE Hatco celebrates Stetson milestone anniversary

May 25th, 2015 Comments Off on RHE Hatco celebrates Stetson milestone anniversary
Hatco recently celebrated 150 years of continuous manufacture of Stetson hats within the United States and accepted honors extended by the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center and the city of Garland “We are honored to be part of the long ...

GFD shares clothes dryer safety tips

May 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on GFD shares clothes dryer safety tips
The Garland Fire Department, in an effort to promote safety, shares National Fire Protection Agency tips on various subjects. Below are their suggestions for clothes dryer safety.

GISD students earn Book Bytes awards

May 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on GISD students earn Book Bytes awards
The Garland ISD Book Bytes contest celebrates literature through fun and innovation, challenging students to convert their favorite books into digital promos. Now in its third year, the competition was as fierce as ever, garnering numerous impressive submissions. During ...

Three GISD campuses among America’s Most Challenging High Schools

May 22nd, 2015 Comments Off on Three GISD campuses among America’s Most Challenging High Schools
Showcasing Garland ISD’s academic rigor on a national scale, three district campuses snagged spots on this year’s Most Challenging list. Garland, North Garland and Rowlett high schools are among just 177 Texas campuses recently recognized byThe Washington Post for ...

GISD honors longtime administrator

May 22nd, 2015 Comments Off on GISD honors longtime administrator
Looking around the district, it is not difficult to see the impact of 40-year Garland ISD administrator Marvin Roden. He not only initiated computer services in GISD, but also oversaw production of the district’s first custom-built student information system ...

GISD honors Campus Teachers of the Year

May 22nd, 2015 Comments Off on GISD honors Campus Teachers of the Year
A night of fun and fellowship kicked off Garland ISD’s celebration of 2014-15 Campus Teachers of the Year April 13. This group was recognized at Globe Life Park in Arlington as the Texas Rangers took on the Los Angeles ...
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