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GHS graduate enjoys successful theatre career

October 7th, 2015 Comments Off on GHS graduate enjoys successful theatre career
Eddie Bennett, 1996 Garland High School graduate, knew at the age of 12 that he wanted a career in musical theatre and has come a long way since his first theatre class in seventh grade at Garland ISD’s Austin ...

GSO opens 2015-16 season

October 7th, 2015 Comments Off on GSO opens 2015-16 season
Garland Symphony Orchestra opens its 2015-2016 season, “Symphonic Treasures,” Oct. 16, 8 p.m., at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St. in Garland with pianist Jan Jiracek performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor. “Symphonic Treasures” ...

Health Department inspections: September 28- October 2

October 6th, 2015 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: September 28- October 2
Each week the city of Garland Health Department conducts inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections include day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants – fast food and dine-in, convenience stores, and grocery stores. A failing grade ...

GISD receives equipment donation

October 6th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD receives equipment donation
Dr Pepper Snapple Group has awarded Garland ISD a Let’s Play equipment donation valued at $11,000 as part of its partnership with Good Sports.  The grant provides resources for physical education, including pop-up goals, soccer balls, basketballs, volleyballs, footballs, ...

Hispanic Heritage Month shines throughout GISD

October 6th, 2015 Comments Off on Hispanic Heritage Month shines throughout GISD
Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15, initiating the celebration of Latin American culture and influence in the U.S. In Garland ISD, campuses launched fun and enlightening festivities. Parsons Prekindergarten School unveiled its Hispanic Heritage museum to celebrate, teaching ...

Alpha Charter School student athletes compete in Ennis

October 6th, 2015 Comments Off on Alpha Charter School student athletes compete in Ennis
Alpha Charter School student Jamya Smith made history Sept. 6 as the first female athlete to compete in cross country for Alpha Charter School when she represented the school at the Lion’s Den Invitational at 3C Park in Ennis. ...

HS football recap: October 1-2

October 6th, 2015 Comments Off on HS football recap: October 1-2
Photos by Brad McClendon, www.bhmimages.com and Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com The Thursday, Oct. 1 and Friday, Oct. 2 high school football games featured a couple of close contests. LCHS falls to Tyler Lee HS in close game A Thursday night ...

Cafeterias to feature fresh, local produce

October 5th, 2015 Comments Off on Cafeterias to feature fresh, local produce
Garland ISD students will notice additional options in the cafeteria line this school year. Partnering with Go Texan, the district is offering a variety of local produce. GISD’s new Harvest of the Month program features fresh fruits or vegetables ...

It’s Fire Prevention Week!

October 4th, 2015 Comments Off on It’s Fire Prevention Week!
Location matters when it comes to smoke alarms. That is the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign – Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm! Along with firefighters and safety advocates ...

Help clean up Garland at Fall Trash Bash

October 3rd, 2015 Comments Off on Help clean up Garland at Fall Trash Bash
The Fall Trash Bash is 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 17. Residents/groups are invited to help pick up litter. Volunteer Appreciation Picnic – 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Granger Rec. Center Annex, 1310 W. Avenue F. Sponsors: Keep Garland Beautiful, Citizens ...
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