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GISD gears up for Choice of School

November 30th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD gears up for Choice of School
In Garland ISD, families have the unique opportunity to attend any district campus. Annual Choice of School periods invite families to make selections for the next year. Secondary Choice of School for 2016-17 begins Jan. 28 and ends Feb. 26. The ...

Enjoy a safe holiday season

November 30th, 2015 Comments Off on Enjoy a safe holiday season
Take care not to overlook safety during the holiday season because an accident or becoming a crime victim can ruin an otherwise joyous time. Home safety: Buy a size 3A40BC multi-purpose dry chemical fire extinguisher at a home improvement ...

Health Department inspections: November 23-27

November 30th, 2015 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: November 23-27
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 ...

Eagles playoff run ends

November 30th, 2015 Comments Off on Eagles playoff run ends
Photos by Brad McClendon – www.bhmimages.com The Rowlett Eagles’ Class 6A Division I regional semifinal playoff bid ended Saturday, Nov. 28 in a heart-stopping 31-24 overtime loss to Humble Atascocita High School. RHS had a 14-10 lead at halftime ...

Wylie man loses life to flash floods

November 27th, 2015 Comments Off on Wylie man loses life to flash floods
City of Garland officials have confirmed one fatality resulting from Nov. 27 early morning flooding. The vehicle of Benjamin Floyd of Wylie was swept into floodwater shortly before 6:20 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Brand Road and Campbell ...

GFD offers winter preparation tips

November 27th, 2015 Comments Off on GFD offers winter preparation tips
This weekend will mark the beginning of winter weather with high temperatures forecasted in the 40s and the Garland Fire Department suggests the checklist below for residents to be sure their homes are prepared. Furnace has been inspected and ...

Students singled out as state’s top leaders

November 27th, 2015 Comments Off on Students singled out as state’s top leaders
As high school seniors, four Garland ISD students can be considered leaders among their peers. But a recent recognition shows that leadership reaches beyond campus walls as well. Every year, the Military Order of the World Wars organization sponsors ...

GFD makes difference in community

November 27th, 2015 Comments Off on GFD makes difference in community
Photos by District 2 Council Member Anita Goebel Members of the Garland Firefighters Association recently distributed 130 winter coats to children at Northlake Elementary School. The school’s staff identified which students needed coats. Garland Firefighters Association President David Riggs ...

Health Department inspections: November 16-20

November 24th, 2015 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: November 16-20
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 ...

Veterans honored districtwide

November 24th, 2015 Comments Off on Veterans honored districtwide
Garland ISD campuses across the district celebrated Veterans Day with heartfelt dedications, impressive performances and special activities. Club Hill Elementary School partnered with Time Warner Cable and the History Channel to host Take a Vet to School Day Nov. ...
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