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Apple recognizes two elementaries

March 14th, 2016 Comments Off on Apple recognizes two elementaries
Beaver and Watson Technology Centers for Math and Science offer an education unlike any other in Garland ISD. Access to innovative technology and a focus on math and science prepare students to be future leaders in emerging career fields. ...

Students promote conservation

March 14th, 2016 Comments Off on Students promote conservation
Getting creative to earn some cash, several Garland ISD students participated in the city of Garland’s 2015-16 Stormwater Management contest. This annual event invites third, fourth and fifth-graders to promote the conservation theme “I care about Garland’s creeks.” In ...

Crime report: February 21-27

March 10th, 2016 Comments Off on Crime report: February 21-27
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 168 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 4 ...

O’Banion MS earns Demonstration School title

March 10th, 2016 Comments Off on O’Banion MS earns Demonstration School title
Continuing its role as an academic pacesetter in Garland ISD, O’Banion Middle School was once again named an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) National Demonstration School. The campus received its first three-year title in 2012. Following an 18-month application ...

College students work with Habitat

March 10th, 2016 Comments Off on College students work with Habitat
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland had 15 additional volunteers during spring break when students from Minnesota State University Mankato came to town to lend a hand. The students were participating in an alternative spring break project which included ...

Altrusa presents check to Good Sams

March 10th, 2016 Comments Off on Altrusa presents check to Good Sams
Altrusa Garland recently received a $500 grant from the Foundation Disaster Relief Support Program to benefit Good Samaritans of Garland. A disaster relief communication alert was then sent to the Foundation Liaisons across the United States and an additional ...

NANBPWC to host awards luncheon

March 10th, 2016 Comments Off on NANBPWC to host awards luncheon
The Garland Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. will host its 35th Founders’ Day, Scholarships and Awards Luncheon Saturday, April 2 at the Hyatt Place Hotel, 5101 George Bush Highway in Garland. ...

Obituary: Henry A. Hubbard

March 9th, 2016 Comments Off on Obituary: Henry A. Hubbard
October 15, 1926 – March 5, 2016 Henry A. Hubbard was born on October 15, 1926 in Donna, Texas to Harry and Lessie Hubbard. He grew up on Hutto Road in Donna. He married Ida Ritter, and they shared ...

GISD seeks help to win community challenge

March 9th, 2016 Comments Off on GISD seeks help to win community challenge
Get healthy while helping Garland ISD. Participate in the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge. This statewide competition pits cities and school districts against one another to see which has the greatest commitment to healthy living. Students, staff, parents and ...

Winds cause damage, injury

March 8th, 2016 Comments Off on Winds cause damage, injury
On March 8, shortly after 9 a.m., Garland police and fire departments responded to the report of an injury and damage caused by strong winds that accompanied the severe storms that hit much of north Texas. The damage occurred ...
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