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GISD student on ‘Today Show’

February 14th, 2017 Comments Off on GISD student on ‘Today Show’
Julia Yost, Armstrong Elementary School fifth-grader, competed in the Ford Fast Track Races held October 2016 at the Curtis Culwell Center with Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. She was picked by Ford to represent the council, along with three other ...

City schedules Crossman block, square discussion meeting

February 14th, 2017 Comments Off on City schedules Crossman block, square discussion meeting
The city of Garland has again been cautioned about a “cart-before-the-horse” approach to designing the Downtown Square’s central portion before the future of the historic Crossman block on the east side has been determined.   City council, in work ...

Kroger stores to host area-wide hiring event

February 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Kroger stores to host area-wide hiring event
Local grocery store chain will hire more than 250 associates in one day.   All North Texas Kroger stores will host a city-wide hiring event. This event is a “walk-ins welcome” group interview style approach to maximize exposure to ...

EdCamp learning experience comes to Garland

February 13th, 2017 Comments Off on EdCamp learning experience comes to Garland
A. Mason, Ready 1:1 instructional coach at Naaman Forest High School, has a passion for improving teaching and learning through technology integration. His position at NFHS allows him to combine his experience in both areas into one job. Several ...

Health Department inspections: Feb. 5-9

February 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: Feb. 5-9
The city of Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing grade includes anything below 60.  Any establishment that ...

Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest announces Trout Lily Walk

February 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest announces Trout Lily Walk
The annual Trout Lily Walk, hosted by the Preservation society for Spring Creek Forest, is scheduled for Feb. 25 any time between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The format is different from past walks.   Tom Frey, adviser, mentor ...

Travis College Hill celebrates National Register Listing

February 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Travis College Hill celebrates National Register Listing
Garland’s Travis College Hill Historic District will celebrate its listing on the National Register of Historic Places with a ceremony and its third tour of historic homes on Saturday, April 22. The event is held in conjunction with the ...

Garland home schooled students compete in FIRST LEGO® League Tournament

February 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland home schooled students compete in FIRST LEGO® League Tournament
Two teams with home schooled students from Garland recently participated in the North Texas FIRST LEGO® League Regional Championship Robotics Tournament. The theme of this season’s FLL was “Animal Allies.”   The Mind-Crafters team is made up of home ...

Linda Griffin, GISD board president, receives recognition

February 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Linda Griffin, GISD board president, receives recognition
Garland ISD Board of Trustees President Linda L. Griffin was honored for her longtime dedication to the community by the Dallas County Commissioners Court Feb. 7. Griffin was recognized as a distinguished individual whose actions positively impact Dallas County ...

Don’t miss GCT’s ‘The Servant’s Last Serve’

February 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Don’t miss GCT’s ‘The Servant’s Last Serve’
Be sure not to miss Garland Civic Theatre’s production of “The Servant’s Last Serve” by John and Karl Kaasik. This hilarious comedic farce and whodunit is filled with mad cap fun that will keep you in stitches! The aging ...
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