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Jackson MST receives award for commitment to learning

December 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Jackson MST receives award for commitment to learning
Students at Jackson Technology Center for Math and Science were recently rewarded for taking and dominating an online learning challenge. The campus was named a Dallas Grand Prize winner in the Khan Academy LearnStorm six-week challenge—an honor that came ...

High school basketball season underway

December 11th, 2017 Comments Off on High school basketball season underway
The Garland ISD high school varsity girls’ basketball district season started Friday, Dec. 8, with wins for The Lady Eagles of Rowlett High School, the Lady Patriots of Lakeview Centennial High School and the Lady Rangers of Naaman Forest ...

Garland residents gather for Christmas tree lighting

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland residents gather for Christmas tree lighting
Thursday, Dec. 7, was a wonderful night in downtown Garland as attendees gathered to celebrate Christmas. The tree lighting was followed by an impressive fireworks display and visits and photos with Santa. The weather, which had been unseasonably warm, ...

Local pastor publishes ‘The Sabbath Challenge’

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Local pastor publishes ‘The Sabbath Challenge’
The coming of Christmas and the New Year always has people thinking about resolutions for the new year. And there is no greater accomplishment than taking time to honor the Sabbath. In the new Paul Burns book, “The Sabbath ...

Senior citizens go high-tech

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Senior citizens go high-tech
High-tech combines with high touch at Advanced Health & Rehab of Garland, with the introduction of a new computer system designed specifically for seniors with the belief that it’s never too late to join the digital revolution.   From ...

Eagle Theatre Company receives international invitation

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Eagle Theatre Company receives international invitation
Garland ISD has earned local, state and even national honors for its excellent fine arts programs. But the district is now receiving international attention. Rowlett High School’s Eagle Theatre Company has been invited to perform at the 2018 American ...

Carver staff named Educators of the Year

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Carver staff named Educators of the Year
Garland ISD boasts exceptional staff all across the district, but two in particular have received special recognition. Wendy Williams and Melody McAllister were named 2017 Educators of the Year by the NAACP Garland Unit. The two not only share ...

Have a safe holiday season

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Have a safe holiday season
Becoming a crime victim can ruin an otherwise joyous season so be as safe as possible by following the tips below:   Stay safe while shopping:   If you must shop at night, do not go alone. Dress comfortably ...

Holiday treats tough on teeth

December 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Holiday treats tough on teeth
Dr. Shirin Rahimian offers the following 10 tips for dental care and hygiene during the holidays. Eat all the holiday sweets you want if you brush in the “hot  zone”: Brush your teeth within the “hot zone”–which is within 20 minutes ...

Armory demolition debate, council recall attempt continue

December 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Armory demolition debate, council recall attempt continue
Anyone who keeps up with the goings on of Garland’s city government is aware of the contention that has become commonplace between Garland’s elected officials. It’s not unusual to hear insults, raised voices and obvious contempt and disrespect between ...
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