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Local organizations support GISD students, staff

Showcasing the generous community that backs Garland ISD, two local organizations recently completed philanthropic acts to support students and staff. The Lions Sight and Tissue Foundation commemorated its 17-year relationship with Garland ISD by unveiling its new state-of-the-art vision screening mobile van at Bussey Middle School.   The unveiling included a special dedication to Neil Roach, former president, who ...Full Article

GISD’s Student Nutrition Services receives recognition

A school meal renewal is happening in GISD, thanks to the district’s Student Nutrition Services Department. With new menu items, Texas-grown produce and seasonal offerings featured in cafeterias districtwide, ...Full Article

GISD joins together to help those in need

Garland ISD helped spread holiday cheer and showed its generous spirit during the district’s annual canned food drive. Thanks to the efforts of students and staff, 70,000 canned goods ...Full Article

Annual greeting card contest crowns winners

Every year, fifth-graders throughout Garland ISD are invited to participate in a holiday card design contest. It begins at the campus level, with elementary schools determining one entry to ...Full Article

Lister ES speaker program motivates students

Lister Elementary School students are discovering a range of professions, thanks to the campus’s new Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) monthly speaker series.   “This was our way of ...Full Article

Jackson Tech Center students enjoy ‘Oh Whata Night’ fundraiser

Whataburger hosted an “Oh Whata Night” fundraiser Thursday, Dec. 7. All attendees enjoyed a fun evening of activities and the restaurant donated 20 percent of sales to the Jackson ...Full Article

Harmony robotics teams place in tournament

Harmony Science Academy Garland and Harmony School of Business’s robot-bearing students from TigerPower and HSBTigers teams respectively secured fifth place at the VEX IQ Ringmaster Tournament in Garland Saturday, ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article
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