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GISD board of trustees meeting recaps

The Garland ISD board of trustees held a board meeting July 25, special meeting Aug. 7 and work session Aug. 8. Some highlights from those meetings are below.   Community updates Staff members from the cities of Garland and Rowlett recently provided updates on population, demographics and upcoming development. Garland’s planning director reported that the city’s population has increased ...Full Article

Donations drive GRS Giving Place to continue impacting students

Since opening its doors in 2013-14, the district’s GRS Giving Place has helped hundreds of students receive necessities in order to pursue success. Serving the district’s foster care and ...Full Article

Tips for back-to-school season

As summer break draws to a close, it is the perfect time to start preparing for the busy back-to-school season. Get ready for a successful 2017-18 in Garland ISD ...Full Article

Student safety is every driver’s responsibility

The new school year starts soon and it’s the responsibility of all drivers to keep Garland’s children safe. Remember to follow these safety tips:   Watch for school zones ...Full Article

Remington College offers back to school safety tips

As August approaches and everyone heads back to school, remaining vigilant about safety is important. Check out these tips from the Criminal Justice Department at Remington College to help ...Full Article

Tips for smooth transition into school year

School will be starting before we know it and kids and parents need to begin preparations early. A few tips follow:   Get children started back on their school ...Full Article

NMSC announces scholarship winners

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. These Merit Scholar designees join more than 3,200 other college-sponsored award ...Full Article

Naaman Forest HS wins college, career readiness award

Hobsons, the global leader in college and career readiness technology, named Naaman Forest High School as the Naviance College and Career Readiness winner in the 2017 Hobsons Education Advances ...Full Article

Sarah Hazelton receives law degrees

South Garland High School alumna Sarah Hazelton was awarded dual Juris Doctor and Master of Legal Studies degrees from Empire College School of Law in Santa Rosa, California June ...Full Article

Jordan Merritt of Garland completes Pharmacy Camp

Jordan Merritt of Garland was among 26 students from nine states to participate in Harding University College of Pharmacy’s ninth annual Pharmacy Camp in Searcy, Arkansas. College faculty and ...Full Article
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