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Jackson Tech Center receives sports equipment donation

Dr Pepper Snapple awarded Jackson Technology Center a Let’s Play equipment donation valued at just over $10,000 as part of its partnership with Good Sports. This donation includes inflatables, fitness equipment, badminton and tennis racquets, equipment bags and flag football belts.   Jackson Technology Center is a public middle school serving more than 1,200 students. Seventy percent of its ...Full Article

GHS, SMU partner for engineering project

Garland High School advanced engineering students are experiencing real-world application, thanks to an initiative fueled by Southern Methodist University. The Smart Infrastructure Innovation Initiative (S3i) brings the high school ...Full Article

Armstrong ES nurse receives support, hugs

Armstrong Elementary School nurse Stephanie Howeth recently received an unexpected visit at her doorstep. Driving up in a rose-colored fire truck, the Pink Heals of Collin County, colleagues and ...Full Article

Merit Scholarships announced

National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced more than 3,200 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners ...Full Article

Grads make senior walk through Hillside Academy

On Friday, June 2, graduating seniors from several Garland ISD high schools returned to their elementary school, Hillside Academy for Excellence, for a “Senior Walk.” These Hillside Academy alumni, now graduating ...Full Article

Teacher challenges O’Banion students

Students at O’Banion Middle School recently received a special treat, courtesy of teacher Joshua Hopkins. The sixth-grade math instructor challenged students to raise money for Pennies for Patients, a program ...Full Article

NFHS grad continues community service

Jordan Johnson, 2011 Naaman Forest High School graduate, will be a Texas Tech University senior in the spring of 2018 and will have the honor of serving as vice president ...Full Article

Lister ES families graduate fitness program

Families at Lister Elementary School have a leg up on health and fitness now, thanks to a community-fueled initiative. The Lion community completed Project Families in Training (FIT), an ...Full Article

National Merit $2500 winners named

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced this year’s National Merit $2500 scholarship winners. The 2,500 designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding ...Full Article

GHS students breakfast with Dallas Cowboy

Breakfast is believed to be the most important meal of the day, and Garland ISD wants to make sure its students start their mornings off right. The district, in ...Full Article
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