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Districts teachers to benefit from TI Foundation grant

Last year, the Texas Instruments Foundation generously gifted Garland ISD $1.5 million to implement the National Math and Science Initiative College Readiness Program. This year, the organization is partnering with GISD’s Education Foundation to offer Innovations in STEM Teaching Awards. All secondary science, technology, engineering and math teachers are encouraged to apply for one of three $10,000 grants before March 20. ...Full Article

Hillside Academy students stack their way to success

Football, baseball, cheerleading and speed stacking? While the sport of stacking cups may be lesser known than its counterparts, the skills learned lead to their success. And, Hillside Academy ...Full Article

RHS teacher wins music competition

Rowlett High School Assistant Choir Director Evan Ramos recently won the first-ever Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Composition Contest. He received the title for his original work “O Magnum ...Full Article

Local young artist to attend premier camp

Juanito Riveros, age 15, of Rowlett, has been accepted and will attend Interlochen Arts Camp, the world’s premier summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3-12. Juanito, the ...Full Article

Ethridge ES grant to equip students with pedometers

Ethridge Elementary School physical education teacher Derek Story is beginning to see the truth behind the well-known saying, “Ask and you shall receive.”  Last fall, he applied for his ...Full Article

DECA students compete at state conference

Forty-three marketing, finance, hospitality and management students from six high schools represented Garland ISD at the Texas DECA State Career Development Conference Feb. 25-27 in Dallas. “We have some ...Full Article

GHS grad now hometown firefighter

Just one year after graduating from Garland High School, Micah Wesberry landed his dream job. The alumnus was recently hired to the city of Garland Fire Department, all thanks ...Full Article

GISD Council of PTAs celebrates 60 years

Every February, PTAs across Texas celebrate Founder’s Day, commemorating the formation of the state’s first club. This year’s anniversary marked a special milestone for the Garland ISD Council of ...Full Article

GHS, SGHS academic decathlon teams advance to state competition

For the third-consecutive year, academic decathlon teams at Garland and South Garland high schools are prepping to best their competition at the Texas Academic Decathlon Meet, Feb. 26-March 1 ...Full Article

Tonya Adams named Jupiter Chevrolet’s Teacher of the Month

The Jupiter Chevrolet Teacher of the Month SUV has a brand-new owner. Pearson Elementary School’s Tonya Adams received the title Feb. 5. “Principal DeVantier told me she needed ...Full Article
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