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GISD board meeting: Feb. 13

The 2017-18 school year will bring with it new school hours for Garland ISD. The district’s Board of Trustees approved next year’s calendar, including extended days for all campus levels, at its Feb. 13 meeting. The new start and end times meet a change in legislation regarding required minutes of instruction per year.   Students will start 2017-18 on ...Full Article

Cosmetology students learn from best

South Garland High School cosmetology students recently received a hands-on lesson from one of the area’s best stylists. Salon owner and L’Oreal professional artist Joshua Rossignol visited the campus to ...Full Article

Former administrator makes unauthorized bond changes, board discusses solutions

Garland ISD Interim Superintendent Deborah Cron called a special workshop of the board of trustees to discuss problems and potential solutions to the over-budget bond program.   Board President ...Full Article

GISD student on ‘Today Show’

Julia Yost, Armstrong Elementary School fifth-grader, competed in the Ford Fast Track Races held October 2016 at the Curtis Culwell Center with Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. She was picked ...Full Article

EdCamp learning experience comes to Garland

A. Mason, Ready 1:1 instructional coach at Naaman Forest High School, has a passion for improving teaching and learning through technology integration. His position at NFHS allows him to ...Full Article

Linda Griffin, GISD board president, receives recognition

Garland ISD Board of Trustees President Linda L. Griffin was honored for her longtime dedication to the community by the Dallas County Commissioners Court Feb. 7. Griffin was recognized ...Full Article

Garland Can Academy celebrates opening

Garland Can Academy celebrated the opening of a new campus Wednesday, Jan. 25 with a ribbon cutting and student lead campus tours. The Garland campus will be the sixth ...Full Article

Hillside Academy recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

Honored for its dedication and devotion to students, Hillside Academy for Excellence was named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education—a first for the ...Full Article

Career and Technical Education Center update

Garland ISD will open its state of the art Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Education Center in August and Dr. Phil Gilbreath, along with several other speakers, provided an update ...Full Article

Good Shepherd principal to receive honor

Ms. Gail Richardson-Bassett, principal of Good Shepherd School in the Diocese of Dallas, will receive the 2017 Lead. Lean. Proclaim. award from the National Catholic Educational Association for dedication ...Full Article
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