Class of 2017 graduate Nadia Andu will soon pursue a newfound career path thanks to DECA at Rowlett High School. Andu’s participation in the club gave her the inspiration to start a nonprofit that helps inner-city children.
Thanks to the participation of staff and students, GISD won the 2017 It’s Time Texas Community Challenge large school district category. The City of Garland also won first place in the large community category for a second-consecutive year.
Garland ISD Trustees recognized Campus Teachers of the Year, Evidence of Excellence recipients and GEM honorees. They also received an update on the district's one-way dual language program roll out and information about a reading/writing Balanced Literacy initiative.
Families are invited to honor 2016-17 Campus Teachers of the Year and bid for a chance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the May 16 Rangers vs. Phillies game, benefiting the GISD Education Foundation.