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Board Notes: April 11, 2017

At their work session, Trustees approved GISD’s proposed District of Innovation plan, which provides increased local control for school year start dates, the length of school days, teacher certification, the teacher appraisal system and campus behavior coordinator provisions.

Board Notes: March 28, 2017

Garland ISD Trustees began the superintendent search and named an Interim Chief Financial Officer. The Northeast Dallas Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., presented GISD a $3,500 check.

Get healthy while helping Garland ISD

Cities and school districts across the state are competing in the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge to see which has the greatest commitment to healthy living. Garland ISD students, staff, parents and community members are encouraged to register online at www.ittcommunitychallenge.com. Make sure to select Garland, Rowlett or Sachse as the community when signing up.

GRCTC to open August 2017

The home to future firefighters, veterinarians, chefs and more, Garland ISD's new Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center (GRCTC) expands the career opportunities already available throughout the district.

SGHS students learn life lesson from Texas icon

Nine South Garland High School students will never forget their 2017 Spring Break field trip thanks to Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. This memorable experience started with an idea from AP Environmental Science teacher Amie Torres.

Board Notes: March 7, 2017

The Garland ISD board of Trustees celebrated swimming history at its March 7 meeting. Two Garland and North Garland high school students received Evidence of Excellence awards for breaking campus records that date back more than a decade.

Board Notes: February, 28 2017

A new completion date has been set for Garland ISD’s 2014 bond program. At its Feb. 28 meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to combine Phases 3 and 4.

Student craftsmanship impresses state legislators

Garland ISD recently made its mark on the state capitol through an impressive showing of Career and Technical Education. Students, teachers, board members and Interim Superintendent Deborah Cron gifted handcrafted clocks to state legislators as part of the Garland Chamber of Commerce Legislative Day Feb. 15.