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LCHS athlete sets district record

Lakeview Centennial High School student Mariah Ayers broke the district record in the 200-meter dash at regionals, heading to the state track and field meet as the third-fastest qualifier.

Students, staff win It's Time Texas health challenge

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.

Board Notes: May 9, 2017

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.

Garland HS students win 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 partnership with Dairy Max and Fuel Up To Play 60 , recently challenged all high school students to eat breakfast in the cafeteria every day for one month. The prize for the campus with the most participation? A visit from the Dallas Cowboys.

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.