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Board Notes: June 13, 2017

Garland ISD Trustees approved four new principal appointments and recognized several students and staff for state and national accomplishments.

Unique opportunity drives student's dream career

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.

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.