Twitter: News Updates

GISD Twitter pageGISD and campus Twitter accounts will be used to share important information, good news, school closings and upcoming events with parents, staff, students and the surrounding community.

Follow GISD and any of the schools listed below on Twitter for timely updates sent straight to your computer or cellphone.

District Twitter Account

Garland ISD - @gisdnews

Campus Twitter Accounts

Elementary Schools

Abbett Elementary School - @Abbett_AllStars
Armstrong Elementary School - @AES_Aviators
Back Elementary School - @Back_Bulldogs
Beaver Technology Center for Math & Science - @BeaverMST_Stars
Bullock Elementary School - @Bullock_Bears
Caldwell Elementary School - @CES_Cardinals
Carver Elementary School - @Carver_Tigers
Classical Center at Vial Elementary School - @VialCC_Vikings
Couch Elementary School - @Couch_Comets
Davis Elementary School - @Davis_Dragons
Freeman Elementary School- @Freeman_Hawks
Giddens-Steadham Elementary School - @Steadham_Eagles
Heather Glen Elementary School - @HGES_Roadrunner
Herfurth Elementary School - @Herfurth_Bronco
Hillside Academy for Excellence - @Hillside_Eagles
Kimberlin Academy for Excellence - @KA_Knights
Liberty Grove Elementary School - @LGES_Gators
Lister Elementary School - @Lister_Lions
Luna Elementary School- @Luna_Lions
Montclair Elementary School - @MES_Roadrunners
Northlake Elementary School- @NES_Eagles
Park Crest Elementary School - @PCES_Panthers
Pearson Elementary School - @Pearson_Ponies
Spring Creek Elementary School - @SCES_Scorpions
Toler Elementary School - @Toler_Texans
Walnut Glen Academy for Excellence - @WGA_Leopards
Watson Technology Center for Math & Science - @Watson_Wildcats
Weaver Elementary School - @Weaver_Eagles

Middle Schools

Austin Academy for Excellence - @AA_Eagles
Bussey Middle School - @Bussey_Owlets
Classical Center at Brandenburg Middle School - @CCBMS_Braves
Coyle Middle School - @Coyle_Cougars
Hudson Middle School - @Hudson_Hawks
Jackson Technology Center for Math & Science - @Jackson_Vikings
O’Banion Middle School - @OBanion_Bisons
Sam Houston Middle School - @SHMS_Colts
Sellers Middle School - @Sellers_Sharks

High Schools

Garland High School - @GHS_Owls
Lakeview Centennial High School - @LCHS_Patriots
Memorial Pathway Academy - @MPA_Jaguars
Naaman Forest High School - @NFHS_Rangers
North Garland High School - @NGHS_Raiders
Rowlett High School - @RHS_Eagles
Sachse High School - @SHS_Mustangs
South Garland High School - @SGHS_Colonels

2 Ways to Stay Updated

You can get Twitter updates with or without having a twitter account.

If you have an account, you can follow GISD accounts to see updates in your Twitter feed.  If you don’t have an account, you can receive updates via text message.

With a Twitter Account

If you don't already have a Twitter account, sign up for one by following the instructions on

Once you are logged into Twitter, search for @gisdnews or one of the campuses listed and then click the "Follow" button.


Without a Twitter Account

Don’t want a Twitter account? You can receive text message updates on your cell phone. (Standard messaging rates apply.)

GISD Updates
To receive GISD text updates, text the following to 40404:
“Follow @gisdnews”

Campus Updates
To receive campus text updates, text the following to 40404: “Follow @schoolUsername”
ex: Follow @CES_Cardinals

You can turn off Twitter text updates at any time by texting “Stop @gisdnews” and “Stop @schoolUsername” to 40404.