Announcements & Reminders
Dr. Adolph Brown Fall GISD Parent University
Magnet Program information meetings
Nov. 30 and Dec. 2,3,8,9
Interested elementary and secondary parents and students are invited to attend meetings during Nov. and Dec…View meeting schedule
Montessori Parent Meeting - Dec 2
7500 Miller Road
Rowlett, TX 75088-6603
1050 Lochness Lane
Garland, TX 75044-3422
Meeting begins at 6:45 – 8:30
Childcare begins at 6:30 - 8:30
*RSVP for Childcare to Cindy Savage 972-487-3331
Professional Development Center
870 W. Buckingham Road
Garland, TX 75040
Questions? Please Call the Special Education office at 972-487-3300.
Fire Reel Film Festival - deadline to enter Jan. 8
All GISD students and staff are invited to to participate in the Fire Reel Film Festival district-wide film contest.
- Entries must be submitted by Jan. 8
- Finalists announced Feb. 1
- People’s Choice voting Feb. 8-12
- Awards Gala on March 4
Join the Technology Advisory Committee
Help align technology projects with the district’s strategic plan...Learn more
Reading with Rodney book drive
Help us place books in the hands of our students during the summer months. Look for the blue Reading with Rodney container to donate new and gently used books at any campus...Learn more
School Transportation Information Locator
Determine your student's transportation options for the current school year...2015-2016 School Information Locator.
Changes for SAT and PSAT
The redesigned tests will incorporate what students are learning in the classroom and skills needed for college and career readiness...Learn More
Naviance is a college and career planning resource that is now available for all secondary students and families...Learn more
GPA/Class Rank can now be viewed through Skyward Family/Student Access accounts...Learn more
Garland ISD voters approve $455.5 million bond proposal...Learn more
Helping Your Child Academically
The Library Services department provides access for students and parents to a variety of online research resources.
Online Research Tools & Databases
Click on the appropriate flyer below to see an overview of available research tools and databases for each level. When viewing the flyer, you can click on each resource section to begin your research.
|Check with your campus librarian for login & password information.|
Links to these resources are also available on the Library page of each campus website.
These online tools may be available for your student to review and practice skills to help with skill-building and preparation for standardized testing.
Availability and access to these progams depends on campus subscriptions. If available at your school, students can get login information from their teacher.
|Apangea Learning||Math remediation, skill building||ES, MS, HS|
|ePath Measuring Up||STAAR Test Prep - Core Areas||ES, MS, HS|
|Study Island||STAAR Test Prep - Core Areas||ES, MS, HS|
|PWLN||Supplement to class lessons||MS, HS|
|Texas Web Tutor||HS|
|GEO||Online courses||MS, HS|
|TERC||Test prep for college entrance exams||HS|
Helping Your Child Prepare for their Future
- Course Guides
- Plan for High School - Learn more about what to expect at the high school level and the different GISD high schools.
- Choice of School
- Plan for Graduation
- Advanced Academics
- Magnet Programs
- Career & Technical Education
- Fine Arts
- Portrait of a Graduate
Your Child's Safety & Wellness
Several district departments work with the School Health Advisory Council to help kids make good decisions about their health.
Visit the Nutrition Information page for information about nutrition in our schools and what you can do to help fight childhood obesity.
Talk to your school's physical education teacher, counselor or school nurse for additional information about supporting your child's health.
Parents can also access these materials to support their own discussions with their children about cybersafety.
Use the Guest Login option to access the Cybersafety course.
Vote for Your Favorite Teacher to Win Teacher of the Month
At the end of each month the GISD teacher with the most votes will be named as teacher of the month, and win this car to drive for a month...Learn More
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