In Garland ISD, it pays to get good grades. Hundreds of district students are receiving thousands of dollars for the third-consecutive year as part of the National Math & Science Initiative (NMSI) College Readiness Program. Awarding students $100 per passing AP score, more than 900 students across GISD's seven high schools will receive $140,700 collectively this year. Campuses are celebrating honorees with pep rallies in October and November, complete with giant checks, special cheers and school spirit.
Jan 22, 2018 | by Tiffany Veno
Spanning more than 100 days, each school year holds many memories for Garland ISD families. Want to know the #bestGISDmoment?
Dec 18, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Every year, fifth graders throughout Garland ISD are invited to participate in a holiday card design contest. It begins at the campus level and ends with three districtwide winners.
Dec 12, 2017 | by Caren Rodriguez
Carver and Freeman elementary schools, as well as Kimberlin Academy for Excellence, were named winners in the City of Garland’s Clothing Recycling Competition. The campuses received cash prizes for going green and helping others in need.
Dec 6, 2017 | by Caren Rodriguez
SNS was ranked as one of Texas’ best school food service programs by CHILDREN AT RISK, and was a national winner in the 2017 PepsiCo Recipe Contest.
Responsible for the GRCTC’s second-ever recognition, Naaman Forest High School senior Truc Nguyen recently won the FC Dallas Fan Scarf Contest.
Wendy Williams and Melody McAllister were both named 2017 Educators of the Year by the NAACP Garland Unit. Williams serves as the principal at Carver, while McAllister teaches fifth grade.
Several classes collaborated to win Best Use of Space at Park(ing) Day Dallas 2017, an eco-friendly event that challenges participants to temporarily turn parking spaces into parks.
Nov 17, 2017 | by Caren Rodriguez
The Garland ISD Education Foundation awarded more than $47,000 in grants and scholarships to staff during a three-day gifting tour.
Nov 16, 2017 | by Caren Rodriguez
Jackson was the only middle school named a Khan Academy LearnStorm challenge Dallas Grand Prize winner—an honor that came with a $5,000 check, awesome giveaways & a rousing pep rally.
Oct 30, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno