Garland ISD Trustees discussed new legislation for school districts, including the role of school boards, at their Jan. 9 work session. Board President Larry Glick called attention to additional responsibilities regarding academic achievement.
Feb 16, 2018 | by Tiffany Veno
Thanks to the Garland ISD Board of Trustees, Rowlett High School’s Eagle Theatre Company will take the trip of a lifetime this summer. Trustees also received an update on the district’s student management plan.
Jan 26, 2018 | by Tiffany Veno
New Superintendent Dr. Rick López revealed his 90-day entry plan, and the Board of Trustees approved the academic calendar for 2018-19.
Jan 12, 2018 | by Tiffany Veno
Dec 15, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees bid farewell to Interim Superintendent Dr. Deborah Cron and learned about a free college tuition opportunity for Lakeview Centennial High School seniors.
Nov 16, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
New course requests for 2018-19, as well as a recommendation to pilot Chromebooks for the middle school GISD Ready 1:1 program, were presented to the Board of Trustees.
Oct 26, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD's Superior 2016-17 FIRST rating was announced during a public hearing, and several staff members and students were recognized with Evidence of Excellence and Going the Extra Mile awards.
Oct 12, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees named the district’s lone superintendent finalist, approved upcoming Choice of School dates, and recognized students and staff with Evidence of Excellence and Going the Extra Mile awards.
Sep 22, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
The district announced 11 Semifinalists during the Sept. 19 board meeting. In 2016-17, just six students earned this prestigious title.
Sep 13, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Trustees are taking action to inform community members about where their taxes go. The board voted to approve a resolution regarding tax transparency, which aims to dispel a popular myth that school districts see all added revenue from property value increases.
Aug 25, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees approved the district’s 2017-18 tax rate and budget, in addition to recognizing three sisters for owning and operating a successful business.