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Education Foundation celebrates 25 years

The Garland ISD Education Foundation is celebrating 25 years and more than $1.5 million gifted in grants and scholarships to staff and students. A celebration breakfast held this fall featured the impact the Foundation has had throughout the district.

GISD welcomes new superintendent

The district’s Board of Trustees named Dr. Ricardo López as lone finalist Oct. 10, and after a state-mandated 21-day waiting period, named him superintendent of schools Nov. 4.

JA BizTown® opens doors and minds

Garland ISD students recently made regional history. Sixth-graders from Webb Middle School became the first to step into North Texas’ inaugural JA BizTown, kicking off the district’s newest hands-on learning experience Oct. 17.

RHS senior named Hometown Hero

Fox 4 News has named senior Payton Small a Hometown Hero for starting a clothes closet at Methodist Richardson Medical Center. She is helping get patients who are homeless and recovering from addiction the resources they need to get back on their feet.