Thanks to the efforts of students and staff, 70,000 canned goods were donated to Good Samaritans of Garland, Life Message in Rowlett, and 5 Loaves Food Pantry in Sachse as part of the district's annual food drive.
Garland ISD recently helped cut the ribbon for a new educational resource for North Texas students. Junior Achievement of Dallas opened the area’s first JA BizTown this fall inside the district’s new Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center.
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.