Tucked away in the halls of Garland High School is one of the area's oldest high school film programs and possibly the state’s first International Baccalaureate one. While some may not realize Reel Owl Cinema's prestige, Texas educators and industry professionals count it as a premier example of student filmmaking.
Oct 20, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
The Classical Center at Brandenburg Middle School was named a winner in the 2017 Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project. More than 275 of the nation’s finest middle and high school ensembles entered this competition by submitting recordings.
Sep 22, 2017 | by Caren Rodriguez
The GHS Math/Science and Speech & Debate teams, as well as the Mighty Owl Band, are starting the year with impressive competition wins and record-setting performances.
Dec 9, 2016 | by Caren Rodriguez
Garland ISD's Fine Arts Department is celebrating the holiday season in a big way with 68 performances scheduled between now and Dec. 16.
Oct 7, 2016 | by Caren Rodriguez
As a seven-time Best Communities for Music Education honoree, Garland ISD's Fine Arts program is recognized as one of the nation's best. Now the community has a chance to see GISD's decorated talent at the 39th-annual Band Festival Monday, Oct. 10.
Aug 8, 2016 | by Caren Rodriguez
Continuing a journey that began in 2013-14, nine GISD campuses are debuting dedicated art classes in 2016-17--inching closer to the goal of introducing art at every elementary school.
Jun 2, 2016 | by Tiffany Veno
May 23, 2016 | by Tiffany Veno
With award-winning Fine Arts programs, top notch academics and more than 200 Career and Technical Education courses, it is no surprise Garland ISD fares well in student competitions every year.
May 5, 2016 | by Caren Rodriguez
Eight Garland ISD seniors received recognition for their hard work and dedication in fine arts at the second-annual Granville Gala April 26 at the Curtis Culwell Center.
Apr 1, 2016 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD received its seventh Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation in 2016, joining an elite group of just 476 districts recognized nationwide.