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GISD assists in ribbon cutting for JA BizTown®

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.

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 students earn more than $100,000 for good grades

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.