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School Implements New Advisory Period

School Implements New Advisory Period

Diana Leyva, reporter October 22, 2020

In light of Coronavirus, this year, GISD implemented an advisory period at North Garland to address the social and emotional needs of students, and target academic gaps, created by the shutdown/lock down...

School named AVID National Demonstration school

School named AVID National Demonstration school

Karla Romero, Reporter April 8, 2015
As the school waits to be certified as an AVID National Demonstration school Thursday, many wonder why the certification matters. Co-coordinator of the program, librarian Mary Archer seems confident the school will receive the recognition as well as benefit students in the long run.
The Dreams of the Dell Scholars

The Dreams of the Dell Scholars

Alma Lopez June 2, 2014

After a month of waiting, it was the day senior Darlene Gonzaga would find out if she was a Dell finalist. She and her mother were getting ready for church when Gonzaga received the e-mail that she had...

AVID teacher wants to be principal

Alejandra Casanova May 4, 2013

After five years teaching Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), Lisa Olsen got her principal certification to one day fulfill her dream of becoming an administrator. Already having a master’s...

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