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GISD to Begin First Intersession Week October 6th

GISD to Begin First Intersession Week October 6th

Gelila Negesse and Devorah Segura September 28, 2020

From October 6th to October 9th, after the last week of the new nine week grading cycle, GISD will have an intersession week. Created by Garland ISD’s Superintendent, Dr. Ricardo Lopéz, and Board of...

GISD 2014 Bond Still in Effect

GISD 2014 Bond Still in Effect

Braedon Harris, Reporter February 24, 2017

In 2014, Garland ISD passed a $455.5 million bond to enhance student safety, upgrade district technology and improve facilities. The bond put in place five phases, each of which include at least six bid...

Morrison's Departure From GISD

Morrison’s Departure From GISD

Riley Sims, Reporter February 1, 2017

Bob Morrison officially resigned as Superintendent of Garland ISD on December 20. Morrison has worked for GISD since February 2013. The GISD school board announced his resignation without naming an interim...

NMSI Sessions Begin

Riley Sims, Reporter December 1, 2016

The National Math Science Initiative (NMSI) study sessions are set to start in December. These large reviews for AP classes are held at different high schools, depending on the subject. They are available...

Bond election affects band

Bond election affects band

Karla Romero, Reporter November 21, 2014

Ruth Varghese As part of the GISD Bond that was passed on Nov. 4,  the school will receive money to put toward the fine arts programs, specifically band and orchestra. “They won’t purchase any...

Menu changes affect school community

Anahi Castro, Editor-in- Chief November 5, 2014

     Food court manager Undrea Jones started working at the school last November when his boss asked him if he would mind transferring over to the school. Since his four children all graduated from...

District takes proactive measures related to Ebola

District takes proactive measures related to Ebola

Anahi Castro, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2014

Yesterday Superintendent Bob Morrison sent a letter home to all GISD students informing everyone that parents at North Garland and Schrade Middle School were aboard the Frontier Airlines flight with the...

School board proposes new school start times

Elise Coleman, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2013

In light of recent studies suggesting that later start times improve student performance among high school students, school board president Larry Glick put the suggestion on the school board’s agenda...

Staff editorial: GISD doesn’t need to change start times

December 18, 2013

During its Nov. 27 meeting, school board president Larry Glick presented the board with a proposal that would potentially change high school start times to around 9 a.m. This proposal comes during a national...

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