The Light Post

The Light Post is a monthly newsletter provided by the Student Assistance Counselors of the LIGHT Program, a division of the Guidance and Counseling Department of Garland Independent School District. 

Policy documents

You may view all the information for Student Code of Conduct & Handbook, AUP, and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) on the Policies page of the district website.

Wish your child a "Happy Birthday"

happy birthday clip artYou may wish your child a happy birthday on the Marquee! Summer birthdays can be recognized on their half birthday. Requests must be two weeks prior to the requested date. Receive a spirit stick for your backpack with your $5.00 paid birthday.  Payment and confirmation required and reservations are honored in the order they are received. 

Atomic Learning

pic of lab computerAtomic Learning is a free online technology training for staff, students, and parents.  This training is available to all GISD families and staff to access online tutorials and workshops for computer software, social media, cloud computing, Twitter, and internet safety.  The Keeley librarian, Mrs. Riland, can provide login and password information.


Newsroom is a one-stop shop for all the news, photos, tweets, videos and external news media coverage for Garland ISD.  At the beginning of each month, a Skylert email will be sent to families and staff that provides recent news and a quick link to the Newsroom webpage to keep everyone in the know about the good news in GISD.

Parent newsletters

The district website has great parent newsletters from September through May that are informative resources that you will want to read.  They are about home and school and working together for school success, tips for Reading success, teaching children positive character traits, and building excitement and success for young children. This material is copyrighted by Material of Resources for Educators, a division of CCH Incorporated.

Parent resources

Follow Keeley on Twitter

twitterYou can follow us @Keeley_Cowboys for all the latest Keeley news and updates on Twitter.

If you are not on Twitter, just text "Follow Keeley_Cowboys" to 40404 (make sure you put a space between follow and Keeley) and you will receive all of our information via TEXT message! You can also follow GISD @gisdnews.


Skyward is the student information system in GISD that allows parents to see their child's grades, attendance, view report cards, as well as contact teachers.  

Books/DVD's for Parents

Keeley has many books and DVD's that are currently housed in our library.  These items may be checked out at any time during the day.  If you are unable to make it to the school, we will be happy to send the items home with your child.  Email Julie Riland and include your child's name and the title of the book/DVD that you are requesting. 



District Links

 Parenting Events Calendar

Resources for Homeless Families

Security - Standard Response Protocol (SRP)

Flu Resources and Updates

Policies for students

Acceptable Use Policy (Spanish)
Student Code of Conduct/Handbook (Spanish)

Visit the district website’s Policies page for links to other policy information.

Parent Newsletters

GISD parent newsletters are available to help you guide your child to achieve academic success.

Free and reduced-price meal program

Parents can apply online for free and reduced price meals for students that are eligible...Learn more

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