Participate in our district's #BESTGISDMoment contest by drawing a picture of a favorite moment you have had at school with your child and writing a few sentences about that moment. Then, return your moment to school and post it on Twitter or Facebook. The family with the #BESTGISDMoment will be featured on the GISD website.
The whole month of February is Heart Health Awareness Month Garland ISD will Go Red on Friday, February 2nd to raise awareness for heart health. Encourage employees to wear red on February 2nd. For a $20 donation to the American Heart Association you can receive a 2018 Go Red t-shirt or you can wear your own red shirt or red items on February 2nd. The final day to donate to receive a shirt is January 12th, 2018. Shirts will be delivered to your district location. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Visit www.heart.org/districtheartchallenge to make a donation
The 2018-19 GISD Magnet Programs online application can be accessed by parents via our Magnet Programs page on the GISD website or through their family access account in Skyward once the application window opens. Parents who do not have access to technology may go to any of the 19 magnet campuses to get help. Magnet staff were trained on the system and are able to assist interested parents. The following outlines the magnet application timeline by age/grade level: Jan 9 - 19 2018-19 Elementary and Secondary online magnet application window for students entering grades 1-12 March 26 – April 6 2018-19 Early Childhood online magnet application window for students ages 3, 4, and entering Kindergarten June 4 – June 8 2018-19 Second Chance online magnet application window for all levels to fill any empty magnet seats  Students who did not apply during first magnet application  Students of GISD employees who live outside of the district NOTE: Students who have already accepted a seat in a magnet program are not eligible to enter a second chance application.
Congratulations to Amelia Strickland, one of our First Grade students, who had her artwork selected to be in the GISD's Full View art celebration on November 9th at the Curtis Culwell Center. She drew a monster from her imagination, and a middle school/high school student will be enhancing her image to be more realistic/to their interpretation. Every school in GISD participated in this art show. We are so proud of her and can not wait to see the finished product.
Kinder - 9:50 1st - 8:20 2nd - 2:30 3rd - 2:00 4th - 9:20 5th - 8:50 Join us in celebrating our student's achievements for the second grading period at your grade level's respective times.
Make sure to join the Watson MST PTA. It is only $8 per member to join. All students who have a member join will get to attend a fun party with the principal. Help our school fund our field trips, STEAMschool experiences, and other family filled activities.
The newly approved calendar for the 2017-2018 school year includes extended days for all campus levels.
    • 11-20 Thanksgiving Break
    • 11-21 Thanksgiving Break
    • 11-22 Thanksgiving Break
    • 11-23 Thanksgiving Break
    • 11-24 Thanksgiving Break

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Participate in our district's #BESTGISDMoment contest by drawing a picture of a favorite moment you have had at school with your child and writing a few sentences about that moment. Then, return your moment to school and post it on Twitter or Facebook. The family with the #BESTGISDMoment will be featured on the GISD website.
The whole month of February is Heart Health Awareness Month Garland ISD will Go Red on Friday, February 2nd to raise awareness for heart health. Encourage employees to wear red on February 2nd. For a $20 donation to the American Heart Association you can receive a 2018 Go Red t-shirt or you can wear your own red shirt or red items on February 2nd. The final day to donate to receive a shirt is January 12th, 2018. Shirts will be delivered to your district location. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Visit www.heart.org/districtheartchallenge to make a donation
The 2018-19 GISD Magnet Programs online application can be accessed by parents via our Magnet Programs page on the GISD website or through their family access account in Skyward once the application window opens. Parents who do not have access to technology may go to any of the 19 magnet campuses to get help. Magnet staff were trained on the system and are able to assist interested parents. The following outlines the magnet application timeline by age/grade level: Jan 9 - 19 2018-19 Elementary and Secondary online magnet application window for students entering grades 1-12 March 26 – April 6 2018-19 Early Childhood online magnet application window for students ages 3, 4, and entering Kindergarten June 4 – June 8 2018-19 Second Chance online magnet application window for all levels to fill any empty magnet seats  Students who did not apply during first magnet application  Students of GISD employees who live outside of the district NOTE: Students who have already accepted a seat in a magnet program are not eligible to enter a second chance application.
Congratulations to Amelia Strickland, one of our First Grade students, who had her artwork selected to be in the GISD's Full View art celebration on November 9th at the Curtis Culwell Center. She drew a monster from her imagination, and a middle school/high school student will be enhancing her image to be more realistic/to their interpretation. Every school in GISD participated in this art show. We are so proud of her and can not wait to see the finished product.
Kinder - 9:50 1st - 8:20 2nd - 2:30 3rd - 2:00 4th - 9:20 5th - 8:50 Join us in celebrating our student's achievements for the second grading period at your grade level's respective times.

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