Welcome to Cisneros
Home of the Cubbies!
AM classes: 7:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
PM classes: 12:15 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Read Across America
Join us as we celebrate Read Across America. Get ready for some fun dress up days and hands-on activities to commemorate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Please refer to your green school calendar for details.
"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child."-Theodor Seuss
The Spring window for parent teacher conf is coming to an end. Teachers have important infor to share with you regarding your child's progress. Please contact your child's teacher to set up a meeting time if you haven't already done so. Last day for Spring Conference will be Friday, March 7th.
Black History Month
We had a great time highlighting the many contributions African Americans have played in U.S. history. Here is a glimpse of our students as their favorite African American actors.
Choice of school
Choice of School Forms will arrive soon! The Choice of School form is for parents to choose a school for the 2014-2015 school year. The 30-day elementary enrollment period begins Tuesday March 18th, 2014 and ends April 16th, 2014.
Your child will bring home their orange Choice of School Form on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
The Spot Light Is On ...
Our very own Diagnostician Mrs. Joy Jones! She has been with Garland ISD 24 years, 14 years as a Diagnostician. She Taught PPCD, Kindergarten, 1st, and 3rd grade at Watson, and 3rd grade at Bradfield. She was also a Diag at Handley, Cooper, Bradfield, Davis, and Kimberlin. Presently Cisneros and ECI.
Best part of job...Working with really smart, dedicated, and creative people and the kids we serve. March 3-7 is also Educational Diagnostician's Week. Let's take a moment to show Ms. Jones how much we appreciate all that she does!!
The Featured District Links (on the right side) is full of useful information such as the Garland ISD main website, Menus and the Parent Account System to pay for school meals online, and a GISD Parent Monthly Newsletter designed to help you help your child achieve academic success.
Parent Involvement Policy
At Cisneros, we value our tradition of having parental involvement events throughout the year. Please view this year's parental involvement policies below.
When enrolling students specific documentation is required. Please click on this link to see all the documents necessary for enrollment. The school supply list can be viewed as well. All immunizations must be up to date prior to the first day of attendance.
Flu Season Reminders
Washing your hands is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infection. Do your part to keep our students from getting ill. Wash hands frequently, stay home when sick, and report Flu-like illness to your school nurse. (via call or note please keep your students at home if they have the flu). With everyones help we keep our students in school and ready to learn!
Need a Reminder? Stay Informed
All GISD schools are using Blackboard Connect - an automated phone calling system to contact parents with reminders, updates, school news, and also in the event of an emergency. Please make sure the office has current phone numbers on recordfor your family so you will receive these messages.
No cell phone in a school zone!
It is a violation of state law to talk or text on cell phones in a school zone. Please be aware that the Garland Police are usually on patrol, and you may receive a ticket.