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Welcome to Couch Elementary

 Read - Read - Read to Succeed!

Parent Involvement Policy - English & Spanish

Parent School Compact - English & Spanish

VOTE Jupiter Chevrolet & GISD Teacher of the Month

FYI eNewsletter May 30th, 2014 ** Updated June 4th

5th Grade GCTV Broadcast Team Wins Award **

Jump Rope For Heart Success! **

2014-2015 School Supply Lists

Please click on Grade Level Activity pages for your student's list!

Student Graduation Ceremonies

LIVE Steaming in 2014!

Couch Elementary is excited to share our graduation ceremonies with families and friends via a live streaming format!

Your students will have the password information.

Congratulations to our Kindergarten classes that graduated on Tuesday, June 3rd!

KN Watch here.

Congratulations to the 5th Grade students as they prepare for the ceremony on Thursday, June 5th, at 9:00 a.m.! We welcome all of our live streaming families near and far...

Watch here 5th Grade.


GREAT Friends + GREAT Weather = a FUN Field Day!

Here are many more photos and memories of our fun day!

Camp GISD 2014

Session I : June 16 - 19

Session II : June 23 - 26

Camp GISD is a day-camp week of fun! Campers choose one day-camp for Monday-Thursday. Campers may enroll for one or both weeks of Camp GISD. Learn More...

 GISD Summer School 2014

Garland ISD offers summer school programs designed to serve the educational needs of a variety of students. Learn More...





Stop by our PTA table near the main entrance and enjoy a snack!

Thank you Couch PTA! The popcorn sure smells good!

2014 STAAR Students at Couch!

2014 Jump Rope for Heart - A Great Success

Once again this year, our Couch students and families did an amazing job of raising money for the American Heart Association during Jump Rope for Heart activities.  A total of $2,232 was sent to the AHA. This is a national voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. 

Thank you to the following 'Jumpers' for their donations and to the families that supported them!


  1. Colton C.
  2. Ryan C.
  3. Carson G.
  4. Kayla H.
  5. Alex A.
  6. Kadence K.
  7. Addyson M.
  8. Morgan W.
  9. Khloe M.
  10. Erika B.
  11. Caleb C.
  12. Catherine T.
  13. Sophie L.
  14. Marina P.
  15. Hayden A.
  16. Angelina P.
  17. Alexia R.
  18. Azaria R.

Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Let's all stay physically active to develop a healthy heart, body and mind.


Mrs. Eickman

P.E. Teacher

FYI eNewsletter

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May 30th FYI eNews includes wonderful stories about:

  • Special Education Educators of the Year
  • Daugherty Elementary Re-Dedication Ceremony
  • Pearson Elementary turns 10.
  • GISD Revitalizes ESL parent program.

Learn more by going to the link above AND by signing up to receive this newsletter in your email Inbox! GISD News webpage.

Couch 5th Graders win Broadcasting Award!




2014 Video Announcements Showcase Winner!

Safari LIVE! Broadcasting Technology Category

Way to Go GCTV!

... and what do we all say?




TEACHER of the Month! Who do YOU Vote For?

Cast a vote for your FAVORITE teacher at Couch. At the end of each month, the GISD teacher with most votes will be named "Teacher of the Month" at Jupiter Chevrolet and will win this car to drive for a month. Voting deadline is the 23rd of each month. Vote Here .


A KN teacher from Hillside won for March.

Start voting for your favorite Couch Elementary teacher now!

Parent Connection Newsletters

GISD Parent Monthly Newsletters are designed to help you help your child achieve academic success. The GISD Parent Resources page is full of valuable and important information in additon to these newsletters. Our Couch Resources page has a link to the most current Home School Connection and the Math & Science Connection newsletters.

Parent Resources Page - Parent Newsletter section

En Español Page- Boletín para los padres

WAY TO GO Couch Comets! You ARE College Bound!



Join the Couch Twitter world and our sweet tweet family! @Couch_Comets is another easy way to keep current with information about school happenings!

No Twitter account? No problem! Follow these directions to have our campus tweets sent to your phone as a text. Standard texting rates apply.

“We’re excited about this instant communication option between Couch Elementary and the school community,” said Principal Susanne Hill.  “It is an innovative, cutting-edge approach to passing along campus information. Our hope is that it will encourage a closer school community that will allow parents to become more engaged in daily happenings.”

GCTV Broadcast Team



GCTV Broadcast Team application form.

Please think about being a part of our morning announcements team. Read the news - work with the teleprompter computer - manage the technical production system! 5th Grade Students only.


Honor Choir - StarShine 

StarShine choir audition forms will be available. If you are a 4th or 5th grader please think about joining this fun and talented group!

Get Busy!



GCTV Broadcast Team

Many options for lots of fun. Keeping up with homework is always a great way to shine when you are applying for these fun groups! READ, READ, READ to Succeed!








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Free meals for summer

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