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Home of the Eagles

"When it rains, most birds head for shelter; the Eagle is the only bird that, in order to avoid the rain, starts flying above the cloud."

The Texas ABC's

Steadham Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade classes presented The Texas ABC's at our April PTA night. Students were dressed in cowgirl and cowboy attire with bandanas, jeans, cowboy hats and boots while singing and stomping along. 

GISD Art Showcase

Students at Steadham were proud to show off their artistic abilities at the Garland ISD Elementary Art Showcase, held at the South Garland Branch Library. Grades 1st through 5th were on display at the Grand Opening on March 28.

                                                                                      GISD STEAMposium

GISD will be hosting a STEAMposium. This is an interactive science, technology, engineering, art & math event with a keynote speaker and an award ceremony on Saturday, May 16. Parents, students, and staff are invited to attend this upcoming event. 

STEAMposium T-Shirt Contest

Every GISD campus had an opportunity to design a STEAMposium T-shirt. Steadham voters chose a design submitted by our Fifth Grade Art Club. This Steadham STEAM T-shirt will be displayed at the STEAMposium event on May 16 for judging an recognition. 

STEAM Challenges

Participants develop those difficult to teach skills…team-work and self-confidence while effectively staying engaged and learning in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) culture.

GISD is cultivating a culture of “Students and Teachers Engaging Active Minds” by providing prekindergarten through 12th grade STEAM challenges that align with the district's Strategic Plan to support student-centered critical thinking, creativity, innovation, problem solving, collaboration and communication.

The challenges culminate with the GISD STEAMposium, an interactive full-day event at the Curtis Culwell Center with a keynote speaker and award ceremony. 

GISD Launches STEAM Education Initiative

Garland ISD is joining hundreds of school districts nationwide by implementing the innovative educational framework known as STEAM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Championed by educators, public officials and researchers across the country, STEAM’s official concept is that science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in mathematical elements, is an adaptable program that supports a rigorous, 21st-century education.

GISD launched its STEAM program this year with a four-phase plan that includes a STEAM Engineering Challenge, the Science Fair, VEX Robotics competitions and Maker Creator challenges. Fueled by the district’s Strategic Plan and the desire to motivate more participation in the annual Science Fair, the initiative was devised and kicked off in a relatively short amount of time.

Steadham Goes LIVE

Watch our next live broadcast on April 24, 2015!

Can't attend an awards assembly? Don't worry, Steadham has you covered! Steadham has gone LIVE! You can now catch all of our assemblies live as they happen from the comfort of your own home or work. High School Cube has a "Clip It" feature that will allow you to Clip 30 second segments to post to your favorite social media site. Please check out our schedule page for dates and times and follow us, "Giddens-Steadham Elementary", on High School Cube.

Life After Steadham

Not sure which middle school is best for your child? Garland ISD is home to 12 middle schools. This provides our students more than one choice of school. You can visit each middle school website to learn more about each campus, their activities and school administration.

Assessment Programs

Comprehensive Needs Assessment Surveys

Parent surveys are now available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Upcoming Events

April 24 - Award Assembly

June 2 - Pre K / Kindergarten Award Assembly

June 3 - Award Assembly

June 4 - 5th Grade Award Assembly


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