Arts

Clear Bag Policy

To help ensure a safe and respectful environment for guests, Garland ISD has put into effect a Clear Bag Policy for all GISD middle and high school athletic events and fine arts performances.  

Learn more on our Clear Bag Policy page.

Band

Band Director: R. Lira
Asst. Band Director: H. McHenry

Coyle Band Website 

Student playing a frech horn

Home of the Texas Champions - Coyle Band has received the prestigious honor of being recognized as a Commended Band by the National Wind Band Honors Competition. In past years, Coyle performed several times at the National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana. Sixteen high school bands from across the nation were invited and only one middle school band.

Theater & Musicals

Sponsor: T. Otey

Students on stage taking a curtain call

“Romeo, Romeo, where for art thou?” Want to be a star? Join theater club to participate in the annual school play, and see what goes on “behind the scenes” like working on sets, costumes, lighting, sound, and makeup. Many former students go on to perform in High School theater and productions.

Choir

Choir Director: N. Hiler
Asst. Director: P. Abasolo

The Cougar Choirs are directed by Natalie Hiler and Pam Abasolo. There is a place for everyone in choir, from 6th grade to Varsity A Cappella! Choir is a chance to sing with new friends, work hard to earn trophies both as a group or individually, and have fun! We have concerts, competitions, social events such as singing at the Allen Americans Hockey Game, and reward trips for our eligible students. For more information, contact Mrs. Hiler or Ms. Abasolo.

Be a senior citizen VIP 

With a special VIP pass, senior citizens over the age of 65 can get free general admission to many athletic and Fine Arts events.

Visit the Senior citizen VIP pass page for more details.